Landmark-based Analysis of Sleep-Deprived Speech

Suzanne Boyce, Joel MacAuslan, Ann Bradlow, Rajka Smiljanic
There is a common perception that speech articulation becomes “slurred”, or less precisely articulated, under sleep deprivation
conditions. There have been few studies of speech under sleep deprivation. Morris et al. (1960) and Harrison & Horne (1997) found that listeners heard a difference between speech recorded under rested and sleep-deprived conditions.

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