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Publications

ARTICLES AND CHAPTERS

Baart, M., Bortfeld, H., & Vroomen, J. (2015). Phonetic matching of auditory and visual speech develops during childhood: Evidence from sine-wave speech. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 129, 157-64.

Fava, E., Hull, R., & Bortfeld, H. (2014). Dissociating cortical activity during processing of native and non-native audiovisual speech from early to late infancy. Brain Sciences, 4, 471-487.

[pdf] Baart, M., Vroomen, J., Shaw, K., & Bortfeld, H. (2014). Degrading phonetic information affects matching of audiovisual speech in adults, but not in infants. Cognition, 130, 31-43.

[pdf] Pollonini, L., Olds, C., Abaya, H., Bortfeld, H., Beauchamp, M., & Oghalai, J. (2014). Auditory cortex activation to natural speech and simulated cochlear implant speech measured with functional near-infrared spectroscopy. Hearing Research, 309, 84-93.

[pdf] Fava, E., Hull, R., Baumbauer, K., & Bortfeld, H. (2014). Hemodynamic responses to speech and music in preverbal infants. Child Neuropsychology, 20, 430-438.

[pdf] Bortfeld, H., Shaw, K., & Depowski, N. (2013). Disentangling the influence of salience and familiarity on infant word learning: methodological advances. Frontiers in Psychology, 4, 1-10.

[pdf] Bortfeld, H., Shaw, K., & Depowski, N. (2012). The miracle year: From basic structure to social communication (pp. 153-171). In L. Gogate & G. Hollich (Eds.), Theoretical and Computational Models of Word Learning: Trends in Psychology and Artificial Intelligence. IGI Global.

Gruenbaum, B., Depowski, N., Shaw, K., & Bortfeld, H. (2012). Infant communication (pp. 224-255). In A. Vangelisti (Ed.), Routledge Handbook of Family Communication. New York, NY: Routledge.

[pdf] Oghalai, J., Caudle, S., Bentley, B., Abaya, H., Lin, J., Baker, D., Emery, C., Bortfeld, H., & Winzelberg, J. (2012). Cognitive outcomes and familial stress after cochlear implantation in deaf children with and without developmental delays. Otology and Neurotology, 33, 947-956.

[pdf] Beauchamp, M., Beurlot, M., Fava, E., Nath, A., Parikh, N., Saad, Z., Bortfeld, H., & Oghalai, J. (2011). The developmental trajectory of brain-scalp distance from birth through childhood: implications for functional neuroimaging. PLoS One, 6, 9.

[pdf] Fava, E., Hull, R., & Bortfeld, H. (2011). Linking behavioral and neurophysiological indicators of perceptual tuning to language. Frontiers in Psychology, 2, 174.

[pdf] Chen, H.C., Vaid, J., Boas, D. & Bortfeld, H. (2011). Examining the phonological neighborhood density effect using near-infrared spectroscopy. Human Brain Mapping, 32, 1363-1370.

[pdf] Sevy, A., Bortfeld, H., Huppert, T., Beauchamp, M., Tonini R., & Oghalai J. (2010). Neuroimaging with near-infrared spectroscopy demonstrates speech-evoked activity in the auditory cortex of deaf children following cochlear implantation. Hearing Research, 270, 39-47.

[pdf] Bortfeld, H. & Morgan, J. (2010). Is early word-form processing stress-full? How natural variability supports recognition. Cognitive Psychology, 60, 241-266.

[pdf] Felps, D., Bortfeld, H., & Gutiérrez-Osuna, R. (2009). Foreign accent conversion in computer assisted pronunciation training. Speech Communication, 51, 920-932.

[pdf] Rodríguez, J., Bortfeld, H., Rudomín, I., Hernández, B., & Gutiérrez-Osuna, R. (2009). The reverse-caricature effect revisited: Familiarization with frontal facial caricatures improves veridical face recognition. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 23, 733-742.

[pdf] Hull, R., Bortfeld, H., & Koons, S. (2009). Near-infrared spectroscopy and cortical responses to speech production. The Open Neuroimaging Journal, 3, 26-30.

[pdf] Wilcox, T., Bortfeld, H., Woods, R., Wruck, E., Armstrong, J., & Boas, D. (2009). Hemodynamic changes in the infant cortex during the processing of featural and spatiotemporal information. Neuropsychologia, 47, 657-662.

[pdf] Bortfeld, H., Fava, E., & Boas, D. (2009). Identifying cortical lateralization of speech processing in infants using near-infrared spectroscopy. Developmental Neuropsychology, 34, 52-65.

[pdf] Singh, L., Nestor, S., & Bortfeld, H. (2008). Overcoming the effects of variation in infant speech segmentation: Influences of word familiarity. Infancy, 13, 57-74.

[pdf] Wilcox, T., Bortfeld, H., Woods, R., Wruck, E., & Boas, D. (2008). Hemodynamic response to featural changes in the occipital and inferior temporal cortex in infants: A preliminary methodological exploration. Developmental Science, 11, 361-370.

[pdf] Chen, H.C., Vaid, J., Bortfeld, H., & Boas, D. (2008). Optical imaging of phonological processing in two distinct orthographies. Experimental Brain Research, 184, 427-433.

[pdf] Fransceschini, M.A., Thaker, S., Themelis, G., Krishnamoorthy, K., Bortfeld, H., Diamond, S., Boas, D., Arvin, K., & Grant, E. (2007). Assessment of infant brain development with frequency-domain near-infrared spectroscopy. Pediatric Research, 61, 546-551.

[pdf] McGlone, M., Bortfeld, H., & Kobrynowicz, D. (2007). Laying it on thin: Analogical cue frequency in the manipulation of choice. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 33, 721-731.

[pdf] Bortfeld, H., Wruck, E., & Boas, D. (2007). Assessing infants’ cortical response to speech using near-infrared spectroscopy. NeuroImage, 34, 407-415. (epub: October, 2006)

[pdf] Bortfeld, H., Smith, S.M., & Tassinary, L.G. (2006). Memory and the brain: A retrospective. Cognition & Emotion, 20, 1027-1045.

Bortfeld, H. (2005). Baby talk. In N.J. Salkind (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Human Development. London: Sage.

[pdf] Bortfeld, H., Morgan, J., Golinkoff, R., & Rathbun, K. (2005). Mommy and me: Familiar names help launch babies into speech stream segmentation. Psychological Science, 16, 298-304.

[pdf] Wilcox, T., Bortfeld, H., Woods, R., Wruck, E., & Boas, D. (2005). Using near-infrared spectroscopy to assess neural activation during object processing in infants. Journal of Biomedical Optics, 10, 011010-1-011010-9.

[pdf] Bortfeld, H. (2004). Which came first: Infants learning language or motherese? Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 27, 505-507.

[pdf] Bortfeld, H. (2003). Comprehending idioms cross-linguistically. Experimental Psychology, 50, 1-15.

[pdf] Bortfeld, H. (2002). What native and non-native speakers’ images for idioms tell us about figurative language. In Heredia, R., & Altarriba, J. (Eds.), Advances in Psychology: Bilingual Sentence Processing (pp. 275-295). North Holland : Elsevier Press.

[pdf] Bortfeld, H., Leon, S., Bloom, J., Schober, M., & Brennan, S. (2001). Disfluency rates in conversation: Effects of age, relationship, topic, role, and gender. Language and Speech, 44, 123-147.

[pdf] Bortfeld, H., & Whitehurst, G. (2001). Sensitive periods to first language acquisition. In D. Bailey, J. Bruer, J. Lichtman, & F. Symons (Eds.) Critical thinking about critical periods: Perspectives from Biology, Psychology, and Education (pp. 173-192). Baltimore , MD : Brookes Publishing.

[pdf] Bortfeld, H., & McGlone, M. (2001). The continuum of metaphor processing. Metaphor and Symbol, 16, 75-86.

[pdf] Gerrig, R., & Bortfeld, H. (1999). Sense creation in and out of discourse contexts. Journal of Memory and Language, 41, 457-468.

[pdf] Bortfeld, H., & Brennan, S. (1997). Use and acquisition of idiomatic expressions in referring by native and non-native speakers. Discourse Processes, 23, 21-49.

 

REVIEWS

Bortfeld, H. (2005). Discourse on discourse. American Journal of Psychology, 118, 302-305.

Bortfeld, H. (2002). Commentary on Essays in Honor of Jacques Mehler, E. Dupoux (Ed.), LINGUIST List 13.1705.

Bortfeld, H. (1999). Language and its normal processing. Language and Education, 13, 156-159.

Bortfeld, H. (1998). Computer-mediated communication: Linguistic, social, and cross-cultural perspectives. Language, 74, 420.

 

PEER-REVIEWED PROCEEDINGS

Grant, E., Themelis, G., Arvin, K., Thaker, S., Krishnamoorthy, K., Bortfeld, H., & Franceshini, M.A. (2006). Alterations in regional oxygen saturation (StO2) and blood volume (HbT) in infants with brain injuries and ECMO. Biomedical Optics: Technical Digest of the Optical Society of America , MC4.

Singh, L., Nestor, S., & Bortfeld, H. (2006). Effects of word familiarity on word recognition in infancy. In D. Bamman, T. Magnitskaia, & C. Zaller (Eds.), BUCLD 30: Proceedings of the 30th annual Boston University Conference on Language Development. Somerville , MA : Cascadilla Press.

McGlone, M.S., Bortfeld, H., & Kobrynowicz, D. (2006). Using idioms to invoke implicit analogical framing in decision making. Texas Linguistics Forum, 49. 108-116.

Bortfeld, H., Rathbun, K., Morgan, J., & Golinkoff, R. (2003). What’s in a name? Highly familiar items anchor infants’ segmentation of fluent speech. In B. Beachley, A. Brown, & F. Conlin (Eds.), BUCLD 27: Proceedings of the 27th annual Boston University Conference on Language Development. Somerville , MA : Cascadilla Press.

Nadig, A., Sedivy, J., Joshi, A., & Bortfeld, H. (2003). The development of discourse constraints on the interpretation of adjectives. In B. Beachley, A. Brown, & F. Conlin (Eds.), BUCLD 27: Proceedings of the 27th annual Boston University Conference on Language Development. Somerville , MA : Cascadilla Press.

Singh, L., Bortfeld, H., & Morgan, J. (2002). Effects of variability on infant word recognition. In A. Do, L. Domínguez, and A. Johansen (Eds.), BUCLD 26: Proceedings of the 26th Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development (pp. 608-619). Somerville , MA : Cascadilla Press.

[pdf] Bortfeld, H., & Morgan, J. (2000). The influence of focusing stress on infants’ recognition of words in fluent speech. In S. Catherine Howell, S. Fish, & T. Keith-Lucas (Eds.), BUCLD 24: Proceedings of the 24th Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development (pp.151-163). Somerville , MA : Cascadilla Press.

Bortfeld, H., & Morgan, J. (1999). Interaction of varieties of stress in infant-directed speech, Proceedings of the 14th Annual International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, 2, 1185-1188.

Bortfeld, H., Leon, S., Bloom, J., Schober, M., & Brennan, S. (1999). Which speakers are most disfluent in conversation and when? Proceedings of the 1st Annual Speech Disfluency Satellite Conference of the International Congress of Phonetic Sciences.

[pdf] Bortfeld, H., & Morgan, J. (1999). Disentangling multiple sources of stress in infant-directed speech. In A. Greenhill, H. Littlefield & C. Tano (Eds.), BUCLD 23: Proceedings of the 23rd Annual Boston University Conference on Language Development (pp.103-111). Somerville , MA : Cascadilla Press.

McGlone, M., & Bortfeld, H. (1999). The continuum of metaphor processing. Proceedings of the AISB’99 Symposium on Metaphor, Artificial Intelligence, and Cognition. Edinburgh , Scotland : University of Edinburgh Press.

Bortfeld, H., & Morgan, J. (1998). Many sources of stress in infant-directed speech. Les Sons de la Parole Spontanee, La Baume-les-Aix, European Scientific Communication Association.

Bortfeld, H., & Brennan, S. (1994). Lexical Entrainment: Psycholinguistic evidence for lexical choice between native and non-native speakers. The Penn Review of Linguistics: Proceedings of the Penn Linguistics Colloquium, 18.

Questions? E-mail me at: heather.bortfeld@uconn.edu

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