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Selected Publications

Selected Publications


Speech Production


Noiray, A., Iskarous, K., & Whalen, D. H. (2014). Variability in English vowels is comparable in articulation and acoustics. Laboratory Phonology, 5(2), 271-288.

Nam, H., Mooshammer, C., Iskarous, K., & Whalen, D. H. (2013). Hearing tongue loops: Perceptual sensitivity to acoustic signatures of articulatory dynamics. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 134(5), 3808-3817.

DiCanio, C., Nam, H., Whalen, D. H., Bunnell, H. T., Amith, J. D., & García, R. C. (2013). Using automatic alignment to analyze endangered language data: Testing the viability of untrained alignment. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 134(3), 2235-2246.

Nam, H., Goldstein, L. M., Giulivi, S., Levitt, A. G., & Whalen, D. H. (2013). Computational simulation of CV combination preferences in babbling. Journal of phonetics, 41(2), 63-77.

Nam, H., Goldstein, L. M., Giulivi, S., Levitt, A. G., & Whalen, D. H. (2013). Computational simulation of CV combination preferences in babbling. Journal of phonetics, 41(2), 63-77.

Whalen, D. H., Giulivi, S., Nam, H., Levitt, A. G., Hallé, P., & Goldstein, L. M. (2012). Biomechanically preferred consonant-vowel combinations fail to appear in adult spoken corpora. Language and speech, 0023830911434123.

Whalen, D. H., Zunshine, L., & Holquist, M. (2012). Theory of Mind and embedding of perspective: A psychological test of a literary “sweet spot”. Scientific study of literature, 2(2), 301.

Whalen, D. H., & Simons, G. F. (2012). Endangered language families. Language, 88(1), 155-173.

Irwin, J. R., Tornatore, L. A., Brancazio, L., & Whalen, D. H. (2011). Can children with autism spectrum disorders “hear” a speaking face?. Child development, 82(5), 1397-1403.

Giulivi, S., Whalen, D. H., Goldstein, L. M., Nam, H., & Levitt, A. G. (2011). An Articulatory Phonology account of preferred consonant-vowel combinations. Language Learning and Development. http://www.haskins.yale.edu/Reprints/HL1683.pdf

Iskarous, K., Fowler, C. A., & Whalen, D. H. (2010). Locus equations are an acoustic expression of articulator synergy. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America.

Whalen, D. H., Levitt, A. G., & Goldstein, L. M. (2007). VOT in the babbling of French- and English-learning infants. Journal of Phonetics, 35: 341-352.

Whalen, D. H., Iskarous, K., Tiede, M. K., Ostry, D. J., Lehnert-LeHouillier, H., Vatikiotis-Bateson, E., & Hailey, D.S. (2005). HOCUS, the Haskins Optically-Corrected Ultrasound System. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 48: 543-553.

Magen, H. S., Kang, A. M., Tiede, M., & Whalen, D. H. (2003). Posterior pharyngeal wall position in the production of speech. Journal of Speech Language and Hearing Research 46: 241-251.

Whalen, D. H., Gick, B., & LeSourd, P. S. (1999). Intrinsic F0 in Passamaquoddy vowels. In D. H. Pentland (Ed.), Papers from the 30th Algonquian conference (pp. 417-428). Winnipeg: University of Manitoba.

Whalen, D. H., A. Min Kang, Harriet Magen, Robert K. Fulbright, & John C. Gore, (1999). Predicting pharynx shape from tongue position during vowel production. Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research 42: 592-603.

Whalen, D. H., Gick, B., Kumada, M., & Honda, K.(1998). Cricothyroid activity in high and low vowels: Exploring the automaticity of intrinsic F0. Journal of Phonetics 27: 125-142.

Whalen, D. H., Bryan Gick, Masanobu Kumada, and Kiyoshi Honda. (1998). "EMG evidence for the automaticity of intrinsic F0 of vowels." In Proceedings of the 16th International Congress on Acoustics and 135th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, edited by Patricia K. Kuhl and Lawrence A. Crum, vol. 4, pp. 2951-2952.

Whalen, D. H., and J. M. Kinsella-Shaw. (1997). "Exploring the relationship of breath intake to utterance duration," Phonetica 54: 138-152.

Whalen, D. H., and Sonya Sheffert. (1997). "Normalization of vowels by breath sounds." In Talker variability in speech processing, edited by Keith Johnson and John W. Mullenix, pp. 133-144. New York: Academic Press.

Whalen, D. H., and Andrea G. Levitt. (1995). "The universality of intrinsic F0 of vowels." Journal of Phonetics, 23: 349-366.

Whalen, D. H., Andrea G. Levitt, Pai-Ling Hsiao, and Iris Smorodinsky. (1995). "Intrinsic F0 of vowels in the babbling of 6-, 9- and 12-month-old French- and English-learning infants." Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 97:2533-2539.
 

Selected Abstracts / Recent Presentations


Mizoguchi, A., & Whalen, D. H. (2014). Ultrasound evidence for place of articulation of the mora nasal/ɴ/in Japanese. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 136(4), 2103-2103.

Buccheri, R. A., Whalen, D. H., Strange, W., McGarr, N. S., & Raphael, L. J. (2014). Effects of speaking mode (clear, habitual, slow speech) on vowels of individuals with Parkinson's disease. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 135(4), 2294-2294.

Roon, K.D., Klein, E., & Gafos, A.I. (2014). Distractor effects on response times in fricative production. Proceedings of ISSP 10, Köln.

Jackson, E., Tiede, M., & Whalen, D. H. (2013). A comparison of kinematic and acoustic approaches to measuring speech stability between speakers who do and do not stutter. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 134(5), 4206-4206.

Dawson, K. M., Iskarous, K., & Whalen, D. H. (2013). An analysis of tongue shape during parkinsonian speech. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 134(5), 4204-4204.
 

Whalen, D. H., Shaw, P. Noiray, A. & Antony, R. (Jan 2012). Segments Calling Each to Each: Consonant harmony in Tahltan. Presented at the CUNY conference on the segment, New York City, NY.
 



Speech Acoustics and Perception


Yu, Y.H., Shafer, V.L., Sussman, E. & Whalen, D.H. (2012). Comparing language experience and task demands in Mandarin tone processing: Neurophysiological evidence. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 131(4):3233.

Irwin, J. R., Tornatore, L. A., Brancazio, L., & Whalen, D. H. (2011). Can children with autism spectrum disorders "hear" a speaking face? Child Development.

Honorof, D. N., & Whalen, D. H. (2010). Identification of speaker sex from one vowel across a range of fundamental frequencies. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America.

Iskarous, K., Nam, H., & Whalen, D. H. (2010). Perception of articulatory dynamics from acoustic signatures. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 127, 3717-3728.

McDonough, J., & Whalen, D. H. (2008). The phonetics of native North American languages. Journal of Phonetics, 36, 423-426.

Mongillo, E. A., Irwin, J. R., Whalen, D. H., Klaiman, C., Carter, A. S., & Schultz, R. T. (2008). Audiovisual processing in children with and without autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 38, 1349-1358.

Golumbic, E., Deouell, L. Y., Whalen, D. H., & Bentin, S. (2007). Representation of harmonic frequencies in auditory memory: A mismatch negativity study. Psychophysiology, 44, 671-679

Benson, R. R., Richardson, M., Whalen, D. H., & Lai, S. (2006). Phonetic processing areas revealed by sinewave speech and acoustically similar non-speech. NeuroImage, 31: 342-353.

Irwin, J. R., Whalen, D. H., & Fowler, C. A. (2006). A sex difference in visual influence on heard speech. Perception and Psychophysics, 68, 582-592.

Whalen, D. H., Benson, R. R., Richardson, M., Swainson, B., Clark, V., Lai, S., et al. (2006). Differentiation for speech and nonspeech processing within primary auditory cortex. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 119, 575-581.

Whalen, D. H., & Lindblom, B. E. (2006). Speech, biological basis. In K. Brown (Ed.), Encyclopedia of language and linguistics (2nd ed.), vol. 12, pp. 61-68. Oxford: Elsevier.

Honorof, D. N., & Whalen, D. H. (2005). Perception of pitch location within a speaker's F0 range. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 117: 2193-2200.

Whalen, D. H., Magen, H. S., Pouplier, M., Kang, A. M., & Iskarous, K. (2004). Vowel production and perception: Hyperarticulation without a hyperspace effect. Language and Speech 47: 155-174.

Whalen, D. H., Magen, H. S., Pouplier, M., Kang, A. M., & Iskarous, K. (2004). Vowel targets without a hyperspace effect. Language, 80: 377-378.

Whalen, D. H. (2004). How the study of endangered languages will revolutionize linguistics. In P.van Sterkenburg (Ed.), Linguistics today: Facing a greater challenge (pp. 321-342). Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Peterson, B. S., Vohr, B., Kane, M. J., Whalen, D. H., Schneider, K. C., Katz, K. H., et al. (2002). A functional magnetic resonance imaging study of language processing and its cognitive correlates in prematurely born children. Pediatrics, 110: 1153-1162.

Benson, Randall R, D. H. Whalen, Matthew Richardson, Brook Swainson, Vincent Clark, Song Lai, and Alvin M. Liberman. (2001). "Parametrically dissociating speech and non-speech perception in the brain using fMRI." Brain and Language, 78: 364-396.

Liberman, Alvin M., and D. H. Whalen. (2000). "On the relation of speech to language." Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 4: 187-196.

Whalen, D. H. (1997). "What duplex perception tells us about speech perception." In Papers from the panels, CLS 33, edited by Kora Singer, Randall Eggert and Gregory Anderson, pp. 435-446. Chicago:Chicago Linguistic Society.

Whalen, D. H., Catherine T. Best, and Julia Irwin. (1997). "Lexical effects in the perception and production of American English /p/ allophones." Journal of Phonetics 25: 501-528.

Xu, Yi, Alvin M. Liberman, and D. H. Whalen. (1997). "On the immediacy of phonetic perception." Psychological Science 8: 358-362.

Whalen, D. H. and Alvin M. Liberman. (1996). "Limits on phonetic integration in duplex perception." Perception and Psychophysics, 58: 857-870.

Whalen, D. H., and Sonya Sheffert. (1996). "Perceptual use of vowel and speaker information in breath sounds." In Proceedings ICSLP 97, edited by H. Timothy Bunnell and William Idsardi, pp. 2494-2497.

Whalen, D. H. (1995). "Directions in speech perception research." In European studies in phonetics and speech communication, ed. by G. Bloothooft, V. Hazan, D. Huber, and J. Llisteri, pp. 76-80. CIP-Gegevens Koninklijke Bibliotheek: The Hague.

Whalen, D. H., Charles E. Hoequist, and Sonya Sheffert. (1995). "The effects of breath sounds on the perception of synthetic speech." Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 97: 3147-3153.

 

Selected Abstracts / Recent Presentations


Whalen, D. H., Shaw, P. Noiray, A. & Antony, R. (Jan 2012). Segments Calling Each to Each: Consonant harmony in Tahltan. Presented at the CUNY conference on the segment, New York City, NY.