Multiple levels of linguistic and paralinguistic features contribute to voice recognition

@article{MaryZarate2015MultipleLO,
  title={Multiple levels of linguistic and paralinguistic features contribute to voice recognition},
  author={Jean Mary Zarate and Xing Tian and Kevin JP Woods and David Poeppel},
  journal={Scientific Reports},
  year={2015},
  volume={5}
}
Voice or speaker recognition is critical in a wide variety of social contexts. In this study, we investigated the contributions of acoustic, phonological, lexical, and semantic information toward voice recognition. Native English speaking participants were trained to recognize five speakers in five conditions: non-speech, Mandarin, German, pseudo-English, and English. We showed that voice recognition significantly improved as more information became available, from purely acoustic features in… 
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