Lab members Arian, Yadong and Bryan have had a paper on vowel space in Alzheimer’s disease published in The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America (JASA).
Check it out at this link!
Arian Shamei, Yadong Liu, and Bryan Gick , “Reduction of vowel space in Alzheimer’s disease”, JASA Express Letters 3, 035202 (2023) https://doi.org/10.1121/10.0017438
One of our lab members, Yadong Liu gave a talk this Friday, February 10th, 2023! He talked about his and Bryan’s project on lateral tongue bracing via Zoom to graduate students at the University of California.
Liu, Y. and Gick, B. Lateral tongue bracing: a universal tongue posture. Department of Language Sciences, University of California, Irvine. 10 Feb 2023.
Congratulations to all of our lab members and collaborators who presented this week at the Acoustics Week in Canada Newfoundland (2022)!
Two lab projects were presented:
Nicole Ebbutt, Yadong Liu, Annabelle Purnomo, Charissa Purnomo, Kyra Hung & Bryan Gick (2022) INITIATION AND MAINTENANCE OF LINGUAL BRACING POSTURE. Canadian Acoustics 50(3): 96-97.
Annabelle Purnomo, Nicole Ebbutt, Charissa Purnomo, Jahurul Islam, Gillian de Boer and Bryan Gick (2022). COMPARING VELUM VELOCITY IN QUÉBÉCOIS FRENCH NASALS. Canadian Acoustics 50(3): 98-99.
Members of our lab presented posters at the 8th International Conference on Speech Motor Control, Groningen, the Netherlands. August 24-27, 2022:
Derrick, D. and Gick, B. Gait change in tongue movement in American and New Zealand English. Poster presented at the 8th International Conference on Speech Motor Control, Groningen, the Netherlands. August 24-27, 2022
Shamei, A., Liu, Y., Gick, B. Cross-language generalizability of acoustic features for Alzheimer’s disease detection models. Poster presented at the 8th International Conference on Speech Motor Control, Groningen, the Netherlands. August 24-27, 2022
The Voice Foundation’s 51st Annual Symposium: Care of the Professional Voice Symposium (June 2, 2022):
de Boer, G., Derrick, D., Schellenberg, M., Gick, B. Happy Talk: How Smiling Affects Laryngeal Movement and Pitch. The Voice Foundation’s 51st Annual Symposium: Care of the Professional Voice Symposium. June 2, 2022.
Congratulations to all of our lab members and collaborators who presented this week at the Acoustical Society of America conference in Denver, Colorado! We had representation from 5 lab projects and are excited to bring the constructive feedback back to our lab to improve our studies.
Word and phrase duration in Mandarin-speaking individuals with Alzheimer’s disease by Kaiwen Yu, Yadong Liu, Arian Shamei & Bryan Gick.
Triggering and spreading of lateral tongue posture by Nicole Ebbutt, Kyra Hung, Magdalena Ivok, Farhan Samir, Weirui Chen & Bryan Gick.
Effect of speech-related smile suppression on emotional valence by Nicole Ebbutt, Yadong Liu, Charissa Purnomo, Annabelle Purnomo, Kyra Hung, Maryn Lum-Tong, Gillian de Boer & Bryan Gick.
Speed of velum movement during nasal segments and rest intervals: A cineradiographic study of French and English speech by Jahurul Islam, Gillian de Boer & Bryan Gick.
Facial posture as a phonetic prime for memory retrieval by Arian Shamei, Sijia Zhang, Noah Luntzlara, Yangshuying Zhao, Sonja Frasier, Gillian de Boer & Bryan Gick.
A couple of lab members recently had their paper accepted Journal of the International Phonetic Association (JIPA):
Liu, Y., Tong, F., De Boer, G., & Gick, B. (2022). Lateral tongue bracing as a universal postural basis for speech. Journal of the International Phonetic Association, 1-16. doi:10.1017/S0025100321000335
Congratulations to our lab members and collaborators who presented at the 180th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America – Acoustics in Focus!
Smile versus Lip Closure: Labiodentalization of Korean Bilabials by Elizabeth Kang, Charissa Purnomo, Linda Wu, Melissa Wang, Alexandria Brady, Gracellia Purnomo, Yadong Liu, Bryan Gick
Great work everyone!
Graduate researcher Arian Shamei‘s paper on speech in space goes “viral” on today’s highly popular platform, TikTok!
Check out the TikTok post from ‘Jake the Linguist’ here for a brief overview of the study.