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Journals

Kim, Y.J., & Sundara, M. (In Preparation). Are walk and walks different words?: 6-month olds’ segmentation and representation of morphologically complex forms.

Sundara, Megha & Victoria Mateu (Submitted). Target Word Prosody, not Rhythm, Constrains Word Segmentation by Infants.

Chong, A.J. & Sundara, M. (forthcoming). 18-month-olds compensate for a phonological alternation. Proceedings of Boston University Conference on Language Development 39.

Kim, Y.J., & Sundara, M. (2014). Segmentation of vowel-initial words is facilitated by function words, Journal of Child Language available on CJO2014. doi:10.1017/S0305000914000269

White, J., & Sundara, M. (2014). Biased generalization of newly learned phonological alternations by 12-month-old infants. Cognition, 133(1), 85-90.

Polka, L., & Sundara, M. (2012). Word segmentation in monolingual infants acquiring Canadian-English and Canadian French: Native language, cross-language and cross-dialect comparisons. Infancy, 17(2), 198-232.

Sundara, M., & Scutellaro, A. (2011). Rhythmic distance between languages affects the development of speech perception in bilingual infants. Journal of Phonetics 39(4), 505-513.

Sundara, M., Demuth, K. & Kuhl, P.K. (2011). Sentence-position effects on children’s comprehension & production of English 3rd person singular –s. Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research 54, 55-71.

Song, J. Y., Sundara, M., & Demuth, K. (2009). Effects of phonology on children’s production of English 3rd person singular –s. Journal of Speech, Language & Hearing Research, 52(3), 623-642.

Ilari, B., & Sundara, M. (2009). Music listening preferences in early life: Infants’ response to accompanied versus unaccompanied singing. Journal of Research in Music Education, 56, 357-369. [sample stimuli:accompanied version; unaccompanied version]

Sundara, M., Polka, L., & Molnar, M. (2008). Development of coronal stop perception: Bilingual infants keep pace with their monolingual peers. Cognition, 108, 232-242.

Sundara, M., Polka, L. & Baum, S. (2006). Production of coronal stops by adult simultaneous bilinguals. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, 9(1), 97-114.

Sundara, M., Polka, L., & Genesee, F. (2006). Language-experience facilitates discrimination of /d- ð/ in monolingual and bilingual acquisition of English. Cognition, 100(2), 369-388.

Polka, L., Colantonio, C. & Sundara, M. (2001). Cross-language perception of /d – ð/: Evidence for a new developmental pattern. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 109(5), 2190-2200.

 

Refereed Proceedings

Polka, L. & Sundara, M. (2003). Word segmentation in monolingual and bilingual infant learners of English and French. Presented at ICPhS, Barcelona Aug 3-9th. Published in Solé, M. J., Recasens, D., Romero, J. (Eds.) Proceedings of the 15th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, 1021-1024.