phonetics

Summary

Summary: The science or study of speech sounds and their production, transmission, and reception, and their analysis, classification, and transcription. (Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)

Top Publications

  1. ncbi "Who" is saying "what"? Brain-based decoding of human voice and speech
    Elia Formisano
    Department of Cognitive Neuroscience, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, University of Maastricht, 6200 MD Maastricht, Netherlands
    Science 322:970-3. 2008
  2. ncbi Improving early language and literacy skills: differential effects of an oral language versus a phonology with reading intervention
    Claudine Bowyer-Crane
    Department of Psychology, University of York, Heslington, York, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 49:422-32. 2008
  3. ncbi Computing the meanings of words in reading: cooperative division of labor between visual and phonological processes
    Michael W Harm
    Department of Information Resources and Technology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305 5412, USA
    Psychol Rev 111:662-720. 2004
  4. ncbi Infant sensitivity to distributional information can affect phonetic discrimination
    Jessica Maye
    Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Meliora Hall, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14627, USA
    Cognition 82:B101-11. 2002
  5. ncbi Understanding normal and impaired word reading: computational principles in quasi-regular domains
    D C Plaut
    Department of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213 3890, USA
    Psychol Rev 103:56-115. 1996
  6. pmc The motor theory of speech perception reviewed
    Bruno Galantucci
    Haskins Laboratories, New Haven, Connecticut 06511, USA
    Psychon Bull Rev 13:361-77. 2006
  7. ncbi Theories of developmental dyslexia: insights from a multiple case study of dyslexic adults
    Franck Ramus
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, London, UK
    Brain 126:841-65. 2003
  8. ncbi When cues collide: use of stress and statistical cues to word boundaries by 7- to 9-month-old infants
    Erik D Thiessen
    Department of Psychology and Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, 53706, USA
    Dev Psychol 39:706-16. 2003
  9. ncbi Phonetic specificity in early lexical acquisition: new evidence from consonants in coda positions
    Thierry Nazzi
    Laboratoire Psychologie de la Perception, Universite Paris Descartes, CNRS, Paris, France
    Lang Speech 52:463-80. 2009
  10. pmc Neural systems underlying lexical competition: an eye tracking and fMRI study
    Giulia Righi
    Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 22:213-24. 2010

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  1. ncbi "Who" is saying "what"? Brain-based decoding of human voice and speech
    Elia Formisano
    Department of Cognitive Neuroscience, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, University of Maastricht, 6200 MD Maastricht, Netherlands
    Science 322:970-3. 2008
    ..Our findings unravel the detailed cortical layout and computational properties of the neural populations at the basis of human speech recognition and speaker identification...
  2. ncbi Improving early language and literacy skills: differential effects of an oral language versus a phonology with reading intervention
    Claudine Bowyer-Crane
    Department of Psychology, University of York, Heslington, York, UK
    J Child Psychol Psychiatry 49:422-32. 2008
    ..This study compares the efficacy of two school-based intervention programmes (Phonology with Reading (P + R) and Oral Language (OL)) for children with poor oral language at school entry...
  3. ncbi Computing the meanings of words in reading: cooperative division of labor between visual and phonological processes
    Michael W Harm
    Department of Information Resources and Technology, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA 94305 5412, USA
    Psychol Rev 111:662-720. 2004
    ....
  4. ncbi Infant sensitivity to distributional information can affect phonetic discrimination
    Jessica Maye
    Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Meliora Hall, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY 14627, USA
    Cognition 82:B101-11. 2002
    ..These results demonstrate that infants are sensitive to the statistical distribution of speech sounds in the input language, and that this sensitivity influences speech perception...
  5. ncbi Understanding normal and impaired word reading: computational principles in quasi-regular domains
    D C Plaut
    Department of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213 3890, USA
    Psychol Rev 103:56-115. 1996
    ....
  6. pmc The motor theory of speech perception reviewed
    Bruno Galantucci
    Haskins Laboratories, New Haven, Connecticut 06511, USA
    Psychon Bull Rev 13:361-77. 2006
    ..As for the third claim, we review findings in the literature that support it at different levels of generality and argue that the claim anticipated a theme that has become widespread in cognitive science...
  7. ncbi Theories of developmental dyslexia: insights from a multiple case study of dyslexic adults
    Franck Ramus
    Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, University College London, London, UK
    Brain 126:841-65. 2003
    ..Overall, the present data support the phonological theory of dyslexia, while acknowledging the presence of additional sensory and motor disorders in certain individuals...
  8. ncbi When cues collide: use of stress and statistical cues to word boundaries by 7- to 9-month-old infants
    Erik D Thiessen
    Department of Psychology and Waisman Center, University of Wisconsin Madison, 53706, USA
    Dev Psychol 39:706-16. 2003
    ..Infants at different ages may deploy different segmentation strategies as a function of their current linguistic experience...
  9. ncbi Phonetic specificity in early lexical acquisition: new evidence from consonants in coda positions
    Thierry Nazzi
    Laboratoire Psychologie de la Perception, Universite Paris Descartes, CNRS, Paris, France
    Lang Speech 52:463-80. 2009
    ..Additionally, the present study evaluated whether words following a predominant labial-coronal pattern would be easier to learn than less frequent coronal-labial words. It failed to obtain any such evidence...
  10. pmc Neural systems underlying lexical competition: an eye tracking and fMRI study
    Giulia Righi
    Brown University, Providence, RI 02912, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 22:213-24. 2010
    ..Moreover, they indicate that the SMG is not only recruited in tasks requiring access to lexical form but is also recruited in tasks that require access to the conceptual representation of a word...
  11. ncbi Effects of syllable frequency in speech production
    Joana Cholin
    Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, P O Box 310, 6500 AH, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Cognition 99:205-35. 2006
    ..are discussed...
  12. ncbi Dissociated roles of the middle frontal gyri in the processing of Chinese characters
    Chia Li Liu
    Department of Psychology, Interdisciplinary MRI Laboratory, National Taiwan University, National Taiwan University Hospital, Taipei, Taiwan, Republic of China
    Neuroreport 17:1397-401. 2006
    ..These results suggest that the right and left middle frontal gyrus have dissociable functions in achieving Chinese character recognition...
  13. pmc Are specific language impairment and dyslexia distinct disorders?
    Hugh W Catts
    Department of Speech Language Hearing, University of Kansas, Lawrence 66045, USA
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 48:1378-96. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine whether specific language impairment (SLI) and dyslexia are distinct developmental disorders...
  14. ncbi Rapid automatized naming (RAN) taps a mechanism that places constraints on the development of early reading fluency
    Arne Lervåg
    University of Oslo, Norway
    Psychol Sci 20:1040-8. 2009
    ..We suggest that RAN taps the integrity of left-hemisphere object-recognition and naming circuits that are recruited to function as a critical component of the child's developing visual word-recognition system...
  15. ncbi The curse of knowledge: first language knowledge impairs adult learners' use of novel statistics for word segmentation
    Amy S Finn
    Department of Psychology, University of California Berkeley, Berkeley, CA 94720 1650, USA
    Cognition 108:477-99. 2008
    ..Results suggest that prior linguistic knowledge can interfere with learners' abilities to segment words from running speech using purely statistical cues at initial exposure...
  16. ncbi The neural signature of orthographic-phonological binding in successful and failing reading development
    Leo Blomert
    Dept Cognitive Neuroscience, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Maastricht University, The Netherlands
    Neuroimage 57:695-703. 2011
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  17. ncbi Development of left occipitotemporal systems for skilled reading in children after a phonologically- based intervention
    Bennett A Shaywitz
    Department of Pediatrics, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut 06510 8064, USA
    Biol Psychiatry 55:926-33. 2004
    ..In this study, we hypothesized that the provision of an evidence-based, phonologically mediated reading intervention would improve reading fluency and the development of the fast-paced occipitotemporal systems serving skilled reading...
  18. ncbi On the origin of internal structure of word forms
    P F MacNeilage
    Department of Psychology, Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders, University of Texas, Austin, TX 78712, USA
    Science 288:527-31. 2000
    ..The CV effects may be primarily biomechanically motivated. The LC effect may be self-organizational, with multivariate causality. The findings support the hypothesis that these four patterns were basic to the origin of words...
  19. pmc Abnormal cortical processing of the syllable rate of speech in poor readers
    Daniel A Abrams
    Auditory Neuroscience Laboratory, Department of Communication Sciences, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 60208, USA
    J Neurosci 29:7686-93. 2009
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  20. ncbi Phonemic diversity supports a serial founder effect model of language expansion from Africa
    Quentin D Atkinson
    Department of Psychology, University of Auckland, Private Bag 92019, Auckland, New Zealand
    Science 332:346-9. 2011
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  21. ncbi Correlates of linguistic rhythm in the speech signal
    F Ramus
    Laboratoire de Sciences Cognitives et Psycholinguistique EHESS CNRS, 54 boulevard Raspail, 75006, Paris, France
    Cognition 73:265-92. 1999
    ..A hypothesis is proposed regarding the role of rhythm perception in language acquisition...
  22. ncbi Infants listen for more phonetic detail in speech perception than in word-learning tasks
    C L Stager
    Department of Psychology, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    Nature 388:381-2. 1997
    ..Taken together, these results suggest a second reorganization in infants's use of phonetic detail as they move from listening to syllables to learning words...
  23. ncbi Language or music, mother or Mozart? Structural and environmental influences on infants' language networks
    G Dehaene-Lambertz
    INSERM, U, CEA SAC DSV I2BM NeuroSpin, Gif Yvette, France
    Brain Lang 114:53-65. 2010
    ..Both results underscore the joint contributions of genetic constraints and environmental inputs in the fast emergence of an efficient cortical network for language processing in humans...
  24. ncbi Electrophysiological correlates of cross-linguistic speech perception in native English speakers
    M Rivera-Gaxiola
    Lab B06 Psicofisiología, Centro de Neurobiologia, Campus UNAM UAQ Juriquilla, Provincia Juriquilla, C P 76230, Queretaro, Mexico
    Behav Brain Res 111:13-23. 2000
    ..We also report order asymmetries in the ERP responses and suggest that the percepts and not only the physical attributes of the stimuli have to be considered for the evaluation of the responses obtained...
  25. ncbi Words and syllables in fluent speech segmentation by French-learning infants: an ERP study
    Louise Goyet
    Universite Paris Descartes, Laboratoire Psychologie de la Perception, CNRS Universite Paris Descartes, Paris, France
    Brain Res 1332:75-89. 2010
    ..They establish that segmentation and recognition of words/syllables happen within 500ms of their onset, and raise questions regarding the interaction between syllabic segmentation and multisyllabic word recognition...
  26. ncbi Lexical neighborhoods and the word-form representations of 14-month-olds
    Daniel Swingley
    Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Psychol Sci 13:480-4. 2002
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  27. ncbi Evidence for a cascade model of lexical access in speech production
    Ezequiel Morsella
    Department of Psychology, Columbia University, New York, New York 10027, USA
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 28:555-63. 2002
    ..The facilitation effect was not replicated in Italian with the same pictures, supporting the view that the effect found in English was caused by the phonological properties of the stimuli...
  28. ncbi Speech recognition in noise as a function of the number of spectral channels: comparison of acoustic hearing and cochlear implants
    L M Friesen
    Department of Auditory Implants and Perception, House Ear Institute, Los Angeles, California 90057, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 110:1150-63. 2001
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  29. ncbi Speech-perception-in-noise deficits in dyslexia
    Johannes C Ziegler
    Departement de Psychologie, Aix Marseille Universite, Marseille, France
    Dev Sci 12:732-45. 2009
    ..In conclusion, the core deficit of dyslexics seems to be a lack of speech robustness in the presence of external or internal noise...
  30. ncbi Phonemes, rimes, vocabulary, and grammatical skills as foundations of early reading development: evidence from a longitudinal study
    Valerie Muter
    Department of Psychology, University of York, York, United Kingdom
    Dev Psychol 40:665-81. 2004
    ..The results are related to current theories about the role of phonological, grammatical, and vocabulary skills in the development of early reading skills...
  31. ncbi An event-related fMRI study of explicit syntactic processing of normal/anomalous sentences in contrast to implicit syntactic processing
    Kei Suzuki
    Department of Cognitive and Behavioral Science, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, The University of Tokyo, 3 8 1 Komaba, Tokyo, Japan
    Cereb Cortex 13:517-26. 2003
    ..These results suggest that explicit information processing in the syntactic domain critically involves the left F3op/F3t, which is functionally separable from other regions...
  32. ncbi Sensorimotor adaptation in speech production
    J F Houde
    Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Science 279:1213-6. 1998
    ....
  33. ncbi Phonotactic and prosodic effects on word segmentation in infants
    S L Mattys
    Departments of Psychology and Cognitive Science, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland 21218 2686, USA
    Cogn Psychol 38:465-94. 1999
    ..The implications of these results are discussed in light of an integrated multiple-cue approach to speech segmentation in infancy...
  34. ncbi Hearing speech sounds: top-down influences on the interface between audition and speech perception
    Matthew H Davis
    MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge, UK
    Hear Res 229:132-47. 2007
    ..We propose that top-down interactive mechanisms within auditory networks play an important role in explaining the perception of spoken language...
  35. ncbi Modulation of the lexical-semantic network by auditory semantic priming: an event-related functional MRI study
    Sonja A Kotz
    Max Planck Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience, 04393 Leipzig, Germany
    Neuroimage 17:1761-72. 2002
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  36. ncbi Selective amplification of stimulus differences during categorical processing of speech
    Rajeev D S Raizada
    Institute for Learning and Brain Sciences, University of Washington, Box 357988, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    Neuron 56:726-40. 2007
    ..Selective amplification serves to emphasize key stimulus differences, thereby shaping perceptual categories. The approach presented here provides a quantitative way to measure the degree to which such processing is taking place...
  37. ncbi Acoustic correlates of caller identity and affect intensity in the vowel-like grunt vocalizations of baboons
    Drew Rendall
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Alberta T1K 3M4, Canada
    J Acoust Soc Am 113:3390-402. 2003
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  38. ncbi The impact of orthographic consistency on dyslexia: a German-English comparison
    K Landerl
    Department of Psychology, University of Salzburg, Austria
    Cognition 63:315-34. 1997
    ..The evidence for systematic differences in reading performance due to differences in orthographic consistency was similar for normal and for dyslexic children, with English showing marked adverse effect on acquisition of reading skills...
  39. ncbi Detection of errors during speech production: a review of speech monitoring models
    A Postma
    Psychological Laboratory, Helmholtz Institute, Utrecht University, Heidelberglaan 2, 3584 CS, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Cognition 77:97-132. 2000
    ..From the empirical evidence presently available, it is argued for a central perception-based monitor, potentially augmented with a few automatic, production-based error detection devices...
  40. ncbi Speaking modifies voice-evoked activity in the human auditory cortex
    G Curio
    Low Temperature Laboratory, Helsinki University of Technology, Espoo, Finland
    Hum Brain Mapp 9:183-91. 2000
    ..Such motor-to-sensory priming of early auditory cortex responses during voicing constitutes one element of speech self-monitoring that could be compromised in central speech disorders...
  41. ncbi The link between speech perception and production is phonological and abstract: evidence from the shadowing task
    Holger Mitterer
    Max Planck Institut für Psycholinguistik, Wundtlaan, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    Cognition 109:168-73. 2008
    ..This is consistent with the idea that speech perception and speech production are only loosely coupled, on an abstract phonological level...
  42. pmc The somatotopy of speech: phonation and articulation in the human motor cortex
    Steven Brown
    Department of Psychology, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, BC, Canada
    Brain Cogn 70:31-41. 2009
    ..Overall, these findings highlight the under-recognized presence of phonation in imaging studies of speech production, and support the role of the larynx motor cortex in mediating the "melodicity" of speech...
  43. ncbi Pitch (F0) and formant profiles of human vowels and vowel-like baboon grunts: the role of vocalizer body size and voice-acoustic allometry
    Drew Rendall
    Department of Psychology and Neuroscience, University of Lethbridge, Lethbridge, Alberta, T1K 3M4 Canada
    J Acoust Soc Am 117:944-55. 2005
    ..Implications for general vocal allometry are discussed as are implications for speech origins theories, and challenges to them, related to laryngeal position and vocal tract length...
  44. ncbi Further defining the language impairment of autism: is there a specific language impairment subtype?
    Andrew J O Whitehouse
    Department of Experimental Psychology, Oxford Study of Children s Communication Impairments, University of Oxford, South Parks Road, Oxford OX1 3UD, United Kingdom
    J Commun Disord 41:319-36. 2008
    ..Further analyses suggested that the nonword repetition deficits experienced by some children with autism may arise when there is substantial impairment in multiple autistic domains...
  45. ncbi Bias for consonantal information over vocalic information in 30-month-olds: cross-linguistic evidence from French and English
    Thierry Nazzi
    Laboratoire Psychologie de la Perception CNRS UMR 8158, Universite Paris Descartes, Paris, France
    J Exp Child Psychol 102:522-37. 2009
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  46. ncbi The syllable as the proximate unit in Mandarin Chinese word production: an intrinsic or accidental property of the production system?
    Train Min Chen
    Department of Psychology, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan
    Psychon Bull Rev 20:154-62. 2013
    ..These findings suggest that the syllable as the proximate unit in Mandarin Chinese word production is an intrinsic, and not an accidental or task-dependent, property of the production system...
  47. ncbi On the norming of homophones
    David S Gorfein
    Adelphi University, Garden City, New York, USA
    Behav Res Methods 40:522-30. 2008
    ..The norms from this study are available online in the Psychonomic Society Archive of Norms, Stimuli, and Data, at www .psychonomic.org/archive...
  48. ncbi Seeing and hearing others and oneself talk
    Mikko Sams
    Laboratory of Computational Engineering, Helsinki University of Technology, PO Box 9203, FIN 02015 HUT, Finland
    Brain Res Cogn Brain Res 23:429-35. 2005
    ..Our findings support the idea of a close relationship between speech perception and production...
  49. ncbi Encoding emotions in speech with the size code. A perceptual investigation
    Suthathip Chuenwattanapranithi
    Department of Computer Engineering, King Mongkut s University of Technology Thonburi, Bangkok, Thailand
    Phonetica 65:210-30. 2008
    ..The opposite was true for the perception of small body size and happiness. These results provide preliminary support for the size code hypothesis. They also point to potential benefits of theory-driven investigations in emotion research...
  50. ncbi Development of perceptual correlates of reading performance
    Kerry M M Walker
    Department of Psychology, Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada B3H 4J1
    Brain Res 1124:126-41. 2006
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  51. ncbi Nonword repetition: a comparison of tests
    Lisa M D Archibald
    Department of Psychology, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    J Speech Lang Hear Res 49:970-83. 2006
    ..This study compared performance of children on 2 tests of nonword repetition to investigate the factors that may contribute to the well-documented nonword repetition deficit in specific language impairment (SLI)...
  52. ncbi Modeling the development of pronunciation in infant speech acquisition
    Ian S Howard
    Computational and Biological Learning Laboratory, Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    Motor Control 15:85-117. 2011
    ..We show that Elija progresses from a babbling stage to learning the names of objects. This demonstrates the viability of a non-imitative mechanism in learning to pronounce...
  53. ncbi Lexical exposure and word-form encoding in 1.5-year-olds
    Daniel Swingley
    Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Dev Psychol 43:454-64. 2007
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  54. ncbi Longitudinal developmental changes in spectral peaks of vowels produced by Japanese infants
    Kentaro Ishizuka
    NTT Communication Science Laboratories, NTT Corporation, Hikaridai 2 4, Seikacho, Sourakugun, Kyoto, Japan
    J Acoust Soc Am 121:2272-82. 2007
    ..In terms of both labeled and unlabeled properties, these results suggested that infants become capable of producing categorically separated vowels by 24 months...
  55. ncbi Functional specialization for semantic and phonological processing in the left inferior prefrontal cortex
    R A Poldrack
    Department of Psychology, Stanford University, CA 94305, USA
    Neuroimage 10:15-35. 1999
    ..The results suggest that a distinct region in the left inferior frontal cortex is involved in semantic processing, whereas other regions may subserve phonological processes engaged during both semantic and phonological tasks...
  56. pmc Developmental differences in the effects of phonological, lexical and semantic variables on word learning by infants
    Holly L Storkel
    Department of Speech Language Hearing Sciences and Disorders, University of Kansas, Lawrence 66045 7555, USA
    J Child Lang 36:291-321. 2009
    ..Moreover, the effect of phonological variables was constant across age, whereas the effect of lexical and semantic variables changed across age...
  57. pmc Sound-sized segments are significant for Mandarin speakers
    Qingqing Qu
    School of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol, Bristol BS8 1TU, United Kingdom
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:14265-70. 2012
    ..Our ERP findings thus provide strong support for the claim that phonemic segments constitute fundamental units of phonological encoding even for speakers of languages that do not encode such units orthographically...
  58. ncbi Perceptual learning in speech: stability over time
    Frank Eisner
    Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen, The Netherlands
    J Acoust Soc Am 119:1950-3. 2006
    ..Equivalent effects were found when listeners heard speech from other talkers in the 12 h interval, and when they had the opportunity to consolidate learning during sleep...
  59. ncbi The labial-coronal effect revisited: Japanese adults say pata, but hear tapa
    Sho Tsuji
    Laboratory for Language Development, RIKEN Brain Sciences Institute, 2 1 Hirosawa, Wako City, Saitama 351 0198, Japan
    Cognition 125:413-28. 2012
    ..Overall, we find support for a universal, articulatory motivated LC bias in production, supporting a motor explanation of the LC effect, while perceptual biases are influenced by distributional frequencies of the native language...
  60. ncbi Motor representations of articulators contribute to categorical perception of speech sounds
    Riikka Möttönen
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Oxford, Oxford OX1 3UD, United Kingdom
    J Neurosci 29:9819-25. 2009
    ..Mapping acoustically highly variable speech sounds onto less variable motor representations may facilitate their phonemic categorization and be important for robust speech perception...
  61. ncbi The functional unit of Japanese word naming: evidence from masked priming
    Rinus G Verdonschot
    Leiden Institute for Brain and Cognition and Leiden University Centre for Linguistics, Faculty of Humanities, Leiden University, P O Box 9555, NL 2300 RB Leiden, The Netherlands
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 37:1458-73. 2011
    ..Again, no priming effect was found for single segments. Our findings suggest that the mora and not the segment (phoneme) is the basic functional phonological unit in Japanese language production planning...
  62. pmc Individual differences in the influence of phonological characteristics on expressive vocabulary development by young children
    Junko Maekawa
    University of Kansas, Lawrence 66045 7555, USA
    J Child Lang 33:439-59. 2006
    ..The implications of these findings for models of expressive vocabulary development are discussed...
  63. ncbi Use of phonetic specificity during the acquisition of new words: differences between consonants and vowels
    Thierry Nazzi
    Laboratoire Cognition et Developpement, CNRS Université Paris 5, Boulogne Billancourt, France
    Cognition 98:13-30. 2005
    ..The present results shed new light regarding the specificity of early words, and raise the possibility of different contributions for vowels and consonants in early word learning...
  64. ncbi In the infant's mind's ear: evidence for implicit naming in 18-month-olds
    Nivedita Mani
    Free Floater Junior Research Group Language Acquisition, Gosslerstr 14, 37073 Gottingen, Germany
    Psychol Sci 21:908-13. 2010
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  65. ncbi Transposed-letter priming of prelexical orthographic representations
    Sachiko Kinoshita
    Macquarie Centre for Cognitive Science, Macquarie University, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia 2109
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 35:1-18. 2009
    ..The implications of the results for current letter position coding schemes are discussed...
  66. ncbi Improved speech recognition in noise in simulated binaurally combined acoustic and electric stimulation
    Ying Yee Kong
    MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit, 15 Chaucer Road, Cambridge CB2 2EF, United Kingdom
    J Acoust Soc Am 121:3717-27. 2007
    ..The enhanced performance at 5 dB SNR with F0 contour cues absent suggests that voicing or glimpsing cues may be responsible for the combined hearing benefit...
  67. ncbi Using parallel distributed processing models to simulate phonological dyslexia: the key role of plasticity-related recovery
    Stephen R Welbourne
    School of Psychological Sciences, University of Manchester, Oxford Road, Manchester, UK
    J Cogn Neurosci 19:1125-39. 2007
    ..This result supports the view that plasticity-related changes should be a significant factor in our understanding of chronic behavioral dissociations...
  68. pmc The left posterior superior temporal gyrus participates specifically in accessing lexical phonology
    William W Graves
    Medical College of Wisconsin, Neuro Lab, Milwaukee, WI 53226, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 20:1698-710. 2008
    ..The left pSTG demonstrated significant effects independently in both experiments, suggesting that this area participates specifically in accessing lexical phonology...
  69. ncbi The functional unit in phonological encoding: evidence for moraic representation in native Japanese speakers
    Yoichi Kureta
    Language, Cognition, and Brain Research Group, Tokyo Metropolitan Institute of Gerontology, Tokyo, Japan
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 32:1102-19. 2006
    ..The authors discuss cross-linguistic differences in the phonological representation involved in phonological encoding, within current theories of word production...
  70. ncbi BuscaPalabras: a program for deriving orthographic and phonological neighborhood statistics and other psycholinguistic indices in Spanish
    Colin J Davis
    Macquarie University, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Behav Res Methods 37:665-71. 2005
    ..It is available, free of charge, from the following Web site: www.maccs.mq.edu.au/-colin/B-Pal...
  71. ncbi Effects of introducing unprocessed low-frequency information on the reception of envelope-vocoder processed speech
    Michael K Qin
    Research Laboratory of Electronics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 119:2417-26. 2006
    ..The findings provide further support for efforts to make use of residual acoustic hearing in cochlear-implant users...
  72. ncbi Processing segmental and prosodic information in Cantonese word production
    Andus Wing Kuen Wong
    Department of Psychology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, New Territories, Hong Kong
    J Exp Psychol Learn Mem Cogn 34:1172-90. 2008
    ..These results are interpreted in an interactive model, which allows feedback sending from the subsyllabic to the lexical level during the phonological encoding stage in Cantonese word production...
  73. ncbi Phonological awareness of children with Down syndrome: its role in learning to read and the effectiveness of related interventions
    Christopher J Lemons
    University of Pittsburgh, Instruction and Learning, 5162 WWPH, 230 S Bouquet St, Pittsburgh, PA 15260, USA
    Res Dev Disabil 31:316-30. 2010
    ..Results from a review of 20 studies indicate that children with DS rely on PA skills in learning to read and suggest that phonics-based reading instruction may be beneficial for at least some of these children...
  74. ncbi Temporally nonadjacent nonlinguistic sounds affect speech categorization
    Lori L Holt
    Department of Psychology, Carnegie Mellon University, 5000 Forbes Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Psychol Sci 16:305-12. 2005
    ..Acoustic context need be neither linguistic nor local to influence speech perception...
  75. ncbi Temporal organization of complex onsets and codas in American English: testing the predictions of a gestural coupling model
    Stefania Marin
    Institute of Phonetics and Speech Processing, University of Munich, Munich, Germany
    Motor Control 14:380-407. 2010
    ..The data contribute to our understanding of the interaction of linguistic structure and motor control of the articulators in speech production...
  76. ncbi Orthographic depth and its impact on universal predictors of reading: a cross-language investigation
    Johannes C Ziegler
    Laboratoire de Psychologie Cognitive, CNRS and Aix Marseille Université, Marseille, Cedex 3, France
    Psychol Sci 21:551-9. 2010
    ..Most predictors of reading performance were relatively universal across these alphabetic languages, although their precise weight varied systematically as a function of script transparency...
  77. ncbi Cognitive profiling and preliminary subtyping in Chinese developmental dyslexia
    Connie Suk Han Ho
    The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
    Cognition 91:43-75. 2004
    ..Therefore, orthographic-related difficulties may be the crux of the problem in Chinese developmental dyslexia...
  78. ncbi Phoneme awareness is a key component of alphabetic literacy skills in consistent and inconsistent orthographies: evidence from Czech and English children
    Markéta Caravolas
    School of Psychology, University of Liverpool, Liverpool, L69 7ZA, UK
    J Exp Child Psychol 92:107-39. 2005
    ..Phoneme awareness appears to be a core component skill of alphabetic literacy, which is equally important for learners of consistent and inconsistent orthographies...
  79. ncbi Comment on "Phonemic diversity supports a serial founder effect model of language expansion from Africa"
    Chuan Chao Wang
    Ministry of Education Key Laboratory of Contemporary Anthropology, School of Life Sciences, and Department of Chinese Language and Literature, Fudan University, Shanghai 200433, China
    Science 335:657; author reply 657. 2012
    ..However, his claim was only supported when the phonemic diversities were binned into three or five levels. Analyses using raw data without simplification suggest a decline from central Asia rather than from Africa...
  80. pmc Lexical competition in young children's word learning
    Daniel Swingley
    Department of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
    Cogn Psychol 54:99-132. 2007
    ..These results suggest that word learning in young children, as in adults, relies not only on the discrimination and identification of phonetic categories, but also on evaluating the likelihood that an utterance conveys a new word...
  81. ncbi N-watch: a program for deriving neighborhood size and other psycholinguistic statistics
    Colin J Davis
    Macquarie University, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
    Behav Res Methods 37:65-70. 2005
    ..It is available, free of charge, from the following Web site: http://www.maccs.mq. edu.au/colin/N-Watch/...
  82. ncbi Electrophysiological correlates of phonological processing: a cross-linguistic study
    G Dehaene-Lambertz
    CNRS UMR 8554 and EHESS, Paris, France
    J Cogn Neurosci 12:635-47. 2000
    ..We speculate that such a fast computation of a phonological representation should facilitate lexical access, especially in degraded conditions...
  83. ncbi Phonological underspecification and mapping mechanisms in the speech recognition lexicon
    Linda Wheeldon
    Department of Psychology, University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK
    Brain Lang 90:401-12. 2004
    ....
  84. ncbi Comment on "Phonemic diversity supports a serial founder effect model of language expansion from Africa"
    Rory Van Tuyl
    Science 335:657; author reply 657. 2012
    ..Independent examination of the published data tends to refute both these claims...
  85. ncbi Phonological but not auditory discrimination is impaired in dyslexia
    Isabella Paul
    University of Konstanz, Clinical Psychology, Konstanz, Germany
    Eur J Neurosci 24:2945-53. 2006
    ..These results are compatible with the idea that decoding difficulties occur later in the processing stream where access to the phonological lexicon is attempted...
  86. ncbi Relationships between lexical and phonological development in young children
    Carol Stoel-Gammon
    Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, University of Washington, 1417 N E 42nd Street, Seattle, WA 98195, USA
    J Child Lang 38:1-34. 2011
    ..The article concludes with suggestions for integrating the findings from the two approaches and for future research...
  87. ncbi Auditory cortex encodes the perceptual interpretation of ambiguous sound
    Niclas Kilian-Hütten
    Department of Cognitive Neuroscience, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience, Maastricht University, 6200 MD Maastricht, The Netherlands
    J Neurosci 31:1715-20. 2011
    ..This disagrees with hierarchical models of auditory processing, which generally conceive of these areas as sets of feature detectors, whose task is restricted to the analysis of physical characteristics and the structure of sounds...
  88. ncbi Syllable frequency and syllable structure in apraxia of speech
    Ingrid Aichert
    Neuropsychological Department, City Hospital München Bogenhausen, Munich, Germany
    Brain Lang 88:148-59. 2004
    ..These results demonstrate that apraxic patients have access to the syllabary, but that they fail to retrieve the syllabic motor patterns correctly. Our findings are incompatible with a subsyllabic route model of apraxia of speech...
  89. ncbi Word form encoding in Chinese word naming and word typing
    Jenn Yeu Chen
    Institute of Cognitive Science, National Cheng Kung University, 1 University Road, Tainan 701, Taiwan
    Cognition 121:140-6. 2011
    ..It appears, then, that the kind of outputs a production system is designed to produce can flexibly and adaptively alter the way the system is organized and operates...
  90. ncbi The acquisition of phonetic categories in bilingual infants: new data from an anticipatory eye movement paradigm
    Bàrbara Albareda-Castellot
    Department of Basic Psychology, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain
    Dev Sci 14:395-401. 2011
    ..The high ratio of cognates in Spanish and Catalan may underlie the reason why bilinguals failed to discriminate the native vowels when tested with the familiarization-preference procedure but succeeded with the AEM paradigm...
  91. ncbi The past tense debate: is phonological complexity the key to the puzzle?
    Tomasina M Oh
    Department of English Language and Literature, National University of Singapore, Singapore
    Neuroimage 57:271-80. 2011
    ..Temporal lobe regions and left hippocampus were among regions activated relatively more for irregular verb inflection. These latter findings suggest it may be premature to rule out a dual system account...
  92. ncbi What does the right hemisphere know about phoneme categories?
    Michael Wolmetz
    Department of Cognitive Science, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21218, USA
    J Cogn Neurosci 23:552-69. 2011
    ....
  93. ncbi Developmental shift in the discrimination of vowel contrasts in bilingual infants: is the distributional account all there is to it?
    Núria Sebastián-Gallés
    Parc Científic UB and Departament de Psicologia Bàsica, University of Barcelona, Spain
    Dev Sci 12:874-87. 2009
    ..These results confirm bilinguals' specific developmental pattern of perceptual reorganization for acoustically close vowels and challenge an interpretation merely based on a distributional account...
  94. pmc Sensory processing of linguistic pitch as reflected by the mismatch negativity
    Bharath Chandrasekaran
    Department of Speech Language Hearing Sciences, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana 47907 2038, USA
    Ear Hear 30:552-8. 2009
    ..To assess the extent to which acoustic and phonetic change-detection processes contribute to the mismatch negativity (MMN) to linguistic pitch contours...
  95. ncbi Word retrieval failures in old age: the relationship between structure and function
    Meredith A Shafto
    Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK
    J Cogn Neurosci 22:1530-40. 2010
    ..However, atrophy undermines older adults' ability to modulate neural responses needed to overcome retrieval failures...
  96. pmc Human voice recognition depends on language ability
    Tyler K Perrachione
    Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Massachusetts Institute of Technology MIT, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA
    Science 333:595. 2011
    ..Humans appear to identify voices by making comparisons between talkers' pronunciations of words and listeners' stored abstract representations of the sounds in those words...
  97. ncbi What are effective phonological units in Cantonese spoken word planning?
    Andus Wing Kuen Wong
    Department of Psychology, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, Hong Kong, China
    Psychon Bull Rev 16:888-92. 2009
    ..These results indicate that an effective phonological unit in spoken word planning is neither a syllable (without tone) nor a segmental unit, and that the possible candidates lie between the two, at least in Cantonese...
  98. pmc The mean matters: effects of statistically defined nonspeech spectral distributions on speech categorization
    Lori L Holt
    Department of Psychology and the Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition, Carnegie Mellon University, 5000 Forbes Avenue, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Acoust Soc Am 120:2801-17. 2006
    ..Results are discussed in light of stimulus-specific adaptation to statistical regularity in the acoustic input and a speculative link to talker normalization is postulated...
  99. ncbi Making non-fluent aphasics speak: sing along!
    Amélie Racette
    Department of Psychology, University of Montreal, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Brain 129:2571-84. 2006
    ..Thus, choral singing appears to be an effective means of speech therapy...
  100. ncbi The functional neuroanatomy of metrical stress evaluation of perceived and imagined spoken words
    Andre Aleman
    Department of Psychiatry, Rudolf Magnus Institute for Neuroscience, University Medical Center, Utrecht, The Netherlands
    Cereb Cortex 15:221-8. 2005
    ..These results corroborate behavioral evidence regarding phonological loop involvement in auditory-verbal imagery...
  101. ncbi A robust method to study stress "deafness"
    E Dupoux
    Laboratoire de Sciences Cognitives et Psycholinguistique EHESS CNRS, Paris, France
    J Acoust Soc Am 110:1606-18. 2001
    ..In experiments 3 and 4, nonoverlapping distribution of individual results for French and Spanish participants is observed. The paradigm is thus appropriate for assessing stress deafness in individual participants...

Research Grants63

  1. From Sound to Sense: 50+ Years of Speech Research
    Joseph Perkell; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Topics to be covered include Phonology and Phonetics; Speech Acoustics; Speech Perception; Planning and Production; Development, Pathologies, and Remediation; and ..
  2. Word Learning in Children: Normal Development and Language Impairment
    Holly L Storkel; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Thus, effective word learning instruction is critical in preventing reading and academic failure. Theoretically motivated diagnostic and treatment methods may minimize this risk. ..
  3. The Mental Lexicon of Children with Phonological Delays
    HOLLY STORKEL; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..abstract_text> ..
  4. Speech Production in Phonological Impairment
    Benjamin Munson; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ....
  5. A Model for Determining Consonantal Features in Speech
    KENNETH STEVENS; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..speech signal contains reliable acoustic cues to the articulation implemented by the speaker even when surface phonetics are variable, and that the articulation is governed by abstract contrastive phonological representations...
  6. TRAINING IN SPEECH, HEARING, AND SENSORY COMMUNICATION
    David B Pisoni; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..and perception;anatomy and physiology of the auditory system;psychophysics of hearing;acoustic and articulatory phonetics;clinical phonology;perceptual development, phonologicalacquisitionand development;clinical audiology,speech- ..
  7. Source-Filter Interaction in Speech
    Ingo R Titze; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..It is used routinely in acoustic phonetics and in the description of voice and speech disorders...
  8. Applying Computational Linguistics to Fundamental Components of Schizophrenia
    Michael T Compton; Fiscal Year: 2013
    ..Covington, a computational linguist;Dr. Lunden, a linguist specializing in phonetics;Dr. Cleary, a statistician;and Dr...
  9. Constraints on Phonological and Morphological Development
    Stefanie Shattuck-Hufnagel; Fiscal Year: 2012
    ..We therefore extend and compare previous findings to the acoustic/phonetics of child- directed speech (by adults) and to child speech, focusing on the question of when and how children ..
  10. COMPUTER BASED COURSE IN ACOUSTIC PHONETICS
    ROBERT BERKOVITZ; Fiscal Year: 1991
    DESCRIPTION (Investigator's Abstract): Development is proposed of a course in acoustic phonetics to be based on use of a low-cost speech synthesis/analysis system for personal computers...
  11. THE MENTAL LEXICON IN LANGUAGE ACQUISITION
    HOLLY STORKEL; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..The findings to emerge hold potential for theories of word learning and the relationship between perception and production in language acquisition. ..
  12. Treatment of Lexical Deficits in Young Children with SLI
    SHELLEY I GRAY; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..abstract_text> ..
  13. Quantitative Modeling of Speech
    Brad H Story; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  14. Processing Neighbors in Speech Perception and Production
    MICHAEL VITEVITCH; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..That is, the work in this proposal is a first step in the needed direction of integrating models of sub-lexical, lexical, and semantic processing and of models of recognition and production. ..
  15. PHONOTACTIC INFORMATION IN SPEECH PRODUCTION
    MICHAEL VITEVITCH; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  16. LEXICAL DEFICIT--YOUNG CHILD W/ SPECIFIC LANG IMPAIRMENT
    Shelley Gray; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  17. Neural development of lexical processing
    James Booth; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This grant has implications for diagnosis and intervention in children with reading and language problems [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  18. 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. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  19. 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. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  20. Brain activation in developmental communication disorder
    James Booth; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..This project will provide tasks, an experimental approach, and a method for evaluating differences between groups with communication disorders that could potentially be used as a diagnostic and intervention tool. ..
  21. Speech Development in Young Cochlear Implant Recipients
    David J Ertmer; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..Comparisons with typically developing toddlers and among children implanted at different ages are undertaken through a prospective longitudinal research design. ..
  22. Temporal Integration of Acoustic Detail in Speech
    Bob McMurray; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  23. EARLY VOCAL DEVELOPMENT IN YOUNG CHILDREN WITH COCHLEAR
    DAVID ERTMER; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..18). ..
  24. Phonological markedness constraints on reading
    Iris Berent; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..In view of the high incidence rate of dyslexia in the population, the study of reading skill and reading disabilities also carries direct implications for human health. ..
  25. Output & Phonological Skills in Bilingual Children
    Brian Goldstein; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  26. Non-Sensory factors in children's speech perception
    RACHAEL HOLT; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..abstract_text> ..
  27. Cross-generational sound change in American English
    Ewa Jacewicz; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..As regional varieties of English continue to diverge, this dimension must be incorporated into work on speech intelligibility, recognition, and synthesis. ..
  28. Perception of Sources of Environmental Sounds
    Valeriy Shafiro; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..The findings of the study will be relevant to cochlear implant design, and will provide an empirical basis for a theory of environmental sound perception. ..
  29. INTONATION IN CHILDREN'S EARLY LANGUAGE DEVELOPMENT
    David Snow; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ....
  30. Tone acquisition in young children with cochlear implants
    Li Xu; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..This research will advance our knowledge of tone development and enhance rehabilitation of cochlear implant users. [unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  31. Complex Syntax Production of Children with SLI
    C Schuele; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..abstract_text> ..
  32. Speech Intelligibility Testing in Children with Repaired Cleft Palate
    David Zajac; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..abstract_text> ..
  33. Early Assessment of Infants with Cleft Palate Following Surgical Repair
    David Zajac; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  34. Coarticulatory cues in the recognition of spoken words
    Delphine Dahan; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Furthermore, eye gaze to visual referents is a measure that can be used with young children, permitting to compare the processing of coarticulatory cues in adults and young children. ..
  35. Tone development in children with cochlear implants
    Li Xu; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Therefore, the proposed study could improve quality of life for many cochlear implant users. ..
  36. ACOUSTIC CORRELATES OF PHONETIC PERCEPTION
    James Hillenbrand; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..A software simulation will be developed for use in testing the validity of the theory. ..
  37. CROSS-LANGUAGE STUDIES OF VOWEL ACOUSTICS AND PERCEPTION
    Winifred Strange; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..Development of better theories of speech perception and production in normal children and adults form the basis for advances in research into problems of atypically developing children with phonological disorders. ..
  38. Infant learning of acoustic cues to word boundaries
    ERIK THIESSEN; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This research will provide a model for infant acquisition of multiple acoustic regularities associated with word boundaries. ..
  39. Attentional Modulation of Human Auditory Cortex
    David Woods; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Repeated single-subject testing and improved imaging procedures will permit auditory cortical fields to be mapped with unprecedented detail during the processing of simple sounds, syllables and coherent speech. ..
  40. SPEECH AND RESPIRATORY AERODYNAMICS IN CLEFT PALATE
    David Zajac; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..It is possible, for example, that therapeutic techniques may be developed that incorporate specific respiratory strategies employed by speakers with cleft palate who exhibit acceptable speech characteristics. ..
  41. Training Japanese listeners to identify English vowels
    Kanae Nishi; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..These results will provide empirical support for a theoretical framework for the speech perception-production link. These results can also be used to extend the research to propose new vowel training methods. ..
  42. Spoken language production and childhood stuttering
    Julie Anderson; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Findings from these projects will provide meaningful insights into the role that salient linguistic processes play in the initiation and/or cause of instances of stuttering in children. [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  43. DYNAMIC PATTERNS OF SPEECH AERODYNAMICS IN CHILDREN
    LAURA KOENIG; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ....
  44. Neural Bases of Lexical Effects
    EMILY MYERS; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..A discovery of brain areas which show modulation of activation due to top-down effects may shed light on the nature of language deficits in aphasic patients who have lesions in these areas. ..
  45. INTERDISCIPLINARY RESEARCH TRAINING IN MR/DD
    KATHRYN SAUNDERS; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This 5-year training grant will provide training and support to a total of 16 postdoctoral traineeships, each lasting two years. ..
  46. Recombinative Generalization of Within-syllable Units in MR
    Kathryn J Saunders; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  47. The Neurodevelopmental Basis of Speech Discrimination
    Valerie Shafer; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..bilingual) on speech discrimination using brain and behavioral indices of processing of these stimuli. ..
  48. RESOURCES FOR INFANTS WITH NEWLY INDENTIFIED HEARING LOS
    Mary Pat Moeller; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..A media advocacy program will also be implemented. The results should promote parental self-advocacy and independence in decision making. ..
  49. Neural Correlates of Aphasia Treatment and Recovery: fMRI Investigations
    Cynthia Thompson; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..Additionally, we propose to examine theoretically motivated extensions of the complexity method to new domains of language treatment. ..
  50. RECOGNIZING PHONOLOGICAL VARIANTS OF SPOKEN WORDS
    MARK PITT; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..User-friendly software to analyze and search the corpus, along with a host of supporting material (instruction manuals, tutorials, user forum) will also be provided to facilitate and encourage its use. ..
  51. Assessing Auditory Capacity in Hearing-Impaired Children
    Laurie Eisenberg; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..The results will be analyzed to explain and model auditory perceptual development in terms of multiple contributing variables and their interactions. ..
  52. Electrocorticographic Study of Categorical Phoneme Perception in the Human Tempor
    Edward Chang; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  53. Phonological Priming in Children who Stutter
    COURTNEY BYRD; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..In addition, the relationship between holistic versus incremental processing and persistence of stuttering will be empirically examined. ..
  54. MINORITY PREDOCTORAL FELLOWSHIP PROGRAM
    Amber Franklin; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable]..
  55. The Nature of Phonological Representation in Reading
    M Ashby; Fiscal Year: 2004
    ..abstract_text> ..
  56. AUDITORY MECHANISMS UNDERLYING SPEECH UNDERSTANDING
    Amy Horwitz; Fiscal Year: 2002
    ..Results should provide fundamental new information with direct relevance for the design and implementation of signal processing strategies to improve communication by listeners with high-frequency hearing loss. ..
  57. Typical speech sound development in 3 to 4-year old Spanish-English bilinguals
    CHRISTINA GILDERSLEEVE NEUMANN; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  58. Phonological memory and language in young monolingual and bilingual children
    Erika Hoff; Fiscal Year: 2008
    ..unreadable] [unreadable] [unreadable]..
  59. NEURAL BASIS OF NORMAL AND IMPAIRED PHONOLOGY
    MARTHA BURTON; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Better understanding of neural bases of phonological processes and of the effects of brain damage on those processes may provide a basis for improved therapies for aphasic symptoms. ..