Speech FAQs:

Q: Is speech the vocalized form of communication used by humans?

A: Yes, and which is based upon the syntactic combination of items drawn from the lexicon.

Q: Is speech researched in terms of the speech production and speech perception of the sounds used in vocal language?

A: Yes.

Q: Is speech slow and labored?

A: Yes, and function words are absent, and syntax is severely impaired, as in telegraphic speech.

Q: Is speech unique?

A: Yes, in that animals also communicate with vocalizations.

Q: Is speech pulmonic?

A: Yes, and produced with pressure from the lungs, which creates phonation in the glottis in the larynx, which is then modified by the vocal tract and mouth into different vowels and consonants.

Q: Is speech internally used in mental processes to enhance and organize cognition in the form of an interior monologue?

A: Yes.

Q: Is speech unknown and subject to much debate and speculation?

A: Yes.