McGurk Effect

Allen Dai
Whitney M. Young Magnet High School,
Chicago, IL
James Liu
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign,
Urbana-Champaign, IL
Chunyu Liu
Department of Psychiatry,
University of Illinois at Chicago,
Chicago, IL
References:
Brancazio L, Miller JL. Use of visual information in speech perception: Evidence for a visual rate effect both with and without a McGurk effect. Perception & Psychophysics. 2005;67(5):759-769. doi:10.3758/bf03193531. https://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.3758%2FBF03193531.pdf

Mallick DB, Magnotti JF, Beauchamp MS. Variability and stability in the McGurk effect: contributions of participants, stimuli, time, and response type. Psychonomic bulletin & review. 2015;22(5):1299-1307. doi:10.3758/s13423-015-0817-4. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4580505/

Magnotti JF, Mallick DB, Feng G, Zhou B, Zhou W, Beauchamp MS. Similar frequency of the McGurk effect in large samples of native Mandarin Chinese and American English speakers. Experimental brain research. 2015;233(9):2581-2586. doi:10.1007/s00221-015-4324-7. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4536079/

McGurk H, MacDonald J. Hearing lips and seeing voices. Nature. 1976;264:746–748. doi: 10.1038/264746a0. http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/v264/n5588/abs/264746a0.html?foxtrotcallback=true

Munhall KG, Gribble P, Sacco L, Ward M. Temporal constraints on the McGurk effect. Perception & Psychophysics. 1996;58(3):351-362. doi:doi:10.3758/bf03206811. https://link.springer.com/content/pdf/10.3758%2FBF03206811.pdf

Lüttke CS, Ekman M, van Gerven MAJ, de Lange FP. McGurk illusion recalibrates subsequent auditory perception. Scientific Reports. 2016;6(1). doi:10.1038/srep32891 https://www.nature.com/articles/srep32891

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INSTRUCTIONS:
You will hear audio clips of different people talking.
After each clip, you will have to choose which sound you heard using the options on the bottom of the screen.
If you are not sure, take your best guess.
There are no right or wrong answers.

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Increase the volume until the speech is clear, then decrease the volume until speech is quiet, but understandable.
INSTRUCTIONS:
You will see videos of different people talking.
Please concentrate on watching the speaker for the entire duration of each video. Pay close attention to the speaker's face, particularly mouth.
After each video, you will have to choose which sound you heard using the options on the bottom of the screen.
If you are not sure, take your best guess.
There are no right or wrong answers.
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