Companion Website

Welcome to Plural Publishing's companion website, intended to enhance your use of the text Preclinical Speech Science: Anatomy, Physiology, Acoustics, and Perception, Third Edition by Thomas J. Hixon, Gary Weismer, and Jeannette D. Hoit.

About the Book

Preclinical Speech Science: Anatomy, Physiology, Acoustics, and Perception, Third Edition is a high-quality text for undergraduate and graduate courses in speech and hearing science. Written in a user-friendly style by distinguished scientists/clinicians who have taught the course to thousands of students at premier academic programs, it is the text of choice for instructors and students. Additionally, it is applicable to a broad range of courses that cover the anatomy and physiology of speech production, speech acoustics, and swallowing as well as those that cover the hearing mechanism, psychoacoustics, and speech perception.

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