PATRICK C WONG

Summary

Affiliation: Northwestern University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Hemispheric specialization of linguistic pitch patterns
    Patrick C M Wong
    Department of Neurology, Brain Research Imaging Center, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Brain Res Bull 59:83-95. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Perceptual normalization for inter- and intratalker variation in Cantonese level tones
    Patrick C M Wong
    University of Texas at Austin, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 46:413-21. 2003
  3. pmc Differential neural contributions to native- and foreign-language talker identification
    Tyler K Perrachione
    Department of Linguistics, Northwestern University, 2240 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 35:1950-60. 2009
  4. pmc Neuroanatomical characteristics and speech perception in noise in older adults
    Patrick C M Wong
    The Roxelyn and Richard Pepper Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Northwestern University, Illinois, USA
    Ear Hear 31:471-9. 2010
  5. pmc Implicit memory in music and language
    Marc Ettlinger
    Roxelyn and Richard Pepper Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Northwestern University Evanston, IL, USA
    Front Psychol 2:211. 2011
  6. pmc Large-scale cortical functional organization and speech perception across the lifespan
    John P Sheppard
    The Roxelyn and Richard Pepper Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e16510. 2011
  7. pmc Linking neurogenetics and individual differences in language learning: the dopamine hypothesis
    Patrick C M Wong
    Roxelyn and Richard Pepper Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA
    Cortex 48:1091-102. 2012
  8. doi request reprint The bimusical brain is not two monomusical brains in one: evidence from musical affective processing
    Patrick C M Wong
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Northwestern University, 2240 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 23:4082-93. 2011
  9. pmc The derived allele of ASPM is associated with lexical tone perception
    Patrick C M Wong
    Roxelyn and Richard Pepper Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e34243. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Effects of mono- and bicultural experiences on auditory perception
    Patrick C M Wong
    The Roxelyn and Richard Pepper Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 60208, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1252:158-62. 2012

Detail Information

Publications28

  1. ncbi request reprint Hemispheric specialization of linguistic pitch patterns
    Patrick C M Wong
    Department of Neurology, Brain Research Imaging Center, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Brain Res Bull 59:83-95. 2002
    ..Moreover, little evidence exists for the alternative hypothesis. Possible methodological problems of these studies, alternative hypotheses, and considerations for future research are noted...
  2. ncbi request reprint Perceptual normalization for inter- and intratalker variation in Cantonese level tones
    Patrick C M Wong
    University of Texas at Austin, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 46:413-21. 2003
    ..In identifying the target tone, listeners relied more heavily on the f0 pattern of the second (last) half of the context. These results are discussed in relation to characteristic inter- and intratalker variations of lexical tones...
  3. pmc Differential neural contributions to native- and foreign-language talker identification
    Tyler K Perrachione
    Department of Linguistics, Northwestern University, 2240 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    J Exp Psychol Hum Percept Perform 35:1950-60. 2009
    ..This enhanced role of the classically language-dominant left hemisphere in listeners' native language demonstrates functionally integrated neural systems for speech and voice perception during talker identification...
  4. pmc Neuroanatomical characteristics and speech perception in noise in older adults
    Patrick C M Wong
    The Roxelyn and Richard Pepper Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Northwestern University, Illinois, USA
    Ear Hear 31:471-9. 2010
    ..In particular, the neuroanatomical characteristics of the left ventral and dorsal prefrontal cortex (PFC) are considered relative to standard measures of hearing in noise...
  5. pmc Implicit memory in music and language
    Marc Ettlinger
    Roxelyn and Richard Pepper Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Northwestern University Evanston, IL, USA
    Front Psychol 2:211. 2011
    ..These findings motivate potential new work that examines music and language comparatively in the context of the implicit memory system...
  6. pmc Large-scale cortical functional organization and speech perception across the lifespan
    John P Sheppard
    The Roxelyn and Richard Pepper Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 6:e16510. 2011
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  7. pmc Linking neurogenetics and individual differences in language learning: the dopamine hypothesis
    Patrick C M Wong
    Roxelyn and Richard Pepper Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA
    Cortex 48:1091-102. 2012
    ..If this hypothesis is supported by future empirical findings we suggest that it may point to neurogenetic markers that allow for language learning to be personalized...
  8. doi request reprint The bimusical brain is not two monomusical brains in one: evidence from musical affective processing
    Patrick C M Wong
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Northwestern University, 2240 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 23:4082-93. 2011
    ..These three lines of evidence suggest a clear differentiation of the effects of the exposure of one versus multiple musical systems...
  9. pmc The derived allele of ASPM is associated with lexical tone perception
    Patrick C M Wong
    Roxelyn and Richard Pepper Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e34243. 2012
    ..These results suggest that the association between the recently derived allele of ASPM is likely to be specific and is tied to higher level brain functions in the temporal cortex related to human communication...
  10. doi request reprint Effects of mono- and bicultural experiences on auditory perception
    Patrick C M Wong
    The Roxelyn and Richard Pepper Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 60208, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1252:158-62. 2012
    ..An important consideration regarding cultural influences is that many individuals grow up with exposure to environmental stimulations of more than one culture. In our discussion, we will consider both mono- and bicultural experiences...
  11. pmc Effects of culture on musical pitch perception
    Patrick C M Wong
    The Roxelyn and Richard Pepper Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, and the Knowles Hearing Center, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e33424. 2012
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  12. ncbi request reprint Central nervous system markers for lexical tone learning
    Patrick C M Wong
    Knowles Center for Hearing, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208
    J Acoust Soc Am 131:3479. 2012
    ..Taken together, these experiments provide information regarding the neural basis of lexical tone learning and demonstrate the feasibility of using biomarkers for designing training. [Work supported by NIH and NSF]...
  13. pmc Human inferior colliculus activity relates to individual differences in spoken language learning
    Bharath Chandrasekaran
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Center for Perceptual Systems, Institute for Neuroscience, The University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX, USA
    J Neurophysiol 107:1325-36. 2012
    ..Our results establish a critical role for the IC in speech-sound representation, consistent with the established role for the IC in the representation of communication signals in other animal models...
  14. pmc Volume of left Heschl's Gyrus and linguistic pitch learning
    Patrick C M Wong
    The Roxelyn and Richard Pepper Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Cereb Cortex 18:828-36. 2008
    ..These results also suggest that primary auditory regions may be important for encoding basic acoustic cues during the course of spoken language learning...
  15. ncbi request reprint Neural bases of talker normalization
    Patrick C M Wong
    University of Chicago, IL, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 16:1173-84. 2004
    ..This temporal-parietal network is possibly associated with selectively attending and processing spectral and spatial acoustic cues required in recognizing speech in a mixed-talker condition...
  16. ncbi request reprint The role of the insular cortex in pitch pattern perception: the effect of linguistic contexts
    Patrick C M Wong
    Department of Psychology, University of Texas, Austin, Texas 78712, USA
    J Neurosci 24:9153-60. 2004
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  17. pmc Predictors of spoken language learning
    Patrick C M Wong
    Roxelyn and Richard Pepper Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Northwestern University, 2240 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    J Commun Disord 44:564-7. 2011
    ..These predictors can inform the redesign of existing training paradigms to maximize learning for learners with different learning profiles...
  18. ncbi request reprint Neural characteristics of successful and less successful speech and word learning in adults
    Patrick C M Wong
    The Roxelyn and Richard Pepper Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Northwestern University Institute for Neuroscience, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Hum Brain Mapp 28:995-1006. 2007
    ..These results demonstrate an association between range of neural changes and degrees of language learning, specifically implicating the physiologic contribution of the left dorsal auditory cortex in learning success...
  19. ncbi request reprint Learning to recognize speakers of a non-native language: implications for the functional organization of human auditory cortex
    Tyler K Perrachione
    Department of Linguistics and Program in Cognitive Science, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Neuropsychologia 45:1899-910. 2007
    ..These results suggest that a strong integration between the brain regions implicated in voice perception and speech perception accounts for the accurate identification of talkers...
  20. pmc Communication disorders in speakers of tone languages: etiological bases and clinical considerations
    Patrick C M Wong
    Communication Neural Systems Research Group, The Roxelyn and Richard Pepper Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 60208, USA
    Semin Speech Lang 30:162-73. 2009
    ..We present emerging research on lexical tone learning in the context of the clinical disorders of hearing, speech, and language that this body of research will help to address...
  21. ncbi request reprint Musical experience shapes human brainstem encoding of linguistic pitch patterns
    Patrick C M Wong
    The Roxelyn and Richard Pepper Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Northwestern University, 2240 Campus Drive, Evanston, Illinois 60208 3540, USA
    Nat Neurosci 10:420-2. 2007
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  22. pmc Aging and cortical mechanisms of speech perception in noise
    Patrick C M Wong
    The Roxelyn and Richard Pepper Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, 2240 Campus Drive, Evanston, IL 60208 3540, United States
    Neuropsychologia 47:693-703. 2009
    ..These results are consistent with the decline-compensation hypothesis, suggestive of its applicability to the auditory domain...
  23. doi request reprint Cortical mechanisms of speech perception in noise
    Patrick C M Wong
    Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 51:1026-41. 2008
    ..The present study examines the brain basis of listening to spoken words in noise, which is a ubiquitous characteristic of communication, with the focus on the dorsal auditory pathway...
  24. pmc Effects of asymmetric cultural experiences on the auditory pathway: evidence from music
    Patrick C M Wong
    The Roxelyn and Richard Pepper Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Northwestern University, Evanston Chicago, Illinois 60208, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 1169:157-63. 2009
    ..Such a model has the potential to aid in the development of rehabilitation programs for the efficacious treatment of neurologic impairments...
  25. pmc Individual variability in cue-weighting and lexical tone learning
    Bharath Chandrasekaran
    Roxelyn and Richard Pepper Department of Communication Sciences, Northwestern University, 2240 Campus Drive, Evanston, Illinois 60208, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 128:456-65. 2010
    ..The results demonstrate that variability in the ability to successfully learn to use pitch in lexical contexts can be explained by pre-training differences in cue-weighting...
  26. pmc Plasticity in the adult human auditory brainstem following short-term linguistic training
    Judy H Song
    Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 20:1892-902. 2008
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  27. pmc Asymmetric cultural effects on perceptual expertise underlie an own-race bias for voices
    Tyler K Perrachione
    Department of Linguistics, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Cognition 114:42-55. 2010
    ..Person perception thus additionally relies on socioculturally-acquired dynamic information, which may be represented by different mechanisms in different sensory modalities...
  28. ncbi request reprint Changes in speech production in an early deafened adult with a cochlear implant
    Patrick C M Wong
    The Roxelyn and Richard Pepper Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, Northwestern University, Institute for Neuro Science, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL 60208, USA
    Int J Lang Commun Disord 42:387-405. 2007
    ..The current study is a first investigation reporting the speech production characteristics of an early deafened adult cochlear implant user after a course of speech-language treatment...

Research Grants6

  1. Acquisition of Mandarin Tones: A Cross-Sectional Study
    Patrick Wong; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..For the rehabilitation of adults, it is especially important to understand how adults learn. ..
  2. Behavioral and Neurologic Factors in Speech Learning
    PATRICK C WONG; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..g., whether they have different brain organization before and after training). ..
  3. Neural Bases of Auditory Processing Disorders in Adults
    Patrick Wong; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..2) Whether it is feasible to use MRI to identify neurophysiologic anomalies in APD adults. If so, whether APD is associated with a collection of unifying or diverse neurophysiologic anomalies. ..
  4. Behavioral and Neurologic Factors in Speech Learning
    Patrick Wong; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..g., whether they have different brain organization before and after training). ..