Accession Number : ADA140176

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 Oct-31 Dec 83,


Personal Author(s) : Liberman,A M

PDF Url : ADA140176

Report Date : 31 Dec 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 260

Abstract : This report (1 October-31 December) 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: Obituary--Dennis Butler Fry; Skilled actions: A task dynamic approach; Speculations on the control of fundamental frequency declination; Selective effects of masking on speech and nonspeech in the duplex perception paradigm; Vowels in consonantal context are perceived more linguistically than isolated vowels; Evidence from an individual differences scaling study; Children's perception of sounds: The relation between articulation and perceptual adjustment for coarticulatory effects; Trading relations among acoustic cues in speech perception: Speech-specific but not special; The role of release bursts in the perception of s-stop clusters; A perceptual analog of change in progress in Welsh; Single formant contrast in vowel identification; Integration of melody and text in memory for songs; The equation of information and meaning from the perspectives of situation semantics and Gibson's ecological realism; A comment on the equating of information with symbol strings; An ecological approach to perception and action; Mapping speech: More analysis, less synthesis, please; and Review (Towards a history of phonetics).

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

Subject Categories : Linguistics
      Anatomy and Physiology
      Voice Communications

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE