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Meemann, K., & Smiljanic, R. (2022). Intelligibility of Noise-Adapted and Clear Speech in Energetic and Informational Maskers for Native and Non-native Listeners. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research. https://doi.org/10.1044/2021_JSLHR-21-00175 Full-text: Meemann & Smiljanic (2022)

Smiljanic, R. (2021). Clear speech perception. In L. C. Nygaard, J. Pardo, D. B. Pisoni, & R. Remez (Eds.), Handbook of Speech Perception. 177-205. Wiley Publishing. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781119184096.ch7 Full-text: Smiljanic (2021)

Smiljanic, R., Keerstock, S., Meemann, K., & Ransom, S. (2021). Face masks and speaking style affect audio-visual word recognition and memory of native and non-native speech. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 149, 4013-4023. https://doi.org/10.1121/10.0005191 Full-text: Smiljanic, Keerstock, Meemann & Ransom (2021)

Keerstock, S., and Smiljanic, R. (2021). Reading aloud in clear speech reduces sentence recognition memory and recall for native and non-native talkers. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 150, 3387-3398. https://doi.org/10.1121/10.0006732 Full-text: Keerstock & Smiljanic (2021)

Guo, Z. & Smiljanic, R., (2021). Speaking clearly improves speech segmentation by statistical learning under optimal listening conditions. Laboratory Phonology 12(1), p.14. https://doi.org/10.5334/labphon.310 Full-text: Guo & Smiljanic (2021, Laboratory Phonology)

Guo, Z.-C., & Smiljanić, R. (2021). Speakers coarticulate less when facing real and imagined communicative difficulties: An analysis of read and spontaneous speech from the LUCID corpus. Proceedings of Interspeech 2021, 4009–4013. doi.org/10.21437/Interspeech.2021-1640. Full-text: Guo & Smiljanic (2021, Interspeech)

Alcorn, S., Meemann, K., Clopper, C., & Smiljanic, R. (2020). Acoustic cues and linguistic experience as factors in regional dialect classification. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, Special Issue “The Southern United States: Social Factors and Language Variation.” https://doi.org/10.1121/10.0000551 Full-text: Alcorn, Meemann, Clopper & Smiljanic (2020)

Keerstock, S., & Smiljanic, R. (2019). Clear speech improves listeners’ recall. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 146(6), 4604–4610. https://doi.org/10.1121/1.5141372 Full-text: Keerstock & Smiljanic (2019)

Yi, H., Smiljanic, R., and Chandrasekaran, B. (2019). The Effect of Talker and Listener Depressive Symptoms on Speech Intelligibility. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research. 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1044/2019_JSLHR-S-19-0112 Full-text: Yi, Smiljanic & Chandrasekaran (2019)

Van der Feest, S. V. H., Blanco, C. P., & Smiljanic, R. (2019). Influence of speaking style adaptations and semantic context on the time course of word recognition in quiet and in noise. Journal of Phonetics, 73, 158–177. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wocn.2019.01.003 Full-text: Van der Feest et al. (2019)

Keerstock, S., & Smiljanic, R. (2018). Effects of intelligibility on within- and cross-modal sentence recognition memory for native and non-native listeners. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 144(5), 2871–2881. https://doi.org/10.1121/1.5078589  Full-text: Keerstock & Smiljanic (2018)

Kelly, N., & Smiljanić, R. (2018). Perception of the Lexical Accent Contrast in One Variety of East Norwegian. Language and Speech, 61: 3. 339-357. Article first published online: June 27, 2017. https://doi.org/10.1177/0023830917714014

Smiljanic, R., and Gilbert, R. (2017). Acoustics of Clear and Noise-adapted Speech in Children, Young, and Older Adults. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research. https://doi.org/10.1044/2017_JSLHR-S-16-0130 Full-text:  Smiljanic & Gilbert (2017)

Smiljanic, R., and Gilbert, R. (2017). Intelligibility of noise-adapted and clear speech in child, young adult, and older adult talkers. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research. https://doi.org/10.1044/2017_JSLHR-S-16-0165 Full-text: Smiljanic & Gilbert (2017)

Kelly, N., & Smiljanić, R. (2017). The Effect of Focus and Phrase Position on East Norwegian Lexical Tonal Accents. Phonetica, 74. 193-230. Full-text: Kelly & Smiljanic (2017)

Clopper, Cynthia and Smiljanic R. (2015). Regional variation in temporal organization in American English. Journal of Phonetics, 49. 1-15. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wocn.2014.10.002 Full-text: Clopper & Smiljanic (2015)

Kelly, N. E. and Smiljanic R. (2015). Narrow focus realization in the monosyllabic lexical pitch contrast in East Norwegian. Proceedings of the 18th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences. Glasgow, UK: the University of Glasgow. Full-text: Kelly & Smiljanic (2015)

Yi HG, Smiljanic R. and Chandrasekaran B. (2014). The neural processing of foreign-accented speech is modulated by implicit listener bias: An fMRI study. Invited contribution to Frontiers in Psychology (Human Neuroscience), Research Topic “The cognitive and neural organisation of speech processing.” Edited by Dr(s) Patti Adank, Carolyn McGettigan, Sonja A E  Kotz. https://doi.org/10.3389/fnhum.2014.00768 Full-text: Yi, Smiljanic & Chandrasekaran (2014)

Kelly, N. E. and Smiljanic R. (2014). The Effect of Focus on Norwegian Tonal Accent. Proceedings of the 4th International Symposium on Tonal Aspects of Languages. Nijmegen, May 13-16 2014. https://doi.org/10.1159/000453270

Kelly, N. E. and Smiljanic R. (2014). Monosyllabic Lexical Pitch Contrasts in Norwegian. Proceedings of Speech Prosody, Dublin, May 21-25 2014.

Van Engen, Kristin, Jasmine Phelps, Rajka Smiljanic and Bharath Chandrasekaran (2014). Enhancing speech intelligibility: interactions among context, modality, speech style, and masker. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research. doi:10.1044/JSLHR-H-13-0076

Gilbert, Rachael, Bharath Chandrasekaran and Rajka Smiljanic (2014). Recognition memory in noise for speech of varying intelligibility. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America,135 (1). 389-399. https://doi.org/10.1121/1.4838975 Full-text: Gilbert et al (2014)

Yi, Han-Gyol, Phelps, Jasmine, Smiljanic, Rajka and Bharath Chandrasekaran (2013). Reduced efficiency of audiovisual integration for nonnative speech. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America—Express Letters. https://doi.org/10.1121/1.4822320 Full-text: Yi et al (2013)

Smiljanic R. and Chandrasekaran B. (2013). Processing speech of varying intelligibility. Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics 19, 060102, 1-4. https://doi.org/10.1121/1.4800127 Full-text: Smiljanic & Chandrasekaran (2013)

Smiljanic R, Sheft S., Chandrasekaran B., and Shafiro V. (2013). Effect of speech clarity on perception of interrupted meaningful and anomalous sentences. Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics 19, 060109, 1-5. https://doi.org/10.1121/1.4799539 Full-text: Smiljanic et al_(2013)

Rimikis, Stacey, Rajka Smiljanic, and Lauren Calandruccio (2013). Non-native English speaker performance on the Basic English Lexicon (BEL) sentences. Journal of Speech-Language-Hearing Research, 56. 792-804. https://doi.org/10.1044/1092-4388(2012/12-0178) Full-text: Rimikis, Smiljanic & Calandruccio (2013)

Sjerps, Matthias, and Rajka Smiljanic (2013). Compensation for vocal tract characteristics across native and non-native languages. Journal of Phonetics, 41. 145-155. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wocn.2013.01.005 Full-text: Sjerps & Smiljanic (2013)

Smiljanic, Rajka and Douglas Sladen (2013). Acoustic and semantic enhancements for children with cochlear implants. Journal of Speech-Language-Hearing Research. https://doi.org/10.1044/1092-4388(2012/12-0097) Full-text: Smiljanic & Sladen (2013)

Smiljanic, R. (2013). “Can older adults enhance the intelligibility of their speech?” J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 133(2). EL129-EL135. https://doi.org/10.1121/1.4776774 Full-text: Smiljanic (2013)

Van Engen KJ, Chandrasekaran B, Smiljanic R (2012) “Effects of Speech Clarity on Recognition Memory for Spoken Sentences.” PLoS ONE 7(9): e43753. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0043753 Full-text: Van Engen, Chandrasekaran & Smiljanic (2012)

Calandruccio, L., and Smiljanic, R. (2012) “New Sentence Recognition Materials Developed Using a Basic Non-native English Lexicon.“ Journal of Speech-Language-Hearing Research, 55. 1342-1355. https://doi.org/10.1044/1092-4388(2012/11-0260) Full-text: Calandruccio & Smiljanic_(2012)

Smiljanic, R. (2012) “Second Language Speech Learning.” In Cohn, A. C., Fougeron, C., Huffman, M. (Eds.). The Oxford Handbook of Laboratory Phonology. Oxford University Press. (Invited contribution). Full-text: Smiljanic (2012) 

Smiljanic, R. and Bradlow, A. (2011) “Bidirectional clear speech perception benefit for native and high proficiency non-native talker-listener pairs: Intelligibility and accentedness.” JASA. 130 (6). https://doi.org/10.1121/1.3652882 Full-text: Smiljanic & Bradlow (2011) 

Clopper, C. and Smiljanic, R. (2011) “Effects of gender and regional dialect on prosodic variations in American English.” Journal of Phonetics 39. 237-245. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wocn.2011.02.006 Full-text: Clopper & Smiljanic (2011) 

Rao, G. and Smiljanic, R. (2011) “Effects of language, speaking style and age on prosodic rhythm. Proceedings of the XVIIth International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Hong Kong, China. Full-text: Rao & Smiljanic (2011) 

Bradlow, A., Clopper, C., Smiljanic, R., and Walter, M. (2010) “A perceptual phonetic similarity space for languages: Evidence from five native language listener groups.” Speech Communication 52, 11-12. 930-942. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.specom.2010.06.003 Full-text: Bradlow, Clopper, Smiljanic & Walter (2010) 

Smiljanic, R., and Bradlow, A. (2010) “Teaching and learning guide for: Speaking and hearing clearly: Talker and listener factors in speaking style changes.” Language and Linguistics Compass, 3.1. 182-186. Oxford: Blackwell.

Smiljanic, R. and Bradlow, A. (2009) “Speaking and hearing clearly: Talker and listener factors in speaking style changes.” Language and Linguistics Compass, 3.1.236-264. Oxford: Blackwell. (Invited contribution). https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1749-818X.2008.00112.x Full-text: Smiljanic & Bradlow (2009)

Smiljanic, R. and Bradlow, A. (2008) “Temporal Organization of English Clear and Plain Speech.”Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 124.5. 3171-3182. https://doi.org/10.1121/1.2990712 Full-text: Smiljanic & Bradlow (2008) 

Smiljanić, R. and A. Bradlow. (2008) “Stability of temporal contrasts across speaking styles in English and Croatian.” Journal of Phonetics, 36.1. 91-113. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.wocn.2007.02.002 Full-text: Smiljanic & Bradlow (2008) 

Smiljanić, R. and A. Bradlow. (2007) “Clear speech intelligibility: Listener and talker effects. “Proceedings of the XVIth International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Saarbrucken, Germany. Full-text: Smiljanic & Bradlow (2007) 

Bradlow, A. R., Clopper, C. and Smiljanic, R. (2007) “A perceptual similarity space for languages.” Proceedings of the XVIth International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Saarbrucken, Germany. Full-text: Bradlow, Clopper & Smiljanic (2007) 

Smiljanić, R. (2006)”Early vs. late focus: pitch-peak alignment in two dialects of Serbian and Croatian.” Papers in Laboratory Phonology 8. L. Goldstein, D.H. Whalen, C.T. Best (eds.). Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. 495-518. Full-text: Smiljanic (2006) 

Smiljanić, R. and A. Bradlow. (2005) “Production and perception of clear speech in Croatian and English.” Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 118(3), Pt. 1, 1677-1688. Full-text: Smiljanic & Bradlow (2005) 

Smiljanić, R. (2003) “Lexical and pragmatic effects on pitch range and low tone alignment in two dialects of Serbian and Croatian.” Proceedings of the 39th Regional Meeting of the Chicago Linguistic Society. 39-1. 520-539. [published in 2007] Smiljanic (2003) 

Smiljanić, R. (2003) “Prosodic variation and the expression of pragmatic narrow focus in two dialects of Croatian and Serbian.” Proceedings of the Prosodic Interfaces 2003 Conference. Nantes, France.

Hualde, J. I., G. Elordieta, I. Gaminde and R. Smiljanić. (2002) “From pitch-accent to stress-accent in Basque and the typology of accentual systems”, Papers in Laboratory Phonology 7. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. https://doi.org/10.1515/9783110197105

Hualde, J. I., R. Smiljanić, and J. Cole. (2000) “On the accented/unaccented distinction in Western Basque and the typology of accentual systems.” Proceedings of Berkeley Linguistics Society 26: 133-144. https://doi.org/10.3765/bls.v26i1.1145 Full-text: Hualde, Smiljanic & Cole (2000) 

Smiljanić, R. and J. I. Hualde. (2000) “Lexical and pragmatic functions of tonal alignment in two Serbo-Croatian dialects.” Proceedings of the 36th Regional Meeting of the Chicago Linguistic Society. Full-text: Smiljanic & Hualde (2000)