Portland State University. Department of Speech Communication
Mary E. Gordon
Date of Publication
Master of Science (M.S.) in Speech with Emphasis in Speech Pathology
1 online resource (64 p.)
The purpose of this study was to determine the judgments by naive listeners of the acceptability of esophageal air intake noise and compare those ratings to their judgments of overall esophageal speech proficiency. The primary question this study sought to answer was: Are naive listener judgments of overall esophageal speech proficiency significantly correlated with naive listener judgments of esophageal air intake noise acceptability? The secondary question asked was: Are naive listener acceptability judgments of air intake noise significantly correlated with sophisticated listener acceptability judgments of air intake noise?
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Daucsavage, Janet Gordon, "Naive listener judgments of esophageal air intake noise acceptability" (1989). Dissertations and Theses. Paper 3848.