Principles of Experimental Phonetics

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Chapter 15
Instrumentation and
Methodology for the Study
of Speech Perception
James R. Sawusch Chapter Outllne
Introduction
Psychophysics
Three Basic Methods
Method of Adjustment
Method of Limits
Method of Constant Stimuli
Objective Psychophysics
Basic Signal Detection Theory
Advanced Signal Detection Theory
The Limits of Perception and On-Line Processing
Experimental Tasks and Converging Operations
Reaction Time as a Measure of Mental Processes
Experimental Tasks
Categorical Perception
Speech Mode
Selective Adaptation
Methods for Non-Adult Listeners
Instrumentation
Audio Reproduction
Listener Participation in Experiments
An On-line System
Summary
Key Terms
bias 536
catch trial 530
categorical perception 534
converging operations 534
counterbalance 535
criterion 528
discrimination 529
forced choice 530
identification 529
method of adjustment 528
method of constant stimuli 529
method of limits 528
normal (gaussian) distribution 531
objective method 530
on-line 526
psychometric function 527
real time 526
selective adaptation 534
signal detection theory (SDT) 530
subjective method 530
task 526
trial 527

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