Acoustic correlates of fricative perception

  title={Acoustic correlates of fricative perception},
  author={Shira Katseff},
A number of spectral attributes have been proposed as correlates of fricative place of articulation. However, these attributes have difficulty distinguishing fricatives in noncanonical speech, e.g., from children. Because child speech is intelligible, it is possible that some of these characteristics are not used in speech perception. This study collected a corpus of /s/ and /S/‐containing words from children between 3 and 5. Adults categorized fricatives extracted from this corpus. A series of… CONTINUE READING