[Independent Studies]

Historical Review

[Development in the past]


Language Science vs. Speech and Hearing Science

[Language vs. Speech]

[Unorganic vs. Organic Linguistics]

[Linguistics and Patholinguistics]

[The Tradition of Biolinguistics]

[Speech Perception, Language Processing, and Speech Production]

Anatomical and Physiological Foundations of Language


[Connective Tissues]

[Muscular System]

[Vasscular System]

[Nervous System]

[Anatomical Nomenclature and Orientation]

[The Nature of Acoustics]

[Auditory Events, Music, and Speech]

Theories of Speech Production (Previous version)

[Source Filter Theory (Gunnar Fant 1960)]

[Motor Theory of Speech Perception (A. Liberman 1985)]

[Levelt’s Model (1989)]

[Bernouli Effect]

[Myoelastic Arodynamic Theory (van den Berg 1958)]

[Mucovisicoelastic Arodynamic Theory (Hiroto 1966)]

[Body Cover Theory of Laryngeal Function (Hirano 1974)]

[Two Mass Theory (Ishizuka 1972)]

[Small Amplitude Oscilation Theory (Titze 1988)]


Related Issues

[Hearing Aids]

[Hearing Disorder]




Development of Human Information/Symbol Processing Mechanisms

[Species Specificity of Human Symbolic Behavior]

[Phylogenetic Correlates]

[Embryological Aspects]

[Ontological Aspects]

[Gerontological Aspects]


Measurements and Instruments l (Previous Version)

[Acoustics and Psychoacoustics]

[Measurements and Diagnosis in Audiology]

Subjective/ Objective Measurement

[Pure Tone/ Speech Audiometer]


[Otoacoustic Emission (OAEs)]

[Auditory Brain Stem Response]

Measurements of Aerodynamics


[Rothenburg Mask]

Measurements of Muscle Activities



Measurements and Instruments ll (Previous Version)

Imaging Technology







Articulation Tracking Devices

[Strain Gauge System]


[Electromagnetic Articulography

Measurements of Neural Activities




 Basic Acoustics of (Speech) Sound Comparative and Developmental Anatomy

Theories of of Speech and Language Processing

[Nature of Speech Signal and Signal Organization]

[Theories of Hearing]

[Theories of Speech Perception and Language Comprehension]

[Neurolinguistic Theories of Language Processing]

[Theories of Speech Production]

Non-Speech Mode of Information Processing

[From Sense Organs to Cognition]

[Human Motor System and Speech Motor System]

[Visual System and Visual Information Processing]

[Processing of Written Language]

[Signing and Sign Language]

[Tactile Reading]

[Sense Physiology and Art]

[Physiology of Musical Performance]


Institutes & Association (Previous Version)

[Taiwan & United States]


References  (Previous Version) 


[Digital Medical Dictionary]


An Introduction to  Dr. Tai Lin (林泰博士)

        Dr. Tai Lin is currently a senior research scientist at Eaton-Peabody Laboratory of Auditory Physiology, Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. He graduated from National Tsing Hua University at Taiwan in Physics in 1983 and received a Doctor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from Washington University in St. Louis in 1995 with a dissertation done at the Central Institute for the Deaf. He received a NIH fellowship from 1996-1999 as a NIH post doctoral fellow at Harvard-MIT Speech and Hearing program. He is the vice president of the Asian Pacific Speech and Hearing Sciences Foundation and the president of a company in St. Louis for worldwide marketing and distribution of advertising specialties.

Articles written by Dr. Tai Lin (林泰博士)








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