2009 - 2014

The MARCS Babylab maintains a strong publications record in refereed journals. 

Academic staff are encouraged to target high impact journals that are of specific relevance to their discipline areas while it actively encourages academic collaboration and interdisciplinary research.

Higher Degree Research students are also encouraged to publish their research findings within their candidature.

Recent publications are listed below. Publications for previous years are accessed by clicking on the link on the right.


2014

Journal Articles

  • Giezen, M., Baker, A., Escudero, P. (2014). Relationships between spoken word and sign processing in children with cochlear implants, Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, 19 (1), 107-125. doi:10.1093/deafed/ent040
  • Junge, C., Cutler, A. (2014). Early word recognition and later language skills, Brain Sciences, 4, 532-559. doi:10.3390/brainsci4040532
  • Junge, C., Cutler, A., Hagoort, P. (2014). Successful word recognition by 10-month-olds given continuous speech both at initial exposure and test, Infancy, 19 (2), 179-193. doi:10.1111/infa.12040
  • Kalashnikova, M., K., Mattock (2014). Maturation of executive functioning skills in early sequential bilingualism, International Journal of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism, 17 (1), 111-123. doi:10.1080/13670050.2012.746284
  • Kitamura, C., Guellai, B., Kim, J. (2014). Motherese by eye and ear: Infants perceive visual prosody in point-line displays of talking heads, PLOS One, 9 (10), 108. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0111467
  • Lee, C., Kitamura, C., Burnham, D., & Todd, N. (2014). On the rhythm of infant- versus adult-directed speech in Australian English, Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 136 (1), 357-365. doi:10.1121/1.4883479
  • ter Schure, S., Mandell, D., Escudero, P., Raijmakers, M., Johnson, S. (2014). Learning stimulus-location associations in 8- and 11-month-old infants: Multimodal versus unimodal information, Infancy, 19 (5), 476-495. doi:10.1111/infa.12057
  • Walker, P., Bremner, J. G., Mason, U., Spring, J., Mattock, K., Slater, A., et al. (2014). Preverbal infants are sensitive to cross-sensory correspondences: Much ado about the null results of Lewkowicz and Minar (2014), Psychological Science, 25 (3), 835-836. doi:10.1177/0956797613520170
  • Watson, T., Robbins, R., Best, C. (2014). Infant perceptual development for faces and spoken words: An integrated approach, Developmental Psychobiology, 56 (7), 1454-1481. doi:10.1002/dev.21243

Conference Proceedings

  • Leong, V., Kalashnikova, M., Burnham, D. Goswami, U. (2014). Infant-directed speech enhances temporal rhythmic structure in the envelope, Interspeech 2014, 2563-2567.

2013

Journal Articles

  • Creighton, A.,Atherton, M., Kitamura, C. (2013). Singing play songs and lullabies: Investigating the subjective contributions to maternal attachment constructs, Australian Journal of Music Therapy, 24, 17-44.
  • Erdener, D., Burnham, D.(2013). The relationship between auditory-visual speech perception and language-specific speech perception at the onset of reading instruction in English-speaking children, Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 116 (2), 120-138. doi:10.1016/j.jecp.2013.03.003
  • Escudero, P., Robbins, R., Johnson, S. (2013). Sex-related preferences for real and doll faces versus real and toy objects in young infants and adults, Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 116, 367-379. doi:10.1016/j.jecp.2013.07.001
  • Johnson, E., Lahey, M., Ernestus, M., & Cutler, A. (2013). A multimodal corpus of speech to infant and adult listeners, JASA Express Letters, 134 (6), EL534-EL540. doi:10.1121/1.48288977
  • Kitamura, C.,Panneton, R., Best, C. (2013). The development of language constancy: Attention to native versus nonnative accents, Child Development, 84 (5), 1686-1700. doi:10.1111/cdev.12068
  • Mulak, K., Best, C., Tyler, M., Kitamura, C., Irwin, J. (2013). Development of phonological constancy: 19-month-olds, but not 15-month-olds, identify words in a non-native regional accent, Child Development, 84 (6), 2064-2078. doi:10.1111/cdev.12087
  • Vlismas, W., Malloch, S., Burnham, D. (2013). The effects of music and movement on mother-infant interaction, Early Child Development and Care, 183 (11), 1669-1688. doi:10.1080/03004430.2012.746968
  • Xu, N., Burnham, D., Kitamura, C., & Vollmer-Conna, U. (2013). Vowel hyperarticulation in parrot-, dog- and infant-directed speech, Anthrozoos, 26 (3), 373-380. doi:10.2752/175303713X13697429463592
  • Xu Rattanasone, N., Burnham, D., Reilly, R. (2013). Tone and vowel enhancement in Cantonese infant-directed speech at 3, 6, 9, and 12 months of age, Journal of Phonetics, 41 (5), 332-343. doi:10.1016/j.wocn.2013.06.001

Conference Proceedings

  • Cohen, G. & de Chazal, P. (2013). Automatic detection of sleep apnea in infants using minimally invasive sensors, IEEE 35th Annual International Conference of Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society,1652-1655, doi: 10.1109/EMBC.2013.6609834
  • Cohen, G. & de Chazal, P. (2013). Detection of sleep apnoea in infants using ECG and oximetry signals, Computing in Cardiology 2013, 40, 859-862

2012

Book Chapters

  • Best, C. & Kitamura, C. [2012]. Accent on language development: Using dialects to trace how children come to recognise spoken words, in L. Burton, D. Westen & R. Kowalski (Eds.), 3rd Australian and New Zealand Edition of Psychology, p332-334, ISBN: 978-1-7421-6644-5
  • Trevarthen, C. & Malloch, S. [2012]. Musicality and musical culture: Sharing narratives of sound from early childhood, in The Oxford Handbook of Music Education, Volume 1, p248-260, ISBN: 978-0-19-973081-0

2012 - Journal Articles

  • Junge, C., Kooijman, V., Hagoort, P & Cutler, A. [2012]. Rapid recognition at 10 months as a predictor of language development, Developmental Science, 15(4), p463-473, ISSN: 1467-7687, DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-7687.2012.1144.x
  • Lam, C. & Kitamura, C. [2012]. Mommy, speak clearly: Induced hearing loss shapes vowel hyperarticulation, Developmental Science, 15(2), p212-221, DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-7687.2011.01118.x
  • Malloch, S., Shoemark, H., Crncec, R., Newnham, C., Paul, C., Prior, M., Coward, S. & Burnham, D. [2012]. Music therapy with hospitalized infants - The art and science of communicative musicality, Infant Mental Health Journal, 33(4), p386-399, ISSN: 1097-0355, DOI: 10.1002/imhj.21346
  • McQueen, J., Tyler, M. & Cutler, A. [2012]. Lexical retuning of children's speech perception: Evidence for knowledge about words' component sounds, Language Learning and Development, 8(4), p317-339, ISSN: 1547-5441, DOI: 10.1080/15475441.2011.641887
  • Vlismas, W., Malloch, S. & Burnham, D. [2012]. The effects of music and movement on mother-infant interaction, Early Child Development and Care, p1-20, ISSN: 1476-8275

2011

Journal Articles

  • Beach, E. & Kitamura, C. [2011]. Modified Spectral Tilt Affects Older, but Not Younger, Infants' Native-Language Fricative Discrimination, Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research, 54, p658-667, ISSN: 1092-4388, DOI: 10.1044/1092-4388(2010/08-0177)
  • Johnson, E., Westrek, El, Nazzi. T. & Cutler, A. [2011]. Infant ability to tell voices apart rests on language experience, Developmental Science, 14(5), p1002-1011, ISSN: 1363-755X, DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-7687.2011.01052.x
  • Creighton, A. [2011]. Mother-infant musical interaction and emotional communication: A literature review, Australian Journal of Music Therapy, 22, p37-59, ISSN: 1036-9457
  • Lam, C. & Kitamura, C. [2011]. Mommy, speak clearly: Induced hearing loss shapes vowel Hyperarticulation, Developmental Science, Online, p1-10, ISSN: 1467-7687, DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-7687.2011.01118.x

Conference Proceedings

  • Best, C., Kroos, C. & Irwin, J. [2011]. Do infants detect A?V articulator congruency for non-native click consonants?, International Conference on Audio-Visual Speech Processing, p9-14, ISBN: 978-91-7501-080-9

2010

Book Chapters

  • Attina, V., Gibert, G., Cathiard, M.-A., Bailly, G. & Beautemps, D. (2010). The Analysis of French Cued Speech Production-Perception: Towards a complete Text-to-Cued Speech Synthesizer. In Carol LaSasso, Kelly Lamar Crain, and Jacqueline Leybaert (Eds.) Cued Speech and Cued Language Development for Deaf and Hard of Hearing Children (pp. 449-466). Plural Publishing, Inc. (Pre-Western Sydney University)

Journal Articles

  • Lam, C. & Kitamura, C. [2010]. Maternal Interactions with a Hearing and Hearing-Impaired Twin: Similarities and Differences in Speech Input, Interaction Quality, and Word Production, Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 53(1), p543-555, ISSN: 1092-4388

Conference Proceedings

  • Junge, C., Hagoort, P., Kooijman, V. & Cutler, A. [2010]. Brain Potentials for Word Segmentation at Seven Months Predict Later Language Development, 34th Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development, p209-220, ISBN: 978-1-57473-055-5
  • Junge, C., Cutler, A. & Hagoort, P. [2010]. Ability to segment words from speech as a precursor of later language development: Insights from electrophysiological responses in the infant brain, Proceedings of 20th International Congress on Acoustics, ICA, 2010, p1-6, ISBN: 978-0-646-54052-8
  • Best, C, Kroos, C. & Irwin, J. [2010]. I Can See What You Said: Infant Sensitivity to Articulator Congruency Between Audio-Only and Silent-Video Presentations of Native and Nonnative Consonants, Proceedings of 9th International Conference on Auditory-Visual Speech Processing, p125-130, ISBN: 978-4-99054-0-9
  • Kitamura, C. & Kim, J. [2010]. Infants Match Auditory and Visual Speech in Schematic Point-light Displays, Proceedings of 9th International Conference on Auditory-Visual Speech Processing, p121-124, ISBN: 978-4-99054-0-9

2009

Journal Articles

  • Best, C.T., & P.A. HallĂ© (2009). Listeners' revelations about the phonetic bases for phonological distinctions: Perception of voicing in non-native lateral onsets differing in gestural organization. Journal of Phonetics, In press.
    Kooijman, V., Hagoort, P, Cutler, A. (2009). Prosodic Structure in Early Word Segmentation: ERP Evidence From Dutch Ten-Month-Olds, Infancy, 14(6), p.591-612, ISSN: 15250008; DOI 10.1080/15250000903263957