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Speech Science Primer : Physiology, Acoustics and Perception of Speech

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Edition:
4th
ISBN13:

9780781729536

ISBN10:
078172953X
Media:
Hardcover
Pub. Date:
8/12/2002
Publisher(s):
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
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Summary

This comprehensive textbook for speech pathology and audiology students covers the production, acoustics, and perception of normal speech. Other topics include anatomy, physiology, research methodology, and history and evolution of speech science. New to this completely revised Fourth Edition are: an updated section on computers in research, analysis and data processing; new material on MRI, PET, CAT and ultrasound imaging; and new and updated figures. Includes audio clip. For more information, visit http://connection.LWW.com/go/speechscience.

Table of Contents

Preface vii
Acknowledgments ix
Speech, Language, and Thought
1(12)
Speech
2(1)
Language
2(1)
Thought
3(2)
Thought Without Language
3(1)
Thought and Language
4(1)
Language and Speech As a Carrier for Thought
4(1)
Development of Language and Speech
5(3)
Learning Theory and Language
5(1)
Innateness Theory
6(1)
Linguistic Competence
6(2)
From Thought To Speech
8(5)
Pioneers in Speech Science
13(10)
Acoustics of Speech
13(2)
Hermann Von Helmholtz
Descriptive Phonetics
15(1)
Henry Sweet
Teaching the Deaf
15(1)
Alexander Graham Bell
Speech Physiology
16(1)
R. H. Stetson
Electronic Synthesis of Continuous Speech
17(1)
Homer W. Dudley
Speech Perception and the Pattern Playback
18(2)
Franklin Cooper
Alvin Lieberman
Pierre Delattre
Since Then
20(3)
Acoustics
23(18)
An Example of Simple Harmonic Motion
23(7)
Pure Tone
The Swing Analogy: Velocity Gradation in Simple Harmonic Motion
24(1)
Particle Movement in Sound
25(1)
Pressure Wave Movement in Sound
26(2)
Essential Constituents of Sound
28(1)
Interference Patterns
28(2)
Complex Tones
30(3)
Harmonics: Characteristics of Periodic Complex Tones
30(2)
Aperiodic Complex Signals
32(1)
Frequency and Pitch
33(1)
The Decibel: A Measure of Relative Intensity
34(2)
Intensity and Loudness
36(1)
Velocity of Sound Through Space
37(1)
Wavelength
38(1)
Resonance
39(1)
Acoustics and Speech
40(1)
Speech Production I: The Raw Materials-Neurology, Respiration, and Phonation
41(40)
Neurophysiology of Speech
42(10)
The Brain
43(1)
The Neuron
43(2)
Control of Speaking in the Central Nervous System
45(5)
Spoonerisms: Evidence for Planning
50(1)
Peripheral Nervous System Control of Speaking
51(1)
The Motor Unit
52(1)
Respiration
52(12)
Modification of Airstream for Speech Sounds
52(1)
Negative-Pressure Breathing
53(1)
The Respiratory Mechanism
54(1)
Inspiration
55(3)
Expiration
58(6)
Phonation
64(12)
Conversion of Air Pressure to Sound
64(1)
Myoelastic Aerodynamic Theory of Phonation
64(1)
Framework of the Larynx
65(3)
Vocal Fold Adjustments During Speech
68(2)
Subglottal Air Pressure
70(1)
The Bernoulli Effect
71(1)
Vocal Fold Vibration
72(1)
Fundamental Frequency
73(2)
Voice Quality
75(1)
Relation Between Frequency and Intensity
76(1)
Summary
76(5)
Speech Production II: The Finished Products-The Articulation and Acoustics of Speech Sounds
81(70)
Articulation and Resonance
81(37)
The Vocal Tract: Variable Resonator and Sound Source
81(1)
Sequences of Sound Sources
82(1)
Landmarks of the Vocal Tract
82(3)
Acoustic Theory of Vowel Production
85(2)
Source and Filter
87(13)
Diphthong Production
100(1)
Consonant Production
101(15)
Summary
116(2)
The Effects of Context on the Production of Speech Sounds
118(6)
Assimilation
118(3)
Suprasegmentals
121(3)
Feedback Mechanisms in Speech
124(7)
Auditory Feedback
125(1)
Tactile Feedback
126(1)
Proprioceptive Feedback
127(2)
Internal Feedback
129(1)
Developmental Research on Feedback Mechanisms
130(1)
Models of Speech Production
131(7)
Linguistically Oriented Models
132(1)
Target Models
133(2)
Timing Models
135(1)
Closed Loop and Open Loop Models
136(2)
Production of a Sentence
138(13)
Speech Perception
151(52)
The Listener
151(1)
Hearing
152(7)
The Outer Ear
153(1)
The Middle Ear
154(2)
The Inner Ear
156(2)
The Auditory Nerve
158(1)
Perception of Speech
159(44)
Acoustic Cues in Speech Perception
159(16)
Categorical Perception
175(11)
Neurophysiology of Speech Perception
186(4)
Theories of Speech Perception
190(13)
Research Tools in Speech Science
203(29)
Descriptive and Experimental Research
203(1)
The Computer as a Research Tool
204(1)
Speech Perception
204(2)
Creating Stimuli: Waveform Editing
204(1)
Creating Stimuli: Speech Synthesis
205(1)
Perceptual Testing
206(1)
Speech Production
206(19)
Acoustic Analysis
206(2)
Recording Speech
208(1)
Waveform Analysis
208(1)
Spectral Analysis
209(1)
The Narrowband Spectrogram
210(1)
The Wideband Spectrogram
211(2)
Amplitude and Power Spectra
213(1)
The Amplitude Display
214(1)
Physiological Measurements
214(1)
Muscle Activity
215(2)
Respiratory Analysis
217(4)
Laryngeal Function
221(2)
Articulation Analysis
223(2)
Measures of the Nervous System
225(7)
Event-Related Potentials
225(2)
An ERP Experiment on the Categorical Perception of Speech Sounds
227(1)
Positron Emission Tomography
228(1)
Some Experiments on Stuttering
228(1)
Magnetic Imaging
229(1)
An fMRI Experiment
229(3)
Appendix A. Phonetic Alphabet for American English 232(1)
Appendix B. Nerves Important for Speech and Hearing: Cranial and Spinal 233(1)
Glossary 234(12)
Index 246


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