Centre for Language Sciences (CLaS)

Research Output 1979 2019

2013

Facilitation of naming in aphasia with auditory repetition: An investigation of neurocognitive mechanisms

Heath, S., McMahon, K. L., Nickels, L., Angwin, A., MacDonald, A. D., van Hees, S., McKinnon, E., Johnson, K. & Copland, D. A., Jul 2013, In : Neuropsychologia. 51, 8, p. 1534-1548 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Aphasia
Semantics
Neuroimaging
Cerebellum
Hearing

Factors affecting the outcomes of cochlear implantation for postmeningitically deafened children

Harris, S., Psarros, C., McMahon, C. M. & Boisvert, I., 2013, In : Australian and New Zealand Journal of Audiology. 33, 1, p. 27-34 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Cochlear Implantation
Deafness
Osteogenesis
Electrodes
Retrospective Studies

Functionally relevant items in the treatment of aphasia (part II): Further perspectives and specific tools

Renvall, K., Nickels, L. & Davidson, B., 2013, In : Aphasiology. 27, 6, p. 651-677 27 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Aphasia
speech disorder
Vocabulary
vocabulary
conversation

Introduction to Radden Symposium

Langdon, R. & Coltheart, M., Feb 2013, In : Mind and Language. 28, 1, p. 55-56 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialResearchpeer-review

Language choices in L2 English sentence production: Why speakers could have used modal perfect but didn't

Conroy, M. A. & Linda, C., 31 Oct 2013, In : IRAL - International Review of Applied Linguistics in Language Teaching. 51, 4, p. 379-406 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

discourse
language
language instruction
experiment
English language

Lateralized auditory brain function in children with normal reading ability and in children with dyslexia

Johnson, B. W., McArthur, G., Hautus, M., Reid, M., Brock, J., Castles, A. & Crain, S., Mar 2013, In : Neuropsychologia. 51, 4, p. 633-641 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Dyslexia
Aptitude
Reading
Brain
Noise

Low body mass index and jaw movement are protective of hearing in users of personal listening devices

Li, L. P. H., Chuang, A. Y. C., McMahon, C., Tung, T. H. & Chen, J. K. C., Aug 2013, In : Laryngoscope. 123, 8, p. 1983-1987 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Jaw
Hearing
Body Mass Index
Equipment and Supplies
Ear Canal

Predicting 3-year outcomes of early-identified children with hearing impairment

Ching, T. Y. C., Day, J., Seeto, M., Dillon, H., Marnane, V. & Street, L., 2013, In : B-ENT. SUPPL. 21, p. 99-106 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Hearing Loss
Language
Hearing
Newborn Infant
Language Development

Predictors of Orthographic Learning of Regular and Irregular Words

Wang, H. C., Nickels, L., Nation, K. & Castles, A., Sep 2013, In : Scientific Studies of Reading. 17, 5, p. 369-384 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Vocabulary
Learning
Reading
vocabulary
learning

Proper and common noun learning: Same or different

Romanova, A., Nickels, L., Renvall, K. & Howard, D., 2013, In : Stem-, Spraak- en Taalpathologie. 18, SUPPL. 1, p. 64-66 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearch

Prosodic cues used during perceptions of nonunderstandings in radio communication

Auton, J. C., Wiggins, M. W., Searle, B. J., Loveday, T. & Xu Rattanasone, N., Jun 2013, In : Journal of Communication. 63, 3, p. 600-616 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Radio communication
radio
Electricity
recipient
instruction

Sentential negation in early child English

Thornton, R. & Tesan, G., Jul 2013, In : Journal of Linguistics. 49, 2, p. 367-411 45 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
language
grammar
Negation
mismatch
license

Stimulus level effects on speech-evoked obligatory cortical auditory evoked potentials in infants with normal hearing

Purdy, S. C., Sharma, M., Munro, K. J. & Morgan, C. L. A., Mar 2013, In : Clinical Neurophysiology. 124, 3, p. 474-480 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Auditory Evoked Potentials
Hearing
Auditory Cortex
Phonetics
Hearing Aids

Successful outcomes of cochlear implantation in long-term unilateral deafness: brain plasticity?

Távora-Vieira, D., Boisvert, I., McMahon, C. M., Maric, V. & Rajan, G. P., 11 Sep 2013, In : NeuroReport. 24, 13, p. 724-729 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Unilateral Hearing Loss
Cochlear Implantation
Hearing
Cochlear Implants
Noise

The case for social-cognitive remediation in schizophrenia: A life well lived is more than remission from psychosis

Marsh, P. J., Langdon, R., Harris, A. & Coltheart, M., Jun 2013, In : Australian and New Zealand Journal of Psychiatry. 47, 6, p. 512-515 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/opinionResearchpeer-review

The effect of non-tightness on Bayesian estimation of PCFGs

Cohen, S. B. & Johnson, M., 2013, Proceedings of the 51st Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics: ACL 2013 : 4-9 August, Sofia, Bulgaria. Stroudsburg, PA: Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), Vol. 1. p. 1033-1041 9 p.

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

grammar
Grammar
Markov Chain Monte Carlo
Sampler

The effects of (in)direct speech on aphasic discourse comprehension

Groenewold, R., Bastiaanse, R., Nickels, L. & Huiskes, M., 2013, In : Stem-, Spraak- en Taalpathologie. 18, SUPPL. 1, p. 120-122 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearch

The effects of coarticulation and morphological complexity on the production of English coda clusters: Acoustic and articulatory evidence from 2-year-olds and adults using ultrasound

Song, J. Y., Demuth, K., Shattuck-Hufnagel, S. & Ménard, L., May 2013, In : Journal of Phonetics. 41, 3-4, p. 281-295 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Acoustics
acoustics
evidence
Gestures
Child Development

The human communication science virtual lab

Estival, D., Cassidy, S., Sefton, P. & Burnham, D., 2013, 7th eResearch Australasia Conference, Brisbane, Australia. 3 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference proceeding contributionResearch

The jobs puzzle: Taking on the challenge via controlled natural language processing

Schwitter, R., Jul 2013, In : Theory and Practice of Logic Programming. 13, 4-5, p. 487-501 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalConference paperResearchpeer-review

Answer Sets
Formal languages
Specification languages
Natural Language
Specifications

The need for improved detection and management of adult-onset hearing loss in Australia

McMahon, C. M., Gopinath, B., Schneider, J., Reath, J., Hickson, L., Leeder, S. R., Mitchell, P. & Cowan, R., 2013, In : International journal of otolaryngology. 2013, p. 1-7 7 p., 308509.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Hearing Loss
Hearing
Hearing Aids
Workplace
Persons With Hearing Impairments

The perception of Mandarin lexical tones by native Japanese and Thai listeners

Tsukada, K., Roengpitya, R., Xu, H. L. & Xu Rattanasone, N., 2013, In : Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 134, 5, p. 4245 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearch

Tone and vowel enhancement in Cantonese infant-directed speech at 3, 6, 9, and 12 months of age

Xu Rattanasone, N., Burnham, D. & Reilly, R. G., Sep 2013, In : Journal of Phonetics. 41, 5, p. 332-343 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

infant
speaking
Language
language
Language Development

Topic segmentation with a structured topic model

Du, L., Buntine, W. & Johnson, M., 2013, NAACL HLT 2013: 2013 Conference of the North American Chapter of the Association for Computational Linguistics: Human Language Technologies, Proceedings of the Main Conference. Stroudsburg, PA: Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 190-200 11 p.

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

Sampling
Segmentation
segmentation
performance
Split

Towards information retrieval evaluation with reduced and only positive judgements

Mollá, D., Martinez, D. & Amini, I., 2013, Proceedings of the 18th Australasian Document Computing Symposium, ADCS 2013. Sitbon, L. (ed.). New York: Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), p. 109-112 4 p.

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

Information retrieval

Unification in child language

Crain, S. & Thornton, R., 1 Jan 2013, From Grammar to Meaning: The Spontaneous Logicality of Language. Caponigro, I. & Cecchetto, C. (eds.). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, p. 235-265 31 p.

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

language acquisition
interpretation
language
nature-nurture
semantics

Validity of real-time measures of stuttering frequency

O'Brian, S., Jones, M., Lincoln, M., Harrison, E., Packman, A., Menzies, R. & Onslow, M., 1 Jun 2013, In : Speech, Language and Hearing. 16, 2, p. 107-116 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Stuttering
Language
language
Reproducibility of Results
Consensus

Vowel hyperarticulation in parrot-, dog- and infant-directed speech

Xu, N., Burnham, D., Kitamura, C. & Vollmer-Conna, U., Sep 2013, In : Anthrozoos. 26, 3, p. 373-380 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Parrots
parrots
infant
Dogs
dogs

Vowel length categorization in Arabic and Japanese: comparison of native and non-native Japanese perception

Tsukada, K., 1 Dec 2013, In : Speech, Language and Hearing. 16, 4, p. 187-196 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

listener
Language
Confusion
Learning
statistical significance

What’s parsing got to do with it?

Crain, S., 1 Jan 2013, In : Linguistic Approaches to Bilingualism. 3, 3, p. 301-307 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2012

A causal model for fluctuating sugar levels in diabetes patients

Chhogyal, K., Nayak, A., Schwitter, R. & Sattar, A., 2012, In : Australasian Medical Journal. 5, 9, p. 497-502 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Semantics
Blood Glucose
Medicine
Therapeutics

Acquired and developmental disorders of reading and spelling

Coltheart, M. & Kohnen, S., 2012, The Handbook of the Neuropsychology of Language: Language Processing in the Brain: Clinical Populations. Faust, M. (ed.). Chichester, West Sussex, UK: Wiley-Blackwell, Wiley, Vol. 2. p. 892-920 29 p. (Wiley - Blackwell Handbooks of Behavioral Neuroscience).

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

Answer set programming via controlled natural language processing

Schwitter, R., 2012, Controlled Natural Language - Third International Workshop, CNL 2012, Proceedings. Kuhn, T. & Fuchs, N. E. (eds.). Heidelberg, Germany: Springer, Springer Nature, Vol. 7427 LNAI. p. 26-43 18 p. (Lecture Notes in Computer Science (including subseries Lecture Notes in Artificial Intelligence and Lecture Notes in Bioinformatics); vol. 7427 LNAI).

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

Answer Set Programming
Natural Language
Stable Models
Specification languages
Logic programming

A randomized control trial of interventions in school-aged children with auditory processing disorders

Sharma, M., Purdy, S. C. & Kelly, A. S., Jul 2012, In : International Journal of Audiology. 51, 7, p. 506-518 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Auditory Perceptual Disorders
Language
Auditory Perception
school
Reading

Are there universals of reading? We don't believe so

Coltheart, M. & Crain, S., Oct 2012, In : Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 35, 5, p. 282-283 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview articleResearchpeer-review

Reading
Language
language

Assessment and treatment of adjectives with emotional connotations: A single case study

Renvall, K. & Nickels, L., Sep 2012, In : Stem-, Spraak- en Taalpathologie. 17, SUPPL. 2, p. 54-57 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Bilateral cochlear implants in long-term and short-term deafness

McNeill, C., Noble, W., Purdy, S. C., O'Brien, A. & Sharma, M., Feb 2012, In : Cochlear implants international. 13, 1, p. 50-53 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Sound Localization
Cochlear Implants
Deafness
Ear
Noise

Choice of ear for cochlear implantation in adults with monaural sound-deprivation and unilateral hearing aid

Boisvert, I., Lyxell, B., Mäki-Torkko, E., McMahon, C. M. & Dowell, R. C., Jun 2012, In : Otology and Neurotology. 33, 4, p. 572-579 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Cochlear Implantation
Hearing Aids
Ear
Cochlear Implants
Bilateral Hearing Loss

Cochlear implantation in Auditory Neuropathy Spectrum Disorder

McMahon, C. M., Bate, K. M., Al-meqbel, A. & Patuzzi, R. B., 2012, Cochlear implant research updates. Umat, C. & Tange, R. A. (eds.). Rijeka, Croatia: InTech, p. 213-232 20 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapterResearch

Open Access
File

Cognitive modeling 'versus' cognitive neuroscience: competing approaches or complementary levels of explanation?

Lewandowsky, S. & Coltheart, M., Mar 2012, In : Australian Journal of Psychology. 64, 1, p. 1-3 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialResearchpeer-review

Comparison of native versus nonnative perception of vowel length contrasts in Arabic and Japanese

Tsukada, K., Jul 2012, In : Applied Psycholinguistics. 33, 3, p. 501-516 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

listener
discrimination
Language
language
Phonetics

Exploiting social information in grounded language learning via grammatical reductions

Johnson, M., Demuth, K. & Frank, M., 2012, Proceedings of the 50th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics, ACL 2012. Stroudsburg, PA: Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), Vol. 1. p. 883-891 9 p.

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

Exploring adaptor grammars for native language identification

Wong, S. M. J., Dras, M. & Johnson, M., 2012, EMNLP-CoNLL 2012 - 2012 Joint Conference on Empirical Methods in Natural Language Processing and Computational Natural Language Learning, Proceedings of the Conference. Stroudsburg, PA: Association for Computational Linguistics (ACL), p. 699-709 11 p.

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

Syntactics

Extractive evidence based medicine summarisation based on sentence-specific statistics

Sarker, A., Mollá, D. & Paris, C., 2012, Proceedings of the 25th IEEE International Symposium on Computer-Based Medical Systems, CBMS 2012. Soda, P. & Tortorella, F. (eds.). Piscataway, NJ: Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), p. 1-4 4 p. 6266373

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Evidence-Based Medicine
Medicine
Statistics

Extractive summarisation of medical documents using domain knowledge and corpus statistics

Sarker, A., Mollá, D. & Paris, C., 2012, In : Australasian Medical Journal. 5, 9, p. 478-481 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Evidence-Based Medicine
Evidence-Based Practice
Biomedical Research

Hearing handicap, rather than measured hearing impairment, predicts poorer quality of life over 10 years in older adults

Gopinath, B., Schneider, J., Hickson, L., McMahon, C. M., Burlutsky, G., Leeder, S. R. & Mitchell, P., Jun 2012, In : Maturitas. 72, 2, p. 146-151 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Audition
Hearing Loss
Hearing
Quality of Life
Hearing Aids

Hearing-impaired adults are at increased risk of experiencing emotional distress and social engagement restrictions five years later

Gopinath, B., Hickson, L., Schneider, J., Mcmahon, C. M., Burlutsky, G., Leeder, S. R. & Mitchell, P., Sep 2012, In : Age and Ageing. 41, 5, p. 618-623 6 p., afs058.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Hearing
Hearing Loss
Pure-Tone Audiometry
Health
Depression

How likely are stem errors when accessing plurals

Biedermann, B., Beyersmann, E., Mason, C., Townsend, E. & Nickels, L., Sep 2012, In : Stem-, Spraak- en Taalpathologie. 17, SUPPL. 2, p. 20-23 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearch

Individual differences in pronoun reversal: Evidence from two longitudinal case studies

Evans, K. E. & Demuth, K., Jan 2012, In : Journal of Child Language. 39, 1, p. 162-191 30 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

self-reference
Individuality
Longitudinal Studies
Asperger Syndrome
Confusion

Insights From Acquisition and Learning: How Phonological Representations Develop During First-Language Acquisition Speech Processing In Bilingual and Multilingual Listeners Second-Language Speech Learning

Demuth, K., Escudero, P., Smiljanic, R. & Song, J. Y., 2012, The Oxford Handbook of Laboratory Phonology. Cohn, A. C., Fougeron, C. & Huffman, M. K. (eds.). New York: Oxford University Press, p. 397-405 8 p.

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

language acquisition
listener
language
learning
video recording