Alderete & Davies 2016: Speech Errors and Methodology

Investigating perceptual biases, data reliability, and data discovery in a methodology of collecting speech errors from audio recordings John Alderete, Monica Davies Abstract: This work describes a methodology of collecting speech errors from audio recordings and investigates how some of its assumptions affect data quality and composition. Speech errors of all types (sound, lexical, syntactic,… Read more »

Alderete & Tupper 2017: Phonological Regularity

Phonological regularity, perceptual biases, and the role of grammar in speech error analysis   John Alderete, Paul Tupper   Abstract: Speech errors involving manipulations of sounds tend to be phonologically regular; they obey the phonotactic rules of well-formed words. We review the empirical evidence for phonological regularity in prior research, including both categorical assessments of words… Read more »

2014-2019 SSHRC Insight Grant on Speech Production

Title: Sound structure in speech production: A comparative study of Fijian and Berber languages Funding: Social Science and Humanities Research Council Research Team: John Alderete (PI, Simon Fraser University), Alexei Kochetov (University of Toronto), Stefan A. Frisch (University of South Florida), Abdelkrim Jebbour (formerly at Ibn Tofail University) Description: Speaking is a complex behavioral task. It involves selecting… Read more »