Do Listeners Learn Better from Natural Speech?

Abstract

Perceptual learning of novel pronunciations is a seemingly robust and efficient process for adapting to unfamiliar speech patterns. In this study we compare perceptual learning of /s/ words where a medially occurring /s/ is substituted with /S/, rendering, for example, castle as /kæSl/ instead of /kæsl/. Exposure to the novel pronunciations is presented in… (More)
DOI: 10.21437/Interspeech.2016-610

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@inproceedings{McAuliffe2016DoLL, title={Do Listeners Learn Better from Natural Speech?}, author={Michael McAuliffe and Molly Babel and Charlotte Vaughn}, booktitle={INTERSPEECH}, year={2016} }