9780781771177

Speech Science Primer Physiology, Acoustics, and Perception of Speech

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  • ISBN13:

    9780781771177

  • ISBN10:

    078177117X

  • Edition: 5th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 10/17/2006
  • Publisher: LWW
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This comprehensive textbook provides a clear, reader-friendly writing style, serves as an introduction to speech science, and covers basic information on acoustics, the acoustic analysis of speech, speech anatomy and physiology, and speech perception. The Fifth Edition also includes topics such as research methodology, speech motor control, and history/evolution of speech science. With its reader-friendly content and valuable online resources, Speech Science Primer: Physiology, Acoustics and Perception of Speech, Fifth Edition is an ideal text for beginning speech pathology and audiology students and faculty alike. Visit the book's companion Website at http://connection.lww.com/go/speechscience to view the online resources.

Table of Contents

SECTION I INTRODUCTION
1(28)
Speech, Language, and Thought
3(14)
Pioneers in Speech Science
17(12)
SECTION II ACOUSTICS
29(26)
Acoustics
31(24)
SECTION III SPEECH PRODUCTION
55(144)
The Raw Materials---Neurology and Respiration
57(28)
The Raw Materials---Phonation
85(20)
The Articulation and Acoustics of Vowels
105(26)
The Articulation and Acoustics of Consonants and Prosody
131(36)
Feedback Mechanisms and Models of Speech Production
167(32)
SECTION IV SPEECH PERCEPTION
199(74)
Hearing: The Gateway to Speech Perception
201(12)
The Acoustic Cues
213(24)
Strategies and Models
237(36)
SECTION V INSTRUMENTATION
273(40)
Research Tools for the Study of Acoustic Analysis and Speech Perception
275(18)
Research Tools in Speech Science for the Study of Speech Physiology
293(20)
Appendix A Phonetic Alphabet for American English 313(2)
Appendix B Nerves Important for Speech and Hearing: Cranial and Spinal 315(2)
Glossary 317(18)
Index 335

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