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The Impact Of Parkinson's Disease

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The journal article, The impact of Parkinson’s disease on vocal-prosodic communication from the perspective of the listeners, written by Marc D. Pell, Henry S. Cheang, and Carol L. Leonard in 2005, discusses the impact of dysprosody on people with idiopathic Parkinson’s disease, (PD) from the viewpoint of the listeners. Both the experimental and control groups were recorded when completing speech tasks. The aim of this article was to study how listeners perceive the speech of persons with PD, and if they are able to differentiate the emotions of the speakers with Parkinson’s disease compared to the healthy adult speakers. The research conducted for this article consisted of 21 English-speaking adults with PD and 21 healthy adults, used as the
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