Listening at speed

Aldrich, Frances K and Parkin, Alan J (1989) Listening at speed. British Journal of Visual Impairment, VII (1). pp. 16-18.

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Abstract

We report two experiments investigating the comprehension of speeded speech. In the first experiment it is shown that acceleration of speech has no effect on the comprehension of text spoken by a male speaker but causes substantial reduction in the comprehension of a female voice. The second experiment shows that the comprehension of the female voice at high speed can be significantly improved if the speech is processed through a commercially available compression device.

Item Type: Article
Schools and Departments: School of Psychology > Psychology
Depositing User: Frances Aldrich
Date Deposited: 06 Feb 2012 15:48
Last Modified: 16 Mar 2012 10:21
URI: http://sro.sussex.ac.uk/id/eprint/14489
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