Date of Original Version

2008

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Article

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As adult listeners, we comprehend the messages conveyed by spoken language with little effort. However, the ease of everyday conversation masks the perceptual and cognitive complexities involved in perceiving speech. Upon examination of the acoustic speech signal, it becomes immediately clear that this everyday skill is a demanding perceptual task.

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In Larry R. Squire, Editor-In-Chief, Encyclopedia of Neuroscience, Vol. 9, Academic Press, Oxford, pp. 219-226.

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