Human Speech: Some Observations, Experiments, and Conclusions as to the Nature, Origin, Purpose and Possible Improvement of Human Speech

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Psychology Press, 1999 - Psychology - 360 pages
First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
1
PRELIMINARY OBSERVATIONS AS TO THE VOCAL ORGANS AND THEIR FUNCTIONS IN SPEECH
29
OBSERVATIONS ON THE VOWEL RESONANCES
40
FV EXPERIMENTS WITH MODELS VOWELS
53
VOWEL SOUNDSCONCLUDEDSINGLE OR DOUBLE RESONANCE?
77
OBSERVATIONS AND EXPERIMENTS ON THE CONSONANTS
99
THE ORIGIN AND DEVELOPMENT OF SPEECH
126
VOWEL AND CONSONANT SYMBOLISM
154
THE ADVANCEMENT OF LANGUAGE AND ITS NOTATION
249
APPENDIX
269
A NOTE ON THE DOUBLERESONATOR THEORY OF VOWELSOUNDS By W E Benton
273
TABLE OF FREQUENCIES i e NUMBER OF COMPLETE VIBRATIONS PER SECOND CORRESPONDING TO THE EQUAL TEMPERAMENT S...
299
AUDIOGRAM OF THE AUTHORS HEARING
300
RESONANCES OF VOWEL MODEL
302
SOME EXPERIMENTS WITH TUBULAR VOWEL MODELS
303
CONSONANT RESONANCES
310

THE DEVELOPMENT OF DIFFERENT LANGUAGES
176
VOICE PRODUCTION
197
MOUTH RESONANCE IN RELATION TO LA RYNGEAL PITCH
213
ARTIFICIAL SPEECH AND SONG
230
AMERICAN AND ENGLISH VOWELS
315
POLYNESIAN LANGUAGE By Dr J Rae
318
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