Tic Tac Toe: effects of predictability and importance on acoustic prominence in language production.

@article{Watson2008TicTT,
  title={Tic Tac Toe: effects of predictability and importance on acoustic prominence in language production.},
  author={Duane G. Watson and Jennifer E. Arnold and Michael K. Tanenhaus},
  journal={Cognition},
  year={2008},
  volume={106 3},
  pages={1548-57}
}
Importance and predictability each have been argued to contribute to acoustic prominence. To investigate whether these factors are independent or two aspects of the same phenomenon, naïve participants played a verbal variant of Tic Tac Toe. Both importance and predictability contributed independently to the acoustic prominence of a word, but in different ways. Predictable game moves were shorter in duration and had less pitch excursion than less predictable game moves, whereas intensity was… CONTINUE READING

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