ERIC Number: ED109722
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975-Mar
Reference Count: 0
Status Report on Speech Research: A Report on the Status and Progress of Studies on the Nature of Speech, Instrumentation for Its Investigation, and Practical Applications, January 1 - March 31, 1975.
Haskins Labs., New Haven, CT.
This report is one of a regular series on the status and progress of studies on the nature of speech, instrumentation for its investigation, and practical applications. "Preliminaries to a Theory of Action with Reference to Vision" attempts to describe how the contents of vision may relate to the process of action. "On the Relationship of Speech to Language" reviews several theories on the relationship between language and verbal communication and language and the mental functions. "Pitch in the Perception of Voicing States in Thai: Diachronic Implications" examines changes in stop consonant voicing in the Thai family of languages by seeking new information on acoustic cues in modern Thai. "A Combined Cinefluorographic-Electromyographic Study of the Tongue During the Production of /s/: Preliminary Observations" explores the interrelationships of muscle activity, tongue movement, and the resultant acoustic signal. And "The Stuttering Larynx: An EMG, Fiberoptic Study of Laryngeal Activity Accompanying the Moment of Stuttering" investigates the hypothesis that the most common cause of stuttering is the glottis. (RB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Haskins Labs., New Haven, CT.