Temporal effects of vowel production on listeners' perception of speaker age

@inproceedings{Oyer1983TemporalEO,
  title={Temporal effects of vowel production on listeners' perception of speaker age},
  author={Herbert J. Oyer and Michael D. Trudeau},
  year={1983}
}
Twenty‐four speakers prolonged the vowels /a e i o u/ and read the passage “My Grandfather.” The speakers were divided into four groups of six (three males, three females) based on chronological age, 41–50 years, 51–60 years, 61–70 years, and 71 years and over. Naive listeners provided perceptual judgements of each speaker's age based on the first two sentences from “My Grandfather.” The speakers' vowel productions were measured to determine time required to initiate and terminate each vowel… CONTINUE READING