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Re: Cool phonetic illusion

From:Dirk Elzinga <dirk.elzinga@...>
Date:Saturday, June 21, 2008, 17:23
This is the McGurk effect. It is well known in psycholinguistic circles. It
is done by dubbing the audio of [ba] to the video of [ga]. Field linguists
(like me) have no advantage over the layperson here. It's just weird, and,
if the psycholinguists are right, constitutes evidence that vision plays a
significant role in speech perception.

On Sat, Jun 21, 2008 at 6:41 AM, Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...> wrote:

> > > 1. Watch the video and try to identify the syllable being pronounced > (the onset; the vowel is obvious) > 2. Play it again, but this time close or avert your eyes. > > I wonder if field linguists with experience in sound transcription are > less susceptible to this? > > -- > Mark J. Reed <markjreed@...> >
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