The discrimination of speech sounds within and across phoneme boundaries.

@article{Liberman1957TheDO,
  title={The discrimination of speech sounds within and across phoneme boundaries.},
  author={A. Liberman and K. Harris and H. Hoffman and B. Griffith},
  journal={Journal of experimental psychology},
  year={1957},
  volume={54 5},
  pages={
          358-68
        }
}
  • A. Liberman, K. Harris, +1 author B. Griffith
  • Published 1957
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of experimental psychology
  • In listening to speech, one typically reduces the number and variety of the many sounds with which he is bombarded by casting them into one or another of the phoneme categories that his language allows. Thus, a listener will identify as b, for example, quite a large number of acoustically different sounds. Although these differences are likely to be many and various, some of them will occur along an acoustic continuum that contains cues for a different phoneme, such as d. This is important for… CONTINUE READING
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