Speech Perception and Emotion : Linguistic vs . Emotional Content

  title={Speech Perception and Emotion : Linguistic vs . Emotional Content},
  author={Abigail Montes De Oca and Theresa C. Cook and James Dias and Larry Rosenblum},
Individuals perceive speech through at least two sensory modalities: audition (hearing) and vision (seeing). We wanted to determine whether people perceptually prioritize emotional information or linguistic information when they see and hear speech. By conducting a series of experiments using crossmodal matching tasks, we sought to answer our main question. Baselines were used to establish the validity of our tokens, and then we asked participants to match auditory tokens to the correct visual… CONTINUE READING