Xin Xie

Xin Xie, Ph.D.

Psycholinguistic Resources

Psycholinguistic databases

  • MRC Psycholinguistic Database
  • CELEX database by Max Planck Institue -- lexical information for English, Dutch and German
  • USF Free Association Norms database
  • Nonword Database
  • English Lexicon Project
  • Semantic Priming Project
  • Speech databases

  • OSCAAR Online Speech/Corpora Archive and Analysis Resource-- a collection of cross-linguistic speech recordings collected by Northwestern University
  • Speech Accent Archive -- scripted recordings of English in various native and non-native accents
  • IDEA-- International Dialects of English Archive
  • The IViE Corpus-- English intonation in the Britain
  • Speech processing and analysis tools

  • A collection of Praat scripts collected by UCLA Linguistics
  • A collection of sound processing tools by Northwestern University
  • Praat Scripts from UC Berkeley Phonology Lab
  • Forced Aligner by UPenn
  • Penn Phonetics Toolkit by UPenn
  • Psycholinguistic analysis tools

  • The CMU Pronouncing Dictionary -- great for phonetic transcription
  • IPhOD -- a phonological dictionary + caculator for lexical properties (e.g. neighborhood density)
  • CLEARPOND -- Cross-Linguistic Easy-Access Resource for Phonological and Orthographic Neighborhood Densities
  • English Lexicon Project -- calculator for lexical properties and access to behavioral data from lexcial tasks
  • Phonological Corpus Tools -- an open-source tool for doing phonological analysis on transcribed corpora
  • Other handy resources

  • Northwestern Linguistics Resources
  • A program for running experiments over the web
  • Shell programming basics
  • Neuroimaging Resources

    Software

  • AFNI -- fMRI Analysis toolbox by Bob Cox
  • Princeton Multivoxel Pattern Analysis Toolbox
  • PyMPVA -- Multivariate Pattern Analysis in Python
  • fMRI databases

  • Neurosynth -- a platform for large-scale, automated synthesis of fMRI data. Great for checking out coordinates across studies.
  • OpenfMRI-- a repository of MRI and EEG data.
  • Helpful MRI blogs and tutorials

  • mumfordbrainstats tutorials on fMRI analysis by Jeanette Mumford
  • Andy's Brain Blog by Andy Jahn
  • The CogNeuroStats Blog by Peter Molfese
  • MIT's imaging mindhive by Gabrieli lab
  • Imaging wiki by the MRC Unit @Cambridge
  • Books and reading lists

  • Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging -- an introductory textbook on fMRI.
  • Handbook of Functional MRI Analysis -- a comprehensive yet easy-to-read book on imaging analysis. A must!
  • Statistical Analysis of fMRI Data -- a great overview of statistical methodology used in processing fMRI data.
  • MRI reading list by Jonathan Peelle
  • SPM bibliography -- classic methodological papers
  • Online courses

  • Coursera fMRI course by Tor Wager and Martin Lindquist
  • fMRI lecture recordings by The University of Michigan
  • UCLA neuroimaging summer programs with videos and slides