Perception of Dysphonic Voice Quality by Naive Listeners
- Comparison of Infant Preferences and Responses to Auditory Stimuli: Music, Mother, and Other Female Voice. Standley, Jayne M.; Madsen, Clifford K. // Journal of Music Therapy;Summer1990, Vol. 27 Issue 2, p54
Twenty-four infants ages 2.0 to 8.0 months completed an operant listening task measuring preference for mother's voice versus other female voice versus music, using a mercury switch attached to their foot Dependent measures were seconds of listening time, number of preference changes per...
- Listen up. Nicholson, Natasha // Communication World;Jan2014, Vol. 31 Issue 1, p3
The article presents the author's insights on the guidance for the cultivation of leadership communication. The author mentions that the distinct voice possessed by leaders is a result of their perceptions and life experience. She adds that leaders must learn how to listen and to connect with...
- The Effect of Anchors and Training on the Reliability of Perceptual Voice Evaluation. Chan, Karen M. K.; Yiu, Edwin M-L. // Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research;Feb2002, Vol. 45 Issue 1, p111
Perceptual voice evaluation is a common clinical tool for rating the severity of vocal quality impairment. However, the evaluation process involves subjective judgment, and reliability is therefore a major issue that needs to be considered. When listeners are asked to judge the quality of a...
- Comparing reliability of perceptual ratings of roughness and acoustic measures of jitter. Rabinov, C. Rose; Kreiman, Jody // Journal of Speech & Hearing Research;Feb95, Vol. 38 Issue 1, p26
Examines the relative reliability of human listeners and automatic systems in measuring perturbation in the evaluation of pathologic voices. Experience listeners' ratings on the roughness of 50 voice samples; Comparison of listeners with automatic algorithms; Advantages of acoustic measures over...
- Voice Quality Measurement. Junkus, Justin J. // Communications Technology;May2006, Vol. 23 Issue 5, p22
The article reports on the voice quality measurements and the correlation between voice quality measurement models and automated voice quality testing limitations. Voice quality refers to how quick the received waveform of a conversation matches the sending end waveform. It discusses the models...
- Resolution of lexical ambiguity by emotional tone of voice. Nygaard, Lynne C.; Lunders, Erin R. // Memory & Cognition;Jun2002, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p583
Investigates the effects of emotional tone of voice on the perception of word meaning. Properties of the speech signal; Factors influencing lexical selection; Influence of voice tone on lexical ambiguity.
- diplacusis. // Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary (2009);2009, Issue 21, p659
A definition of the term "diplacusis" which refers to a disturbed perception of pitch is presented.
- LISTENERS' EVALUATIONS OF VOICE QUALITY IN AUSTRALIAN ENGLISH SPEAKERS. Pittam, Jeffery // Language & Speech;Apr-Jun87, Vol. 30 Issue 2, p99
Focuses on the evaluation of listeners regarding voice quality in Australian English speakers. Accordance of high status on male tense voice; Evaluation of nasal voice; Type of accent loyalty.
- LISTENING. GRANT, CARRIE; GRANT, DAVID // Total Singing Tutor;2007, p32
This article explains that the sound a singer listens to when he or she sings is different from the voice that the audience hears.