Published Papers

Bilingual Studies

Segmenting words from fluent speech during infancy-challenges and opportunities in a bilingual context

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Discrimination of coronal stops by bilingual adults: The timing and nature of language interaction by Megha Sundara & Linda Polka

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Language-experience facilitates discrimination of /d-ð/ in monolingual and bilingual acquisition of English by Megha Sundara, Linda Polka & Fred Geneese

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Word segmentation in monolingual and bilingual infant learners of English and French by Linda Polka & Megha Sundara

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Rhythmic distance between languages affects the development of speech perceptional in bilingual infants by Megha Sundara & Adrienne Scutellaro

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Production of coronal stops by simultaneous bilingual adults by Megha Sundara, Linda Polka & Shari Baum

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Discrimination of coronal stops by bilingual adults: The timing and nature of language interaction by Megha Sundara & Linda Polka

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Rhythmic distance between languages affects the development of speech perception in bilingual infants by Megha Sundara & Adrienne Scutellaro

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Language-experience facilitates discrimination of /d-ð/ in monolingual and bilingual acquisition of English by Megha Sundara & Linda Polka

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Development of coronal stop perception: Bilingual infants keep pace with their monolingual peers by Megha Sundara, Linda Polka & Monika Molnar

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Intonation Studies

Intonation Plays a Role in Language Discrimination by Infants by Adam J. Chong, Chad Vicenik & Megha Sundara

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The role of intonation in language and dialect discrimination by adults by Chad Vicenik & Megha Sundara

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The perception of boundary tones in infancy by Megha Sundara, Monika Molnar & Sonia Frota

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Segmentation Studies

Early word segmentation in infants acquiring Parisian French: task-dependent and dialect-specific aspects by Thierry Nazzi, Karima Mersad, Megha Sundara, Galina Iakimova & Linda Polka

Nazzietal2014

Segmentation of vowel-initial words is facilitated by function words by Yun Jung Kim & Megha Sundara

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Différences linguistiques et dialectales dans la mise en place des procédures de segmentation de la parole by Thierry Nazzi, Louise Goyet, Megha Sundara & Linda Polka

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Cross-Language Studies

A cross-language comparison of /d/-/ð/ perception: Evidence for a new developmental pattern by Linda Polka, Connie Colantonio & Megha Sundara

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Acoustic-phonetics of coronal stops: A cross-language study of Canadian English and Canadian French by Megha Sundara

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Word Segmentation in Monolingual Infants Acquiring Canadian English and Canadian French: Native Languages, Cross-Dialect, and Cross-Language Comparison by Linda Polka & Megha Sundara

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Production & Perception

Perceptual Similarity Modulates Context Effects in Online Compensation for Phonological Variation by Adam J. Chong & Megha Sundara

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Sentence-Position Effects on Children’s Perception and Production of English Third Person Singular -s by Megha Sundara, Katherine Demuth & Patricia K. Kuhl

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Phonological Constraints on Children’s Production of English Third Person Singular -s by Joe Yung Song, Megha Sundara & Katherine Demuth

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Sentence-position effects on children’s perception and production of English 3rd person singular -s by Megha Sundara, Katherine Demuth & Patricia K. Kuhl

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All Other Studies

Fourteen month-olds’ decontextualized understanding of words for absent objects by Kristi Hendrickson & Megha Sundara

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Music Listening Preferences in Early Life: Infants’ Responses to Accompanied Versus Unaccompanied Singing by Beatriz Ilari & Megha Sundara

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Frequency Specificity of the Medial Efferent System by N. Aravind, Aniket Saoji & Megha Sundara

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Intonational phonology in Bengali and English infant-directed speech by Kristine M. Yu, Sameer ud Dowla Khan & Megha Sundara

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Can adult phonetic categories be predicted based on statistical distribution alone? by Megha Sundara

Sundara2003

Observation-execution matching system for speech: a magnetic stimulation study by Megha Sundara, Aravind Kumar Namasivayam & Robert Chen

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Biased generalization of newly learned phonological alternation by 12-month infants by James White & Megha Sundara

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