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Novel vocalizations are understood across cultures
(Nature Research, 2021)
Linguistic communication requires speakers to mutually agree on the meanings of words, but how does such a system first get off the ground? One solution is to rely on iconic gestures: visual signs whose form directly ...
Phonetics and phonology of soft 'g' in Turkish
(Cambridge University Press, 2019)
The present study aims to approach soft 'g', a highly disputable sound in Turkish phonetics and phonology, from a multidimensional perspective by (i) analysing its historical development, (ii) investigating its distribution ...
A multimodal approach to the voicing contrast in Turkish: Evidence from simultaneous measures of acoustics, intraoral pressure and tongue palatal contacts
(Academic Press Ltd- Elsevier Science Ltd, 2018)
The aims of the study are to investigate acoustic, aerodynamic and supralaryngeal properties of the voicing contrast in Turkish and to better understand the relation between these factors in the maintenance and inhibition ...
The bouba/kiki effect is robust across cultures and writing systems
(Royal Society, 2022)
The bouba/kiki effect-the association of the nonce word bouba with a round shape and kiki with a spiky shape-is a type of correspondence between speech sounds and visual properties with potentially deep implications for ...