Automatic and controlled processing of acoustic and phonetic contrasts.

@article{Sussman2004AutomaticAC,
  title={Automatic and controlled processing of acoustic and phonetic contrasts.},
  author={Elyse S. Sussman and Teija Kujala and Jaana Halmetoja and Heikki Lyytinen and Paavo Alku and Risto N{\"a}{\"a}t{\"a}nen},
  journal={Hearing research},
  year={2004},
  volume={190 1-2},
  pages={128-40}
}
Changes in the temporal properties of the speech signal provide important cues for phoneme identification. An impairment or inability to detect such changes may adversely affect one's ability to understand spoken speech. The difference in meaning between the Finnish words tuli (fire) and tuuli (wind), for example, lies in the difference between the duration… CONTINUE READING