Converging toward a common speech code: imitative and perceptuo-motor recalibration processes in speech production

@article{Sato2013ConvergingTA,
  title={Converging toward a common speech code: imitative and perceptuo-motor recalibration processes in speech production},
  author={Marc Sato and Krystyna Grabski and Ma{\"e}va Garnier and Lionel Granjon and Jean-Luc Schwartz and No{\"e}l Nguyen},
  journal={Frontiers in Psychology},
  year={2013},
  volume={4}
}
Auditory and somatosensory systems play a key role in speech motor control. In the act of speaking, segmental speech movements are programmed to reach phonemic sensory goals, which in turn are used to estimate actual sensory feedback in order to further control production. The adult's tendency to automatically imitate a number of acoustic-phonetic characteristics in another speaker's speech however suggests that speech production not only relies on the intended phonemic sensory goals and actual… 

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