Chapter 3: Acoustics Acoustic: The study of sound Speech can be defined as a continuously changing stream of sound sound is a set of movements or disturbances in the air or some other medium most sounds are complex due to: they result in a complex patter
Articulation and Resonance Speech sounds are made at the level of the larynx (some consonants are made at the level of the vocal folds) These are further modified by resonating in the vocal tract Articulation: movements of the tongue, small movements of t
Anatomy and Physiology of Articulation and Resonation Articulation: process of joining two elements together Articulation for speech: process of bringing two or more moveable speech structures together to form the sounds of speech Source Filter Theory des
Neuromotor Control of Speech Everything you feel, think, experience originates in the brain no direct contact with reality Human Brain weighs about 3lbs The convolutions make the human brain human Gyri: hills Sulci: crevices if the cortex was to be skinne
Ear Outer Ear Pinna External Auditory Meatus Secretes Cerumen (wax) to trap dust, dirt, and small animals cilia moves wax out Small acoustic resonator (~1 in or 2.5cm) open at one end, closed at the other high frequencies are resonated (unvoiced
Speech is one method of communication and is a manifestation of language.
Certainly, it is not the only one, we can have non-verbal communication
(gestures, poses, dressing, blushing) and/or communicate through the use of