Chapter_7-Voice

Chapter_7-Voice - VOI CE AND I TS DI SORDERS CHAPTER 7...

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Unformatted text preview: VOI CE AND I TS DI SORDERS CHAPTER 7 Voice • From the beginning – http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LfXdaE7p • To the end – Death rattle • a sign that death will soon occur • caused by build up of saliva/fluids in throat and upper airways Voice: What’s it to me? Voice: What’s it to me? – Professionally • Many occupations depend on pleasant and capable voice. • These same occupations pose the greatest threat to vocal health. – Personally • Some voice disorders are unpleasant to listeners. • Some voice disorders are medical problems at best and deadly at worst. • More than any other aspect of speech, voice – is most closely related to how pleasing we sound to others – Conveys emotions • Tone - overall quality of sound • I nflection – modulation of pitch and stress – I didn’t SAY you were stupid. – I didn’t say YOU were stupid. – I didn’t say you were STUPI D. What he’s saying: Hello, it’s nice to meet you. What he’s thinking: No way I’m hiring that voice. “Not long ago I had a young lady come in for an interview. . . Our office is … an open-floor design… I heard the young lady … speak with someone as she entered. I didn’t even have to look at her to know that she was not the right person for the job. Why? …it wasn’t her skill level or education, it was her voice.” http:// mar keting. about.com/od/salestipsandadvice/a/toneofvoice.htm?p=1 • Voice disorders may contribute to, but do not necessarily create a communication barrier. • Voice problems usually do have personal, social, and medical consequences. • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5ZHdJaX (voice lady –voice training not just for Hollywood elite, 3:31) Voice - defined • Voice = the sound produced in a person's larynx and uttered through the mouth, as speech or song – from Latin vox, voc- http://www.stopsnoringnewyork.com/nyc_snoring_d octor/voice_disorder_doctor_nyc.htm Speech Production • Cognition/emotion • Brain sends signals to body • Air pushes past vocal folds • Air resonates (bounces around) in pharynx • Lips, teeth, tongue, and palates used to articulate (shape) the sound into speech http://www.stopsnoringnewyork.com/nyc_snoring_doct or/images/img_voice_i nn3.jpg Resonance / Resonator • Resonance – Modification of the laryngeal tone as it passes through the throat, mouth, and nose • Resonator – reacts to sound produced somewhere else • http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wjRsa7 ENT does transnasal endoscopy and strobe, 2:19, anatomy tutorial) Functions of the Larynx • Biological – Keeps swallowed substances from entering the trachea/windpipe...
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This note was uploaded on 04/06/2011 for the course COMD 2081 taught by Professor Domma during the Spring '08 term at LSU.

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Chapter_7-Voice - VOI CE AND I TS DI SORDERS CHAPTER 7...

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