Clayards, M. (in press) Individual talker and token variability in multiple cues to stop voicing. Phonetica. 75:1-23 doi:10.1159/000448809 [pre print]
Bang, H.-Y., Clayards., M., Goad, H. (2017) Compensatory Strategies in the Developmental Patterns of English /s/: Gender and Vowel Context Effects. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research.Vol. 60, 571-591. doi:10.1044/2016_JSLHR-L-15-0381 [pre print]
Giannakopoulou, A., Brown, H., Clayards, M., Wonnacott, E. (2017) High or Low? Comparing high- and low-variability phonetic training in adult and child second language learners. PeerJ 5:e3209 doi:10.7717/peerj.3209
Killbourne-Cerone, O., Wagner, M., Clayards, M. (accepted 2016) The effect of production planning locality on external sandhi:a study in /t/. Proceedings of the Chicago Linguistics Association. [pdf]
Kim, D., Clayards, M., Goad, H. (2016) Individual differences in second language speech perception across tasks and contrasts. Linguistics Vanguard. 2(1), 11p. doi:10.1515/lingvan-2016-0025. [here]
Knowles, T., Clayards, M., Sonderegger, M., Wagner, M., Nadig, A., Onishi, K. (2015) Automatic forced alignment on child speech: Directions for improvement. Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics, Vol. 21, 6 pages.10.1121/1.4801082
Clayards, M., Knowles, T. (2015) Prominence enhances voiceless-ness and not place distinction in English voiceless sibilants. Proceedings of the International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Glasgow, UK. [Online]
Bang, H.-Y., Sonderegger, M. Kang. Y., Clayards, M., Yoon, T.-J. (2015) The effect of word frequency on the timecourse of tonogensis in Seoul Korean. Proceedings of the International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Glasgow, UK. [Online]
Bang, H.Y., Clayards, M., Goad, H. (2015) A child-specific compensatory mechanism in the acquisition of English /s/. Proceedings of the 39th Boston Conference on Child Language, Cascadilla Press. 13 pages. doi:10.1121/1.4900167
Clayards, M., Niebuhr, O., Gaskell, M.G. (2015) The time course of auditory and language-specific mechanisms in compensation for sibilant assimilation. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics. 77:1, 311-328. doi:10.3758/s13414-014-0750-z [view online][Erratum]
Fleischer, D., Wagner, M., Clayards, M. (2013) A following sibilant increases the ambiguity of a sibilant continuum. Proceedings of Meeting on Acoustics (POMA), Vol. 19. doi:10.1121/1.4800753
Schreiber, E., Onishi, K., Clayards, M. (2013) Manipulating phonological boundaries using distributional cues. Proceedings of Meeting on Acoustics (POMA), Vol. 19. 9 pages. doi:10.1121/1.4801082
Brosseau-Lapré, F., Rvachew, S., Clayards, M., Dixon, D. (2013) Stimulus variability and perceptual learning of non-native vowel categories. Applied Psycholinguistics. 34 (3), 419-441 doi:10.1017/S0142716411000750
Clayards, M., Doty, E. (2011) Automatic analysis of sibilant assimilation in English. Proceedings of Acoustics Week in Canada. Canadian Acoustics, 39(3), 194-195. [Online]
Niebuhr, O., Clayards, M., Meunier, C., Lancia, L. (2011) On place assimilation within sibilant sequences – comparing French and English. Journal of Phonetics, 39, 429-451. doi:10.1016/j.wocn.2011.04.003
Bejjanki, V.R., Clayards, M., Knill, D.C., Aslin, R.N., (2011) Cue integration in categorical tasks: insights from audio-visual speech perception. PLOS one 6(5): e19812. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0019812
Clayards, M. (2010) Using probability distributions to account for recognition of canonical and reduced word forms. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Linguistics Society of America. doi:10.3765/exabs.v0i0.529.
Clayards, M., Tanenhaus, M.K., Aslin, R.N., Jacobs, R.A., (2008) Perception of speech reflects optimal use of probabilistic speech cues. Cognition, 108(3), 804-809. doi:10.1016/j.cognition.2008.04.004.
McMurray, B., Clayards, M., Tanenhaus, M.K., Aslin, R.N., (2008) Tracking the time course of phonetic cue integration during spoken word recognition. Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, 15(6), 1064-1071. doi:10.3758/PBR.15.6.1064
Zellers, M., Schuppler, B., Clayards, M. (forthcoming) “Introduction, or: why rethink reduction?” In M. Zeller, F. Cangemi, O. Niebuhr, B. Schuppler, M. Clayards Eds. Rethinking Reduction, Mouton de Gruyter.
Rvachew, S., Mattock, K., Clayards, M., Chiang, P., Brosseau-Lapré, F. (2011) Perceptual considerations in multilingual adult and child speech acquisition. In S. McLeod and B. Goldstein Eds. Multilingual Aspects of Speech Sound Disorders in Children: Channel View Books. pp. 57-70
Aslin, R.N., Clayards, M.A, Bardhan, N.P., (2008) Mechanisms of auditory development: From sounds to words. In C. Nelson Ed. Handbook of Developmental Cognitive Neuroscience, Second Edition. p97-116.
Selected Conference Presentations
Bang, HY, Sonderegger, M., Clayards, M. (2017, April) Speaker variability in cue weighting for laryngeal contrasts: the relationship to sound change. Poster presented at the 4th Workshop on Sound Change, Edinborough, UK.[Poster]
Colby, S., Poulton, V., Clayards, M. (2017, April) Inhibition predicts lexical competition in older adults’ spoken word recognition. Poster presentation at Speech Perception and Production Across the Lifespan, London, UK.[Poster]
Colby, S., Clayards, M., & Baum, S. (2016, November). Lexically-guided and distributional learning for speech in younger and older adults. Poster presented at Congrès international en orthophonie et en audiologie (International Conference on Speech Language Pathology and Audiology), Universiteì de Montreìal, Montreal, Canada. [Poster]
Kim, D & Clayards, M. (2016, December). Individual differences in the relation between perception and production and mechanisms of phonetic imitation. Poster presentation at the Acoustical Society of America, Honolulu, Hawaii. [Poster]
Bang, H-Y., Sonderegger, M. & Clayards, M. (2016, December). The relationship between VOT and F0 contrasts across speakers and words in the German voicing contrast. Poster presentation at the Acoustical Society of America, Honolulu, Hawaii. [Poster]
Jiang, B. & Clayards, M. (2016, December). Cue weighting of voice quality, pitch, and tonal contour in the tonal register contrast in Chinese Wu dialects. Poster presentation at the Acoustical Society of America, Honolulu, Hawaii. [Poster]
Bang, H.-Y., & Clayards, M. (2016). Structured Variation across Sound Contrasts, Talkers, and Speech Styles. 15th Conference on Laboratory Phonology, Jul 13-17, Cornell University, Ithaca, USA. [Poster]
Kim, D., & Clayards, M. (2016). Individual differences in second language speech perception across tasks and contrasts. 15th Conference on Laboratory Phonology, Jul 13-17, Cornell University, Ithaca, USA.[Poster]
Kilbourne-Ceron, O., Wagner, M. & Clayards, M. (2016). Locality and variability in cross-word alternations: a production planning account. 15th Conference on Laboratory Phonology, Jul 13-17, Cornell University, Ithaca, USA.[Poster]
Clayards, M., & Colby, S. (2015) Individual differences in cue weights are correlated across contrasts. Workshop on Individual Differences in Language Processing Across the Adult Life Span, Max Plaank Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen, NL. [Poster]
Perillo, S., Bang, H.-Y., & Clayards, M. (2015) Degree of Articulatory Constraint Predicts Locus Equation Slope for /p, t, s, ʃ/. The 170th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Nov. 2-6, 2015, Jacksonville, Florida, USA. [Poster]
Kim, D., Clayards, M. & Goad, H. (2015) The acquisition of new vowel contrasts by Korean learners of English: A longitudinal study. Oral presentation at the 2015 Conference of the Korean Society of Speech Sciences. May 22-23, 2015. Chungnam National University, Daejeon, Korea
Clayards, M., Wonnacott, E. (2013, October 25) A case study of childhood L2 learning of phonological contrasts. Poster presentation at the International Conference on Multilingualism, Montreal, QC. [Poster]
Wagner, M., Clayards, M. (2013, July 12) Syntactic effects on variable phonological processes and the locality of production planning. Oral presentation at LSA 13 Workshop: Universality and variability in segment prosody interactions. Ann Arbor, MI.
Clayards, M., Hawkins, S., Gaskell, G. (2012, Sept) Listeners decode acoustic-phonetic cues to morphological structure. Oral presentation at Architectures and Mechanisms of Language Processing (AMLaP), Riva del Garda, Italy.
Mackenzie, S., Olson, E., Clayards, M., Wagner, M. (2012, July) The role of allophonic variation in speech segmentation. Poster presented at LabPhon 13, Stuttgart, Germany. [Poster]
Lindsay, S., Clayards, M., Gennari, S., Gaskell, G. (2010, September) Plasticity of phoneme categories in speech perception and production. Poster presented at Architectures and Mechanisms of Language Processing (AMLaP), York, UK. [Poster]
Clayards, M., Toscano, J. (2010, August) Modeling age of exposure in L2 learning of vowel categories. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, Portland, OR. [Poster]