Accession Number : ADA136416

Title :   Status Report on Speech Research. A Report on the Status and Progress of Studies on the Nature of Speech, Instrumentation for Its Investigation, and Practical Applications.

Descriptive Note : Interim scientific rept. 1 Apr-30 Sep 83,

Corporate Author : HASKINS LABS INC NEW HAVEN CT

Personal Author(s) : Liberman,A M

PDF Url : ADA136416

Report Date : 30 Sep 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 216

Abstract : This report is one of a regular series on the status and progress of studies on the nature of speech, instrumentation for its investigation, and practical applications. Manuscripts cover the following topics: The association between comprehension of spoken sentences and early reading ability: The role of phonetic representation; Phonetic coding and order memory in relation to reading proficiency: A comparison of short-term memory for temporal and spatial order information; Exploring the oral and written language errors made by language disabled children; Perceiving phonetic events; Converging evidence in support of common dynamical principles for speech and movement coordination; Phase transitions and critical behavior in human bimanual coordination; Timing and coarticulation for alveolo-palatals and sequences of alveolar +J in Catalan; V-to-C coarticulation in Catalan VCV sequences: An articulatory and acoustical study; Prosody and the /S/-/c/ distinction; Intersections of tone and intonation in Thai; Simultaneous measurements of vowels produced by a hearing-impaired speaker; Extending formant transitions may not improve aphasics' perception of stop consonant place of articulation; Against a role of chirp identification in duplex perception; Further evidence for the role of relative timing in speech: A reply to Barry; Review (Phonological intervention: Concepts and procedures); and Review (Temporal variables in speech).

Descriptors :   *Speech, *Voice communications, *Reports, Bibliographies, Abstracts, Words(Language), Vowels, Speech articulation, Phonons, Word recognition, Sound pitch, Acoustics, Lexicography, Syllables, Larynx, Auditory perception, Linguistics, Reading, Hearing, Deafness, Research management

Subject Categories : Linguistics
      Anatomy and Physiology
      Voice Communications

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