W T Fitch

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Affiliation: Harvard University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The phonetic potential of nonhuman vocal tracts: comparative cineradiographic observations of vocalizing animals
    W T Fitch
    Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University and Program in Speech and Hearing Science Harvard MIT, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Phonetica 57:205-18. 2000
  2. pmc The descended larynx is not uniquely human
    W T Fitch
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, 33 Kirkland Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 268:1669-75. 2001

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Publications2

  1. ncbi request reprint The phonetic potential of nonhuman vocal tracts: comparative cineradiographic observations of vocalizing animals
    W T Fitch
    Department of Organismic and Evolutionary Biology, Harvard University and Program in Speech and Hearing Science Harvard MIT, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Phonetica 57:205-18. 2000
    ..The implications of these findings for theories of speech evolution are discussed...
  2. pmc The descended larynx is not uniquely human
    W T Fitch
    Department of Psychology, Harvard University, 33 Kirkland Street, Cambridge, MA 02138, USA
    Proc Biol Sci 268:1669-75. 2001
    ..Vocal-tract elongation is common in birds and is probably present in additional mammals. Size exaggeration provides a non-linguistic alternative hypothesis for the descent of the larynx in human evolution...