Monthly Archives: June 2015

Read my lips, bilingual babies!

When I first heard about this study, I was in the middle of writing up my MA thesis on the effects of video for learning new speech sounds. I was washing the dishes and listening to the Science Friday podcast—I’m

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331st Meeting of the Phonetic Society of Japan

Today I took the very long, arduous 5 minute walk to Waseda campus, and heard five talks from phoneticists in and around Tokyo. I used to feel pretty nervous about going to these kinds of meetings, but now that I

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The Speech Learning Model

I promised a few weeks ago that I’d write about Jim Flege’s Speech Learning Model next. Dutifully, I read his chapter in Winifred Strange’s Speech Perception and Linguistic Experience, made notes in the margin, carried the paper around with me

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