04-09 Lecture Slides (Final)

4 support from visual input when the speakers face is

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Unformatted text preview: from context (top- down influence) Coarticulation Categorical perception Support from visual input What Makes Speech Perception Difficult? (1) Speech is continuous ¨༊  No clear word boundaries in natural speech Slow speech (each word pronounced separately) Normal speech (spoken at a natural speed) What Makes Speech Perception Difficult? (2) The same phoneme can have different acoustic properties ¨༊  ¨༊  pot vs. top be, bi, bo, ber (3) Different phonemes can sound quite similar ¨༊  writer vs. rider 6 What Makes Speech Perception Difficult? (4) There is large variability in pronunciation ¨༊  ¨༊  Male Speaker Female Speaker Male vs. female Different accents What Mechanisms Are Available to Facilitate Speech Perception? (1) Support from context (top- down influence) ¨༊  Context can help resolve any ambiguities in sounds n༆  “You, not Karen, should write the report, because you’re the better writer (rider...
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