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"Buenos dias", "buenas noches" -- this was the first words in a foreign language I heard in my life, as a three-year old boy growing up in developing post-war Western Germany, where the first gastarbeiters had arrived from Spain. Fascinated by the strange sounds, I tried to get to know some more languages, the only opportunity being TV courses of English and French -- there was no foreign language education for pre-teen school children in Germany yet in those days. Read more

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Name: Rochelle  S Newman
Institution: University of Maryland
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Homepage: http://www.bsos.umd.edu/hesp/newmanr.html
State and/or Country: MD
Linguistic Field(s): Cognitive Science
Selected Publications: Listen to your mother! The role of talker familiarity in infant streaming.

The Impact of Lexical Factors on Children's Word Finding Errors

The perceptual consequences of acoustic variability in fricative production within and across talkers

Lexical neighborhood effects in phonetic processing

The cocktail party effect in infants

Perceptual normalization for speaking rate: Effects of temporal distance

Perceptual normalization for speaking rate II: Effects of signal discontinuities

Children's use of the prosodic characteristics of infant-directed speech

Using links between speech perception and speech production to evaluate different acoustic metrics: A preliminary report

Prosodic differences in mothers' speech to toddlers in quiet and noisy environments

Perceptual restoration in children

Effects of lexical factors on word naming among normal-learning children and children with word-finding disorders
Courses Taught: Psycholinguistics
Acoustic and Perceptual Phonetics
Speech and Language Development in Children
Research Methods
Dissertation Abstract: Individual Differences and the Link between Speech Perception and Speech Production
Academic Paper Abstract: Perceptual restoration in children versus adults

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