INVITED TALKS

“Voice Quality and the Perception of Speakers’ Social Attractiveness”. Institut des Systèmes Intelligents et de Robotique, CNRS (UMR 7222) & Université Pierre et Marie Curie, Paris 6. January 23, 2017, Paris, France. Invited by Pr. Mohamed Chetouani

“Voice Quality and the Perception of Speakers Social Image”. Université Sorbonne Nouvelle; Laboratoire de Phonétique et Phonologie (LPP), UMR CNRS 7018. October 7, 2016, Paris, France. Invited by Dr. Rachid Ridouane.

“Impact of Vocal Fold Biomechanic Variations on the Perception of Voice Quality”. University of Southern California, Department of Linguistics. January 25, 2015, Los Angeles, CA, USA. Invited at the PhonLunch event.

“The charismatic voice: biological abilities and culturally-mediated strategies”. University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA), Dept. of Integrative Biology & Physiology  April 6, 2015, Los Angeles, CA, USA. Invited by Prof. Stephanie A. White.

“The Science of Charismatic Voices”. University of Southern California,  March 25, 2015, Los Angeles, CA, USA. Invited by Prof. Sandra Ferrari-Disner.

“The Science of Charismatic Voices”. 168th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America (ASA). October 27-31, 2014, Indianapolis, USA. Video of the talk here (from min 10:25). Invited by the American Institute of Physics.

“Acoustic characteristics of the charismatic voice”. Plenary session of the XXII Annual Pacific Voice Conference (East), 12 April, 2014, Krakow, Poland. Abstract here.

“Aspetti psicologici del carisma e della leadership e strumenti per la descrizione del carisma in Italiano, Francese e Portoghese Brasiliano”. University of Padova, LCL (Language and Communication Lab), 7 May 2013. Invited by Prof. Maria Grazia Busà.

“Produzione della voce carismatica e percezione del carisma in Italiano, Francese e Portoghese Brasiliano”. University of Padova, LCL (Language and Communication Lab), 6 May 2013. Invited by Prof. Maria Grazia Busà.

“La voix charismatique des leaders politiques : influence des caractéristiques acoustico-prosodiques sur l’audience“. > Praxiling Laboratory, UMR 5267 CNRS — Université Paul-Valéry — Montpellier 3, January 14, 2013. Invited by Dr. Melissa Barkat-Defradas. Abstract here.

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

2016
Rhee, N. and Signorello, R. (2016). The acoustics of charismatic voices in Korean political speech: A cross-gender study. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 139(4):2123– 2123.

Signorello, R. (2016). Acoustics and perception of charisma in bilingual English-Spanish 2016 United States presidential election candidates. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 139(4):2018–2018.

Signorello, R. and Rhee, N. (2016). The voice acoustics of the 2016 united states presidential election candidates: A cross-gender study. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 139(4):2123–2123.

2015
Kreiman, J., Gerratt, B. R., Signorello, R., and Rastifar, S. (2015). Adequacy of a four-parameter spectral model of the voice source. In 169th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America (ASA), Pittsburgh, PA, USA. [Poster communication]

2014
Signorello, R. (2014). The biological function of fundamental frequency in leaders’ charismatic voices. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 136 (4), 2295-2295. [Poster communication]

Signorello, R., Zhang, Z., Gerratt, B., Kreiman, J. (2014). Impact of vocal tract resonance on the perception of voice quality changes caused by vocal fold stiffness. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 136 (4), 2295-2295. [Poster communication]

2013
Signorello, R. & Demolin D (2013). The physiological use of the charismatic voice in political speech. Proceedings of Interspeech 2013, 25-29 August 2013, Lyon, France [PDF version here] [Poster communication]

D’Errico, F., Signorello, R., and Poggi, I. (2013). The perception of charisma from voice. A cross-cultural study. Proceedings of IEEE Conference on Affective Computing and Intelligent Interaction (ACII 2013), Geneva, Switzerland, September 2-5, 2013. [PDF version here]

Signorello, R. & Demolin D. (2013). The acoustic correlates of persuasive voice: a cross-language study.10th PEVOC conference, 21-24 August, 2013, Prague, the Czech Republic.

2012
D’Errico, F., Signorello, R., and Poggi, I. (2012). Le dimensioni del carisma. In Cruciani, M. and Cecconi, F., editors, IX Convegno Annuale dell’Associazione Italiana di Scienze Cognitive – AISC 2012, pages 245–252, Rome, Italy. Università di Trento. [PDF version here]

Signorello, R., D’Errico, F., Poggi, I., and Demolin, D. (2012). How charisma is perceived from speech. A multidimensional approach. In ASE/IEEE International Conference on Social Computing (SocialCom) 2012, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. [PDF version here]

Signorello, R., D’Errico, F., Poggi, I., Demolin, D., and Mairano, P. (2012). Charisma perception in political speech: a case study. In Mello, H., Pettorino, M., and Raso, T., editors, Proceedings of the VIIth GSCP International Conference : Speech and Corpora, pages 343–348. Firenze University Press. [PDF version here]

2011
Signorello, R., Poggi, I., D’Errico, F., Demolin, D. (2011). Il carisma del corpo: caratteristiche acustiche della voce carismatica. X Giornate della Ricerca, Università degli Studi Roma Tre, Rome, Italy.

Signorello, R., Aubergé, V., Vanpé, A., Grandjon, L. & Audibert, N (2011). Indices de langue et de culture dans les micro-événements audibles et visibles de l’interaction face à face. RJCP 2011, Grenoble (France), 25-27 May 2011. [Poster communication]

2010
Signorello, R., Aubergé, V., Vanpé, A., Grandjon, L. & Audibert, N. (2010).  A la recherche d’indices de culture et/ou de langue dans les micro-événements audio-visuels de l’interaction face à face. In Buisine, S., Sabouret, N. & Morge, M. (Eds.) WACA 2010, pp. 69-76, Lille (France), 25-26 November 2010. [PDF version here]