Comparison of the Effects of Delayed Auditory Feedback on Speech and Key Tapping

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Science  03 Apr 1959:
Vol. 129, Issue 3353, pp. 903-904
DOI: 10.1126/science.129.3353.903


Delaying the return of a speaker's vocal output to his ears (the auditory feedback) radically changes his speech (1). The present report concerns the effect of delayed auditory feedback on simple key-tapping tasks. Evidence is presented which indicates that changes in speech and key tapping under delayed auditory feedback are analogous.