International Journal of Speech Language and the Law, Vol 19, No 1 (2012)

The influence of NATURE and NURTURE on speaker-specific parameters in twins’ speech: acoustics, articulation and perception

Melanie Weirich
Issued Date: 22 Jun 2012


The work presented in this dissertation set out to evaluate articulatory, acoustic and perceptual similarities and differences among monozygotic (MZ) and dizygotic (DZ) twins. In this respect, this dissertation contributes to the discussion of the impact of NATURE versus NURTURE on the production and perception of speech in general and on inter-speaker variability in particular.

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DOI: 10.1558/ijsll.v19i1.119


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