Acoustical cues in /r-w/ discrimination
AbstractIn an attempt to better understand the role two cues play in the phonemic perception of /r/ and /w/, the present study was undertaken. It was hoped that by comparing identification performances on continua with formant transition information alone, formant onset frequency information alone, and then a combination of both types of information, some light may be shed on the above issue. Working from the premise that the preceding speculation was correct, it was hypothesized that a main effect for continuum type would be exhibited
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