“Is voice a marker for Autism spectrum disorder? A systematic review and meta‐analysis”

  title={“Is voice a marker for Autism spectrum disorder? A systematic review and meta‐analysis”},
  author={Riccardo Fusaroli and Anna Lambrechts and Dan Bang and Dermot M Bowler and Sebastian B Gaigg},
  journal={Autism Research},
Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) tend to show distinctive, atypical acoustic patterns of speech. These behaviors affect social interactions and social development and could represent a non‐invasive marker for ASD. We systematically reviewed the literature quantifying acoustic patterns in ASD. Search terms were: (prosody OR intonation OR inflection OR intensity OR pitch OR fundamental frequency OR speech rate OR voice quality OR acoustic) AND (autis* OR Asperger). Results were… 

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