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Book: Culture and Gender of Voice Pitch

Chapter: Voice pitch and expression of emotion

DOI: 10.1558/equinox.21271


This chapter examines the meanings of voice pitch modulation in
terms of a universal human behavior: the expression of emotion. This human behavior is found to be crucial in the understanding of the differences in voice pitch modulation used by speakers of Japanese and American English.

Chapter Contributors

  • Ikuko Patricia Yuasa ( - book-auth-350) 'University of Iowa'