Professor Christopher Davis

Professor Christopher Davis

PROFESSOR,
MARCS Institute for Brain, Behaviour & Development

Biography

Davis's interest is in studying the information processing involved in human communication. His aim is to explore such processing at the level of the embodied, active human participant. His research approach emphasises (a) the nature of the linguistic input (including both written and spoken forms of language), (b) the neural mechanisms engaged when perceiving language, and (c) the effects of linguistic input and neural mechanisms on quantifiable measurements of human behaviour. To this end his research has been guided by three interrelated themes: 1. Human processing of linguistic complexity. Davis (along with colleagues) have been investigating the extent to which components of language processing can be probed when the contribution of task and decision components have been minimized (chiefly by using masked priming techniques). 2. Multimodal processing. Davis's research investigates both the auditory and visual information involved in speech perception. The research interest, here, can be summed up by the concept of interacting signals and the notion that the different types of signal all contribute to the interpretation of a message. 3. Cross-language and developmental comparisons. His work on language development utilizes a cross-linguistic developmental paradigm to examine the processes by which children learn first spoken and then written language (or how adults may learn other languages).

This information has been contributed by Professor Davis.

Qualifications

  • PhD Monash University

Organisational Unit (School / Division)

  • MARCS Institute for Brain, Behaviour & Development

Contact

Email: chris.davis@westernsydney.edu.au
Phone: (02) 9772 6855
Mobile:
Location: 1.1.57
Bankstown
Website:

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Publications

Chapters in Books

  • Kim, J. and Davis, C. (2014), 'Thai-specific and general reading processes in developing and skilled Thai readers', South and Southeast Asian Psycholinguistics, Cambridge University Press 9781107017764.
  • Kim, J. and Davis, C. (2009), 'Developmental reading disorders in Korean', The Handbook of East Asian Psycholinguistics, Volume III Korean, Cambridge University Press 9780521833356.
  • Davis, C. and Kim, J. (2006), 'Changing circumstance: How flexible is lexical access', From Inkmarks to Ideas, Psychology Press .
  • Kim, J. and Davis, C. (2006), 'Literacy acquisition in Korean Hangul', Handbook of Orthography and Literacy. Part1, Lawrence Erlbaum .
  • Davis, C., Kim, J. and Sanchez-Casas, R. (2003), 'Masked priming across languages: An insight into bilingual lexical processing', Masked Priming: State of the Art, Psychology Press .

Journal Articles

  • Zelic, G., Varoqui, D., Kim, J. and Davis, C. (2018), 'A flexible and accurate method to estimate the mode and stability of spontaneous coordinated behaviors : the index-of-stability (IS) analysis', Behavior Research Methods, vol 50, no 1 , pp 182 - 194.
  • Chong, C., Kim, J. and Davis, C. (2018), 'Disgust expressive speech : the acoustic consequences of the facial expression of emotion', Speech Communication, vol 98 , pp 68 - 72.
  • Kim, J., Davis, C. and Bailly, G. (2018), 'Introduction to the special issue on auditory-visual expressive speech and gesture in humans and machines', Speech Communication, vol 98 , pp 63 - 67.
  • Aubanel, V., Cooke, M., Davis, C. and Kim, J. (2018), 'Temporal factors in cochlea-scaled entropy and intensity-based intelligibility predictions', Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, vol 143, no 6 , pp 443 - 448.
  • Zelic, G., Varlet, M., Wishart, J., Kim, J. and Davis, C. (2018), 'The dual influence of pacer continuity and pacer pattern for visuomotor synchronisation', Neuroscience Letters, vol 683 , pp 150 - 159.
  • Dwyer, A., Jones, C., Davis, C., Kitamura, C. and Ching, T. (2018), '[In Press] Maternal education influences Australian infants' language experience from six months', Infancy, .
  • Paris, T., Kim, J. and Davis, C. (2017), 'Visual form predictions facilitate auditory processing at the N1', Neuroscience, vol 343 , pp 157 - 164.
  • Fenwick, S., Best, C., Davis, C. and Tyler, M. (2017), 'The influence of auditory-visual speech and clear speech on cross-language perceptual assimilation', Speech Communication, vol 92 , pp 114 - 124.
  • Mahajan, Y., Kim, J. and Davis, C. (2017), 'Older and younger adults' identification of sentences filtered with amplitude and frequency modulations in quiet and noise', Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, vol 142, no 2 , pp 190 - 195.
  • Paris, T., Kim, J. and Davis, C. (2016), 'The processing of attended and predicted sounds in time', Journal Of Cognitive Neuroscience, vol 28, no 1 , pp 158 - 165.
  • Paris, T., Kim, J. and Davis, C. (2016), 'Using EEG and stimulus context to probe the modelling of auditory-visual speech', Cortex, vol 75 , pp 220 - 230.
  • Zelic, G., Varlet, M., Kim, J. and Davis, C. (2016), 'Influence of pacer continuity on continuous and discontinuous visuo-motor synchronisation', Acta Psychologica, vol 169 , pp 61 - 70.
  • Davis, C., Schoknecht, C., Kim, J. and Burnham, D. (2016), 'The time course for processing vowels and lexical tones : reading aloud Thai words', Language and Speech, vol 59, no 2 , pp 196 - 218.
  • Aubanel, V., Davis, C. and Kim, J. (2016), 'Exploring the role of brain oscillations in speech perception in noise : intelligibility of isochronously retimed speech', Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, vol 10 .
  • Davis, C. and Kim, J. (2015), 'Masked cross-modal priming turns on a glimpse of the prime', Consciousness and Cognition, vol 33 , pp 457 - 471.
  • Zelic, G., Kim, J. and Davis, C. (2015), 'Articulatory constraints on spontaneous entrainment between speech and manual gesture', Human Movement Science, vol 42 , pp 232 - 245.
  • Fitzpatrick, M., Kim, J. and Davis, C. (2015), 'The effect of seeing the interlocutor on auditory and visual speech production in noise', Speech Communication, vol 74 , pp 37 - 51.
  • Kim, J., Cvejic, E. and Davis, C. (2014), 'Tracking eyebrows and head gestures associated with spoken prosody', Speech Communication, vol 57 , pp 317 - 330.
  • Kim, J. and Davis, C. (2014), 'Comparing the consistency and distinctiveness of speech produced in quiet and in noise', Computer Speech and Language, vol 28, no 2 , pp 598 - 606.
  • McKelvie-Sebileau, P. and Davis, C. (2014), 'Discrimination of foreign language speech contrasts by English monolinguals and French/English bilinguals', Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, vol 135, no 5 , pp 3025 - 3035.
  • Kim, J. and Davis, C. (2014), 'How visual timing and form information affect speech and non-speech processing', Brain and Language, vol 137 , pp 86 - 90.
  • Mahajan, Y., Davis, C. and Kim, J. (2014), 'Attentional modulation of auditory steady-state responses', PLoS One, vol 9, no 10 .
  • Adelman, J., Johnson, R., McCormick, S., McKague, M., Kinoshita, S., Bowers, J., Perry, J., Lupker, S., Forster, K., Cortese, M., Scaltritti, M., Aschenbrenner, A., Coane, J., White, L., Yap, M., Davis, C., Kim, J. and Davis, C. (2014), 'A behavioral database for masked form priming', Behavioral Research Methods, vol 46, no 4 , pp 1052 - 1067.
  • Paris, T., Kim, J. and Davis, C. (2013), 'Visual speech form influences the speed of auditory speech processing', Brain and Language, vol 126, no 3 , pp 350 - 356.
  • Harry, B., Williams, M., Davis, C. and Kim, J. (2013), 'Emotional expressions evoke a differential response in the fusiform face area', Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, vol 7, no 692 , pp 1 - 6.
  • Harry, B., Davis, C. and Kim, J. (2012), 'Common and distinct mechanisms associated with view-specific and view-invariant recognition', Consciousness and Cognition, vol 21, no 3 , pp 1577 - 1578.
  • Harry, B., Davis, C. and Kim, J. (2012), 'Subliminal access to abstract face representations does not rely on attention', Consciousness and Cognition, vol 21, no 1 , pp 573 - 583.
  • Harry, B., Davis, C. and Kim, J. (2012), 'Exposure in central vision facilitates view-invariant face recognition in the periphery', Journal of Vision, vol 12, no 2 , pp 1 - 9.
  • Kim, J. and Davis, C. (2012), 'Perceiving emotion from a talker : how face and voice work together', Visual Cognition, vol 20, no 8 , pp 902 - 921.
  • Cutler, A. and Davis, C. (2012), 'An orthographic effect in phoneme processing, and its limitations', Frontiers in Psychology, vol 3, no FEB .
  • Cvejic, E., Kim, J. and Davis, C. (2012), 'Recognizing prosody across modalities, face areas and speakers : examining perceivers' sensitivity to variable realizations of visual prosody', Cognition, vol 122, no 3 , pp 442 - 453.
  • Cvejic, E., Kim, J. and Davis, C. (2012), 'Effects of seeing the interlocutor on the production of prosodic contrasts (L)', Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, vol 131, no 2 , pp 1101 - 1014.
  • Burnham, D., Kim, J., Davis, C., Ciocca, V., Schoknecht, C., Kasisopa, B. and Luksaneeyanawin, S. (2011), 'Are tones phones?', Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, vol 108, no 4 , pp 693 - 712.
  • Davis, C. and Kim, J. (2011), 'What's in a mask? : information masking with forward and backward visual masks', Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, vol 64, no 10 , pp 1990 - 2002.
  • Kim, J., Sironic, A. and Davis, C. (2011), 'Hearing speech in noise : seeing a loud talker is better', Perception, vol 40, no 7 , pp 853 - 862.
  • Davis, C., Sanchez-Casas, R., Garcia-Albea, J., Guasch, M., Molera, M. and Ferre, P. (2010), 'Masked translation priming : varying language experience and word type with Spanish-English bilinguals', Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, vol 13, no 2 , pp 137 - 155.
  • Kim, J., Kroos, C. and Davis, C. (2010), 'Hearing a point-light talker: An auditory influence on a visual motion detection task', Perception, vol 39, no 3 , pp 406 - 417.
  • Cvejic, E., Kim, J. and Davis, C. (2010), 'Prosody off the top of the head : prosodic contrasts can be discriminated by head motion', Speech Communication, vol 52, no 6 , pp 555 - 564.
  • Davis, C., Kim, J. and Barbaro, A. (2010), 'Masked speech priming : neighborhood size matters (L)', Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, vol 127, no 4 , pp 2110 - 2113.
  • Kim, J. and Davis, C. (2010), 'Knowing what to look for : voice affects face race judgements', Visual Cognition, vol 18, no 7 , pp 1017 - 1033.
  • Kinoshita, S., Castles, A. and Davis, C. (2009), 'The role of neighbourhood density in transposed-letter priming', Language and Cognitive Processes, vol 24, no 4 , pp 506 - 526.
  • Kim, J., Davis, C. and Groot, C. (2009), 'Speech identification in noise: Contribution of temporal, spectral, and visual speech cues', Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, vol 126, no 6 , pp 3246 - 3257.
  • Davis, C., Kim, J. and Forster, K. (2008), 'Being forward not backward: Lexical limits to masked priming', Cognition, vol 107, no 2 , pp 673 - 684.
  • Mckay, A., Davis, C., Savage, G. and Castles, A. (2008), 'Semantic involvement in reading aloud : evidence from a nonword training study', Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, vol 34, no 6 , pp 1495 - 1517.
  • Mckague, M., Davis, C., Pratt, C. and Johnston, M. (2008), 'The role of feedback from phonology to orthography in orthographic learning : an extension of item-based accounts', Journal of Research in Reading, vol 31, no 1 , pp 55 - 76.
  • Taft, M., Castles, A., Davis, C., Lazendic, G. and Nguyen-Hoan, M. (2008), 'Automatic activation of orthography in spoken word recognition : pseudohomograph priming', Journal of Memory and Language, vol 58, no 2 , pp 366 - 379.
  • Davis, C., Kislyuk, D., Kim, J. and Sams, M. (2008), 'The effect of viewing speech on auditory speech processing is different in the left and right hemispheres', Brain Research, vol 1242, no 0 , pp 151 - 161.
  • Kim, J., Davis, C. and Cutler, A. (2008), 'Perceptual tests of rhythmic similarity : II. Syllable rhythm', Language and Speech, vol 51, no 4 , pp 343 - 359.
  • Castles, A., Davis, C., Cavalot, P. and Forster, K. (2007), 'Tracking the acquisition of orthographic skills in developing readers: Masked priming effects', Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, vol 97, no 3 , pp 165 - 182.
  • Mckay, A., Castles, A., Davis, C. and Savage, G. (2007), 'The impact of progressive semantic loss on reading aloud', Cognitive Neuropsychology, vol 24, no 2 , pp 162 - 186.
  • Davis, C. and Kim, J. (2006), 'Audio-visual speech perception off the top of the head', Cognition, vol 100 .
  • Warner, N., Kim, J., Davis, C. and Cutler, A. (2005), 'Use of complex phonological patterns in processing: Evidence from Korean', Journal of Linguistics, vol 41, no 2 , pp 353 - 387.
  • Davis, C. (2005), 'N-watch: A program for deriving neighborhood size and other psycholinguistic statistics', Behavior Research Methods, vol 37, no 1 , pp 65 - 70.
  • Kim, J., Davis, C., Burnham, D. and Lukasaneeyanawin, S. (2004), 'The effect of script on poor readers' sensitivity to dynamic visual stimuli', Brain and Language, vol 91 , pp 326 - 335.
  • Kim, J., Taft, M. and Davis, C. (2004), 'Orthographic and phonological links in the lexicon: When lexical and sublexical information conflict', Reading and Writing, vol 17, no 1-2 , pp 187 - 218.
  • Kim, J. and Davis, C. (2004), 'Characteristics of poor readers of Korean Hangul: Auditory, visual and phonological processing', Reading and Writing, vol 17, no 1-2 , pp 153 - 185.
  • Kim, J., Davis, C. and Krins, P. (2004), 'Amodal processing of visual speech as revealed by priming', Cognition, vol 93, no 1 , pp 39 - 47.
  • Davis, C. and Kim, J. (2004), 'Audio-visual interactions with intact clearly audible speech', Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, vol 57, no 6 , pp 1103 - 1121.
  • Kim, J. and Davis, C. (2004), 'Investigating the audi-visual speech detection advantage', Speech Communication, vol 44, no 1-4 , pp 19 - 30.
  • Castles, A., Davis, C. and Forster, K. (2003), 'Word recognition development in children: Insights from masked priming', Masked priming: State of the Art, , pp 345 - 360.
  • Kim, J. and Davis, C. (2003), 'Task effects in masked cross-script translation and phonological priming', Journal of Memory and Language, vol 49 , pp 484 - 499.
  • Kim, J. and Davis, C. (2003), 'Hearing foreign voices: does knowing what is said affect visual-masked-speech detection', Perception, vol 32, no 1 , pp 111 - 120.
  • Kim, J. and Davis, C. (2002), 'Using Korean to investigate phonological priming effects without the influence of orthography', Language and Cognitive Processes, vol 17, no 6 , pp 569 - 591.
  • Holmes, V. and Davis, C. (2002), 'Orthographic representation and spelling knowledge', Language and Cognitive Processes, vol 17, no 4 , pp 345 - 370.
  • Savage, G., Saling, M., Davis, C. and Berkovic, S. (2002), 'Direct and indirect measures of verbal relational memory following anterior temporal lobectomy', Neuropsychologia, vol 40, no 3 , pp 302 - 316.
  • Kim, J. and Davis, C. (2001), 'Loss of rapid phonological recoding in reading Hanja, the logographic script of Korean', Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, vol 8, no 4 , pp 785 - 790.
  • Davis, C. and Kim, J. (2001), 'Repeating and remembering foreign language words: Implications for language teaching system', Artificial Intelligence Review, vol 16, no 1 , pp 37 - 47.
  • Davis, C., Castles, A., Mcnally, K. and Gary, J. (2001), 'Lapses of concentration and dyslexic performance on the Ternus Task', Cognition, vol 81 .
  • Forster, K. and Davis, C. (1991), 'The density constraint on form-priming in the naming task : interference effects from a masked prime', Journal of Memory and Language, vol 30, no 1 .

Conference Papers

  • Kim, J., Prasad, S., Aubanel, V. and Davis, C. (2018), 'Investigating the role of familiar face and voice cues in speech processing in noise', INTERSPEECH (Conference), Hyderabad, India.
  • Davis, C., Chong, C. and Kim, J. (2017), 'The effect of spectral profile on the intelligibility of emotional speech in noise', INTERSPEECH (Conference), Stockholm, Sweden.
  • Simonetti, S., Kim, J. and Davis, C. (2016), 'Identifying visual prosody : where do people look?', Speech Prosody, Boston, Mass..
  • Kawase, S., Kim, J., Aubanel, V. and Davis, C. (2016), 'Perceiving foreign-accented auditory-visual speech in noise : the influence of visual form and timing information', Speech Prosody, Boston, Mass..
  • Kawase, S., Kim, J. and Davis, C. (2016), 'The influence of second language experience on Japanese-accented English rhythm', Speech Prosody, Boston, Mass..
  • Prasad, S., Kim, J. and Davis, C. (2016), 'Can English perceivers match cantonese auditory and visual prosody?', International Conference on Speech Prosody, Boston, Mass..
  • Kim, J. and Davis, C. (2016), 'The consistency and stability of acoustic and visual cues for different prosodic attitudes', INTERSPEECH (Conference), San Francisco, Calif..
  • Fenwick, S., Best, C., Davis, C. and Tyler, M. (2016), 'The influence of modality and speaking style on the assimilation type and categorization consistency of non-native speech', INTERSPEECH (Conference) , San Francisco, Calif..
  • Chong, C., Kim, J. and Davis, C. (2016), 'The sound of disgust : how facial expression may influence speech production', INTERSPEECH (Conference), San Francisco, Calif..
  • Aubanel, V., Davis, C. and Kim, J. (2015), 'Syllabic structure and informational content in English and Spanish', International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Glasgow, U.K..
  • Chong, C., Kim, J. and Davis, C. (2015), 'Exploring acoustic differences between Cantonese (tonal) and English (non-tonal) spoken expressions of emotions', Interspeech, Dresden, Germany.
  • Simonetti, S., Kim, J. and Davis, C. (2015), 'Cross-modality matching of linguistic and emotional prosody', Interspeech, Dresden, Germany.
  • Simonetti, S., Kim, J. and Davis, C. (2015), 'Auditory, visual, and auditory-visual spoken emotion recognition in young and old adults', International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Glasgow, U.K..
  • Kawase, S., Kim, J., Aubanel, V. and Davis, C. (2015), 'Influences of visual speech information on the perception of foreign-accented speech in noise', International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Glasgow, U.K..
  • Davis, C., Shaw, J., Proctor, M., Derrick, D., Sherwood, S. and Kim, J. (2015), 'Examining speech production using masked priming', International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Glasgow, U.K..
  • Kim, J., Aubanel, V. and Davis, C. (2015), 'The effect of auditory and visual signal availability on speech perception', International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Glasgow, U.K..
  • Mixdorff, H., Honemann, A., Kim, J. and Davis, C. (2015), 'Anticipation of turn-switching in auditory-visual dialogs', Joint Conference on Facial Analysis, Animation and Auditory-Visual Speech Processing, Vienna, Austria.
  • Simonetti, S., Kim, J. and Davis, C. (2015), 'Cross-modality matching of linguistic prosody in older and younger adults', Joint Conference on Facial Analysis, Animation and Auditory-Visual Speech Processing, Vienna, Austria.
  • Aubanel, V., Davis, C. and Kim, J. (2015), 'Explaining the visual and masked-visual advantage in speech perception in noise : the role of visual phonetic cues', Joint Conference on Facial Analysis, Animation and Auditory-Visual Speech Processing, Vienna, Austria.
  • Davis, C., Kim, J., Aubanel, V., Zelic, G. and Mahajan, Y. (2015), 'The stability of mouth movements for multiple talkers over multiple sessions', Joint Conference on Facial Analysis, Animation and Auditory-Visual Speech Processing, Vienna, Austria.
  • Chong, C., Kim, J. and Davis, C. (2015), 'Visual vs. auditory emotion information : how language and culture affect our bias towards the different modalities', Joint Conference on Facial Analysis, Animation and Auditory-Visual Speech Processing, Vienna, Austria.
  • Fenwick, S., Davis, C., Best, C. and Tyler, M. (2015), 'The effect of modality and speaking style on the discrimination of non-native phonological and phonetic contrasts in noise', Joint Conference on Facial Analysis, Animation and Auditory-Visual Speech Processing, Vienna, Austria.
  • Aubanel, V., Davis, C. and Kim, J. (2014), 'Interplay of informational content and energetic masking in speech perception in noise', Interspeech, Singapore.
  • Mahajan, Y., Kim, J. and Davis, C. (2014), 'Does elderly speech recognition in noise benefit from spectral and visual cues?', Interspeech, Singapore.
  • Mixdorff, H., Honemann, A., Zelic, G., Kim, J. and Davis, C. (2014), 'The cartoon task : exploring auditory-visual prosody in dialogs', Speech Prosody, Dublin, Ireland.
  • Chong, C., Kim, J. and Davis, C. (2014), 'The effect of expression clarity and presentation modality on non-native vocal emotion perception', International Committee for the Co-ordination and Standardization of Speech Databases and Assessment Techniques. Oriental Chapter Conference, Phuket, Thailand.
  • Davis, C. and Kim, J. (2013), 'The effect of visual speech timing and form cues on the processing of speech and nonspeech', Conference of the International Speech Communication Association , Lyon, France.
  • Kim, J., Demirdjian, R. and Davis, C. (2013), 'Spontaneous and explicit speech imitation', Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, Lyon, France.
  • Zelic, G., Kim, J. and Davis, C. (2013), 'Spontaneous synchronization between repetitive speech and rhythmic gesture', International Conference on Auditory-Visual Speech Processing, Annecy, France.
  • Davis, C. and Kim, J. (2013), 'Detecting auditory-visual speech synchrony : how precise?', International Conference on Auditory-Visual Speech Processing, Annecy, France.
  • Fitzpatrick, M., Kim, J. and Davis, C. (2013), 'Auditory and auditory-visual Lombard speech perception by younger and older adults', International Conference on Auditory-Visual Speech Processing, Annecy, France.
  • Kim, J. and Davis, C. (2013), 'How far out? The effect of peripheral visual speech on speech perception', International Conference on Auditory-Visual Speech Processing, Annecy, France.
  • Fitzpatrick, M., Kim, J. and Davis, C. (2012), 'The intelligibility of Lombard speech : communicative setting matters', Interspeech, Portland, Or..
  • Kim, J., Davis, C. and Kitamura, C. (2012), 'Auditory-visual speech to infants and adults : signals and correlations', Interspeech, Portland, Or..
  • Kim, J. and Davis, C. (2011), 'Testing Audio-Visual Familiarity Effects on Speech Perception in Noise', 17th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Hong Kong.
  • Cvejic, E., Kim, J. and Davis, C. (2011), 'Temporal relationship between auditory and visual prosodic cues', Interspeech 2011, Florence, Italy.
  • Kim, J. and Davis, C. (2011), 'Auditory speech processing is affected by visual speech in the periphery', Interspeech 2011, Florence, Italy.
  • Paris, T., Kim, J. and Davis, C. (2011), 'Visual Speech Speeds Up Auditory Identification Responses', Interspeech 2011, Florence, Italy.
  • Fitzpatrick, M., Kim, J. and Davis, C. (2011), 'The effect of seeing the interlocutor on speech production in different noise types', Interspeech 2011, Florence, Italy.
  • Paris, T., Kim, J. and Davis, C. (2011), 'Visual Speech Influences Speeded Auditory Identification', International Conference on Audio-Visual Speech Processing 2011, Volterra, Italy.
  • Cvejic, E., Kim, J. and Davis, C. (2011), 'Perceiving Visual Prosody from Point-Light Displays', International Conference on Audio-Visual Speech Processing, Volterra, Italy.
  • Fitzpatrick, M., Kim, J. and Davis, C. (2011), 'The effect of seeing the interlocutor on auditory and visual speech production in noise', International Conference on Audio-Visual Speech Processing, Volterra, Italy.
  • Kim, J. and Davis, C. (2011), 'Audiovisual speech processing in visual speech noise', International Conference on Audio-Visual Speech Processing, Volterra, Italy.
  • Cvejic, E., Kim, J. and Davis, C. (2010), 'It's all the same to me: Prosodic discrimination across speakers and face areas', Speech Prosody 2010 Conference, Chicago, USA.
  • Davis, C. and Kim, J. (2010), 'Transfer of Talker-Familiarity Effects', 20th International Congress on Acoustics, ICA 2010, Sydney, Australia.
  • Cvejic, E., Kim, J. and Davis, C. (2010), 'Modification of prosodic cues when an interlocutor cannot be seen: The effect of visual feedback on acoustic prosody production', 20th International Congress on Acoustics, ICA 2010, Sydney, Australia.
  • Kim, J. and Davis, C. (2010), 'Emotion perception by eye and ear and halves and wholes', 9th International Conference on Auditory-Visual Speech Processing, Japan.
  • Cvejic, E., Kim, J. and Davis, C. (2010), 'Abstracting visual prosody across speakers and face areas', 9th International Conference on Auditory-Visual Speech Processing, Japan.
  • Cvejic, E., Kim, J., Davis, C. and Gibert, G. (2010), 'Prosody for the Eyes: Quantifying Visual Prosody using Guided Principal Component Analysis', Interspeech 2010, Japan.
  • Davis, C. and Kim, J. (2010), 'Is speech produced in noise more distinct and/or consistent?', 13th International Australasian Conference on Speech Science and Technology 2010, Melbourne, Australia.
  • Cutler, A., Davis, C. and Kim, J. (2009), 'Non-automaticity of use of orthographic knowledge in phoneme evaluation', Interspeech 2009, Brighton, UK.
  • Kim, J., Davis, C., Kroos, C. and Hill, H. (2009), 'Speaker discriminability for visual speech modes', Interspeech 2009, Brighton, UK.
  • Davis, C. and Kim, J. (2009), 'Recognizing spoken vowels in multi-talker babble: Spectral and visual speech cues', 2009 AVSP Conference, Norwich, UK.
  • Kim, J., Kroos, C. and Davis, C. (2008), 'Hearing a talking face: An auditory influence on a visual detection task', The ISCA Research and Tutorial Workshop on Auditory-Visual Speech Processing (AVSP 2008), Moreton Island, Queensland, Australia.
  • Burnham, D., Abrahamyan, A., Cavedon, L., Davis, C., Hodgins, A. and Kim, J. (2008), 'From Talking to Thinking Heads: 2008', The ISCA Research and Tutorial Workshop on Auditory-Visual Speech Processing (AVSP 2008), Moreton Island, Australia.
  • Cvejic, E., Kim, J. and Davis, C. (2008), 'Visual Speech Modifies the Phoneme Restoration Effect', Interspeech 2008, Brisbane Australia.
  • Davis, C., Kim, J. and Barbaro, A. (2008), 'Masked speech priming: No priming in dense neighbourhoods', Interspeech 2008, Brisbane Australia.
  • Kim, J. and Davis, C. (2007), 'Restoration effects in auditory and visual speech', Auditory-Visual Speech Processing 2007, Hilvarenbeek, The Netherlands.
  • Davis, C., Kim, J., Kuratate, T. and Burnham, D. (2007), 'Making a thinking-talking head', Auditory-visual Speech Processing 2007, Hilvarenbeek. The Netherlands..
  • Mixdorff, H., Pech, U., Davis, C. and Kim, J. (2007), 'Map Task Dialogs in Noise - a Paradigm for Examining Lombard Speech.', 16th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Saarbrucken, Germany.
  • Groot, C. and Davis, C. (2006), 'Auditory-Visual Speech Recognition with Amplitude and Frequency Modulations', SST 2006, Auckland, New Zealand.
  • Davis, C., Sironic, A. and Kim, J. (2006), 'Perceptual processing of audiovisual Lombard speech', Australian International Conference on Speech Science & Technology, Auckland, New Zealand.
  • Davis, C., Kim, J. and Sironic, A. (2006), 'In-Quiet and Lombard Audiovisual Speech', 7th International Seminar on Speech Production, Ubatuba SP BRAZIL.
  • Davis, C., Kim, J., Grauwinkel, K. and Mixdorff, H. (2006), 'Lombard speech: Auditory (A), Visual (V) and AV effects', Speech Prosody 2006, .
  • Kim, J., Davis, C., Vignali, G. and Hill, H. (2005), 'A visual concomitant of the lombard reflex', AVSP'2005, .
  • Kim, J. and Davis, C. (2004), 'Audio-Visual Spoken Language Processing', INTERSPEECH - ICSLP 2004, Seoul Korea.
  • Davis, C. and Kim, J. (2004), 'Off the top of the head: Audio-Visual Speech Perception from the nose up', INTERSPEECH - ICSLP 2004, Seoul Korea.
  • Burnham, D., Issa, Z., Schoknecht, C., Tam, H., Jones, C. and Davis, C. (2003), 'Are Tones Phones', Proceedings of 15th International Conference of Phonetic Sciences, Barcelona.

Current Projects

Title: The HEARing Cooperative Research Centre (The HEARing CRC)
Funder:
  • HEARing CRC Ltd
Western Researchers: Denis Burnham and Christopher Davis
Years: 2014-07-01 - 2019-06-30
ID: P00022899
Title: Elderly speech perception in noise
Funder:
  • Australian Research Council (ACRG)
Western Researchers: Christopher Davis and Jeesun Kim
Years: 2015-01-05 - 2019-01-04
ID: P00022139

Previous Projects

Title: Understanding speech in noise: linking perception and computation
Funder:
  • Australian Research Council (ACRG)
Western Researchers: Jeesun Kim and Christopher Davis
Years: 2013-03-01 - 2017-03-31
ID: P00020814
Title: Putting international heads together: Building on the UWS Thinking Head Project
Funder:
  • University of Western Sydney
Western Researchers: Christopher Davis, Jeesun Kim and Denis Burnham
Years: 2007-06-05 - 2012-12-31
ID: P0015655
Title: Using written language to probe speech recognition models
Funder:
  • Australian Research Council (ACRG)
Western Researchers: Christopher Davis and Anne Cutler
Years: 2006-09-01 - 2009-10-23
ID: P0015311
Title: Establishing how head and face movement properties contribute to the perception of speech and identity
Funder:
  • Australian Research Council (ACRG)
Western Researchers: Christopher Davis
Years: 2006-09-01 - 2012-01-31
ID: P0015312
Title: Disrupting visual awareness using the new Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (TMS) laboratory at UWS
Funder:
  • University of Western Sydney
Western Researchers: Christopher Davis and Jeesun Kim
Years: 2006-12-20 - 2010-02-15
ID: P0015439
Title: Speech communication in older adults: an acoustic and perceptual investigation [via Uni College London]
Funder:
  • Economic and Social Research Council
Western Researchers: Jeesun Kim and Christopher Davis
Years: 2014-08-01 - 2017-07-31
ID: P00021687
Title: AHAA! (Analysis of Human Articulate Activities): A Communicative Dynamics Research Facility
Funder:
  • University of Western Sydney
Western Researchers: Catherine Best, Kate Stevens, Michael Tyler, Christian Kroos, Christopher Davis and Denis Burnham
Years: 2006-09-01 - 2007-08-31
ID: P0015240
Title: Dynamic Auditory-Visual Humans
Funder:
  • University of Western Sydney
Western Researchers: Christopher Davis, Denis Burnham, Catherine Best, Roger Dean, Kate Stevens, Jeesun Kim, Christian Kroos, Michael Tyler and Connie So
Years: 2007-08-06 - 2008-12-31
ID: P0015758
Title: HCSNet Priority Area: Human and Machine Speech
Funder:
  • Australian Research Council (Other Research Grants)
Western Researchers: Christopher Davis
Years: 2007-01-01 - 2009-12-31
ID: P0015524
Title: Unconscious processing: to what extent, how flexible and how smart?
Funder:
  • Australian Research Council (ACRG)
Western Researchers: Christopher Davis
Years: 2010-03-11 - 2014-08-31
ID: P00016914
Title: Beyond the Uncanny Valley: establishing a rich statistically robust face dataset for new generation Thinking Heads
Funder:
  • University of Western Sydney
Western Researchers: Christopher Davis
Years: 2007-12-10 - 2009-06-30
ID: P0015908
Title: Ageing Creatively: Creative Writing as a Tool for Healthy Ageing
Funder:
  • University of Western Sydney
Western Researchers: Anthony Uhlmann, Paul Arthur, Christopher Davis, Denis Burnham, Esther Chang, Jason Ensor, Rachel Hendery, Rachel Morley and Melinda Jewell
Years: 2015-03-01 - 2016-06-30
ID: P00022526

Supervision

Professor Davis is available to be a principal supervisor for doctoral projects

Current Supervision

Thesis Title: Combinational (EEG/fMRI) neurophysiological recordings of early visual processing in clinical populations.
Field of Research:
Thesis Title: Understanding Audiovisual Interaction using Behaviour and Brain Based Measures
Field of Research:
Thesis Title: Hearing Under Difficult Circumstances
Field of Research:

Previous Supervision

Thesis Title: It's not just what you say, but also how you say it: Exploring the Auditory and Visual Properties of Speech Prosody
Field of Research: Audio Visual Studies

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