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Hypnosis/Chapters/Methods/Voice Emotions Table

Emotions effect on the human voice
joy sorrow anger fear disgust surprise
voice quality breathy and blearing resonant breathy with chest tone irregular and blearing grumbled with chest tone breathy and blearing
articulation normal slurring tense precise normal tense and precise
speech rate faster or slower slightly slower slightly faster much faster very much slower much faster
intensity higher lower higher normal lower higher
pitch range much wider slightly narrower much wider much wider slightly wider much wider
pitch average much higher slightly lower very much higher very much higher very much lower much higher
pitch changes smooth with upwards inflections downward inflections abrupt on stressed syllable normal wide downward on terminal inflections rising contour