subvocal speech

sub·vo·cal speech

slight movements of the muscles of speech related to thinking but producing no sound.

sub·vo·cal speech

(sŭb-vō'kăl spēch)
Slight movements of the muscles of speech related to thinking but without production of sound.

sub·vo·cal speech

(sŭb-vō'kăl spēch)
Slight movements of muscles of speech related to thinking but producing no sound.
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Hardyck and Petrinovich (1969) used electrodes on the outer surface of the throat to detect subvocal speech during silent reading.
NASA is also working on subvocal speech recognition - electrodes taped to the neck recognise the signals that your brain sends to your voice box, allowing you to whisper text to your computer.
But these printed letters, as always, carry with them other kinds of projection, the inward projection of subvocal speech as we decode them, the outward projection of meaning or reference as we understand them.