|Present||Assistant Professor, Portland State University ‐ Speech and Hearing Sciences|
- Speech and Language Development
|2010||PhD, University of Pennsylvania ‐ Psychology|
Infants’ Discrimination of Consonant Contrasts in the Presence and Absence ...
Speech and Hearing Sciences Faculty Publications and Presentations (2020)
To learn speech‐sound categories, infants must identify the acoustic dimensions that differentiate categories and selectively attend to them as opposed ...
Sound Discrimination and Explicit Mapping of Sounds to Meanings in ...
International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology (2020)
Purpose: To investigate links between sound discrimination and explicit sound-meaning mapping by preschoolers with and without developmental language disorder (DLD). ...
Procedural-Memory, Working-Memory, and Declarative-Memory Skills Are Each Associated With Dimensional ...
Frontiers in Psychology (2018)
This paper investigates relationships between procedural-memory, declarative-memory, and working-memory skills and adult native English speakers’ novel sound-category learning. Participants completed ...
The Distribution of Talker Variability Impacts Infants’ Word Learning
Laboratory Phonology: Journal of the Association for Laboratory Phonology (2017)
Infants struggle to apply earlier-demonstrated sound-discrimination abilities to later word learning, attending to non-constrastive acoustic dimensions (e.g., Hay et al., ...