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9780133456950

Fundamentals of Speech Science

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  • ISBN13:

    9780133456950

  • ISBN10:

    0133456951

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1999-05-06
  • Publisher: Pearson

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This book addresses basic concepts in speech science in a clear manner which facilitates learning of technical material. In addition, the book contains over 170 illustrations to help explain important concepts in basic acoustics, anatomy, and physiology of speech production, resonance, and speech production. Six clearly defined chapters present the material in a clear, straightforward manner: Introduction; Anatomy and Physiology of Speech and Hearing Mechanisms; Basic Acoustics; Resonance; Acoustics of Speech Production; and Speech Perception. For anyone interested in speech-language pathology and audiology.

Table of Contents

Preface vii
Acknowledgments ix
Introduction
1(14)
The Language Tool
8(4)
Summary
12(1)
Study Questions
13(1)
Suggested Readings
13(2)
Anatomy and Physiology of the Speech and Hearing Mechanisms
15(56)
Respiration
15(9)
Phonation
24(13)
Articulation
37(6)
Audition
43(11)
Central Nervous System
54(13)
Summary
67(2)
Study Questions
69(1)
Suggested Readings
70(1)
Basic Acoustics
71(38)
Sound
71(3)
Sinusoidal Motion
74(4)
Spatial Concepts
78(3)
Temporal Concepts
81(5)
Longitudinal versus Transverse Waves
86(2)
Sound Propagation and Interference
88(2)
Complex Sounds
90(3)
Periodicity versus Aperiodicity
93(7)
Sound Visualization
100(2)
The Decibel
102(4)
Summary
106(1)
Study Questions
107(1)
Suggested Readings
108(1)
Resonance
109(20)
Sympathetic Vibration
109(2)
Sounding-Board Effect
111(1)
Cavity (Acoustical) Resonance
111(10)
Frequency Response Curve
121(1)
Vocal Tract Analogy
122(4)
Summary
126(1)
Study Questions
127(1)
Suggested Readings
127(2)
Acoustics of Speech Production
129(32)
Acoustical Model of Speech Production
129(29)
Summary
158(1)
Study Questions
159(1)
Suggested Readings
159(2)
Speech Perception
161(24)
Vowel Perception
162(1)
Diphthong Perception
162(2)
Consonant Perception
164(3)
Suprasegmental Perception
167(1)
Issues in Speech Perception
168(4)
Other Perceptual Phenomena
172(2)
Theories of Speech Perception
174(8)
Summary
182(1)
Study Questions
182(1)
Suggested Readings
183(2)
Glossary 185(8)
Bibliography 193(6)
Index 199

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