In Press

  • Chang, C. B. (in press). Phonetic drift. In M. S. Schmid, B. Köpke, M. Cherciov, E. de Leeuw, T. Karayayla, M. Keijzer & T. Mehotcheva (Eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Language Attrition, Chapter 17. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press. [abstract | pdf]
  • Chang, C. B. (in press). The phonetics of second language learning and bilingualism. In W. F. Katz & P. F. Assmann (Eds.), The Routledge Handbook of Phonetics. Abingdon, UK: Routledge. [abstract | pdf]


  • Chan, I. L., & Chang, C. B. (2018). LEXTALE_CH: A quick, character-based proficiency test for Mandarin Chinese. In A. B. Bertolini & M. J. Kaplan (Eds.), Proceedings of the 42nd Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development (pp. 114-130). Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press. [abstract | pdf | materials]
  • Chang, C. B. (2018). Perceptual attention as the locus of transfer to nonnative speech perception. Journal of Phonetics, 68, 85-102. [abstract | pdf | materials | data]


  • Ahn, S., Chang, C. B., DeKeyser, R., & Lee-Ellis, S. (2017). Age effects in first language attrition: Speech perception by Korean-English bilinguals. Language Learning, 67(3), 694-733. [abstract | pdf | materials | data]


  • Bowles, A. R., Chang, C. B., & Karuzis, V. P. (2016). Pitch ability as an aptitude for tone learning. Language Learning, 66(4), 774-808. [abstract | pdf | supporting information]
  • Chang, C. B. (2016). Bilingual perceptual benefits of experience with a heritage language. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, 19(4), 791-809. [abstract | pdf]
  • Chang, C. B., & Yao, Y. (2016). Toward an understanding of heritage prosody: Acoustic and perceptual properties of tone produced by heritage, native, and second language speakers of Mandarin. Heritage Language Journal, 13(2), 134-160. [pdf]
  • Yao, Y., & Chang, C. B. (2016). On the cognitive basis of contact-induced sound change: Vowel merger reversal in Shanghainese. Language, 92(2), 433-467. [abstract | pdf | online appendices]


  • Chang, C. B. (2015). Determining cross-linguistic phonological similarity between segments: The primacy of abstract aspects of similarity. In E. Raimy & C. E. Cairns (Eds.), The Segment in Phonetics and Phonology, pp. 199-217. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Inc. [abstract | pdf]
  • Chang, C. B., & Bowles, A. R. (2015). Context effects on second-language learning of tonal contrasts. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 138(6), 3703-3716. [abstract | pdf | supplementary material]
  • Chang, C. B., & Fischer-Baum, S. (2015). The effect of semantic predictability on vowel production with pure word deafness. In The Scottish Consortium for ICPhS 2015 (Ed.), Proceedings of the 18th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, paper number 0350. Glasgow, UK: University of Glasgow. [pdf]


  • Chang, C. B., Wall, D., Tare, M., Golonka, E., & Vatz, K. (2014). Relationships of attitudes toward homework and time spent on homework to course outcomes: The case of foreign language learning. Journal of Educational Psychology, 106(4), 1049-1065. [abstract | pdf]


  • Chang, C. B. (2013a). The production and perception of coronal fricatives in Seoul Korean: The case for a fourth laryngeal category. Korean Linguistics, 15(1), 7-49. [abstract | pdf]
  • Chang, C. B. (2013b). A novelty effect in phonetic drift of the native language. Journal of Phonetics, 41(6), 520-533. [abstract | pdf]


  • Chang, C. B. (2012a). Rapid and multifaceted effects of second-language learning on first-language speech production. Journal of Phonetics, 40(2), 249-268. [abstract | pdf]
  • Chang, C. B. (2012b). Phonetics vs. phonology in loanword adaptation: Revisiting the role of the bilingual. In S. Berson, A. Bratkievich, D. Bruhn, A. Campbell, R. Escamilla, A. Giovine, L. Newbold, M. Perez, M. Piqueras-Brunet, & R. Rhomieux (Eds.), Proceedings of the 34th Annual Meeting of the Berkeley Linguistics Society: General Session and Parasession on Information Structure, pp. 61-72. Berkeley, CA: Berkeley Linguistics Society. [abstract | pdf]
  • Chang, C. B., & Mishler, A. (2012). Evidence for language transfer leading to a perceptual advantage for non-native listeners. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 132(4), 2700-2710. [abstract | pdf]


  • Chang, C. B. (2011). Systemic drift of L1 vowels in novice L2 learners. In W.-S. Lee & E. Zee (Eds.), Proceedings of the 17th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, pp. 428-431. Hong Kong, China: City University of Hong Kong. [pdf]
  • Chang, C. B., Yao, Y., Haynes, E. F., & Rhodes, R. (2011). Production of phonetic and phonological contrast by heritage speakers of Mandarin. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 129(6), 3964-3980. [abstract | pdf]


  • Chang, C. B. (2010a). The implementation of laryngeal contrast in Korean as a Second Language. Harvard Studies in Korean Linguistics, 13, 91-104. [pdf]
  • Chang, C. B. (2010b). Learning to produce a multidimensional laryngeal contrast. In K. Dziubalska-Kołaczyk, M. Wrembel, & M. Kul (Eds.), New Sounds 2010: Proceedings of the 6th International Symposium on the Acquisition of Second Language Speech, pp. 89-94. Poznań, Poland: Adam Mickiewicz University. [pdf]
  • Chang, C. B., Haynes, E. F., Yao, Y., & Rhodes, R. (2010). The phonetic space of phonological categories in heritage speakers of Mandarin. In M. Bane, J. Bueno, T. Grano, A. Grotberg, & Y. McNabb (Eds.), Proceedings from the 44th Annual Meeting of the Chicago Linguistic Society: The Main Session, pp. 31-45. Chicago, IL: Chicago Linguistic Society. [abstract | pdf]


  • Chang, C. B. (2009a). Convergence and divergence in language obsolescence. In M. Pak (Ed.), Current Issues in Unity and Diversity of Languages, pp. 933-952. Seoul, South Korea: Linguistic Society of Korea. [pdf]
  • Chang, C. B. (2009b). The status of voicing and aspiration as cues to Korean laryngeal contrast. In M. Elliott, J. Kirby, O. Sawada, E. Staraki, & S. Yoon (Eds.), Proceedings from the 43rd Annual Meeting of the Chicago Linguistic Society: The Main Session, pp. 31-45. Chicago, IL: Chicago Linguistic Society. [abstract | pdf]
  • Chang, C. B. (2009c). Short-term phonetic drift in an L2 immersion environment. In Y.-S. Kang, S.-W. Tang, C. Kim, J.-Y. Yoon, Y.-S. Kang, K.-A. Kim, H. Yoo, Y. Jang, & H.-K. Kang (Eds.), Current Issues in Linguistic Interfaces (Volume 2), pp. 31-46. Seoul, South Korea: Linguistic Society of Korea. [pdf]
  • Chang, C. B. (2009d). English loanword adaptation in Burmese. Journal of the Southeast Asian Linguistics Society, 1, 77-94. [pdf]
  • Chang, C. B., Haynes, E. F., Yao, Y., & Rhodes, R. (2009). A tale of five fricatives: Consonantal contrast in heritage speakers of Mandarin. University of Pennsylvania Working Papers in Linguistics, 15(1), 37-43. [pdf]
  • Yao, Y., Chang, C. B., Katseff, S., Lee-Goldman, R., & Piqueras-Brunet, M. (2009). A web-accessible dictionary of Southeastern Pomo. In M. Pak (Ed.), Current Issues in Unity and Diversity of Languages, pp. 2824-2835. Seoul, South Korea: Linguistic Society of Korea. [pdf]


  • Chang, C. B. (2008a). The acoustics of Korean fricatives revisited. Harvard Studies in Korean Linguistics, 12, 137-150. [abstract | pdf]
  • Chang, C. B. (2008b). Variation in palatal production in Buenos Aires Spanish. In M. Westmoreland and J. A. Thomas (Eds.), Selected Proceedings of the 4th Workshop on Spanish Sociolinguistics, pp. 54-63. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Proceedings Project. [abstract | pdf]


  • Chang, C. B. (2007a). Tense consonants in Korean revisited: A crosslinguistic perceptual study. In C. Chang, E. Dugarova, I. Theodoropoulou, E. Vilar Beltrán, & E. Wilford (Eds.), CamLing 2006: Proceedings of the 4th University of Cambridge Postgraduate Conference in Language Research, pp. 35-42. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge Institute of Language Research. [pdf]
  • Chang, C. B. (2007b). Perspectives on the Korean laryngeal contrast from cross-linguistic perceptual similarity. LSO Working Papers in Linguistics, 7, 55-69. [pdf]
  • Chang, C., & Yao, Y. (2007). Tone production in whispered Mandarin. In J. Trouvain & W. J. Barry (Eds.), Proceedings of the 16th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, pp. 1085-1088. Dudweiler, Germany: Pirrot. [pdf]


  • Chang, C. B. (2006). On activation and suppression in the dual-route model of reading: bass the fish or bass the guitar? In Proceedings of SICOL 2006: The Seoul International Conference on Linguistics, pp. 521-530. Seoul, South Korea: Linguistic Society of Korea. [abstract | pdf]