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Language and development of consciousness: degrees of disembodiment
(Lawrence Erlbaum Associates., 2008)
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Nine voices, one artist : linguistic and acoustic analysis
Voice impersonators possess a flexible voice and thus can change their voice identity. They are able to imitate various people and characters which differ in age, gender, accent and voice quality. State of the art electronic ...
Information structure and phrase length as predictors of AP-initial accents
This study addresses the relationship between information structure and prosodic form in French. More specifically, it tests whether phrase-initial accents (LHi) are associated with the left edge of contrastively focused ...
Evidence for phonological constraints on nuclear accent placement
In lieu of an abstract, here is a brief excerpt of the content: Evidence for phonological constraints on nuclear accent placement* JAMES GERMAN JANET PIERREHUMBERT STEFAN KAUFMANN Northwestern University Northwestern ...
Differential argument realization in Abui
This paper discusses differential argument realization in Abui, a Papuan language (Eastern Indonesia) with semantic alignment (in terms of Donohue and Wichmann 2008; Kratochvíl 2011). The paper examines the roles of ...
Singapore literature in English : an annotated bibliography
(National Library Board Singapore and Centre for Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Nanyang Technological University, 2008)
'The National Library Board (NLB) is pleased to publish Singapore Literature in English : An Annotated Bibliography with the Centre for Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, Nanyang Technological University (NTU). Compiled by ...
Economics of training: market failure and government intervention
(World Scientific, 2011)
Abstract not available.
Dialect adaptation and two dimensions of tune
Adaptation to an unfamiliar dialect of one’s native language presents a special case for prosodic learning, since most other aspects of the grammar are held constant. This study explores the representation of two dimensions ...
Preattentive extraction of abstract auditory rules in speech sound stream : a mismatch negativity study using lexical tones
Background. Extraction of linguistically relevant auditory features is critical for speech comprehension in complex auditory environments, in which the relationships between acoustic stimuli are often abstract and ...
Spatio-temporal dynamics of automatic processing of phonological information in visual words
Sensory-specific cortices appear to be sensitive to information from another modality. Here we investigate whether the human brain automatically extracts the phonological information in visual words in early visual processing. ...