Maintaining its balance of accessibility and scholarly rigor, the new edition of
“Acoustic and Auditory Phonetics” provides students with a complete
introduction to the physics of speech. Johnson addresses the human auditory
system and new to the third edition, the theoretical issues as well as the
practical concerns involved in speech perception. The most accessible
introduction to the physics of speech available, the book includes suggested
readings, engaging side-bars on related topics and exercises designed to review
and expand upon the material in each chapter, complete with selected answers.