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Re: AP in all of us? New evidence from speech research

Not only that, but we can understand speech that has no pitch whatsoever!
When you whisper, you use entirely unvoiced phonemes (no periodic glottal
exitation hence no pitch), yet the utterance is intelligable as speech.


Martin Braun wrote:

> Thanks, Tom. We should keep in mind, however, that pitch control is not
> necessary for speech. We can also understand speech that has no pitch
> variation or speech with uncontrolled pitch variation.
> Can congenitally deaf persons learn pitch control of their speech? Is there
> any reliable information on this?