3. Neurological Foundations of Voice Production and Perception

  1. Jody Kreiman and
  2. Diana Sidtis

Published Online: 20 APR 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9781444395068.ch3

Foundations of Voice Studies: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Voice Production and Perception

Foundations of Voice Studies: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Voice Production and Perception

How to Cite

Kreiman, J. and Sidtis, D. (2011) Neurological Foundations of Voice Production and Perception, in Foundations of Voice Studies: An Interdisciplinary Approach to Voice Production and Perception, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444395068.ch3

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 20 APR 2011
  2. Published Print: 8 APR 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631222972

Online ISBN: 9781444395068

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Keywords:

  • neurological foundations - of voice production and perception;
  • assembling information on cerebral processes - underlying vocal production and auditory perception, neurological foundations to voice studies;
  • personal voice pattern - producing a voice, takes a whole person;
  • selected neuroanatomical terms - for study of vocalization;
  • limbic structures, in voice production - mood and emotion expressed in voices;
  • breathing, autonomically controlled - co-opted during speech, intonational phrases or “breath groups”;
  • phonation, involving sensory and motor pathways - monitoring and modifying output;
  • neural control of vocalization - in humans and nonhuman animals;
  • neurophysical analyses, cortical processing of sound - how brain cells work to organize auditory percepts;
  • brain plasticity, physical and functional neurophysiological changes - in response to behavioral challenges

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Essentials of Hearing and Auditory Perception in Animals and Humans

  • Summary and Conclusion for Audition