Flexible voices : Identity perception from variable vocal signals. / Lavan, Nadine; Burton, A. Mike; Scott, Sophie K; McGettigan, Carolyn.

In: Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, Vol. 26, No. 1, 02.2019, p. 90-102.

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Flexible voices : Identity perception from variable vocal signals. / Lavan, Nadine; Burton, A. Mike; Scott, Sophie K; McGettigan, Carolyn.

In: Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, Vol. 26, No. 1, 02.2019, p. 90-102.

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Lavan, N, Burton, AM, Scott, SK & McGettigan, C 2019, 'Flexible voices: Identity perception from variable vocal signals' Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, vol. 26, no. 1, pp. 90-102. DOI: 10.3758/s13423-018-1497-7

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Lavan, N., Burton, A. M., Scott, S. K., & McGettigan, C. (2019). Flexible voices: Identity perception from variable vocal signals. Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, 26(1), 90-102. DOI: 10.3758/s13423-018-1497-7

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Lavan N, Burton AM, Scott SK, McGettigan C. Flexible voices: Identity perception from variable vocal signals. Psychonomic Bulletin and Review. 2019 Feb;26(1):90-102. Available from, DOI: 10.3758/s13423-018-1497-7

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Lavan, Nadine ; Burton, A. Mike ; Scott, Sophie K ; McGettigan, Carolyn. / Flexible voices : Identity perception from variable vocal signals. In: Psychonomic Bulletin and Review. 2019 ; Vol. 26, No. 1. pp. 90-102

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