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Action Theory as a Description of the Speech Process

  • Katherine S. Harris

Abstract

“Action Theory” evolved as a response to some problems in the description of motor control and coordination. While the theory has been used as a way of specifying appropriate approaches to behavioral description (see, e.g. Turvey, 1977), the goal of this chapter is to sketch the historical evolution of the theory and to indicate a relevant approach to normal and disordered speech production.

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Action Theory Acoustical Society Speech Production Vocal Tract Coordinative Structure 
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