Can We Perceive Gender from Children’s Voices?

Classification rates for individual talkers (ages 5-11), with numbers indicating talker age (males in circles). Voices in shaded quadrants were identified correctly based on both sentences and isolated syllables. CREDIT: Barreda and Assmann

WASHINGTON, November 23, 2021 — The perception of gender in children’s voices is of special interest to researchers, because voices of young boys and girls are very similar before the age of puberty. Adult male and female voices are often quite different acoustically, making gender…click to read more

From the Journal: The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America
Link to article: Perception of gender in children’s voices
DOI: 10.1121/10.0006785

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