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  • Models Of Speech Perception
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    Speech Perception Speech perception is the ability to comprehend speech through listening. Mankind is constantly being bombarded by acoustical energy. The challenge to humanity is to translate this energy into meaningful data. Speech perception is not dependent on the extraction of simple invariant acoustic patterns in the speech waveform. The sound's acoustic pattern is complex and greatly varies. It is dependent upon the preceding and following sounds (Moore, 1997). According to Fant (1973), s...
  • Use Of Short Words And Short Sounds
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    Shakespeare' As You Like It: Effective Use of Sound In Jaques's speech As infamous as Shakespeare is, and as well known as his works are, some prose are just simply more extraordinary than the rest. There are many ways to look at Jaques speech, such as use of language or imagery yet, something we often do not reflect on is the sound of the prose. When reading this particular speech, the subject is directly related to the sounds Shakespeare has chosen. We are guided gracefully through the stages ...
  • Speech Disorders
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    Jennifer Mull Psychology Human speech makes possible the expression and communication of thoughts, needs, and emotions through vocalization in the form of words. It is a process whose specialized adaptations differentiate it from the mere making of sounds-a capacity humans share with most animals. In addition to the capacity for laryngeal production of sound (which some animals also possess), speech requires a resonance system for modulation and amplification of that sound and an articulation pr...
  • What Are Phonetics And Phonology
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    WHAT ARE PHONETICS AND PHONOLOGY? Phonetics is the branch of linguistics that deals with the production of speech by humans and. Phonetics looks at the physical manifestation of language in sound waves: how there sounds are articulated and perceived. It is the science of speech sounds and the symbols by thick they are shown in writing and printing. This science is based on a study of all the parts of the body concerned in making speech. It includes the positions of the parts of the body necessar...
  • Different Amplitudes Of Speech And Other Sounds
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    Basis of Processing Sound Strategies Introduction to Coding Strategies: D.J. AllumCoding strategies define the way in which acoustic sounds in our world are transformed into electrical signals that we can understand in our brain. The normal-hearing person already has away to code acoustic sounds when the inner ear (cochlear) is functioning. The cochlea is the sensory organ that transforms acoustic signals into electrical signals. However, a deaf person does not have a functioning cochlea. The co...

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