refers to the absence of normal variations in rhythm, stress, and pitch of speech, resulting in monotone or flat speech. This may be present due to a brain injury or have emotional or psychopathological origins. Also known as aprosody. See motor aprosodia- sensory aprosodia.

APROSODIA: "A person with aprosodia speaks in a monotone manner. "
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "APROSODIA," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/aprosodia/ (accessed September 25, 2021).