KU Linguistics sets record at Fall 2016 ASA meeting

Thursday, November 17, 2016

Linguistics students and faculty will be giving 9 presentations at this fall's bi-annual meeting of the Acoustical Society of America in Honolulu, HI:

Source properties of dorsal fricatives. Charles Redmon and Allard Jongman

Surface phonetic or underlying phonological representations: A mismatch negativity study of Mandarin tone assimilation. Yu-Fu Chien, Robert Fiorentino, Xiao Yang, and Joan A. Sereno

Just noticeable differences for pitch height and pitch contour for Chinese and American listeners. Allard Jongman, Zhen Qin, Jie Zhang, and Joan A. Sereno

Cross-modal association between auditory and visual-spatial information in Mandarin tone perception. Beverly Hannah (Simon Fraser University), Yue Wang (Simon Fraser University), Allard Jongman, and Joan A. Sereno

Cross-linguistic perception of clearly spoken English tense and lax vowels based on auditory, visual, and auditory-visual information. Keith K. Leung (Simon Fraser University), Charles Redmon, Yue Wang (Simon Fraser University), Allard Jongman, and Joan A. Sereno

Functional load of fundamental frequency in the native language predicts learning and use of these cues in second-language speech segmentation. Annie Tremblay, Mirjam Broersma (Radboud University), Caitlin E. Coughlin, and Monica Wagner (Radboud University)

Effects of native language on the use of segmental and supra-segmental cues to stress in English word recognition: An eye-tracking study. Katrina Connell, Simone Huls (Speech-Language-Hearing: Sci. & Disord., Univ. of Kansas), Maria Teresa Martinez-Garcıa, Zhen Qin, Seulgi Shin, Hanbo, and Annie Tremblay

Effects of language bias and proficiency on cross-language activation: Evidence from eye-tracking. Maria Teresa Martinez-Garcia and Annie Tremblay

The nature of tone sandhi in Sixian Hakka. Jie Zhang, Hanbo Yan, Yuwen Lai (National Chiao-Tung University), and Shao-ren Lyu (National Chiao-Tung University)

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