Speech samples and 16 PF scores were obtained from 104 male college students. The speech samples were rated for loudness and tempo and four voice quality profile types were identified: loud-fast; loud-slow; soft-fast; soft-slow. Analysis of variance indicated a significant difference between the four groups on the 16 PF. On the basis of this study and a previous study using the MMPI, actuarial descriptions of the specific personality traits associated with each voice quality profile type are presented.
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Markel, N.N., Phillis, J.A., Vargas, R. et al. Personality traits associated with voice types. J Psycholinguist Res 1, 249–255 (1972). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF01074441
- College Student
- Cognitive Psychology
- Personality Trait
- Voice Quality
- Profile Type