Centre for Language Sciences (CLaS)

Research Output 1979 2019

2015

Melodic contour training and its effect on speech in noise, consonant discrimination, and prosody perception for cochlear implant recipients

Lo, C. Y., McMahon, C. M., Looi, V. & Thompson, W. F., 2015, In : Behavioural Neurology. 2015, p. 1-10 10 p., 352869.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Speech Perception
Cochlear Implants
Noise
Music
Education

Misidentification delusions

Connors, M. H., Langdon, R. & Coltheart, M., 20 Jan 2015, Troublesome Disguises: Managing Challenging Disorders in Psychiatry. Bhugra, D. & Malhi, G. S. (eds.). 2nd ed. West Sussex, UK: Wiley-Blackwell, Wiley, p. 169-185 17 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

Delusions
Mood Disorders
Dementia
Schizophrenia
Stroke

Neuroimaging the short- and long-term effects of repeated picture naming in healthy older adults

MacDonald, A. D., Heath, S., McMahon, K. L., Nickels, L., Angwin, A. J., van Hees, S., Johnson, K. & Copland, D. A., 1 Aug 2015, In : Neuropsychologia. 75, p. 170-178 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Prefrontal Cortex
Neuroimaging
Anomia
Learning
Brain

Nonlinear spelling in graphemic buffer deficit

Schubert, T. & Nickels, L., 17 Nov 2015, In : Cognitive Neuropsychology. 32, 7-8, p. 431-441 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Buffers
Spelling
Letters
Graphemic Buffer

Objective measurement of high-level auditory cortical function in children

Almeqbel, A. & McMahon, C., 1 Jul 2015, In : International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology. 79, 7, p. 1055-1062 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Noise
Auditory Evoked Potentials
Aptitude
Signal-To-Noise Ratio
Hearing

Phenomenological and neurocognitive perspectives on polythematic and monothematic delusions

Coltheart, M., 1 Jun 2015, In : World Psychiatry. 14, 2, p. 186-188 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/opinionResearchpeer-review

Response to Davies and Fuchs

Peters, P., 2015, In : English World-Wide. 36, 1, p. 41-44 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/opinionResearchpeer-review

Student speech pathologists' experiences of an aphasia therapy group

Cubirka, L., Barnes, S. & Ferguson, A., 2 Dec 2015, In : Aphasiology. 29, 12, p. 1497-1515 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

therapy group
Aphasia
speech disorder
Group Psychotherapy
Students

The Cortical Automatic Threshold Estimation in Adults

Bardy, F., Van Dun, B., Dillon, H., Seeto, M., Qin, H., Loi, T. & Cowan, R., 2015, In : Hearing Journal. 69, 6, p. 32-37 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearch

Brain Stem
Brain Stem Auditory Evoked Potentials
Acoustics
Hearing
Ear

The effectiveness of two grammar treatment procedures for children with SLI: A randomized clinical trial

Smith-Lock, K. M., Leitão, S., Prior, P. & Nickels, L., 1 Oct 2015, In : Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools. 46, 4, p. 312-324 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

grammar
Randomized Controlled Trials
Group
Therapeutics
Language

The lexical-syntactic representation of number

Nickels, L., Biedermann, B., Fieder, N. & Schiller, N. O., 16 Mar 2015, In : Language, Cognition and Neuroscience. 30, 3, p. 287-304 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Benzydamine
Garlic
Sheep
Language
Research

The online processing of only if and even if conditional statements: Implications for mental models

Zhan, L., Crain, S. & Zhou, P., 3 Apr 2015, In : Journal of Cognitive Psychology. 27, 3, p. 367-379 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Eye Movements
Hearing
Connectives
On-line Processing
Mental Models

The Syntax-PF Interface in Children's Negative Sentences

Thornton, R. & Rombough, K., 3 Apr 2015, In : Language Acquisition. 22, 2, p. 132-157 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

syntax
Syntax
grammar
Negation
Main Verb

The Use of Grammatical Morphemes by Mandarin-Speaking Children with High Functioning Autism

Zhou, P., Crain, S., Gao, L., Tang, Y. & Jia, M., 1 May 2015, In : Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. 45, 5, p. 1428-1436 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Autistic Disorder
Aptitude
Language
Research

Topic segmentation with an ordering-based topic model

Du, L., Pate, J. K. & Johnson, M., 1 Jun 2015, Proceedings of the 29th AAAI Conference on Artificial Intelligence, AAAI 2015 and the 27th Innovative Applications of Artificial Intelligence Conference, IAAI 2015. Palo Alto, CA: Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence, Vol. 3. p. 2232-2238 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Sampling

Turn management and backchannels

Peters, P. & Wong, D., 2015, Corpus pragmatics: A handbook. Aijmer, K. & Rühlemann, C. (eds.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, p. 408-429 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

listener
conversation analysis
management
conversation
dialogue
2014

Acquisition of the numerical wh-pronoun ji 'how many' in Mandarin Chinese

Huang, A. & Crain, S., 2014, In : Lingua. 145, p. 122-140 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

interpretation
linguistics
Pronoun
Mandarin Chinese
comprehension

Acquisition of the polarity sensitive item renhe 'any' in Mandarin Chinese

Huang, A. & Crain, S., 2014, In : Journal of Child Language. 41, 4, p. 861-889 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
speaking
comprehension
value judgement
interpretation
colloquial

A longitudinal study on children's music training experience and academic development

Yang, H., Ma, W., Gong, D., Hu, J. & Yao, D., 28 Jul 2014, In : Scientific Reports. 4, p. 1-7 7 p., 5854.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Music
Longitudinal Studies
Teaching
Language Development
Mathematics

Architecture of a web-based predictive editor for controlled natural language processing

Guy, S. & Schwitter, R., 2014, Controlled Natural Language - 4th International Workshop, CNL 2014, Proceedings. Davis, B., Kaljurand, K. & Kuhn, T. (eds.). Berlin; Heidelberg: Springer, Springer Nature, Vol. 8625 LNAI. p. 167-178 12 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 8625 LNAI).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

File editors
Web-based
Natural Language
Specifications
Look-ahead
Noise
Aptitude
Research Design
Cross-Sectional Studies
Discrimination (Psychology)

Association between diet quality with concurrent vision and hearing impairment in older adults

Gopinath, B., Schneider, J., Flood, V. M., Mcmahon, C. M., Burlutsky, G., Leeder, S. R. & Mitchell, P., 2014, In : Journal of Nutrition, Health and Aging. 18, 3, p. 251-256 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Hearing Loss
Diet
Deaf-Blind Disorders
Food
Nutrition Policy

Attention, memory, and auditory processing in 10- to 15-year-old children with listening difficulties

Sharma, M., Dhamani, I., Leung, J. & Carlile, S., 1 Dec 2014, In : Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research. 57, 6, p. 2308-2321 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Noise
deficit
Group
Psychoacoustics
test battery

Attention distribution and cognitive load in a subtitled academic lecture: L1 vs. L2

Kruger, J-L., Hefer, E. & Matthew, G., 2014, In : Journal of Eye Movement Research. 7, 5, p. 1-15 15 p., 4.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Students
Language
Linguistics
Self Report
Electroencephalography

Augmenting melodic intonation therapy with non-invasive brain stimulation to treat impaired left-hemisphere function: two case studies

Al-Janabi, S., Nickels, L. A., Sowman, P. F., Burianová, H., Merrett, D. L. & Thompson, W. F., 4 Feb 2014, In : Frontiers in Psychology. 5, p. 1-12 12 p., 37.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
Brain
Aphasia
Therapeutics
Language

Australia Loves Language Puzzles: The Australian Computational and Linguistics Olympiad (OzCLO)

Estival, D., Bow, C., Henderson, J., Kelly, B., Laughren, M., Mayer, E., Mollá, D., Mrowa-Hopkins, C., Nordlinger, R., Rieschild, V., Schalley, A. C., Stanley, A. W. & Vaughan, J., 1 Dec 2014, In : Linguistics and Language Compass. 8, 12, p. 659-670 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearch

love
linguistics
language
student
school

Children’s knowledge of double negative structures in Mandarin Chinese

Zhou, P., Crain, S. & Thornton, R., 23 Oct 2014, In : Journal of East Asian Linguistics. 23, 4, p. 333-359 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

preschool child
artifact
Mandarin Chinese
Double Negatives
Double Negation

Cluster reduction and compensatory lengthening in the acquisition of possessive -s

Mealings, K. T. & Demuth, K., 2014, In : Journal of Child Language. 41, 3, p. 690-704 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

human being
imitation
planning process
Acoustics
acoustics

Color naming of colored non-color words and the response-exclusion hypothesis: a comment on Mahon et al. and on Roelofs and Piai

Mulatti, C. & Coltheart, M., Mar 2014, In : Cortex. 52, p. 120-122 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/opinionResearchpeer-review

Contribution of nonimplanted ear to pitch perception for prelingually deafened cochlear implant recipients

Chen, J. K. C., Chuang, A. Y. C., McMahon, C., Tung, T. H. & Li, L. P. H., 2014, In : Otology and Neurotology. 35, 8, p. 1409-1414 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Pitch Perception
Hearing Aids
Cochlear Implants
Ear
Aptitude

Controlled natural language processing as answer set programming: An experiment

Schwitter, R., 2014, Controlled Natural Language - 4th International Workshop, CNL 2014, Proceedings. Davis, B., Kaljurand, K. & Kuhn, T. (eds.). Berlin; Heidelberg: Springer, Springer Nature, Vol. 8625 LNAI. p. 8-19 12 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 8625 LNAI).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Answer Set Programming
Natural Language
Pipelines
Processing
Experiment

Cross-language perception of Japanese singleton and geminate consonants: preliminary data from non-native learners of Japanese and native speakers of Italian and Australian English

Tsukada, K., Cox, F. & Hajek, J., 2014, Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association. Baixas, France: International Speech Communication Association (ISCA), p. 1288-1292 5 p. (Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, INTERSPEECH).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Australian English
Geminate Consonants
Native Speaker
Consonant
Cross-language

Cross-language perception of Japanese vowel length contrasts: Comparison of listeners from different first language backgrounds

Tsukada, K., Hirata, Y. & Roengpitya, R., 2014, In : Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research. 57, 3, p. 805-814 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

listener
Language
language
discrimination
varespladib methyl

Cross-language perception of word-final stops

Tsukada, K., 2014, South and Southeast Asian Psycholinguistics. Winskel, H. & Padakannaya, P. (eds.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, p. 297-304 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearchpeer-review

listener
language
linguistics
discrimination
phonology

Deconvolution of magnetic acoustic change complex (mACC)

Bardy, F., McMahon, C. M., Yau, S. H. & Johnson, B. W., 2014, In : Clinical Neurophysiology. 125, 11, p. 2220-2231 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Acoustics
Phonetics
Least-Squares Analysis
Auditory Evoked Potentials
Auditory Cortex

Delusions and prediction error: Re-examining the behavioural evidence for disrupted error signalling in delusion formation

Griffiths, O., Langdon, R., Le Pelley, M. E. & Coltheart, M., 3 Sep 2014, In : Cognitive Neuropsychiatry. 19, 5, p. 439-467 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Delusions
Dopamine
Mesencephalon
Neuroimaging
Research

Developmental disorders: What can be learned from cognitive neuropsychology?

Castles, A., Kohnen, S., Nickels, L. & Brock, J., 19 Jan 2014, In : Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 369, 1634, p. 1-9 9 p., 20130407.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Neuropsychology
cognition
Cognition
methodology

Dismissing subliminal perception because of its famous problems is classic "baby with the bathwater"

Finkbeiner, M. & Coltheart, M., 2014, In : Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 37, 1, p. 27 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Subliminal Stimulation
baby
Decision Making
stimulus
decision making

Dual sensory impairment and hearing aid use among clients attending low-vision services in Australia: the vision-hearing project

Schneider, J. M., McMahon, C. M., Gopinath, B., Kifley, A., Barton, R., Mitchell, P., Leeder, S. R. & Wang, J. J., 2014, In : Journal of Aging and Health. 26, 2, p. 231-249 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Sensory Aids
Low Vision
hearing impairment
Hearing Aids
Hearing

Effect of interstimulus interval and age on cortical auditory evoked potentials in 10-22-week-old infants

Sharma, M., Johnson, P. K. H., Purdy, S. C. & Norman, F., 5 Mar 2014, In : NeuroReport. 25, 4, p. 248-254 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Auditory Evoked Potentials
Hearing Aids
Signal-To-Noise Ratio

Effects of broadband noise on cortical evoked auditory responses at different loudness levels in young adults

Sharma, M., Purdy, S. C., Munro, K. J., Sawaya, K. & Peter, V., 26 Mar 2014, In : NeuroReport. 25, 5, p. 312-319 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Auditory Evoked Potentials
Noise
Young Adult
Signal-To-Noise Ratio
Scalp

Facilitation effect in proper and common noun naming

Romanova, A., Nickels, L. & Howard, D., 2014, In : Stem-, Spraak- en Taalpathologie. 19, 1, p. 68-70 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearch

From "some butter" to "a butter": An investigation of mass and count representation and processing

Fieder, N., Nickels, L., Biedermann, B. & Best, W., 2014, In : Cognitive Neuropsychology. 31, 4, p. 313-349 37 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Butter
Semantics
Psycholinguistics
Aphasia
Research

Grammatical aspect and event recognition in children's online sentence comprehension

Zhou, P., Crain, S. & Zhan, L., 2014, In : Cognition. 133, 1, p. 262-276 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

comprehension
Eye Movements
event
Hearing
speaking

Hiatus resolution and linking 'r' in Australian English

Cox, F., Palethorpe, S., Buckley, L. & Bentink, S., 2014, In : Journal of the International Phonetic Association. 44, 2, p. 155-178 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Linguistics
linguistics
Phonetics
phonetics
speaking

Hypnotic analogues of delusions: The role of delusion proneness and schizotypy

Connors, M. H., Halligan, P. W., Barnier, A. J., Langdon, R., Cox, R. E., Elliott, J., Polito, V. & Coltheart, M., Jan 2014, In : Personality and Individual Differences. 57, p. 48-53 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Delusions
Hypnotics and Sedatives
Suggestion
Personality

Improving access to hearing services for people with low vision: piloting a "hearing screening and education model" of intervention

Schneider, J., Dunsmore, M., McMahon, C. M., Gopinath, B., Kifley, A., Mitchell, P., Leeder, S. R. & Wang, J. J., 2014, In : Ear and Hearing. 35, 4, p. E153-E161 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Low Vision
Hearing
Hearing Aids
Education
Hearing Loss

Investigating the role of neighbours in treatment of acquired dysgraphia

Krajenbrink, T., Nickels, L. & Kohnen, S., 2014, In : Stem-, Spraak- en Taalpathologie. 19, 1, p. 142-144 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearch

Language transfer hypotheses with linear SVM weights

Malmasi, S. & Dras, M., 2014, EMNLP 2014 - 2014 Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing, Proceedings of the Conference. Stroudsburg, PA: Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 1385-1390 6 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearchpeer-review

Linguistics