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Voice Quality Analysis of American and German Speakers

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Published in Journal of Psycholinguistic Research. 1974, vol. 3, no. 3, p. 281-298
Abstract Six phoneticians rated the voices of 26 American and 22 German speakers on nine voice quality parameters which were discussed and illustrated by tape-recorded examples before the rating sessions. A reliability analysis showed highly significant interrater agreement on most parameters. Intercorrelations of the expert ratings and correlations with lay ratings of voice are reported and discussed. In concluding, empirical voice-personality relationships are reported and the role of sociocultural and atributional factors in this area is discussed.
Keywords AmericanGermanSpeakersVoice quality
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Note Much of the work was accomplished while the author was at the Department of Social Relations, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, and at the Psychology Department, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia.
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Research group Affective sciences
Project NIMH grant I-R03 MH 19, 569-01
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SCHERER, Klaus R. Voice Quality Analysis of American and German Speakers. In: Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, 1974, vol. 3, n° 3, p. 281-298. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:101850

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