Simulations of stuttered speech: numbers and types of dysfluencies.

  title={Simulations of stuttered speech: numbers and types of dysfluencies.},
  author={Evan A. Leach and W B Wolfolk and Donald Fucci and Michael D. Gonzales},
  journal={Perceptual and motor skills},
  volume={81 2},
The purpose of this study was to assess whether stuttered speech could be simulated by normal-speaking individuals and to identify significant parameters used in the simulation process. The subjects were 24 normal-speaking graduate students in speech-language pathology. The subjects were assigned the task of simulating stuttered speech given specific levels of severity. Then they were asked to listen to the simulated samples and identify the number and types of dysfluencies presented. Analysis… CONTINUE READING

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