Development and Testing of a Portable Vocal Accumulator
- VOWEL DURATION IN WHISPERED AND IN NORMAL SPEECH. Sharf, Donald J. // Language & Speech;Apr-Jun64, Vol. 7 Issue 2, p89
Measures vowel duration in whispered and in normal speech. Duration of whispered vowels; Assessment of the degree of mouth opening; Explanation of vowel duration variations in terms of language structure and the dynamic properties of the speech mechanism.
- Phonological attrition and the perception of geminate consonants in the Lucchese community of San Francisco (CA). Celata, Chiara; Cancila, Jessica // International Journal of Bilingualism;Jun2010, Vol. 14 Issue 2, p185
Two perceptual tests, designed to investigate the discrimination of the singleton/geminate consonant contrast, were submitted to bilingual English-Lucchese immigrants in the USA, and monolingual Lucchese subjects. The study has two major goals. The first goal is to add a muchneeded empirical...
- ON WORD-INITIAL VOICING: CONVERGING SOURCES OF EVIDENCE IN PHONOLOGICALLY DISORDERED SPEECH. Gierut, Judith A.; Dinnsen, Daniel A. // Language & Speech;Apr-Jun86, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p97
Examines the implications for the clinical assessment and treatment of children with phonological disordered speech. Characteristics of two children's disordered phonological systems; Ability to produce systematic phonetic distinctions among sounds for the purpose of marking phonological...
- The Effect of Phonological Neighborhood Density on Vowel Articulation. Munson, Benjamin; Solomon, Nancy Pearl // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Oct2004, Vol. 47 Issue 5, p1048
Recent literature suggests that phonological neighborhood density and word frequency can affect speech production, in addition to the well-documented effects that they have on speech perception. This article describes 2 experiments that examined how phonological neighborhood density influences...
- CATEGORIAL RESPONSES TO SYNTHETIC VOCALIC STIMULI BY SPEAKERS OF VARIOUS LANGUAGES. Scholes, Robert J. // Language & Speech;Oct-Dec67, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p252
Focuses on the results of presenting native speakers of thirteen different languages. Relevance of sound to the vowel sounds of the native language; Phonetic types of phonemes; Freedom from non-linguistic factors present in speech production.
- DISTINCTIVE FEATURE USE IN SPEECH PERCEPTION OF CHILDREN. Stewart, James M.; Singh, Sadanand; Hayden, Mary Ellen // Language & Speech;Jan-Mar79, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p69
Evaluates the perceptual strategies of children in comparing phonemes. Measurement of the choice reaction time judgments involving possible pairs of selected English consonants; Use of multidimensional scaling techniques for speech perception data from children; Psychological proximities between...
- Using whole-word production measures to determine the influence of phonotactic probability and neighborhood density on bilingual speech production. Freedman, Skott E.; Barlow, Jessica A. // International Journal of Bilingualism;Dec2012, Vol. 16 Issue 4, p369
Numerous lexical and sublexical factors have been reported to influence speech production in monolinguals (Storkel, 2001; Vitevitch, 2002); however, whole-word production analyses have rarely been used to measure such influences. The present study investigated the effects of phonotactic...
- La contextualisation du discours par la rÃ©pÃ©tition prosodique. Exemples d'une interview radiophonique de Jean-Paul Sartre. Lehtinen, Mari // Revue Romane;Apr2007, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p32
RÃ©sumÃ© The article focuses on three different prosodic schemas which consist of a systematic repetition of several acoustic parameters and constitute complex phenomena both from the prosodic point of view and on the discursive plane. The functions of these figures are mostly examined with...
- CONSONANTAL SUBSTITUTION PATTERNS IN IGBO PHONOLOGICAL ACQUISITION. Nwokah, Evangeline E. // Language & Speech;Apr-Jun86, Vol. 29 Issue 2, p159
Analyzes phonological substitutions in the speech of Igbo-speaking children. Details on the sequence of acquisition of phonemes; Search for universals in child phonology; Pattern of phonetic realization.