Peer-reviewed journal articles


Mitterer, H., & Clopper, C. (2019). Editorial. Language and Speech, OnlineFirst. doi:10.1177/0023830919835236   (free access)

Kim, S., Mitterer, H., & Cho, T. (2018). A time course of prosodic modulation in phonological inferencing: The case of Korean post-obstruent tensing. PLoS One, 13, 1-28. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0202912   (free access)

Mitterer, H. (2018). The singleton-geminate distinction can be rate dependent: Evidence from Maltese. Laboratory Phonology, 9, 6. doi:10.5334/labphon.66   (free access)

Mitterer, H. (2018). Not all geminates are created equal: Evidence from Maltese glottal consonants. Journal of Phonetics, 66, 28-44. doi:10.1016/j.wocn.2017.09.003   (local pdf here)

Mitterer, H., Reinisch, E., & McQueen, J.M. (2018). Allophones, not phonemes in spoken-word recognition Journal of Memory and Language, 98, 77-92. doi:10.1016/j.jml.2017.09.005   (local pdf here)

Mitterer, H., & Reinisch, E. (2017). Surface forms trump underlying representations in functional generalizations in speech perception: The case of german devoiced stops. Language, Cognition, and Neuroscience, 32, 1133-1147. doi:10.1080/23273798.2017.1286361   (local pdf here)

Mitterer, H., & Reinisch, E. (2017). Visual speech influences speech perception immediately but not automatically. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 79, 660-678. doi:10.3758/s13414-016-1249-6   (local pdf here)

Mitterer, H., & Mattys, S.L. (2017). How does cognitive load influence speech perception: An encoding hypothesis. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 79, 344-351. doi:10.3758/s13414-016-1195-3   (local pdf here)

Diaz, B., Mitterer, H., Broersma, M., Escera, C., & Sebastian-Gallés, N. (2016). Variability in L2 phonemic learning originates from speech-specific capabilities: An MMN study on late bilinguals. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, 19, 955-970. doi:10.1017/S1366728915000450

Dingemanse, M., Schuerman, W., Reinisch, E., Tufvesson, S., & Mitterer, H. (2016). What sound symbolism can and cannot do. Language, 92, e117-e133. doi:10.1353/lan.2016.0034   (local pdf here)

Mitterer, H., Cho, T., & Kim, S. (2016). What are the letters of speech? Testing the role of phonological specification and phonetic similarity in perceptual learning. Journal of Phonetics, 56, 110-123. doi:10.1016/j.wocn.2016.03.001   (local pdf here)

Mitterer, H., Cho, T., & Kim, S. (2016). How does prosody influence speech categorization? Journal of Phonetics, 54, 68-79. doi:10.1016/j.wocn.2015.09.002   (local pdf here)

Reinisch, E., & Mitterer, H. (2016). Exposure modality, input variability and the categories of perceptual recalibration. Journal of Phonetics, 55, 96-108. doi:10.1016/j.wocn.2015.12.004   (local pdf here)

Mitterer, H., & Reinisch, E. (2015). Letters don't matter: No effect of orthography on the perception of conversational speech. Journal of Memory and Language, 85, 116-134. doi:10.1016/j.jml.2015.08.005   (local pdf here)

Mitterer, H. (2014). Agreeing to disagree: Constant non-alignment of speech gestures in dialogue. Xjenza (Science), 2, 8-14. doi:NA

Poellmann, K., Bosker, H.R., McQueen, J.M., & Mitterer, H. (2014). Perceptual adaptation to segmental and syllabic reductions in continuous spoken Dutch. Journal of Phonetics, 46, 101-127. doi:10.1016/j.wocn.2014.06.004   (local pdf here)

Poellmann, K., Mitterer, H., & McQueen, J.M. (2014). Use what you can: storage, abstraction processes, and perceptual adjustments help listeners recognize reduced forms. Frontiers in Psychology, 5, . doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2014.00437

Reinisch, E., Wozny, D., Mitterer, H., & Holt, L.L. (2014). Phonetic category recalibration: What are the categories? Journal of Phonetics, 45, 91-105. doi:10.1016/j.wocn.2014.04.002   (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: Language and Cognition, 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., McQueen, J.M., & Mitterer, H. (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

H. Mitterer, S. Brouwer, & F. Huettig (in press). How important is prediction for understanding spontaneous speech? In Mani, N., Mishra, R. K., & Huettig, F. (Eds). The Interactive mind: Language, Vision and Attention. London: Macmillan.
Kuzla, M. Ernestus, & H. Mitterer (2010). Compensation 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.