Formants & Speech Perception

CTB1954 ctb1954 at
Fri Dec 29 06:43:19 EST 1995

My understanding of speech perception is that the brain takes the ratio of
the formants for phoneme extraction.  The ratio is fairly constant within
a population of different pitched (male, female & children) within a given
You have an excellent facility over in the Netherlands where you can get
more detailed information.  It is called the Institute for Perception
Research.  I regretfully don't know the city.  Good luck!

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