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acoustic flow

acoustic flow  

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In speech perception, the stream of vocal sounds in which a listener competent in that spoken language is able to identify words.
Acoustic Phonetics

Acoustic Phonetics  

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Sound waves form the physical link between speaker and hearer. Central to the field of acoustic phonetics are the concepts and techniques of acoustic physics; but acoustic phonetic research also ...
Acquisition of Language

Acquisition of Language  

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[This entry includes the following subentries:PhonologySyntaxCommunicative CompetenceMeanings and FormsCritical PeriodsSecond-Language Acquisition]PhonologySyntaxCommunicative CompetenceMeanings and ...
auditory perception

auditory perception  

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(psychology) The recognition, discrimination, and interpretation of sounds, including: frequency, pitch, timbre, loudness, speech, and music, together with sound localization, temporal analysis, and ...
cocktail party phenomenon

cocktail party phenomenon  

A phenomenon of selective attention in speech perception that enables a listener to attend to one among several equally loud conversations occurring simultaneously, factors such as voice quality and ...
phonetics

phonetics  

A branch of linguistics concerned with the study of the characteristics, production, and perception of speech sounds. See also auditory phonetics; speech perception; speech recognition; compare ...
psycholinguistics

psycholinguistics  

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The psychology of language: a branch of linguistics and of psychology concerned with the mental processes involved in linguistic communication, including language acquisition and the production and ...
speech recognition

speech recognition  

The process of recognizing elements of speech by analysis of the acoustic signal. Many systems may be trained to a particular operator's voice and can build up dictionaries/vocabularies to enable ...

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