Human Interaction Lab graduate student, Michelle Parker, presented at the Psychonomics conference in Vancouver on her work examining listener impressions of vocal fry in American women. She did a great job and generated lots of interest in this work! Dr. Borrie gave a talk at the same conference on generalized adaptation to disordered speech.
“People modify their behaviors to more closely align with others,” said Stephanie Borrie. Check out more of Borrie’s insights in a recent piece in TIME, entitled “You asked: What is Vocal Fry?” Found at: www.time.com/5006345/what-is-vocal-fry/