Intermodal timing relations and audio-visual speech recognition by normal-hearing adults.

@article{Mcgrath1985IntermodalTR,
  title={Intermodal timing relations and audio-visual speech recognition by normal-hearing adults.},
  author={Michael Mcgrath and Quentin Summerfield},
  journal={The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America},
  year={1985},
  volume={77 2},
  pages={678-85}
}
Audio-visual identification of sentences was measured as a function of audio delay in untrained observers with normal hearing; the soundtrack was replaced by rectangular pulses originally synchronized to the closing of the talker's vocal folds and then subjected to delay. When the soundtrack was delayed by 160 ms, identification scores were no better than when no acoustical information at all was provided. Delays of up to 80 ms had little effect on group-mean performance, but a separate… CONTINUE READING
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