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Fundamentals of Speech Science

Fundamentals of Speech Science
Author: Donald J. Fucci - Norman J. Lass
ISBN 13: 9780133456950
ISBN 10: 133456951
Edition: 1
Publisher: Pearson
Publication Date: 1999-05-16
Format: Paperback
Pages: 206
List Price: $122.80

This book addresses basic concepts in speech science in a clear manner which facilitates learning of technical material. In addition, the book contains over 170 illustrations to help explain important concepts in basic acoustics, anatomy, and physiology of speech production, resonance, and speech production.

Six clearly defined chapters present the material in a clear, straightforward manner: Introduction; Anatomy and Physiology of Speech and Hearing Mechanisms; Basic Acoustics; Resonance; Acoustics of Speech Production; and Speech Perception.

For anyone interested in speech-language pathology and audiology.


Suitable for graduate or undergraduate students, this text introduces students to models used to understand the production and perception of speech, the anatomy and physiology of the speech and hearing mechanisms, basic concepts in acoustics, resonance as it relates to articulation, acoustics of speech production, and speech perception. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)