Speech Perception and Implicit Memory : Evidence for Detailed Episodic Encoding of Phonetic Events

  title={Speech Perception and Implicit Memory : Evidence for Detailed Episodic Encoding of Phonetic Events},
  author={Lorin Lachs and Kipp McMichael and David B. Pisoni},
Recent investigations into the nature of memory for spoken words have demonstrated that detailed, episodic information about the voice of the talker is encoded along with more abstract information about the linguistic content of an utterance. These findings present serious challenges to traditional views of speech perception, in which the process of abstraction plays a major role. We first outline the traditionalist view of speech perception, a theoretical framework largely based on the… CONTINUE READING


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