Creaky voice

Women with "vocal fry," creaky, low-pitch voices, less likely to get hired (Article)
This CBS news article summarizes a resaerch study published in the journal PLOS ONE, showing that women who use vocal fry may be perceived negatively when being interviewed for a job. The new article includes an audio clip of Faith Salie, Sunday Morning contributor, discussing vocal fry. Readers are encouraged to read the entire research article, by following the link at CBS News, or given in this database below. (posted 2:34 PM, August 27, 2014)

Vocal Fry May Undermine the Success of Young Women in the Labor Market (Article)
This is a well-done research article showing the effects of vocal fry on listener perceptions. The article includes audio files of speakers producing a sentence with and without vocal fry. (posted 2:34 PM, August 27, 2014)