Vowel normalization and the perception of speaker changes: an exploration of the contextual tuning hypothesis.

@article{Barreda2012VowelNA,
  title={Vowel normalization and the perception of speaker changes: an exploration of the contextual tuning hypothesis.},
  author={Santiago Barreda},
  journal={The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America},
  year={2012},
  volume={132 5},
  pages={3453-64}
}
Many experiments have reported a perceptual advantage for vowels presented in blocked-versus mixed-voice conditions. Nusbaum and colleagues [Nusbaum and Morin (1992). in Speech Perception, Speech Production, and Linguistic Structure, edited by Y. Tohkura, Y. Sagisaka, and E. Vatikiotis-Bateson (OHM, Tokyo), pp. 113-134; Magnuson and Nusbaum (2007). J. Exp. Psychol. Hum. Percept. Perform. 33(2), 391-409] present results which suggest that the size of this advantage may be related to the facility… CONTINUE READING