Neural Entrainment to Speech Modulates Speech Intelligibility

@article{Riecke2017NeuralET,
  title={Neural Entrainment to Speech Modulates Speech Intelligibility},
  author={Lars Riecke and Elia Formisano and Bettina Sorger and Deniz Baskent and Etienne Gaudrain},
  journal={Current Biology},
  year={2017},
  volume={28},
  pages={161-169.e5}
}
Speech is crucial for communication in everyday life. Speech-brain entrainment, the alignment of neural activity to the slow temporal fluctuations (envelope) of acoustic speech input, is a ubiquitous element of current theories of speech processing. Associations between speech-brain entrainment and acoustic speech signal, listening task, and speech intelligibility have been observed repeatedly. However, a methodological bottleneck has prevented so far clarifying whether speech-brain entrainment… CONTINUE READING
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