Xin Xie

Xin Xie, Ph.D.

Peer-reviewed Publications

Xie, X., & Myers, E. B. (in revision). Learning a talker or learning an accent: Acoustic similarity constrains generalization of foreign accent adaptation to new talkers. Journal of Memory and Language.

Xie, X., Earle, F. S. & Myers, E. B. (under review). Sleep facilitates generalization of accent adaptation to a new talker. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance.

Xie, X., Theodore, R. M., & Myers, E. B. (2016). More than a boundary shift: Perceptual adaptation to foreign-accented speech reshapes the internal structure of phonetic categories. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance. Download (pre-publication version)doi:10.1037/xhp0000285

Xie, X. & Myers, E. B. (2015). The impact of musical training and tone language experience on talker identification. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 137, 419-432.doi:10.1121/1.4904699

Xie, X., & Myers, E. B. (2015). General language ability predicts talker identification. In Noelle, D. C., Dale, R., Warlaumont, A. S., Yoshimi, J., Matlock, T., Jennings, C. D., & Maglio, P. P. (Eds.), Proceedings of the 37th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, (pp. 2697-2702). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.(PDF)

Xie, X. & Fowler, C. A. (2013). Listening with a foreign-accent: The interlanguage speech intelligibility benefit in Mandarin speakers of English. Journal of Phonetics, 41, 369-378.doi:10.1016/j.wocn.2013.06.003

Manuscripts in Preparation

Xie, X., & Myers, E. B. (in preparation). Consistency matters: Effects of within-talker acoustic variability on rapid learning of foreign accents.

Xie, X., & Myers, E. B. (in preparation). Contextual information aids perceptual adaptation to speakers of low intelligibility.

Xie, X., & Myers, E. B. (in preparation). Neural sensitivity to phonetic competition in connected speech: An fMRI study.

Xie, X., Myers, E. B., Magnuson, J. S., Mencl, W. E., Irwin, J. R., Brancazio, L., & Rueckl, J.(in preparation). Encoding articulator information in the brain during speech perception.

Book Chapters

Fowler, C. A., & Xie, X. (2016). Involvement of the speech motor system in speech perception. In P. van Lieshout, B. Maassen, and H. Terband (eds.). Speech motor control in normal and disordered speech: Future developments in theory and methodology (pp. xx). Rockville, MD: American Speech-Language-Hearing Association. ASHA book. Download (pre-publication version)

Myers, E. B., Johns, A. J., Earle, F. S., & Xie, X. (in press). The invariance problem in the acquisition of non-native phonetic contrasts: From instances to categories. In Lahiri, A. (Ed.). Lexical processing of speech (52-84). Berlin: De Gruyter/Mouton.

Conference Presentations

Xie, X., Myers, E. B. (March, 2016). Learning a talker or learning an accent? Cross-talker generalization of phonetic adjustment to foreign-accented speech. Poster presented at The 29th Annual CUNY Conference on Human Sentence Processing. Gainesville, FL. (PDF)

Xie, X., Theodore, R. M., Myers, E. B. (November, 2015). Perceptual adaptation to foreignaccented speech reshapes the internal structure of phonetic categories. Poster presented at The 56th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society. Chicago, IL. (PDF)

Xie, X., & Myers, E. B. (July, 2015). General language ability predicts talker identification. Poster presented at The 37th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. Pasadena, CA. (PDF)

Xie, X. & Myers, E. B. (November, 2014). Individual differences in talker identification: Do musical experience and linguistic background matter? Poster presented at The 55th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society. Long beach, CA. (PDF)

Xie, X. & Myers, E. B. (September, 2013). The role of language and musical experience in talker identification: investigating language familiarity effect. Poster presented at The 19th International Conference of Architectures and Mechanisms for Language Processing (AMLaP, 2013). Marseille, France. (PDF)

Xie, X. & Fowler, C. A. (July, 2013). Listening with a foreign-accent: The interlanguage speech intelligibility benefit in Mandarin speakers of English. Poster presented at Linguistic Society of America, Summer Institute 2013 Workshop: How the brain accommodates variability in linguistic representations. Ann Arbor, MI. (PDF)