Evidence for Tone-Specific Activity of the Sternohyoid Muscle in Modern Standard Chinese

@article{Hall1994EvidenceFT,
  title={Evidence for Tone-Specific Activity of the Sternohyoid Muscle in Modern Standard Chinese},
  author={P. Hall{\'e}},
  journal={Language and Speech},
  year={1994},
  volume={37},
  pages={103 - 123}
}
  • P. Hallé
  • Published 1994
  • Medicine
  • Language and Speech
  • The role of the cricothyroid muscle (CT) in raising F0 is well understood, but the activity of F0-lowering strap muscles such as the sternohyoid (SH) has been less thoroughly investigated, especially in speech. This study focused on the activve participation of the SH in the production of tones 2 (mid-rising) and 4 (high-falling) in Modern Standard Chinese. The other tones, however, together with the role of the CT and vocalis muscles, were also investigated in order to replicate earlier… CONTINUE READING
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