A. J. Cecala

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Theorists in perception have included peripheral or central factors in their explanations of the oblique effect. Studies investigating the central factors have shown that stimuli oriented vertically or horizontally have better encoding properties than do stimuli oriented obliquely and that oblique stimuli are more confusable. In the present study, the(More)
Eight subjects listened to a set of synthetic voices reflecting a crossing of four voice qualities: head size, pitch, richness and smoothness. The listeners evaluated the voices on sixteen perceptual scales, and judged each voice's appropriateness for twenty voice-output scenarios. Factor analysis of the perceptual ratings recovered two factors, fullness(More)
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