Emotions in the Human Voice Volume I: Foundations

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Krzysztof Izdebski

Details: 238 pages, B&W, Softcover, 7" x 10"

ISBN13: 978-1-59756-073-3

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This book introduces foundations of vocal examined emotions and the vocal expressions of affective states are included. Theoretical aspects of emotions in the human voice are, incorporating both historical perspectives as well as new theoretical approaches. Vocal aspects of affective states are approached from many points of view and linked with affective dimensions and categories. Discussed among the nonverbal cues is the role of pitch, loudness, spectrum and speech rate. Findings are linked to the many fields that study emotions. The volume also discusses what constitutes an emotion, the function of the emotions in our life, and what is vocally transmitted to comprehend these states.

  • Erotic and Orgasmic Vocalization: Myth, Reality, or Both?
    Krzysztof Izdebski
  • A Rationale for Exploring Vocal Pleasantness
    Deryle Lonsdale, Matthew P. Spackman, and Bruce L. Brown
  • A Unified Model of Cognition, Emotion, and Action and Its Relation to Vocally Encoded Cognitive-Affective States
    Branka Zei Pollermann and Krzysztof Izdebski
  • Anger or Fear? Cross-Cultural Multimodal Interpretations of Emotional Expressions
    Åsa Abelin
  • Brain Correlates of Vocal Emotional Processing in Men and Women
    Annett Schirmer and Elizabeth Simpson
  • Emotion-Related Vocal Acoustics: Cue-Configuration, Dimensional, and Affect-Induction Perspectives
    Jo-Anne Bachorowski and Michael J. Owren
  • Emotions in Spoken Finnish: Cues for the Human Listener and the Computer
    Juhani Toivanen, Tapio Seppänen, and Eero Väyrynen
  • Judgments of the Affective Valence of Spontaneous Vocalizations: The Influence of Situational Context
    Arvid Kappas and Natalia Poliakova
  • Modification of Emotional Speech and Voice Quality Based on Changes to the Vocal Tract Structure
    Brad H. Story
  • Perception of Emotions Expressed via Speech and Nonlinguistic Vocalizations
    Shirley Fecteau and Pascal Belin
  • Research on Vocal Expression of Emotion: State of the Art and Future Directions
    Petri Laukka
  • The Role of Voice in the Expression and Perception of Emotions
    Anne-Maria Laukkanen, Paavo Alku, Matti Airas, and Teija Waaramaa
  • Universality and Diversity in the Vocalization of Emotions
    Jörg Zinken, Monja Knoll, and Jaak Panksepp
  • Voice Fundamental Frequency Changes as a Function of Foreign Languages Familiarity: An Emotional Effect?
    Kati Järvinen, Anne-Maria Laukkanen, and Krzysztof Izdebski
  • Voice and Affect in Speech Communication
    Geneviève Caelen-Haumont and Branka Zei Pollermann
  • Index

Krzysztof Izdebski

Krzysztof Izdebski, PhD
Dr. Krzysztof Izdebski, a founder and Chairman of Pacific Voice and Speech Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to voice and speech dysfunction (www.pvsf.org) and a Chairman of the Annual Pacific Voice Conference, a yearly gathering of voice experts is an internationally recognized scientist, clinician and a voice-speech pathologist with interests in voice and head and neck pathophysiology leading to communicative dysfunctions. He is also a co-founder and a World Voice Consortium, an international body of individuals and institutions dedicated to the study and care of the human voice.

Born in Poland, he graduated from the University of Lund, Sweden, UCLA, and UCSF in the USA, and is currently in private practice in San Francisco, CA, and is also a Clinical Associate Professor, Department of Otolaryngology - Head & Neck Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA. A multilingual speaker, Dr. Izdebski is a frequent visiting scholar and a lecturer at numerous European, Asian and South American institutions of learning and at various conferences. For his contribution to the field of voice, Dr. Izdebski received numerous prestigious awards, and is an ASHA Fellow. He has authored over 100 peer reviewed scholarly publications on voice functions and restoration of head and neck functions. Dr. Izdebski also served on various ASHA Committees including Advanced Practices in Speech Pathology, Medical Speech Devices and is the member of the Special Division 3 on Voice and Voice Disorders. He serves on editorial boards of many professional journals. His current interests continue to revolve around phonatory movement disorders, emotions in the human voice, applications of voice to products and industry, occupational voice and speech disorders and medico-legal assessment and documentation of voice and speech. As a hobby he studies languages, collects cartographic and balloon ephemera, enjoys unusual gardening frescos and cooking and some times works as a radio disc jockey on a local radio station. He lives in the Bay Area with his two children and lots of animals.

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