Accession Number:

AD0656630

Title:

EFFECT OF LEVEL OF DISTRACTING NOISE UPON SPEAKING RATE, DURATION, AND INTENSITY.

Descriptive Note:

Technical rept.,

Corporate Author:

PURDUE RESEARCH FOUNDATION LAFAYETTE IND

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

1949-06-24

Pagination or Media Count:

21.0

Abstract:

An experiment was conducted to investigate the effect of four levels of distracting noise upon the following speech variables a words per minute b relation of speech time to total time c mean syllable duration d mean speech intensity level above an arbitrary reference level. The subjects judgment of perceived loudness of the barrier signal also was investigated.

Subject Categories:

  • Humanities and History
  • Voice Communications

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE