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,…

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…

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 »