Experiments in the Perception of Stress

@article{Fry1958ExperimentsIT,
  title={Experiments in the Perception of Stress},
  author={Dennis B. Fry},
  journal={Language and Speech},
  year={1958},
  volume={1},
  pages={126 - 152}
}
  • D. Fry
  • Published 1 April 1958
  • Psychology
  • Language and Speech
Differences of stress are perceived by the listener as variations in a complex pattern bounded by four psychological dimensions : length, loudness, pitch and quality. The physical correlates of these perceptual factors are the duration, intensity, fundamental frequency and formant structure of the speech sound waves. Experiments have been made in order to measure the &ect on stress judgments of changes in three of these physical dimensions, duration, intensity and fundamental frequency. The… 

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