Paul Iverson

Summary

Affiliation: University College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The roles of second-language experience and accent in speech recognition in noise
    Melanie Preece Pinet
    UCL, Dept of Lang Sci, Chandler House, 2 Wakefield St, London WC1N 1PF, UK
    J Acoust Soc Am 125:2763. 2009
  2. doi request reprint Talker-listener accent interactions in speech-in-noise recognition: effects of prosodic manipulation as a function of language experience
    Melanie Pinet
    Department of Speech, Hearing and Phonetic Sciences, Division of Psychology and Language Sciences, University College London, Chandler House, 2 Wakefield Street, London WC1N 1PF, United Kingdom
    J Acoust Soc Am 128:1357-65. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Second-language experience and speech-in-noise recognition: effects of talker-listener accent similarity
    Melanie Pinet
    University College London, Division of Psychology and Language Sciences, Department of Speech, Hearing and Phonetic Sciences, Chandler House, 2 Wakefield Street, London WC1N 1PF, United Kingdom
    J Acoust Soc Am 130:1653-62. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Cross-language specialization in phonetic processing: English and Hindi perception of /w/-/v/ speech and nonspeech
    Paul Iverson
    University College London, Division of Psychology and Language Sciences, Department of Speech Hearing and Phonetic Sciences, Chandler House, 2 Wakefield Street, London WC1N 1PF, United Kingdom
    J Acoust Soc Am 130:EL297-303. 2011
  5. ncbi request reprint Learning English vowels with different first-language vowel systems: perception of formant targets, formant movement, and duration
    Paul Iverson
    Department of Phonetics and Linguistics, University College London, 4 Stephenson Way, London NW1 2HE, United Kingdom
    J Acoust Soc Am 122:2842-54. 2007
  6. doi request reprint Category and perceptual interference in second-language phoneme learning: an examination of English /w/-/v/ learning by Sinhala, German, and Dutch speakers
    Paul Iverson
    Department of Phonetics and Linguistics, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 34:1305-16. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Learning English vowels with different first-language vowel systems II: Auditory training for native Spanish and German speakers
    Paul Iverson
    Division of Psychology and Language Sciences, University College London, Chandler House, 2 Wakefield Street, London, United Kingdom
    J Acoust Soc Am 126:866-77. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Plasticity in vowel perception and production: a study of accent change in young adults
    Bronwen G Evans
    Department of Phonetics and Linguistics, University College London, 4 Stephenson Way, London NW1 2HE, United Kingdom
    J Acoust Soc Am 121:3814-26. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Phonetic training with acoustic cue manipulations: a comparison of methods for teaching English /r/-/l/ to Japanese adults
    Paul Iverson
    Department of Phonetics and Linguistics, University College London, 4 Stephenson Way, London NW1 2HE, United Kingdom
    J Acoust Soc Am 118:3267-78. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Vowel recognition via cochlear implants and noise vocoders: effects of formant movement and duration
    Paul Iverson
    Department of Phonetics and Linguistics, University College London, 4 Stephenson Way, London NW1 2HE, United Kingdom
    J Acoust Soc Am 120:3998-4006. 2006

Detail Information

Publications19

  1. ncbi request reprint The roles of second-language experience and accent in speech recognition in noise
    Melanie Preece Pinet
    UCL, Dept of Lang Sci, Chandler House, 2 Wakefield St, London WC1N 1PF, UK
    J Acoust Soc Am 125:2763. 2009
    ..The results thus suggest that increased exposure to L1 speech changes both the intelligibility of accents and the selectivity of accent processing...
  2. doi request reprint Talker-listener accent interactions in speech-in-noise recognition: effects of prosodic manipulation as a function of language experience
    Melanie Pinet
    Department of Speech, Hearing and Phonetic Sciences, Division of Psychology and Language Sciences, University College London, Chandler House, 2 Wakefield Street, London WC1N 1PF, United Kingdom
    J Acoust Soc Am 128:1357-65. 2010
    ..The use of prosodic cues in noise thus appears to be modulated by language experience and varies according to listening context...
  3. doi request reprint Second-language experience and speech-in-noise recognition: effects of talker-listener accent similarity
    Melanie Pinet
    University College London, Division of Psychology and Language Sciences, Department of Speech, Hearing and Phonetic Sciences, Chandler House, 2 Wakefield Street, London WC1N 1PF, United Kingdom
    J Acoust Soc Am 130:1653-62. 2011
    ..Overall, the results suggest that L2 experience affects talker-listener accent interactions, altering both the intelligibility of different accents and the selectivity of accent processing...
  4. doi request reprint Cross-language specialization in phonetic processing: English and Hindi perception of /w/-/v/ speech and nonspeech
    Paul Iverson
    University College London, Division of Psychology and Language Sciences, Department of Speech Hearing and Phonetic Sciences, Chandler House, 2 Wakefield Street, London WC1N 1PF, United Kingdom
    J Acoust Soc Am 130:EL297-303. 2011
    ..However, the cross-language differences extended into a gray area of speech-like stimuli that were difficult to classify, suggesting that the specialization occurred in phonetic processing prior to categorization...
  5. ncbi request reprint Learning English vowels with different first-language vowel systems: perception of formant targets, formant movement, and duration
    Paul Iverson
    Department of Phonetics and Linguistics, University College London, 4 Stephenson Way, London NW1 2HE, United Kingdom
    J Acoust Soc Am 122:2842-54. 2007
    ..The results suggest that there is a surprising degree of uniformity in the ways that individuals with different language backgrounds perceive second language vowels...
  6. doi request reprint Category and perceptual interference in second-language phoneme learning: an examination of English /w/-/v/ learning by Sinhala, German, and Dutch speakers
    Paul Iverson
    Department of Phonetics and Linguistics, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 34:1305-16. 2008
    ....
  7. doi request reprint Learning English vowels with different first-language vowel systems II: Auditory training for native Spanish and German speakers
    Paul Iverson
    Division of Psychology and Language Sciences, University College London, Chandler House, 2 Wakefield Street, London, United Kingdom
    J Acoust Soc Am 126:866-77. 2009
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Plasticity in vowel perception and production: a study of accent change in young adults
    Bronwen G Evans
    Department of Phonetics and Linguistics, University College London, 4 Stephenson Way, London NW1 2HE, United Kingdom
    J Acoust Soc Am 121:3814-26. 2007
    ....
  9. ncbi request reprint Phonetic training with acoustic cue manipulations: a comparison of methods for teaching English /r/-/l/ to Japanese adults
    Paul Iverson
    Department of Phonetics and Linguistics, University College London, 4 Stephenson Way, London NW1 2HE, United Kingdom
    J Acoust Soc Am 118:3267-78. 2005
    ..The results suggest that both category assimilation and perceptual interference affect English /r/ and /l/ acquisition...
  10. ncbi request reprint Vowel recognition via cochlear implants and noise vocoders: effects of formant movement and duration
    Paul Iverson
    Department of Phonetics and Linguistics, University College London, 4 Stephenson Way, London NW1 2HE, United Kingdom
    J Acoust Soc Am 120:3998-4006. 2006
    ..Moreover, both listener groups used these cues to the same extent, suggesting that postlingually deafened cochlear implant users have category representations for vowels that are similar to those of normal-hearing individuals...
  11. doi request reprint English /r/-/l/ category assimilation by Japanese adults: individual differences and the link to identification accuracy
    Kota Hattori
    Division of Psychology and Language Sciences, University College London, London, United Kingdom
    J Acoust Soc Am 125:469-79. 2009
    ..Japanese speakers had three distinct best exemplars for /r/, /l/, and flap, and only their representation of F3 in /r/ and /l/ was predictive of identification ability...
  12. pmc Vowel-specific mismatch responses in the anterior superior temporal gyrus: an fMRI study
    Alexander P Leff
    Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, London, UK
    Cortex 45:517-26. 2009
    ..Neural components of this pathway would be expected to respond to sudden, perhaps unexpected changes in speech signal that result in a change to narrative meaning...
  13. ncbi request reprint A perceptual interference account of acquisition difficulties for non-native phonemes
    Paul Iverson
    Department of Phonetics and Linguistics, University College London, 4 Stephenson Way, London NW1 2HE, UK
    Cognition 87:B47-57. 2003
    ..The results show how language-specific perceptual processing can alter the relative salience of within- and between-category acoustic variation, and thereby interfere with second language acquisition...
  14. ncbi request reprint Evaluating the function of phonetic perceptual phenomena within speech recognition: an examination of the perception of /d/-/t/ by adult cochlear implant users
    Paul Iverson
    Department of Phonetics and Linguistics, University College London, London NW1 2HE, England
    J Acoust Soc Am 113:1056-64. 2003
    ..The results suggest that perceptual sensitivity affects speech recognition accuracy, but that many cochlear implant users are able to accurately recognize speech without having typical normal-hearing patterns of phonetic perception...
  15. ncbi request reprint Constructing adequate non-speech analogues: what is special about speech anyway?
    Stuart Rosen
    Department of Phonetics and Linguistics, UCL, London, UK
    Dev Sci 10:165-8; discussion 169-71. 2007
    ..Possible avenues of research to address this crucial issue are proposed, based on a consideration of the distinctive acoustic properties of speech. This is a commentary on Vouloumanos and Werker (2007)...
  16. doi request reprint Multidimensional scaling of English fricatives using the acoustic change complex of electroencephalogram recordings
    Paul Iverson
    Univ College London, 2 Wakefield St, London WC1N 1PF, United
    J Acoust Soc Am 133:3605. 2013
    ....
  17. pmc The right hemisphere supports but does not replace left hemisphere auditory function in patients with persisting aphasia
    Sundeep Teki
    1 Wellcome Trust Centre for Neuroimaging, University College London, London WC1N 3BG, UK
    Brain 136:1901-12. 2013
    ..Despite this presumed compensatory shift in network connectivity, the patients remain significantly impaired...
  18. ncbi request reprint The perception of speech and nonspeech analogs by first- and second-language speakers
    Paul Iverson
    Res Dept Speech Hearing and Phonetic Sci, University College London, 2 Wakefield St, London WC1N 1PF, UK
    J Acoust Soc Am 125:2753. 2009
    ....
  19. ncbi request reprint Vowel normalization for accent: an investigation of best exemplar locations in northern and southern British English sentences
    Bronwen G Evans
    Department of Phonetics and Linguistics, University College London, 4 Stephenson Way, London NW1 2HE, United Kingdom
    J Acoust Soc Am 115:352-61. 2004
    ..g., whether the individuals grew up in the north or south of England), and were linked to the changes in production that speakers typically make due to sociolinguistic factors when living in multidialectal environments...