philip j monahan

philip j monahan

invited

Phonological abstraction in the brain: EEG investigations of natural class membership. International Workshop on Neurophonetics: Representing and Processing Speech Units in the Brain, Philipps-Universität Marburg, Germany: April 20, 2018.

Using our rich linguistic knowledge to predict what we will hear next (and possiblly overcome disruption). 8th University of Toronto Interdisciplinary Symposium on the Mind (UTism 2018): The Cognitive Science of Disruption, Cognitive Science Program, University of Toronto: February 3-4, 2018.

Speech sounds on the brain: Combining linguistic theory with cognitive neuroscience. Program in Neuroscience, York University: October 20, 2017.

Perception of Cantonese tone. Toronto Language Tapestry: Exploring Heritage Languages. Department of Linguistics, University of Toronto: April 28, 2017. (w/ Soo, R.)

Explosions are more disruptive than avalanches: Sensitivity to morphological structure in spoken word recognition. Human Communication Laboratory (HCL), Department of Psychology, University of Toronto Mississauga: December 2, 2015.

Phonology as a basis for prediction: Evidence from perceptual and neurophysiological measures. Department of Linguistics & Languages, McMaster University: November 25, 2015.

Using behaviour and the brain to explore speech sound representations: Dialects, features and harmony. Department of Languages, Literatures & Linguistics, York University: November 19, 2015.

A role for phonology in speech perception: Evidence from Japanese and Basque. National Institute for Japanese Language and Linguistics. Tokyo, Japan: May 23, 2014.

Representations and predictions during speech perception: Combining linguistic theory and the brain. Department of English Language and Literature, Konkuk University. Seoul, Republic of Korea: May 22, 2014.

Identifying linguistic pieces in the brain: How the brain can inform us about language and what language can tell us about the brain. 1st Annual Scarborough Undergraduate Linguistics Conference (SULC). University of Toronto Scarborough: November 15, 2013.

Identifying dialect and race from the auditory signal: Neurophysiological bases and social implications. Department of Linguistics, Universität Freiburg, Germany: June 19, 2013.

Combining theory and the brain to probe speech sound process and representation. Department of Psychology, New York University Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: May 1, 2013.

Phonology as a window into speech perception: Integrating brain, behaviour and theory. Department of Linguistics, University of Toronto: March 7, 2013.

From variation to representation and back. Department of Cognitive Sciences, University of California, Irvine: February 29, 2012.

From variation to representation and back. Department of Linguistics, University of Texas, Austin: February 24, 2012.

conferences

Processing Digraphic Text (Cantonese-English) in Social Media Settings. 16th Asia TEFL International Conference. Universidade de Macau, Macau, China: June 27-29, 2018. (w/ Tam, J., Chui, M., Lau, H.-T.)

Partial Contrast, Dialect Exposure and the Perception of Canadian Raising. Laboratory Phonology 16. Universidade de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal: June 19-22, 2018. (w/ Murphy, P.)

Lexical-Phonological Representations of Tone in Cantonese. Laboratory Phonology 16. Universidade de Lisboa, Lisbon, Portugal: June 19-22, 2018. (w/ Soo, R.)

Encoding lexical tone in memory: Resolving acquisition and perception asymmetries in Cantonese speakers. Psychonomic Society 58th Annual Meeting, Vancouver, BC: November 9-12, 2017. (w/ Soo, R.)

Auditory Cortex Represents Abstract Phonological Features: A Mismatch Negativity Study of English Voicing. Annual Meeting of the Society for the Neurobiology of Language 2017, Baltimore, MD: November 8-10, 2017. (w/ Schertz, J.)

When Do Words Get in the Way? An EEG Investigation of the Interaction between Talker and Linguistic Cues in Speech Processing. Annual Meeting of the Society for the Neurobiology of Language 2017, Baltimore, MD: November 8-10, 2017. (w/ Narayan, C.)

Language exposure modulates the role of tone in perception and long-term memory: Evidence from Cantonese native and heritage speakers. 2017 CRC-Sponsored Summer Phonetics/Phonology Workshop, University of Toronto: August 15, 2017. (w/ Soo, R.)

Language Exposure Modulates the Role of Tone in Perception and Long-Term Memory: Evidence from Cantonese Native and Heritage Speakers. Berkeley Linguistics Society 43, UC Berkeley: February 3-5, 2017. (w/ Soo, R.)

The Perceptual Effects of Phonotactic Rareness and Partial Allophony in Canadian French. LabPhon 15. Cornell University: July 13-16, 2016. (w/ Murphy, P., Grant, M.)

Adaptive dispersion: a perceptual motivation for sound change. LabPhon 15. Cornell University: July 13-16, 2016. (w/ Howson, P.)

An Acoustic Analysis of Czech Alveolar and Post-Alveolar Fricatives. The 22nd Czech-German Workshop on Speech Communication. Prague, Czech Republic: September 25-27, 2014. (w/ Howson, P.)

Using Long-Distance Harmony to Probe Prediction in Speech Perception: ERP Evidence from Basque. The Fifth Annual Neurobiology of Language Conference. San Diego, CA: November 6-8, 2013.

The Auditory Contralateral Advantage as a Model System for Studying Connectivity. Neurogune 2013: Basque Neuroscience Meeting. Bilbao, Spain: July 8, 2013. (w/ Bastarrika, A., & Davidson, D.)

Oscillatory Activity Associated with the Contralateral and Ipsilateral Pathways. Neurogune 2013: Basque Neuroscience Meeting. Bilbao, Spain: July 8, 2013. (w/ Shitova, N., Bastarrika, A., & Davidson, D.)

Why an Avalanche is Faster than an Explosion: Evidence from a Grammatical Decision Task. 8th International Morphological Processing Conference. University of Cambridge, UK: June 20-22, 2013. (w/ Gwilliams, L., & Samuel, A.G.)

Long Distance Harmony Guides Prediction in Speech Perception: ERP Evidence from Basque Sibilant Harmony. Cognitive Neuroscience Society, San Francisco, CA: April 13-16, 2013.

The Auditory Contralateral Advantage as A Model System for Studying Connectivity. Cognitive Neuroscience Society, San Francisco, CA: April 13-16, 2013. (w/ Bastarrika, A., & Davidson, D.)

Predictive Processing is Influenced by The Specificity of Speech Sound Representations. Cognitive Neuroscience Society, San Francisco, CA: April 13-16, 2013 (w/ Scharinger, M., & Idsardi, W.J.)

Rapid Extraction of Dialect Information from the Speech Input: Consequences for Phonology. The 13th Conference on Laboratory Phonology. University of Stuttgart, Germany: July 26-29, 2012. (w/ Scharinger, M., & Idsardi, W.J.)

Vowel Identification Shaped by Phrasal Gender Agreement Expectation. 25th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing. New York, NY: March 14-16, 2012. (w/ Martin, A.E., & Samuel, A.)

MEG Correlates of Grammatical Agreement Processing in Spanish. The Third Annual Neurobiology of Language Conference. Annapolis, MD: November 9-11, 2011. (w/ Molinaro, N., Barber, H.A., Carreiras, M.)

From Visual Encoding to Meaning: Processing Numbers, Letters and Pictures. 52nd Annual Meeting of the Psychonomics Society. Seattle, WA: November 3-6, 2011. (w/ Carreiras, M., Molinaro, N., Helenius, P., Duñabeitia, J.)

From Visual Encoding to Meaning: Processing Numbers, Letters and Pictures. XI International Conference on Cognitive Neuroscience. Mallorca, Spain: September 25-29, 2011. (w/ Carreiras, M., Molinaro, N., Helenius, P., & Duñabeitia, J.)

The Nature of Early Morphological Segmentation: Which (Sub)Lexical Properties Predict the Magnitude of Masked Morphological Priming? 7th International Morphological Processing Conference. Donostia-San Sebastian, Spain: June 22-25, 2011. (w/ Lehtonen, M., & Scharinger, M.)

Effects of Different Polarity: Syllable-frequency Effects in Spanish and Basque. 10th International Symposium of Psycholinguistics. Donostia-San Sebastián, Spain: April 13-16, 2011. (w/ Cholin, J., Hantsch, A., & Carreiras, M.)

Acoustic and Categorical Effects of American English Front Vowel Perception. Cognitive Neuroscience Society. San Francisco, CA: April 2-5, 2011. (w/ Scharinger, M., & Idsardi, W.J.)

Syllable-frequency Effects in Monolingual and Bilingual Speakers. 6th International Workshop on Language Production. Edinburgh, United Kingdom: September 2-4, 2010. (w/ Cholin, J., & Hantsch, A.)

Processing of Vowel Height Relies on Abstract Representations. Laboratory Phonology 12. Albuquerque, NM: July 8-10, 2010. (w/ Scharinger, M., & Idsardi, W.J.)

HELLO is All You Need. Cognitive Neuroscience Society. Montreal, QC: April 17-20, 2010. (w/ Scharinger, M., & Idsardi, W.J.)

Sensor and Source Space Correlates of Prediction Violations in Phonological Processing. Cognitive Neuroscience Society. Montreal, QC: April 17-20, 2010. (w/ Hwang, S.-O.K., & Idsardi, W.J.)

Asymmetric Online Predictions in Speech Perception. Neurobiology of Language Conference. Chicago, IL: October 15-16, 2009. (w/ Hwang, S.-O.K., & Idsardi, W.J.)

Cortical Sensitivity to Formant Ratios. MEGLANG 2009. Neurospin at Comissariat à l'Energie Atomique (CEA), Paris, France: October 8-9, 2009.

Asymmetric Phonological Predictions in Speech Perception. Cognitive Neuroscience Society. San Francisco, CA: March 21-24, 2009. (w/ Hwang, S.-O.K., & Idsardi, W.J.)

Neural Correlates of Voicing Mismatch in Obstruent Consonant Clusters using MEG. Society for Neuroscience. Washington, DC: November 15-19, 2008. (w/ Hwang, S.-O.K., & Idsardi, W.J.)

Evidence for Early Morphological Decomposition. 46th Annual Meeting of the Academy of Aphasia. Turku, Finland: October 19-21, 2008. (w/ Lehtonen, M., & Poeppel, D.)

The Perceptual Consequences of Voicing Mismatch in Obstruent Consonant Clusters. The Workshop on Consonant Clusters and Structural Complexity. Munich, Germany: July 31-August 2, 2008. (w/ Hwang, S.-O.K., & Idsardi, W.J.)

Evidence for the Early Detection of Voicing Mismatch in Obstruent Consonant Clusters. Cognitive Science Society. Washington, DC: July 23-26, 2008. (w/ Hwang, S.-O.K., & Idsardi, W.J.)

MEG Evidence for Auditory Restoration of Fundamental Pitch. Cognitive Neuroscience Society. San Francisco, CA: April 12-15, 2008. (w/ de Souza, K., & Idsardi, W.J.)

Electrophysiological Correlates of Masked Morphological Priming. Cognitive Neuroscience Society. San Francisco, CA: April 12-15, 2008. (w/ Lehtonen, M., & Poeppel, D.)

Early Auditory Sensitivity to Formant Ratios in Vowel Perception. Cognitive Neuroscience Society. San Francisco, CA: April 12-15, 2008. (w/ Idsardi, W.J.)

Not All Epenthetic Contexts Are Equal: Differential Effects in Japanese Illusory Vowel Perception. 17th Japanese/Korean Linguistics Conference. University of California Los Angeles: November 9-11, 2007. (w/ Takahashi, E., Nakao, C., & Idsardi, W.J.)

Neuromagnetic Evidence for the Early Computation of Formant Ratios in Vowel Normalization. Society for Neuroscience Meeting. San Diego, CA: November 3-7, 2007. (w/ Idsardi, W.J.)

Neuromagnetic Evidence for the Early Computation of Formant Ratios in Vowel Normalization. Middle America Linguistics Conference. University of Kansas: October 26-28, 2007.

Spectrotemporal Analysis of Immediate Repetition Priming using MEG. Biomag. Vancouver, BC: August 20-26, 2006. (w/ Fiorentino, R., & Poeppel, D.)

Backward Object Control in Korean. West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics XXII. University of California San Diego: March 21-23, 2003.

Backward Object Control in Korean: Empirical Evidence. 77th Linguistic Society of America Annual Meeting. Atlanta, GA: January 2-5, 2003.

Dependency Relations between Long Distance Phenomena in a Constraint-Based Framework. Southeastern Conference on Linguistics LXVI. University of Memphis: April 18-20, 2002.

Metrical Structure and Vowel Harmony in Palestinian Arabic. Texas Linguistic Society/Southwest Workshop on Optimality Theory 7. University of Texas Austin: March 1-3, 2002.

Harmony Asymmetrically Constrained by the Metrical Foot. 9th Annual UTA Student Conference in Linguistics. University of Texas Arlington: February 22-23, 2002.

Reduplicative Alignment Variation: Extending Multiple IO Faithfulness Relations to Alignment. 7th Annual Mid-Continental Workshop on Phonology. University of Iowa: October 5-7, 2001.

L1 Brazilian Portuguese Constraint Ranking (in Optimality Theory) Transfer into L2 English. 2nd Annual University Scholars Symposium. University of Florida: March 31, 2001.