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|Subject:||Physical Properties of a Voice|
|Question:||What properties should a sound have in order to be considered as a linguistic signal by the brain?|
|Reply:||This would be a really intereesting assignment question. Have you ever thought you heard what you thought was someone speaking and then realised it was a bird, or a car engine, or the sea, or the wind in the leaves, or nothing at all? Once the brain is involved, the answer involves mostly psychology, not acoustics. Anthea|
|Reply From:||Anthea Fraser Gupta click here to access email|