Age-related changes in acoustic characteristics of adult speech.

  title={Age-related changes in acoustic characteristics of adult speech.},
  author={Peter Torre and Jessica A. Barlow},
  journal={Journal of communication disorders},
  volume={42 5},
UNLABELLED This paper addresses effects of age and sex on certain acoustic properties of speech, given conflicting findings on such effects reported in prior research. The speech of 27 younger adults (15 women, 12 men; mean age 25.5 years) and 59 older adults (32 women, 27 men; mean age 75.2 years) was evaluated for identification of differences for sex and age group across measures of fundamental and formant frequencies (F0, F1, F2 and F3) and voice onset time (VOT). There were significant sex… CONTINUE READING

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