Emotional Expression in Prosody: A Review and an Agenda for Future Research
This paper addresses the mechanisms underlying the effects of emotions on voice and speech, with a particular emphasis on intonation contours. After reviewing a number of conceptual issues, such as…
Path Models of Vocal Emotion Communication
- PsychologyPloS one
The results confirm the central role of arousal in vocal emotion communication and show that more sophisticated acoustic parameters need to be developed to explain the distal underpinnings of subjective voice quality percepts that account for much of the variance in emotion inference.
Emotion Communication Through Voice Modulation: Insights on Biological and Evolutionary Underpinnings of Language
- PsychologyTheoria et Historia Scientiarum
Abstract. The aim of this review is to enhance our understanding of the role of emotional communication in the emergence of language. I provide data on the following research topics: 1)…
An investigation into vocal expressions of emotions: the roles of valence, culture, and acoustic factors.
This PhD is an investigation of vocal expressions of emotions, mainly focusing on non-verbal sounds such as laughter, cries and sighs. The research examines the roles of categorical and dimensional…
When voices get emotional: A corpus of nonverbal vocalizations for research on emotion processing
- PsychologyBehavior research methods
A new corpus of nonverbal vocalizations, which consists of 121 sounds expressing four positive emotions and four negative ones, which is suitable for behavioral and neuroscience research and might as well be used in clinical settings for the assessment of neurological and psychiatric patients.
The Voice of Emotion in Chinese and Italian Young Adults
This article outlines an exploratory comparative study of the vocal expression of emotions in Chinese versus Italian cultures. Given a strong relationship between voice and emotion, it is of special…
Vocal markers of emotion: Comparing induction and acting elicitation
- PsychologyComput. Speech Lang.
The perception of emotion and identity in non-speech vocalisations
- Psychology, Biology
It was found that aftereffects in human vocal emotion perception were largest following adaptation to human vocalisations, and the supramodal relationship between identity and emotion in face-voice adaptation was found to be dependent upon the adapting stimuli being dynamic as opposed to static in nature.
The Role of Perceived Voice and Speech Characteristics in Vocal Emotion Communication
Aiming at a more comprehensive assessment of nonverbal vocal emotion communication, this article presents the development and validation of a new rating instrument for the assessment of perceived…
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The voice parameters affected by emotion are found to be of three main types: voice quality, utterance timing, and utterance pitch contour.
Vocal affect expression: a review and a model for future research.
- PsychologyPsychological bulletin
A "component patterning" model of vocal affect expression is proposed that attempts to rink the outcomes of antecedent event evaluation to biologically based response patterns and may help to stimulate hypothesis-guided research as well as provide a framework for the development of appropriate research paradigms.
Vocal cues in emotion encoding and decoding
This research examines the correspondence between theoretical predictions on vocal expression patterns in naturally occurring emotions (as based on the component process theory of emotion; Scherer,…
Verification of acoustical correlates of emotional speech using formant-synthesis
This paper explores the perceptual relevance of acoustical correlates of emotional speech by means of speech synthesis. Besides, the research aims at the development of emotion-rules which enable an…
Acoustic nature and perceptual testing of corpora of emotional speech
This paper proposes three corpora of emotional speech in Japanese that maximize the expression of each emotion (expressing joy, anger, and sadness) for use with CHATR, the concatenative speech…
Articulatory reduction in emotional speech
The obtained results suggest that accuracy of articulation and durational aspects are useful parameters to characterize especially the emotions anger, fear and sadness.
Transient voice changes associated with emotional stimuli.
- PsychologyArchives of general psychiatry
The Latin persona, from which the word "personality" is derived, originally referred to the mouth of a mask used by actors, which reflected the intimacy of its relationship with voice.
Acoustic profiles in vocal emotion expression.
- PsychologyJournal of personality and social psychology
Findings on decoding replicate earlier findings on the ability of judges to infer vocally expressed emotions with much-better-than-chance accuracy, including consistently found differences in the recognizability of different emotions.
Vocal Expression and Perception of Emotion
Speech is an acoustically rich signal that provides considerable personal information about talkers. The expression of emotions in speech sounds and corresponding abilities to perceive such emotions…
Emotional stress in synthetic speech: Progress and future directions
- PhysicsSpeech Commun.