Journal Publications

Category: Faculty, General, Journal Publications

Language lab published in Journal Cognition

Published: October 11, 2018

There are two papers from the infant lab this year in the Journal Cognition. Megha Sundara & Victoria Mateu are the authors of a paper in the December 2018 issue of Cognition, Lexical stress constrains English-learning infants’ segmentation in a non-native language. Cognition, 181, 105-116. Sundara, M., Ngon, C., Skoruppa, K., Feldman, N. H., Onario, G….

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Category: Journal Publications

Olga Ivanova in Language & Communication

Published: February 12, 2018

Lecturer Olga Ivanova has published a paper, entitled “Overcoming discursive prohibitions in participatory media: A case study on talk about homosexuality in Tanzania,” in the journal Language & Communication. Full citation below. Congrats, Olga! Ivanova, O. (2018). Overcoming discursive prohibitions in participatory media: A case study on talk about homosexuality in Tanzania. Language & Communication, 58, 34–46. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.langcom.2017.10.003

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Hilda Koopman a co-author on a PNAS paper

Published: April 26, 2017

Hilda Koopman is a co-author on a PNAS paper arguing that yes, there (seems to be/is) a Neural correlate of syntactic operation Merge. From the abstract: Our results provide initial intracranial evidence for the neurophysiological reality of the merge operation postulated by linguists and suggest that the brain compresses syntactically wellformed sequences of words into a…

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Category: Alumni, Faculty, General, Journal Publications

Kuang & Keating in JASA

Published: November 4, 2014

Jianjing Kuang (Ph.D. 2013, now at UPenn) and Pat Keating’s paper Vocal fold vibratory patterns in tense versus lax phonation contrasts just appeared in this month’s issue of the Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. Congrats JJ and Pat!

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Category: Alumni, Conferences, Faculty, General, Graduate Students, Journal Publications, Talks

Summer news

Published: October 8, 2013

————————————————————————————————- UCLA Linguists At The 2013 LSA Linguistic Institute (Also posted on Department’s news page) Pat Keating writes: The department was well-represented at the month-long Institute in Ann Arbor this past summer. Three courses were taught by current department members: “Quantitative and Computational Phonology” by Bruce Hayes, “Articulatory Phonetics” by Pat Keating, and “Language Typology”…

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Category: General, Graduate Students, Journal Publications

McPherson published in Language.

Published: June 20, 2013

A co-authored paper by Laura McPherson and Jeffrey Heath (University of Michigan) has just appeared in the most recent issue of Language. You’ll find the paper here: http://muse.jhu.edu/login?auth=0&type=summary&url=/journals/language/v089/89.2.heath.html Heath, J. & McPherson, L. (2013). Tonosyntax and reference restriction in Dogon NPs. Language, 89(2), 265-296.

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Sundara in Journal of Child Language

Published: May 16, 2013

Megha Sundara was a co-author on a recently published article in Journal of Child Language. The reference is as follows: Thierry Nazzi, Karima Mersad, Megha Sundara, Galina Iakimova, Linda Polka (2013). Early word segmentation in infants acquiring Parisian French: task-dependent and dialect-specific aspects. View it online here: http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayAbstract?fromPage=online&aid=8913705 Congratulations Megha!

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