P K Kuhl

Summary

Affiliation: University of Washington
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Acoustic analysis of lexical tone in Mandarin infant-directed speech
    Huei Mei Liu
    Department of Special Education, National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Dev Psychol 43:912-7. 2007
  2. pmc A new view of language acquisition
    P K Kuhl
    Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, University of Washington, Box 357920, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 97:11850-7. 2000
  3. pmc Infants' brain responses to speech suggest Analysis by Synthesis
    Patricia K Kuhl
    Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 111:11238-45. 2014
  4. pmc Age-specific average head template for typically developing 6-month-old infants
    Lisa F Akiyama
    University of Washington, Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences, Seattle, Washington, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e73821. 2013
  5. pmc Mental addition in bilinguals: an FMRI study of task-related and performance-related activation
    Jo Fu Lotus Lin
    Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Cereb Cortex 22:1851-61. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Genetic polymorphism of Algerian Leishmania infantum strains revealed by multilocus microsatellite analysis
    Nabila Seridi
    Laboratoire de Genetique, Faculte des Sciences Biologiques, USTHB, Algiers, Algeria
    Microbes Infect 10:1309-15. 2008
  7. pmc Brain responses to words in 2-year-olds with autism predict developmental outcomes at age 6
    Patricia K Kuhl
    Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e64967. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Is speech learning 'gated' by the social brain?
    Patricia K Kuhl
    Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Dev Sci 10:110-20. 2007
  9. pmc Phonetic learning as a pathway to language: new data and native language magnet theory expanded (NLM-e)
    Patricia K Kuhl
    Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 363:979-1000. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Neural substrates of language acquisition
    Patricia Kuhl
    Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Annu Rev Neurosci 31:511-34. 2008

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Detail Information

Publications35

  1. ncbi request reprint Acoustic analysis of lexical tone in Mandarin infant-directed speech
    Huei Mei Liu
    Department of Special Education, National Taiwan Normal University, Taipei, Taiwan
    Dev Psychol 43:912-7. 2007
    ....
  2. pmc A new view of language acquisition
    P K Kuhl
    Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, University of Washington, Box 357920, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 97:11850-7. 2000
    ..Infants' strategies are unexpected and unpredicted by historical views. A new theoretical position has emerged, and six postulates of this position are described...
  3. pmc Infants' brain responses to speech suggest Analysis by Synthesis
    Patricia K Kuhl
    Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 111:11238-45. 2014
    ....
  4. pmc Age-specific average head template for typically developing 6-month-old infants
    Lisa F Akiyama
    University of Washington, Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences, Seattle, Washington, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 8:e73821. 2013
    ..We also created a new atlas that reflects the true 6-month-old infant brain anatomy. Average templates and atlas are publicly available on our website (http://ilabs.washington.edu/6-m-templates-atlas). ..
  5. pmc Mental addition in bilinguals: an FMRI study of task-related and performance-related activation
    Jo Fu Lotus Lin
    Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Cereb Cortex 22:1851-61. 2012
    ..Current results provide further evidence for the effects of language-specific experience on arithmetic processing in bilinguals at the cortical level...
  6. doi request reprint Genetic polymorphism of Algerian Leishmania infantum strains revealed by multilocus microsatellite analysis
    Nabila Seridi
    Laboratoire de Genetique, Faculte des Sciences Biologiques, USTHB, Algiers, Algeria
    Microbes Infect 10:1309-15. 2008
    ..Due to its high discriminatory power MLMT could be also successfully applied for differentiating relapses or re-infection for patients suffering from multiple episodes of visceral leishmaniasis...
  7. pmc Brain responses to words in 2-year-olds with autism predict developmental outcomes at age 6
    Patricia K Kuhl
    Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    PLoS ONE 8:e64967. 2013
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Is speech learning 'gated' by the social brain?
    Patricia K Kuhl
    Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Dev Sci 10:110-20. 2007
    ..Relating human language learning to a broader set of neurobiological cases of communicative development, I argue that the social brain 'gates' the computational mechanisms involved in human language learning...
  9. pmc Phonetic learning as a pathway to language: new data and native language magnet theory expanded (NLM-e)
    Patricia K Kuhl
    Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci 363:979-1000. 2008
    ..NLM-e incorporates five new principles. Specific testable predictions for future research programmes are described...
  10. ncbi request reprint Neural substrates of language acquisition
    Patricia Kuhl
    Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Annu Rev Neurosci 31:511-34. 2008
    ..Developmental neuroscience studies using language are beginning to answer questions about the origins of humans' language faculty...
  11. ncbi request reprint Infant magnetoencephalography studies exploring neural links between sensory and motor representations for speech
    Patricia K Kuhl
    Univ of Washington, Inst for Learning and Brain Sci, Mailstop 357920, Seattle, WA 98195 7920
    J Acoust Soc Am 125:2769. 2009
    ..Our results elucidate the developmental time course of the sensory-motor connections for speech, and address longstanding theoretical issues in speech perception...
  12. pmc Brain mechanisms in early language acquisition
    Patricia K Kuhl
    Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Neuron 67:713-27. 2010
    ..Neuroscience on early language learning is beginning to reveal the multiple brain systems that underlie the human language faculty...
  13. ncbi request reprint Infants show a facilitation effect for native language phonetic perception between 6 and 12 months
    Patricia K Kuhl
    Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences and Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, University of Washington 98195, USA
    Dev Sci 9:F13-F21. 2006
    ..We argue that neural commitment to native-language phonetic properties explains the pattern of developmental change in the first year...
  14. pmc Human speech and birdsong: communication and the social brain
    Patricia K Kuhl
    Center for Mind, Brain, and Learning, Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, University of Washington, Mailstop 357920, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:9645-6. 2003
  15. ncbi request reprint Language/culture/mind/brain. Progress at the margins between disciplines
    P K Kuhl
    Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, and Center for Mind, Brain, and Learning, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Ann N Y Acad Sci 935:136-74. 2001
    ..Although a consilient view cannot yet be offered, the cross-disciplinary interaction now seen among scientists pursuing one of humans' greatest achievements, language, is quite promising...
  16. ncbi request reprint Early language acquisition: cracking the speech code
    Patricia K Kuhl
    Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences and the Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Nat Rev Neurosci 5:831-43. 2004
    ..Successful learning by infants, as well as constraints on that learning, are changing theories of language acquisition...
  17. pmc Foreign-language experience in infancy: effects of short-term exposure and social interaction on phonetic learning
    Patricia K Kuhl
    Center for Mind, Brain, and Learning, and Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, University of Washington, Mailstop 357920, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 100:9096-101. 2003
    ..Between 9 and 10 mo of age, infants show phonetic learning from live, but not prerecorded, exposure to a foreign language, suggesting a learning process that does not require long-term listening and is enhanced by social interaction...
  18. ncbi request reprint Brain potentials to native and non-native speech contrasts in 7- and 11-month-old American infants
    Maritza Rivera-Gaxiola
    Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Dev Sci 8:162-72. 2005
    ..We describe distinct neural patterns in two groups of infants and suggest that their developmental differences may have an impact on language development...
  19. ncbi request reprint Grammatical processing without semantics? An event-related brain potential study of preschoolers using jabberwocky sentences
    Juan Silva-Pereyra
    Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 7988, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 19:1050-65. 2007
    ..However, when preschoolers process jabberwocky sentences with altered lexical-semantic content, a negative-going ERP component similar to one typically associated with the extraction of meaning is noted...
  20. ncbi request reprint Infant speech perception activates Broca's area: a developmental magnetoencephalography study
    Toshiaki Imada
    Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington 98195, USA
    Neuroreport 17:957-62. 2006
    ..The activation patterns observed in the superior temporal and inferior frontal regions provide initial evidence for the developmental emergence early in life of a perceptual-motor link for speech perception that may depend on experience...
  21. pmc Foundations for a new science of learning
    Andrew N Meltzoff
    Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Science 325:284-8. 2009
    ..Machine learning algorithms are being developed that allow robots and computers to learn autonomously. New insights from many different fields are converging to create a new science of learning that may transform educational practices...
  22. pmc Cognitive control factors in speech perception at 11 months
    Barbara T Conboy
    Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98103, USA
    Dev Psychol 44:1505-12. 2008
    ....
  23. pmc Socioeconomic status predicts hemispheric specialisation of the left inferior frontal gyrus in young children
    Rajeev D S Raizada
    Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences, University of Washington, Box 357988, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Neuroimage 40:1392-401. 2008
    ..Collectively, these findings suggest that the weaker language skills of low-SES children are related to reduced underlying neural specialisation, and that these neural problems go beyond what is revealed by behavioural tests alone...
  24. ncbi request reprint Neural patterns to speech and vocabulary growth in American infants
    Maritza Rivera-Gaxiola
    Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Neuroreport 16:495-8. 2005
    ..Infants were followed up longitudinally at 18, 22, 25, 27 and 30 months for word production. The infant speech discriminatory P150-250 and N250-550 are different components with different implications for later language development...
  25. ncbi request reprint Sentence processing in 30-month-old children: an event-related potential study
    Juan F Silva Pereyra
    Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 7988, USA
    Neuroreport 16:645-8. 2005
    ..Our findings replicate the event-related potential patterns previously observed in young children and indicate that the neural signatures of sentence processing can be observed at an early point in development...
  26. ncbi request reprint An event-related brain potential study of sentence comprehension in preschoolers: semantic and morphosyntactic processing
    Juan Silva-Pereyra
    Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences I LABS, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 7988, USA
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 23:247-58. 2005
    ..It is possible that the ERP effects here reported are analogous to those elicited in adults by the same type of stimuli, although differences in topography are evident...
  27. ncbi request reprint Effects of language experience: neural commitment to language-specific auditory patterns
    Yang Zhang
    Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences, University of Washington, Box 357988, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Neuroimage 26:703-20. 2005
    ..We argue that early exposure to a particular language produces a "neural commitment" to the acoustic properties of that language and that this neural commitment interferes with foreign language processing, making it less efficient...
  28. ncbi request reprint Links between social and linguistic processing of speech in preschool children with autism: behavioral and electrophysiological measures
    Patricia K Kuhl
    Center on Human Development and Disabilities and Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Dev Sci 8:F1-F12. 2005
    ..The data support the hypothesis of an association between social and linguistic processing in children with ASD...
  29. pmc Sing that tune: infants' perception of melody and lyrics and the facilitation of phonetic recognition in songs
    Gina C Lebedeva
    Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences, Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 7988, USA
    Infant Behav Dev 33:419-30. 2010
    ..Findings are discussed in terms of how stimulus complexity interacts with the perception of sung speech in infancy...
  30. ncbi request reprint Speech perception in infancy predicts language development in the second year of life: a longitudinal study
    Feng Ming Tsao
    Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences, University of Washington, USA
    Child Dev 75:1067-84. 2004
    ..The finding that speech perception performance at 6 months predicts language at 2 years supports the idea that phonetic perception may play an important role in language acquisition...
  31. 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...
  32. ncbi request reprint The effect of reduced vowel working space on speech intelligibility in Mandarin-speaking young adults with cerebral palsy
    Huei Mei Liu
    Department of Special Education, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan 98195
    J Acoust Soc Am 117:3879-89. 2005
    ..The results of the perceptual experiment support this prediction. The distorted vowels of talkers with cerebral palsy compose a smaller acoustic space that results in shrunken intervowel perceptual distances for listeners...
  33. ncbi request reprint Perception of native and non-native affricate-fricative contrasts: cross-language tests on adults and infants
    Feng Ming Tsao
    Department of Psychology, National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan 106 Taiwan, Republic of China
    J Acoust Soc Am 120:2285-94. 2006
    ..The results add to our knowledge of the developmental patterns of native and non-native phonetic perception...
  34. ncbi request reprint Clarifying the associations between language and social development in autism: a study of non-native phoneme recognition
    John N Constantino
    Department of Psychiatry, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 South Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8134, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Autism Dev Disord 37:1256-63. 2007
    ..Although earlier in autistic development there may exist qualitative deficits in this specific aspect of AIP, they are not an enduring characteristic of verbal school-aged children with ASD...

Research Grants9

  1. DEVELOPMENTAL SPEECH PERCEPTION AND BRAIN PLASTICITY
    Patricia Kuhl; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The four converging lines of research should produce data that not only address specific theories of speech and language development, but more general theories of the interface between biology and culture. ..
  2. DEVELOPMENTAL SPEECH PERCEPTION AND BRAIN PLASTICITY
    Patricia Kuhl; Fiscal Year: 2000
    ..The four converging lines of research should produce data that not only address specific theories of speech and language development, but more general theories of the interface between biology and culture. ..
  3. DEVELOPMENTAL SPEECH PERCEPTION AND BRAIN PLASTICITY
    Patricia Kuhl; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..The four converging lines of research should produce data that not only address specific theories of speech and language development, but more general theories of the interface between biology and culture. ..
  4. DEVELOPMENTAL SPEECH PERCEPTION AND BRAIN PLASTICITY
    Patricia Kuhl; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..The four converging lines of research should produce data that not only address specific theories of speech and language development, but more general theories of the interface between biology and culture. ..
  5. Development of Speech Perception and Brain Plasticity
    Patricia Kuhl; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The research will produce data that address theories of speech and language development and more general theories of the interface between biology and culture. ..
  6. Development of Speech Perception and Brain Plasticity
    Patricia Kuhl; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..The research will produce data that address theories of speech and language development and more general theories of the interface between biology and culture. ..
  7. Development of Speech Perception and Brain Plasticity
    Patricia K Kuhl; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The research will produce data that address theories of speech and language development and more general theories of the interface between biology and culture. ..
  8. Development of Speech Perception and Brain Plasticity
    Patricia K Kuhl; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The research will produce data that address theories of speech and language development and more general theories of the interface between biology and culture. ..