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Tone of voice as a cue to word learning

To express emotions, speakers vary their tone of voice (ToV). In expressive (e.g., infant-directed) speech, ToV is also related to the properties of referent objects. Words are, for example, pronounced at a higher pitch when referring to small than to big referents. We examined whether listeners... Full description

1st Person: Reinisch, Eva
Additional Persons: Jesse, Alexandra; Nygaard, Lynne C.
Event: The 53. Tagung experimentell arbeitender Psychologen [TeaP 2011], Halle/Saale, Germany
2011-03-16/2011-03-18, Halle/Saale, Germany
Type of Publication: Presentation
Published: 2011-03-16
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