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Tusing, K. J., & Dillard, J. P. (2000). The sounds of dominance: Vocal precursors of perceived dominance during interpersonal influence. Human Communication Research, 26(1), 148–171. 
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Resource type: Journal Article
BibTeX citation key: Tusing2000
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Categories: Semiology
Creators: Dillard, Tusing
Collection: Human Communication Research
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A study of dominance in speech patterns.
Added by: Mark Grimshaw-Aagaard  
p.165   "...high mean amplitude, great amplitude variation, and a slow rate are dominant". Although no significant variation was found for female voice, "male sources with high mean F0 are dominant."   Added by: Mark Grimshaw-Aagaard
Keywords:   Speech
p.166   Variations in pitch are "perceived as a pleasant vocal attribute" and "communicate friendliness, or affiliation."   Added by: Mark Grimshaw-Aagaard
Keywords:   Speech
p.152   Reviewing past research, the authors re-iterate that loud, low-pitched sounds are associated with aggression and intimidation while softer, higher-pitched sounds indicate submissiveness and lack of hostility.   Added by: Mark Grimshaw-Aagaard
Keywords:   Speech