Voluntary Stuttering Suppresses True Stuttering: A Window on the Speech Perception - Production Link
Perception and Psychophysics, 66, 249- 254, February 2004
Vikram N. Dayalu, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Department of Speech-Language Pathology
J. Kalinowski, T. Saltuklaroglu, A. Stuart and M.P. Rastatter
In accord with a proposed innate link between speech perception and production (e.g., motor theory), this study provides compelling evidence for the inhibition of stuttering events in people who stutter prior to the initiation of the intended speech act, via both the perception and the production of speech gestures.