Articles about Language

Children's Subjective Ratings and Opinions of Typical and Dysphonic Voice After Performing a Language Comprehension Task in Background Noise
Journal of Voice (2015) Vol. 29, No. 5, pp. 624-630

Previous studies suggest that dysphonic voices are perceived more negatively than typical voices, and it is possible that vocal perception influences academic achievement and comprehension. This study assessed children's subjective ratings and opinions of a typical and dysphonic voice after ...

Speaking of the I-Word
Archiv für Musikwissenschaft (2015) Vol. 72, No. 1, pp. 1-18

The paper aims to demonstrate the influence of word choice in historical discourse, especially across languages. The critical word here is the ill-defined "improvise." The modern discourses discussed here concern European musical practices of the Middle Ages and the eighteenth ...

Understanding the Development of Musicality: Contributions From Longitudinal Studies
Psychomusicology (2015) Vol. 25, No. 2, pp. 93-102

Reflecting a growing interest in the study of the development of musicality, this article provides a summary review of the contribution made by longitudinal studies. From an initial identification of 48 candidate example studies, 27 reports representing 4 subthemes are ...