Speech Science Primer: Physiology, Acoustics, and Perception of Speech / Edition 6

Speech Science Primer: Physiology, Acoustics, and Perception of Speech / Edition 6

by Lawrence J. Raphael, Gloria J. Borden, Katherine S. Harris
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1608313573

ISBN-13: 9781608313570

Pub. Date: 02/25/2011

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins


Written in a clear, reader-friendly style, Speech Science Primer 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. It also includes topics such as research methodology, speech motor control, and history/evolution of speech science.

Overview


Written in a clear, reader-friendly style, Speech Science Primer 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. It 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, Sixth Edition is an ideal text for beginning speech pathology and audiology students and faculty.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781608313570
Publisher:
Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
Publication date:
02/25/2011
Edition description:
Sixth
Pages:
416
Sales rank:
210,776
Product dimensions:
6.90(w) x 9.90(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents


Section I Introduction
Chapter 1: Speech, Language and Thought

Section II Acoustics
Chapter 2 Acoustics

Section III Speech Production
Chapter 3 The Raw Materials: Neurology and Respiration
Chapter 4 The Raw Materials: Phonation
Chapter 5 The Articulation and Acoustics of Vowels
Chapter 6 The Articulation and Acoustics of Consonants
Chapter 7 The Production and Acoustic of Prosodic Features
Chapter 8 Feedback Mechanisms and Models of Speech Production

Section IV Speech Perception
Chapter 9 Hearing: The Gateway to Speech Perception
Chapter 10 The Acoustic Cues to Speech Perception
Chapter 11 Strategies and Models of Speech Perception

Section V Instrumentation
Chapter 12 Pioneers in Speech Science
Chapter 13 Research Tools for the Study of Acoustic Analysis and Speech Perception
Chapter 14 Research Tools in Speech Science for the Study of Speech Physiology

Appendix A Phonetic Alphabet for American English

Appendix B Nerves Important for Speech and Hearing: Cranial and Spinal

Glossary
Index

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