The brain's primary auditory cortex is sensitive to how ambiguous a speech sound
is at just 50 milliseconds after the sound's onset.
a--oe The brain "re-plays" previous speech sounds
while interpreting subsequent ones, suggesting re-evaluation as the rest of the word unfolds
Differences between the production of [s] and [J] in the speech of adults, typically developing children, and children with speech sound
disorders: An ultrasound study.
The preferential screening targeted speech sound
disorders (SSDs) (articulatory and phonological speech sound
disorders), fluency, and voice disorders.
From the range of possible sounds, every language "chooses" its specific speech sounds
To study the cognitive profile of children with a suggestive communication disorder (LD and speech sound
disorder) at the age of 4.5 years.
The study of cross-linguistic acquisition of speech sounds
has found that the key for correctly perceiving a nonnative speech sound
is the native and nonnative sound category mapping.
"There's a set pattern of how sounds will usually emerge and it's normal for pre-school children to make mistakes with their speech sounds
are produced by air pressure vibrations, generated by pushing inhaled air from the lungs through the vibrating vocal cords and vocal tract and out from the lips and nose airways.
Hopkins's Poetics of Speech Sound
: Sprung Rhythm, Lettering, Inscape.
Davies's voice sounds older than many of the characters in the novel, but he differentiates them so well and makes their speech sound
so natural that this is only a small quibble.
A brilliant orator can make a badly-written speech sound
good, whereas a really bad speaker will send his audience to sleep, or slinking towards the exit, even if the speech was put together by a literary genius.