Selected Publications

Shepard, B., Elliot, N., Baese-Berk, M. M. (in press). Comprehensibility and intelligibility of international student speech: Comparing perceptions of university EAP instructors and content faculty. Journal of English for Academic Purposes.

Bent, Tessa, Baese-Berk, M. M., Borrie, S. A., and McKee, M. (2016). Individual differences in the perception of regional, nonnative, and disordered speech varieties. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 140(5), 3775-3786.

Baese-Berk, M. M., Dilley, L. C., Schmidt, S., Morrill, T. H., Pitt, M. A. (2016). Revisiting Neil Armstrong's Moon-Landing Quote: Implications for Speech Perception, Function Word Reduction, and Acoustic Ambiguity. PLoS ONE 11(9): e0155975, 1-11

Baese-Berk, M. M. and Samuel, A.G. (2016). Listeners beware: Speech production may be bad for learning speech sounds. Journal of Memory and Language, 89, 23-36.

Fricke, M., Baese-Berk, M. M., and Goldrick, M. (2016). Dimensions of similarity in the mental lexicon. Language, Cognition, and Neuroscience, 31 (5), 639-645.

Baese-Berk, M. M. and Morrill, T. H. (2015). Speaking rate consistency in native and non-native speakers of English. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 138 (3), EL223-EL228.

Morrill, T. H., Baese-Berk, M. M., Heffner, C.C., and Dilley, L. C. (2015). Interactions between distal speech rate, linguistic knowledge, and speech environment. Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, 22 (5), 1451-1457.

Wright, B. A., Baese-Berk, M. M., Marrone, N., and Bradlow, A. R. (2015). Enhancing speech learning by combining task practice with periods of stimulus exposure without practice. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 138 (2), 928-937.

Baese-Berk, M. M., Heffner, C. C., Dilley, L. C., Pitt, M. A., Morrill, T. H., and McAuley, J.D. (2014). Long-term temporal tracking of speech rate affects spoken word recognition. Psychological Science, 25 (8), 1546-1553.

Baese-Berk, M. M., Bradlow, A. R, and Wright, B. A. (2013)  Accent-independent adaptation to foreign accented speech.  Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 133(3), EL174-EL180.  PMCID:  PMC3579861

Baker, R. E., Baese-Berk, M., Bonnasse-Gahot, L., Kim, M., Van Engen, K. J., and Bradlow, A. R. (2011).  Word durations in non-native English. Journal of Phonetics, 39 (1), 1-17.

Goldrick, M., Baker, H.R., Murphy, A., & Baese-Berk, M. (in press).  Interaction and representational integration:  Evidence from Speech Errors. Cognition, 121, 58-72.

Peramunage, D., Blumstein, S. E., Myers, E., Goldrick, M., & Baese-Berk, M.  (2011).  Phonological neighborhood effects in spoken word production:  An fMRI study.  Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 23, 593-603

Van Engen, K. J., Baese-Berk, M., Baker, R. E., Choi, A., Kim, M.,  and Bradlow, A. R. (2010).  The Wildcat corpus of native- and foreign-accented English:  Communicative efficiency across conversational dyads with varying language alignment profiles.  Language and Speech, 53 (4), 510-540.

Baese-Berk, M. & Goldrick, M. (2009).  Mechanisms of interaction in speech production.  Language and Cognitive Processes, 24, 527-554.

Upcoming/recent presentations and posters (Slides and posters available upon request)
Melissa Baese-Berk and Katherine White. Using developmental data to explore frequency and neighborhood density effects in production. Poster to be presented at the 15th Conference on Laboratory Phonology. Ithaca, NY, July.

Tuuli H. Morrill and Melissa M. Baese-Berk. Interactions of speaking rate and prosodic organization in non-native speech production. Poster to be presented at the 15th Conference on Laboratory Phonology. Ithaca, NY, July.

Melissa M. Baese-Berk, Tuuli H. Morrill, and Laura C. Dilley. Do Non-Native Speakers Use Context Speaking Rate in Spoken Word Recognition? Poster to be presented at Speech Prosody 8. Boston Massachusetts, May.

Tuuli H. Morrill, Melissa M. Baese-Berk, and Ann R. Bradlow. Speaking rate consistency and variability in spontaneous speech by native and non-native speakers of English. Poster to be presented at Speech Prosody 8. Boston Massachusets, May.

Melissa M. Baese-Berk, Tuuli Morrill, and Ann Bradlow. Intelligibility, fluency, and variability in non-native speech. Poster to be presented at the 171st Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America. Salt Lake City, UT, May 26.

Charlotte Vaughn, Melissa Baese-Berk, and Kaori Idemaru. Variability and stability in native and non-native Japanese speech. Poster to be presented at the 171st Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America. Salt Lake City, UT, May 26.

Paul Olejarczuk, Manuel Otero, and Melissa Baese-Berk. Production and perception of the advanced tongue root vowel system in Ethiopian Komo. Poster to be presented at the 171st Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America. Salt Lake City, UT, May 27.

Misaki Kato and Melissa Baese-Berk. Availability of production-based representations for non-native speech perception. Talk to be presented at the Second Northwest Phonetics and Phonology Conference, Eugene, OR, May 15.

Paul Olejarczuk, Manuel Otero, and Melissa Baese-Berk. Acoustic correlates of a unique, bidirectional [ATR] harmony system: The case of Ethiopian Komo. Poster to be presented at at the Second Northwest Phonetics and Phonology Conference, Eugene, OR, May 14.

Melissa Baese-Berk, Tessa Bent, Stephanie Borrie, and Megan McKee. Individual Differences in Perception of Unfamiliar Speech. Talk to be presented at the Second Northwest Phonetics and Phonology Conference, Eugene, OR, May 15.

Vaughn, Charlotte, Melissa Baese-Berk, and Kaori Idemaru. Variability and stability in native and non-native Japanese speech. Poster to be presented at at the Second Northwest Phonetics and Phonology Conference, Eugene, OR, May 14.

Beth Sheppard, Nancy Elliott, and Melissa Baese-Berk. Comprehensibility and intelligibility of international student speech: Perceptions of EAP Instructors and University Professors. Poster to be presented at the American Association of Applied Linguistics Meeting. April.

Melissa Baese-Berk. Interactions between perception and production in the lab and their implications for classroom learning. TESOL International Convention and English Language Expo. Baltimore, MD, April 8.

Melissa Baese-Berk Factors Influencing Learning of Non-Native Speech Sounds. Phonetics and Experimental Phonology Lab, New York University, New York, NY. March 4.

Pretty excited to find Calle de San Sebastian when I first arrived in San Juan, PR (I was living in San Sebastian, Spain at the time!)

Pretty excited to find Calle de San Sebastian when I first arrived in San Juan, PR (I was living in San Sebastian, Spain at the time!)