Chapter 24. Comparisons in Perception between Speech and Nonspeech Signals

  1. Martin J. Ball Head Past President2,
  2. Dr. Michael R. Perkins Professor founder member Vice-President3,
  3. Dr. Nicole Müller2 and
  4. Sara Howard Senior Lecturer speech-language therapist pathologist President3
  1. Tessa Bent fellow and
  2. Dr. David B. Pisoni Program Director fellow

Published Online: 6 MAR 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444301007.ch24

The Handbook of Clinical Linguistics

The Handbook of Clinical Linguistics

How to Cite

Bent, T. and Pisoni, D. B. (2008) Comparisons in Perception between Speech and Nonspeech Signals, in The Handbook of Clinical Linguistics (eds M. J. Ball, M. R. Perkins, N. Müller and S. Howard), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444301007.ch24

Editor Information

  1. 2

    University of Louisiana, Lafayette, USA

  2. 3

    Department of Human Communication Sciences, University of Sheffield, UK

Author Information

  1. Indiana University, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 MAR 2009
  2. Published Print: 28 MAR 2008

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405135221

Online ISBN: 9781444301007

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Keywords:

  • perception of speech and nonspeech signals;
  • classic experimental findings;
  • categorical perception;
  • rate and talker normalization;
  • specialization for speech perception;
  • talker-contingent phonetic coding;
  • brain-imaging studies - neural mechanisms underlying processing of speech and nonspeech sounds

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Classic Experimental Findings

  • Indexical Properties of Speech and Malleability of Speech Categories

  • Current and Future Directions

  • Summary and Conclusions

  • References