Category: Publications

Chang & Yao in CUP volume

A paper entitled “An individual-differences perspective on variation in heritage Mandarin speakers” (Chang & Yao, 2024) has been published by Cambridge University Press in the book The Phonetics and Phonology of Heritage Languages (edited by Rajiv Rao). Abstract: This chapter takes an individual-differences perspective on the dual sound systems of American heritage speakers (HSs) of Mandarin Chinese. […]

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Brown-Bousfield & Chang in JBP book

A paper entitled “Regressive cross-linguistic influence in multilingual speech rhythm: The role of language similarity” (Brown-Bousfield & Chang, 2023) has been published by John Benjamins Publishing in the edited volume L3 Development After the Initial State. Abstract: While previous work on multilingual speech rhythm has found evidence of progressive cross-linguistic influence of a first or second language […]

Chang & Fraser in LSA Proceedings

A paper entitled “On the auditory identifiability of Asian American identity in speech: The role of listener background, sociolinguistic awareness, and language ideologies” (Chang & Fraser, 2023) has been published in the Proceedings of the Linguistic Society of America. Abstract: The current study examined the auditory identifiability of Asian American ethnoracial identity, including the role of listener […]

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Kellogg & Chang in Languages

A paper entitled “Exploring the onset of phonetic drift in voice onset time perception” (Kellogg & Chang, 2023) has been published in the open-access journal Languages. Abstract: Recent exposure to a second or foreign language (FL) can influence production and/or perception in the first language (L1), a phenomenon referred to as phonetic drift. The smallest amount of […]

Chang & Ahn in Languages

A paper entitled “Examining the role of phoneme frequency in first language perceptual attrition” (Chang & Ahn, 2023) has been published in the open-access journal Languages. Abstract: In this paper, we follow up on previous findings concerning first language (L1) perceptual attrition to examine the role of phoneme frequency in influencing variation across L1 contrasts. We hypothesized […]

Paper in POMA

A paper entitled “Unity and diversity in Asian American language variation: Data from Chinese, Filipino, Korean, and Vietnamese Americans” (Chang & Dionne, 2022) has been published in the open-access journal Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics. Abstract: The present study examined sociophonetic variation in a small sample of Asian Americans in Boston, Massachusetts representing four ethnic groups: Chinese, […]

Paper in JASA-EL

A paper entitled “Intoxication and pitch control in tonal and non-tonal language speakers” (Tang, Chang, Green, Bao, Hindley, Kim, & Nevins, 2022) has been published in the open-access journal JASA Express Letters. Abstract: Alcohol intoxication is known to affect pitch variability in non-tonal languages. In this study, intoxication’s effects on pitch were examined in tonal and non-tonal […]

Paper in PLoS ONE (Lopiccolo & Chang)

A paper entitled “Cultural factors weaken but do not reverse left-to-right spatial biases in numerosity processing: Data from Arabic and English monoliterates and Arabic-English biliterates” (Lopiccolo & Chang, 2021) has been published in the open-access journal PLoS ONE. Abstract: Directional response biases due to a conceptual link between space and number, such as a left-to-right hand bias for […]

Paper in Applied Linguistics (Ahn & Chang)

A paper entitled “Emotion word development in bilingual children living in majority and minority contexts” (Ahn & Chang, 2022) has been published in Applied Linguistics. Abstract: The lexicon of emotion words is fundamental to interpersonal communication. To examine how emotion word acquisition interacts with societal context, the present study investigated emotion word development in three groups of child […]