Speech perception without traditional speech cues

Robert E. Remez, Philip E. Rubin, David B. Pisoni, Thomas D. Carrell

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Abstract

A three-tone sinusoidal replica of a naturally produced utterance was identified by listeners, despite the readily apparent unnatural speech quality of the signal. The time-varying properties of these highly artificial acoustic signals are apparently sufficient to support perception of the linguistic message in the absence of traditional acoustic cues for phonetic segments.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)947-950
Number of pages4
JournalScience
Volume212
Issue number4497
DOIs
StatePublished - 1981

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    Remez, R. E., Rubin, P. E., Pisoni, D. B., & Carrell, T. D. (1981). Speech perception without traditional speech cues. Science, 212(4497), 947-950. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.7233191