The effect of nicotine craving on voice quality

Responsible:  Sandra Schwab, Volker Dellwo, Marianela Fernandez & Michael Amato
Duration of the project: 2017-2018

Project Description:

This research first aims to determine whether nicotine craving has a perceptible effect on speech, as determined by naïve listeners in a perception experiment. Second, it aims to study the influence of craving on the acoustic properties of speech such as F0, jitter, shimmer, speech rate and rhythmic metrics.

Publications (or conference presentation):

  1. Schwab, S., Amato, M. S., Dellwo, V. & Fernández, M. (2017). Can we hear nicotine craving? IAFPA 2017, Split, Croatia, July, 9-12, 2017.
  2. Schwab, S., Amato, M. S., Dellwo, V. & Fernández, M. (2017). Can we hear craving? The effect of craving on voice quality. SRNT 2017, Firenze, Italy, March, 8-11, 2017.
  3. Schwab, S., Amato, M. S., Dellwo, V. & Fernández, M. (2016). The effects of nicotine craving on voice quality. IAFPA 2016, York, England, July, 24-27, 2016.

 Keywords (max 5): perception of nicotine craving, voice quality

Funding source(s): IAFPA