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UT Voice Lab: Publications

Lester-Smith, R.A., Hilger, A., Dunne-Platero, K.E., Kim, J.H., Chan, C.L., & Larson, C.R. (2022). The effects of masked and delayed auditory feedback on fundamental frequency modulation in vocal vibrato. Journal of Voice. Advance online publication.

Abur, A., Subaciute, A., Daliri, A., Lester-Smith, R.A., Lupiani, A.A., Cilento, D., Enos, N.M., Weerathunge, H.R., Tardif, M.C., & Stepp, C.E. (2021). Feedback and feedforward auditory-motor processes for voice and articulation in Parkinson's disease. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 1-13.

Lester-Smith, R.A., Derrick, E., & Larson, C.R. (2021). Characterization of source-filter interactions in vocal vibrato using a neck-surface vibration sensor. Journal of Voice. Advance online publication.

Lester-Smith, R.A., Miller, C.H., & Cherney, L.R. (2021). Behavioral therapy for tremor or dystonia affecting voice in speakers with hyperkinetic dysarthria: A systematic review. Journal of Voice. Advance online publication.

Lester-Smith, R.A., Kim, J.H., Hilger, A., Chan, C.L., & Larson, C.R. (2020). Auditory-motor control of fundamental frequency in vocal vibrato. Journal of Voice. Advance online publication.

Schenck, A., Hilger, A.I., Levant, S., Kim, J.H., Lester-Smith, R.A., & Larson, C. (2020). The effect of pitch and loudness auditory feedback perturbations on vocal quality during sustained phonation. Journal of Voice. Advance online publication.

Lester-Smith, R.A., Daliri, A., Enos, N., Abur, D., Lupiani, A.A., Letcher, S., & Stepp, C.E. (2020). The relation of articulatory and vocal auditory-motor control in typical speakers. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 63, 3628-3642.

Hilger, A., Cole, J., Kim, J.H., Lester-Smith, R.A., & Larson, C. (2020). The effect of pitch auditory feedback perturbations on the production of anticipatory phrasal prominence and boundary. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 63, 2185-2201.

Abur, D., Lester-Smith, R.A., Daliri, A., Lupiani, A.A., Guenther, F.H., & Stepp, C.E. (2018). Sensorimotor adaptation of voice fundamental frequency in Parkinson’s disease. PLoS ONE, 13(10), e0191839.

Stepp, C.E., Lester-Smith, R.A., Abur, D., Daliri, A., Noordzij, J., & Lupiani, A. (2017). Evidence for auditory-motor impairment in individuals with hyperfunctional voice disorders. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 60, 1545-1550.

Lester-Smith, R.A., & Story, B.H. (2016). The effects of physiological adjustments on the perceptual and acoustical characteristics of vibrato as a model of vocal tremor. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 140(5), 3827-3833.

Lester, R.A., & Story, B.H. (2015). The effects of physiological adjustments on the perceptual and acoustical characteristics of simulated laryngeal vocal tremor. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 138(2), 953-963.

Carbonell, K.M., Lester, R.A., Story, B.H., & Lotto, A.J. (2015). Discriminating simulated vocal tremor source using amplitude modulation spectra. Journal of Voice, 29(2), 140-147.

Fuglevand, A.J., Lester, R.A., & Johns, R.K. (2015). Distinguishing intrinsic from extrinsic factors underlying firing rate saturation in human motor units. Journal of Neurophysiology, 113(5), 1310-1322.

Lester, R.A., & Hoit, J.D. (2014). Nasal and oral inspiration during natural speech breathing. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 57(3), 734-742.

Lester, R.A., Barkmeier-Kraemer, J., & Story, B.H. (2013). Physiologic and acoustic patterns of essential vocal tremor. Journal of Voice, 27(4), 422-432.

Lester, R.A., & Story, B.H. (2013). Acoustic characteristics of simulated respiratory-induced vocal tremor. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 22(2), 205-211.

Cipriani, N.A., Martin, D.E., Corey, J.P., Portugal, L., Caballero, N., Lester, R., Anthony, B., & Taxy, J.B. (2011). The clinicopathologic spectrum of benign mass lesions of the vocal fold due to vocal abuse. International Journal of Surgical Pathology, 19(5), 583-587.