Peer-reviewed journal articles


Mitterer, H. (in press). Agreeing to disagree: Constant non-alignment of speech gestures in dialogue. Xjenza (Science).

Reinisch, E., Wozny, D., Mitterer, H., & Holt, L.L. (in press). Phonetic category recalibration: What are the categories? Journal of Phonetics.    (local pdf here)

Tuinman, A., Mitterer, H., & Cutler, A. (2014). Use of syntax in perceptual compensation for phonological reduction. Language and Speech, 57, 68-85. doi:10.1177/0023830913479106   (local pdf here)

Brouwer, S., Mitterer, H., & Huettig, F. (2013). Discourse context and the recognition of reduced and canonical spoken words. Applied Psycholinguistics, 34, 519-539. doi:10.1017/S0142716411000853   (local pdf here)

Mitterer, H., Kim, S., & Cho, T. (2013). Compensation for complete assimilation in speech perception: The case of Korean labial-to-velar assimilation. Journal of Memory and Language, 69, 59-83. doi:10.1016/j.jml.2013.02.001   (local pdf here)

Mitterer, H., & Müsseler, J. (2013). Regional accent variation in the shadowing task: Evidence for a loose perception-action coupling in speech. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 75, 557-575. doi:10.3758/s13414-012-0407-8   (local pdf here)

Mitterer, H., & Reinisch, E. (2013). No delays in application of perceptual learning in speech recognition: evidence from eye tracking. Journal of Memory and Language, 69, 527-545. doi:10.1016/j.jml.2013.07.002   (local pdf here)

Mitterer, H., & Russell, K. (2013). How phonological reductions sometimes help the listener. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 39, 977-984. doi:10.1037/a0029196   (local pdf here)

Mitterer, H., Scharenborg, O., & McQueen, J..M.. (2013). Phonological abstraction without phonemes in speech perception. Cognition, 129, 356-361. doi:10.1016/j.cognition.2013.07.011   (local pdf here)

Noordenbos, M.W., Segers, E., Serniclaes, W., Mitterer, H., & Verhoeven, L. (2013). Deviant neural processing of phonotactic probabilities in adults with dyslexia. Neuroreport, 24, 746-750. doi:10.1097/WNR.0b013e328364b67c

Reinisch, E., Weber, A., & Mitterer, H. (2013). Listeners retune phoneme categories across languages. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 39, 75-86. doi:10.1037/a0027979   (local pdf here)

Sjerps, M., McQueen, J.M., & Mitterer, H. (2013). Evidence for precategorical extrinsic vowel normalization. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 75, 576-587. doi:10.3758/s13414-012-0408-7   (local pdf here)

Brouwer, S., Mitterer, H., & Huettig, F. (2012). Can hearing puter activate pupil? Phonological competition and the processing of reduced spoken words in spontaneous conversations. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 65, 2193-2220. doi:10.1080/17470218.2012.693109   (local pdf here)

Brouwer, S., Mitterer, H., & Huettig, F. (2012). Speech reductions change the dynamics of competition during spoken word recognition. Language and Cognitive Processes, 27, 539-571. doi:10.1080/01690965.2011.555268   (local pdf here)

Diaz, B., Mitterer, H., Broersma, M., & Sebastian-Gallés, N. (2012). Individual differences in late bilinguals' L2 phonological processes: From acoustic-phonetic analysis to lexical access. Learning and Individual Differences, 22, 680-689. doi:10.1016/j.lindif.2012.05.005

Escudero, P., Simon, E., & Mitterer, H. (2012). The perception of English front vowels by North Holland and Flemish listeners: Acoustic similarity predicts and explains cross-linguistic and L2 perception. Journal of Phonetics, 40, 280-288. doi:10.1016/j.wocn.2011.11.004

Mitterer, H., & Tuinman A, (2012). The role of native-language knowledge in the perception of casual speech in a second language. Frontiers in Psychology, 3, 249. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2012.00249

Noordenbos, M.W., Segers, E., Serniclaes, W., Mitterer, H., & Verhoeven, L. (2012). Allophonic mode of speech perception in children at risk for dyslexia: a longitudinal study. Research in Developmental Disabilities, 83, 1469-1483. doi:10.1016/j.ridd.2012.03.021

Noordenbos, M.W., Segers, E., Serniclaes, W., Mitterer, H., & Verhoeven, L. (2012). Neural evidence of allophonic perception in children at risk for dyslexia. Neuropsychologia, 50, 2010-2017. doi:10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2012.04.026

Oliver, G., Gullberg, M., Hellwig, F., Mitterer, H., & Indefrey, P. (2012). Acquiring L2 sentence comprehension: A longitudinal study of word monitoring in noise. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, 15, 841-857. doi:10.1017/S1366728912000089

Sjerps, M., Mitterer, H., & McQueen, J.M. (2012). Hemispheric differences in the effects of context on vowel perception. Brain and Language, 120, 401-405. doi:10.1016/j.bandl.2011.12.012   (local pdf here)

Tuinman, A., Mitterer, H., & Cutler, A. (2012). Resolving ambiguity in familiar and unfamiliar casual speech. Journal of Memory and Language, 66, 530-544. doi:10.1016/j.jml.2012.02.001.   (local pdf here)

Davids, N., Segers, E., van den Brink, D., Mitterer, H., van Balkom, H., Hagoort, P., & Verhoeven, L. (2011). The nature of auditory discrimination problems in children with specific language impairment: An MMN study. Neuropsychologia, 49, 19-28. doi:10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2010.11.001

Hanulikova, A., Mitterer, H., & McQueen, J.M. (2011). Effects of first and second language on segmentation of non-native speech. Bilingualism, 14, 506-521. doi:10.1017/S1366728910000428   (local pdf here)

Mitterer, H. (2011). Recognizing reduced forms: Different processing mechanisms for similar reductions. Journal of Phonetics, 39, 298-303. doi:10.1016/j.wocn.2010.11.009   (local pdf here)

Mitterer, H. (2011). The mental lexicon is fully specified: Evidence from eye-tracking. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 37, 496-513. doi:10.1037/a0020989   (local pdf here)

Mitterer, H., Chen, Y., & Zhou, X.L. (2011). Phonological abstraction in processing lexical-tone variation: Evidence from a learning paradigm. Cognitive Science, 35, 184-197. doi:10.1111/j.1551-6709.2010.01140.x   (local pdf here)

Sjerps, M., Mitterer, H., & McQueen, J.M. (2011). Constraints on the processes responsible for the extrinsic normalization of vowels. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 73, 1195-1215. doi:10.3758/s13414-011-0096-8   (local pdf here)

Sjerps, M.J., Mitterer, H., & McQueen, J.M. (2011). Listening to different speakers: On the time-course of perceptual compensation for vocal-tract characteristics. Neuropsychologia, 49, 3831-3846. doi:10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2011.09.044   (local pdf here)

Tuinman, A., Mitterer, H., & Cutler, A. (2011). Perception of intrusive /r/ in English by native, cross-language and cross-dialect listeners. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 130, 1643-1652. doi:10.1121/1.3619793   (local pdf here)

Mitterer, H., & Jesse, A. (2010). Correlation versus causation in multisensory perception. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 17, 329-334. doi:10.3758/PBR.17.3.329   (local pdf here)

Brouwer, S., Mitterer, H., & Huettig, F. (2010). Shadowing reduced speech and alignment. Journal of The Acoustical Society of America, 128, EL32-EL37. doi:10.1121/1.3448022   (free access)

Hanulikova, A., McQueen, J.M., & Mitterer, H. (2010). Possible words and fixed stress in the segmentation of Slovak speech. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 63, 555-579. doi:10.1080/17470210903038958   (local pdf here)

Mitterer, H., & McQueen, J.M. (2009). Foreign subtitles help but native-language subtitles harm foreign speech perception. PLoS One, 4, A146-A150. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0007785   (free access)
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Mitterer, H., Horschig, J.M., Müsseler, J., & Majid, A. (2009). The influence of memory on perception: It's not what things look like, it's what you call them. Journal of Experimental Psychology:Learning Memory and Cognition, 35, 1557-1562. doi:10.1037/a0017019   (local pdf here)
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Davids, N., van den Brink, D., van Turennout, M., Mitterer, H., & Verhoeven, L. (2009). Towards neurophysiological assessment of phonemic discrimination: Context effects of the mismatch negativity. Clinical Neurophysiology, 120, 1078-1086. doi:10.1016/j.clinph.2009.01.018   (local pdf here)

Mitterer, H., & McQueen, J.M. (2009). Processing reduced word-forms in speech perception using probabilistic knowledge about speech production. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 35, 244-263. doi:10.1037/a0012730   (local pdf here)

Mitterer, H., & Ernestus, M. (2008). The link between speech perception and production is phonological and abstract: Evidence from the shadowing task. Cognition, 109, 168-173. doi:10.1016/j.cognition.2008.08.002   (local pdf here)

Mitterer, H., & de Ruiter, J.P. (2008). Recalibrating color categories using world knowledge. Psychological Science, 19, 629-634. doi:10.1111/j.1467-9280.2008.02133.x   (local pdf here)
     see also Quest Magazine issue October 2008


Mitterer, H., Yoneyama, K., & Ernestus, M. (2008). How we hear what is hardly there: Mechanisms underlying compensation for /t/-reduction in speech comprehension. Journal of Memory and Language, 59, 133-152. doi:10.1016/j.jml.2008.02.004   (local pdf here)

Escudero, P., Hayes-Harb, R., & Mitterer, H. (2008). Novel second-language words and asymmetric lexical access. Journal of Phonetics, 36, 345-360. doi:10.1016/j.wocn.2007.11.002   (local pdf here)

Mitterer, H. (2006). On the causes of compensation for coarticulation: Evidence for phonological mediation. Perception & Psychophysics, 68, 1227-1240. doi:10.3758/BF03193723   (local pdf here)

Mitterer, H. (2006). Is vowel normalization independent of lexical processing? Phonetica, 63, 209-229. doi:10.1159/000097306   (local pdf here)

De Ruiter, J.P., Mitterer, H., & Enfield, N.J. (2006). Projecting the end of a speaker's turn: A cognitive cornerstone of conversation. Language, 82, 515-535. doi:10.1353/lan.2006.0130   (local pdf here)

Mitterer, H., Csépe, V., & Blomert, L. (2006). The role of perceptual integration in the recognition of assimilated word forms. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 59, 1395-1424. doi:10.1080/17470210500198726   (local pdf here)

Mitterer, H., Csépe, V., Honbolygo, F., & Blomert, L. (2006). The recognition of phonologically assimilated words does not depend on specific language experience. Cognitive Science, 30, 451-479. doi:10.1207/s15516709cog0000_57   (local pdf here)

Mitterer, H., & Ernestus, M. (2006). Listeners recover /t/s that speakers reduce: Evidence from /t/-lenition in Dutch. Journal of Phonetics, 34, 73-103. doi:10.1016/j.wocn.2005.03.003   (local pdf here)

Bonte, M.L., Mitterer, H., Zellagui, N., Poelmans, H., & Blomert, L. (2005). Auditory cortical tuning to statistical regularities in phonology. Clinical Neurophysiology, 116, 2765-2774. doi:10.1016/j.clinph.2005.08.012   (local pdf here)

Blomert, L., Mitterer, H., & Paffen, C. (2004). In search of the auditory, phonetic, and/or phonological problems in dyslexia: Context effects in speech perception. Journal of Speech Language and Hearing Research, 47, 1030-1047. doi:10.1044/1092-4388(2004/077)   (local pdf here)

Blomert, L., & Mitterer, H. (2004). The fragile nature of the speech-perception deficit in dyslexia: Natural vs. synthetic speech. Brain and Language, 89, 21-26. doi:10.1016/S0093-934X(03)00305-5   (local pdf here)

Mitterer, H., & Blomert, L. (2003). Coping with phonological assimilation in speech perception: Evidence for early compensation. Perception & Psychophysics, 65, 956-969. doi:10.3758/BF03194826   (local pdf here)

Mitterer, H., La Heij, W., & Van der Heijden, A.H.C. (2003). Stroop dilution but not word-processing dilution: evidence for attention capture. Psychological Research/Psychologische Forschung, 67, 30-42. doi:10.1007/s00426-002-0108-3   (local pdf here)

Books & Chapters

Kuzla, M. Ernestus, & H. Mitterer (2010). Compensation for Assimilatory Devoicing and Prosodic Structure in German Fricative Perception. InCompensation for assimilatory devoicing and prosodic structure in German fricative perception. In C. Fougeron, B. Kühnert, M. D'Imperio, & N Vallée (Eds.), Laboratory Phonology 10 (pp. 731-758). Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter.

Davis, N., van den Brink, D., van Balkom, H., de Moor, J., Mitterer, H., van Turenhout, M., & Verhoeven, L. (2008). Neuraal perspectief op leesvoorwaarden bij kinderen met cerebale parese. In H. van Balkom & J. Knoops (Eds.), In-Com-Clusie: Inclusie door communicatieontwikkeling en -ondersteuning (pp. 251-278). Leuven: Acco.

Mitterer, H. & Cutler, A. (2006). Speech Perception. In K. Brown et al. (Eds.)  Encyclopedia of Language and Linguistics. Oxford: Elsevier. (pdf)

Mitterer, H. (2003). Understanding Gardem bench: Studies on the perception of assimilated word forms [dissertation]. Maastricht, The Netherlands: Universiteit Maastricht. (contact me for a copy)

Conference proceedings

Jesse, A., & Mitterer, H. (2011). Pointing Gestures do not Influence the Perception of Lexical Stress Proceedings of the 12th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association (Interspeech 2011), Florence, Italy (pp. 149-152). (pdf)

Poellmann, K., McQueen, J. M., & Mitterer, H. (2011). The time course of perceptual learning. In W.-S. Lee, & E. Zee (Eds.), Proceedings of the 17th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences 2011 [ICPhS XVII] (pp. 1618-1621). Hong Kong: Department of Chinese, Translation and Linguistics, City University of Hong Kong. (pdf)

Scharenborg, O., Mitterer, H., & McQueen, J. M. (2011). Perceptual learning of liquids. In Proceedings of the 12th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association (Interspeech 2011), Florence, Italy (pp. 2445-2448). (pdf)

Tuinman, A., Mitterer, H., & Cutler, A. (2011). The efficiency of cross-dialect word recognition. In Proceedings of the 12th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association (Interspeech 2011), Florence, Italy (pp. 2445-2448). (pdf)

Mitterer, H. (2008). How are words reduced in spontaneous speech?. In A. Botinis (Ed.), Proceedings of the ISCA Tutorial and Research Workshop on Experimental Linguistics (pp. 165-168). Athens: University of Athens. (pdf)

Mitterer, H. (2007). Behavior reflects the (degree of) reality of phonological features in the brain as well. In J. Trouvain &W. J. Barry (Eds.), Proceedings of the 16th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, (pp. 127-130). Dudweiler, Germany: Pirrot. (pdf)

Mitterer, H. (2007). Top-down effects on compensation for coarticulation are not replicable. Proceedings of the 8th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association (pp. 1601-1604). Bonn, Germany: ISCA. (pdf)

Mitterer, H. & McQueen (2007). Tracking perception of pronunciation variation by tracking looks to printed words: The case of word-final /t/. In J. Trouvain &W. J. Barry (Eds.), Proceedings of the 16th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (pp. 1929-1932). Dudweiler, Germany: Pirrot. (pdf)

Tuinman, A., Mitterer, H. & Cutler, A. (2007). Speakers differentiate English intrusive and onset /r/, but L2 listeners do not. In J. Trouvain &W. J. Barry (Eds.), Proceedings of the 16th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (pp. 1905-1908). Dudweiler, Germany: Pirrot.

Kuzla, C., Mitterer, H., Ernestus, M. & Cutler, A. (2006). Perceptual compensation for voice assimilation of German fricatives. Proceedings of the 11th Australasian International Conference on Speech Science and Technology, Auckland, December; pp. 394-399.

Mitterer, H. (2005). Short- and medium-term plasticity for speaker adaptation seem to be independent. Proceedings of ISCA Workshop on Plasticity in Speech Perception (PSP2005) (p. 83-86). Geneva, France: ISCA. (pdf)

McQueen, J. & mitterer, H. (2005). Lexically-driven perceptual adjustments of vowel categories. Proceedings of ISCA Workshop on Plasticity in Speech Perception (PSP2005) (p. 233-236). Geneva, France: ISCA. (pdf)

Mitterer, H. Csépe, V. & Blomert, L. (2003). Compensation for phonological assimilation in perception: Evidence from Hungarian liquid assimilation. Proceedings of the 15th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, 2321-2324. (pdf)

Mitterer, H. & Blomert, L. (2002). Filtering out place assimilations in perception I: Context-sensitivity at an acoustic/phonetic level. In Sarah Hawkins and Noél Nguyen (Eds.), Temporal Integration in the Perception of Speech (8-10 April 2002, Aix-en-Provence). (pdf)

Mitterer, H. & Blomert, L. (2002). filtering out place assimilations in perception II: Length does matter. In Sarah Hawkins and Noél Nguyen (Eds.), Temporal Integration in the Perception of Speech (8-10 April 2002, Aix-en-Provence). (pdf)

Blomert, L., Mitterer, H., & Paffen C. (2002). Speech perception in dyslexia: Auditory, phonetic, and phonological context effects. In Sarah Hawkins and Noél Nguyen (Eds.), Temporal Integration in the Perception of Speech (8-10 April 2002, Aix-en-Provence).

Mitterer, H. (2000). Are connected-speech processes selected for communicative consequences? In B. de Boer & P. Vogt (Eds.), Proceedings of the Benevolang Workshop 2000 (pp. 31-34). Brussels: Vrije Universiteit Brussel.