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Effect of Delayed Acoustic Feed-back on some Non-vocal Activities

Naturevolume 175page1078 (1955) | Download Citation

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IT is well known that difficulties in speaking will result if the speaker is made to listen to the sound of his own voice delayed by about 0.l–0.3 sec. This delayed feed-back will produce stuttering, reduced rate of speaking, distortion of sound quality and other impairments of speech1.

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    Lee, B. S., J. Acous. Soc. Amer., 22, 825 (1950). Black, J. W., J. Speech and Hearing Disorders, 16, 56 (1951).

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  1. Galton Laboratory

    • H. KALMUS
  2. Department of Phonetics, University College, London, W.C.1

    • P. DENES
    •  & D. B. FRY

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