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Auditory-tactile echo-reverberating stuttering speech corrector
Author(s): Wieslawa Kuniszyk-Jozkowiak; Bogdan Adamczyk
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Paper Abstract

The work presents the construction of a device, which transforms speech sounds into acoustical and tactile signals of echo and reverberation. Research has been done on the influence of the echo and reverberation, which are transmitted as acoustic and tactile stimuli, on speech fluency. Introducing the echo or reverberation into the auditory feedback circuit results in a reduction of stuttering. A bit less, but still significant corrective effects are observed while using the tactile channel for transmitting the signals. The use of joined auditory and tactile channels increases the effects of their corrective influence on the stutterers' speech. The results of the experiment justify the use of the tactile channel in the stutterers' therapy.

Paper Details

Date Published: 13 February 1997
PDF: 5 pages
Proc. SPIE 3054, Optoelectronic and Electronic Sensors II, (13 February 1997); doi: 10.1117/12.266716
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Wieslawa Kuniszyk-Jozkowiak, Maria Curie-Sklodowska Univ. (Poland)
Bogdan Adamczyk, Maria Curie-Sklodowska Univ. (Poland)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 3054:
Optoelectronic and Electronic Sensors II
Zdzislaw Jankiewicz; Henryk Madura, Editor(s)

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