Selected Publications

Baese-Berk, M. M. (2019). Interactions between speech perception and production during learning of novel phonemic categories. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 81(4), 981-1005.

Baese-Berk, M. M., Dilley, L. C., Henry, M. J., Vinke, L., & Banzina, E. (2019). Not just a function of function words: Distal speech rate influences perception of prosodically weak syllables. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 81(2), 571-589.

Baese-Berk, M. M. and Morrill, T. H. (2019). Perceptual consequences of variability in native and non-native speech.Phonetica, 76, 121-141.

Olejarczuk, P.*, Otero, M.* and Baese-Berk, M. M. (2019). Acoustic correlates of anticipatory and progressive [ATR] harmony processes in Ethiopian Komo. Journal of Phonetics, 74, 18-41.

Trippe, J.* and Baese-Berk, M. M.(2019). A prosodic profile of Aviation English.Journal of English for Specific Purposes, 53, 30-46.

Baese-Berk, M. M.Morrill, T. H., and Dilley, L. C. (2018). Predictability and perception for native and non-native listeners. Linguistics Vanguard, 4(S2).

McLaughlin, D. J.*, Baese-Berk, M. M., Bent, T., Borrie, S. A., van Engen, K. J. (2018). Coping with Adversity, Individual Differences in the Perception of Noisy and Accented Speech. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 80, 1559-1570.

Borrie, S. A., Baese-Berk, M., Van Engen, K., & Bent, T. (2017). A relationship between processing speech in noise and dysarthric speech. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America141(6), 4660-4667.

Shepard, B., Elliot, N., Baese-Berk, M. M. (2017). Perceptions of university instructors when listening to international student speech. The ORTESOL Journal, 34, 4-16.

Shepard, B., Elliot, N., Baese-Berk, M. M. (2017). Comprehensibility and intelligibility of international student speech: Comparing perceptions of university EAP instructors and content faculty. Journal of English for Academic Purposes, 26, 42-51.

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. (2011).  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)

The lab has recently presented work with our collaborators at:

  • The International Congress of Phonetic Sciences in Melbourne, Australia

  • Pronunciation in Second Language Teaching and Learning in Flagstaff, Arizona.

  • Conference in Implantable Auditory Prostheses in Lake Tahoe, California

  • The 177th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America in Louisville, Kentucky

  • The 59th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society in New Orleans, Louisiana

We will soon be presenting our work at:

  • The 178th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America in San Diego, CA

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!)