Laurence White – academic publications

White, L. (in press). Segmentation of speech. In S.-A. Rueschemeyer & G. Gaskell (Eds.), Oxford Handbook of Psycholinguistics. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Floccia, C., Sambrook, T. D., Delle Luche, C., Kwok, R., Goslin, J., White, L., Cattani, A., Sullivan, E., Abbot-Smith, K., Krott, A., Mills, D., Rowland, C., Gervain, J., & Plunkett, K. (in press). Vocabulary of 2-year-olds learning English and an additional language: norms and effects of linguistic distance. Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development.

White, L., Delle Luche, C., & Floccia, C. (2016). Five-month-old infants’ discrimination of unfamiliar languages does not accord with ‘rhythm class’. In J. Barnes, A. Brugos, S. Shattuck-Hufnagel, & N. Veilleux (Eds.), Proceedings of Speech Prosody 8, Boston, 2016 (pp. 567–571). Boston: Boston University.

Morris-Haynes, R., White, L., & Mattys, S. L. (2016). Listeners’ discrimination of read and spontaneous speech is primed by performance of a prior speech production task. In J. Barnes, A. Brugos, S. Shattuck-Hufnagel, & N. Veilleux (Eds.), Proceedings of Speech Prosody 8, Boston, 2016 (pp. 232–236). Boston: Boston University.

Torre, I., White, L., & Goslin, J. (2016). Behavioural mediation of prosodic cues to implicit judgements of trustworthiness. In J. Barnes, A. Brugos, S. Shattuck-Hufnagel, & N. Veilleux (Eds.), Proceedings of Speech Prosody 8, Boston, 2016 (pp. 816–820). Boston: Boston University.

Floccia, C., Keren-Portnoy, T., DePaolis, R., Duffy, H., Delle Luche, C., Durrant, S., White, L., Goslin, J., & Vihman, M. (2016). British English infants segment words only with exaggerated infant-directed speech stimuli. Cognition, 148, 1-9.

White, L., Mattys, S.L., Stefansdottir, L., & Jones, V. (2015). Beating the bounds: Localized timing cues to word segmentation. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 138, 1214-1220.

Morris-Haynes, R., White, L., & Mattys, S.L. (2015). What do we expect spontaneous speech to sound like? In The Scottish Consortium for ICPhS 2015 (Ed.), Proceedings of the 16th International Congress of the Phonetic Sciences. Paper 1011.

Torre, I., Goslin, J., & White, L. (2015). Investing in accents: How does experience mediate trust attributions to different voices? In The Scottish Consortium for ICPhS 2015 (Ed.), Proceedings of the 16th International Congress of the Phonetic Sciences. Paper 474.

White, L. (2014). Communicative function and prosodic form in speech timing. Speech Communication, 63, 38-54.

White, L., Floccia, C., Goslin, J., & Butler, J. (2014). Utterance-final lengthening is predictive of infants’ discrimination of English accents. Language Learning 64, 27-44.

White, L., Mattys, S.L., Stefansdottir, L., & Jones, V. (2014). Lengthened consonants are interpreted as word-initial. In N. Campbell, D. Gibbon & D. Hirst (Eds.), Proceedings of the VIIth International Conference on Speech Prosody, Dublin (pp. 477-481).

Adelman, J.S., Johnson, R.L., McCormick, S.F., McKague, M., Kinshita, S., Bowers, J.S., Perry, J.R., Lupker, S.J., Forster, K.I., Cortese, M.J., Scaltritti, M., Aschenbrenner, A.J., Coane, J.H., White, L., Yap, M.J., Davis, C., Kim, J., & Davis, C.J. (2014). A behavioral database for masked form priming. Behavior Research Methods, 46(4), 1052–1067.

Monaghan, P., White, L., & Merkx, M.M. (2013). Disambiguating durational cues for speech segmentation. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 134, EL45-EL51.

White, L., Mattys, S.L., & Wiget, L. (2012). Segmentation cues in spontaneous speech: Robust semantics and fragile phonotactics. Frontiers in Psychology, 3:375.

White, L., Mattys, S.L., & Wiget, L. (2012). Language categorization is based on sensitivity to durational cues, not rhythm class. Journal of Memory and Language, 66, 665-679.

White, L., Liss, J.M., & Dellwo, V. (2011). Assessment of rhythm. In A. Lowit & R.D. Kent (Eds.), Assessment of Motor Speech Disorders (pp. 231-252). San Diego: Plural.

White, L., Melhorn, J.F., & Mattys, S.L. (2010). Segmentation by lexical subtraction in Hungarian L2 speakers of English. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 63, 544-554.

White, L., & Turk, A.E. (2010). English words on the Procrustean bed: Polysyllabic shortening reconsidered. Journal of Phonetics, 38, 459-471.

White, L., Wiget, L., Rauch, O., & Mattys, S.L. (2010). Segmentation cues in spontaneous and read speech. In Proceedings of the 5th Conference on Speech Prosody, 2010, Chicago (pp. 100218:1-4).

Wiget, L., White, L., Schuppler, B., Grenon, I., Rauch, O., & Mattys, S.L. (2010). How stable are acoustic metrics of contrastive speech rhythm? Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 127, 1559-1569.

Ladd, D.R., Schepman, A., White, L., Quarmby, L.M., & Stackhouse, R. (2009). Structural and dialectal effects on pitch peak alignment in two varieties of British English. Journal of Phonetics, 37, 146-161.

Liss, J.M., White, L., Mattys, S.L., Lansford, K., Lotto, A.J., Spitzer, S.M., & Caviness, J.N. (2009). Quantifying speech rhythm abnormalities in the dysarthrias. Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research, 52, 1334-1352.

White, L., Payne, E., & Mattys, S.L. (2009). Rhythmic and prosodic contrast in Venetan and Sicilian Italian. In M. Vigario, S. Frota & M.J. Freitas (Eds.), Phonetics and Phonology: Interactions and Interrelations (pp. 137-158). Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Grenon, I., & White, L. (2008). Acquiring rhythm: A comparison of L1 and L2 speakers of Canadian English and Japanese. In H. Chan, H. Jacob & E. Kapia (Eds.) BUCLD 32: Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development (pp. 155-166). Somerville, Massachusetts: Cascadilla Press.

White, L., & Mády, K. (2008). The long and the short and the final: Phonological vowel length and prosodic timing in Hungarian. In P.A. Barbosa, S. Madureira & C. Reis (Eds.), Proceedings of the 4th Conference on Speech Prosody, 2008 (pp. 363-366).

White, L., Mattys, S.L., Series, L., & Gage, S. (2007). Rhythm metrics predict rhythmic discrimination. In J. Trouvain & W.J. Barry (Eds.), Proceedings of the 16th International Congress of the Phonetic Sciences (pp. 1009-1012).

Mattys, S.L., Melhorn, J.F., & White, L. (2007). Effects of syntactic expectations on speech segmentation. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 33, 960-977.

White, L., & Mattys, S.L. (2007). Calibrating rhythm: First language and second language studies. Journal of Phonetics, 35, 501-522.

White, L., & Mattys, S.L. (2007). Rhythmic typology and variation in first and second languages. In P. Prieto, J. Mascaró & M.-J. Solé (Eds.), Segmental and Prosodic Issues in Romance Phonology. Current Issues in Linguistic Theory series (pp. 237-257). Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Mattys, S.L., White, L., & Melhorn, J.F. (2005). Integration of multiple speech segmentation cues: A hierarchical framework. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 134, 477-500.

Turk, A.E., & White, L. (1999). Structural influences on accentual lengthening in English. Journal of Phonetics, 27, 171-206.

Foster, J.C., McInnes, F.R., Jack, M.A., Love, S., Dutton, R.T., Nairn, I.A., & White, L. (1998). An experimental evaluation of preferences for data entry method in automated telephone services. Behaviour and Information Technology, 17, 82-92.

Turk, A.E., & White, L. (1997). The domain of accentual lengthening in Scottish English. In G. Kokkinakis, N. Fakotakis & E. Dermatas (Eds.), Proceedings of the 5th European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology (pp. 795-798).

White, L., & Turk, A.E. (1996). The domain of the durational effects of accent in Scottish English. In R. Lawrence (Ed.), Proceedings of the Institute of Acoustics Volume 18, Part 9: Speech and Hearing ’96 (pp. 171-178). St Albans: Institute of Acoustics.

McInnes, F.R., White, L., Foster, J.C., & Jack, M.A. (1995). An automated style checker for human-computer dialogue engineering. In Proceedings of the ESCA Workshop on Spoken Dialogue Systems (pp. 149-152).

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