Allard Jongman, Ph.D.

Social and Behavioral Sciences - Linguistics
Professor
Director of Graduate Studies
Primary office:
785.864.2384
Blake Hall, 422
University of Kansas
1541 Lilac Lane
Lawrence, KS 66045


Summary

Teaching Interests

  • Phonetics

Research Interests

  • Acoustic and articulatory phonetics
  • Speech perception and auditory word recognition
  • Phonetics of second language learning
  • Experimental psycholinguistics

Selected Publications

Jongman, A., & Tremblay, A. (2020). Word prosody in L2 [Book Chapters]. In C. Gussenhoven & A. Chen (Eds.), Handbook of Prosody (pp. 594–605). Oxford University Press.
Redmon, C., Leung, K., Wang, Y., McMurray, B., Jongman, A., & Sereno, J. A. (2020). Cross-linguistic perception of clearly spoken English tense and lax vowels based on auditory, visual, and auditory-visual information [Journal Articles]. Journal of Phonetics, 81, 1–25.
Tupper, P., Leung, K., Wang, Y., Jongman, A., & Sereno, J. A. (2020). Characterizing the distinctive acoustic cues of Mandarin tones [Journal Articles]. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 147, 2570–2580.
Cho, S., Jongman, A., Wang, Y., & Sereno, J. A. (2020). Multi-modal cross-linguistic perception of fricatives in clear speech [Journal Articles]. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 147, 2609–2624.
Hannah, B., Wang, Y., Jongman, A., Sereno, J. A., Cao, J., & Nie, Y. (2017). Cross-modal association between auditory and visuospatial information in Mandarin tone perception in noise by native and non-native perceivers [Journal Articles]. Frontiers in Psychology: Language Sciences. Published.
Minai, U., Gustafson, K., Fiorentino, R., Jongman, A., & Sereno, J. (2017). Fetal rhythm-based language discrimination: A biomagnetometry study [Journal Articles]. NeuroReport, 28, 561–564. https://doi.org/10.1097/WNR.0000000000000794
Jongman, A., Qin, Z., Zhang, J., & Sereno, J. A. (2017). Just noticeable differences for pitch direction, height, and slope for Mandarin and English listeners [Journal Articles]. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 142, 163–169.
Jongman, A., & McMurray, B. (2017). On invariance: Acoustic input meets listener expectations [Book Chapters]. In A. Lahiri & S. Kotzor (Eds.), The Speech Processing Lexicon: Neurocognitive and behavioural approaches. Mouton DeGruyter.
Yan, H., & Jongman, A. (2017). Putonghua yu Taiwan Guoyu zhong Shejianyin yu Juansheyin de Shengxue Bijiao Fenxi [An acoustic comparison of dental and retroflex sibilants in Beijing and Taiwan Mandarin]. [Journal Articles]. Yuyan Yanjiu Jikan [Language Studies]. Accepted/In Press.
Lee, H., & Jongman, A. (2016). A diachronic investigation of the vowels and fricatives in Korean: An acoustic comparison of the Seoul and  South Kyungsang dialects. [Journal Articles]. Journal of the International Phonetic Association, 46, 157–184.
Leung, K., Jongman, A., Wang, Y., & Sereno, J. (2016). Acoustic characteristics of clearly spoken English tense and lax vowels [Journal Articles]. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 140, 45–58.
Qin, Zh., & Jongman, A. (2016). Does second language experience modulate perception of tones in a third language? [Journal Articles]. Language and Speech, 59(3), 318–338.
Wang, Y., Jongman, A., & Sereno, J. (2016). L2 acquisition of lexical tone [Book Chapters]. In R. Sybesma, W. Behr, Z. Handel, C.-T. Huang, & J. Myers (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Chinese Language and Linguistics (ECLL). Brill.
Lee, G., & Jongman, A. (2016). Perceptual cues in Korean fricatives [Book Chapters]. In A. Agwuele & A. Lotto (Eds.), Essays in Speech Processes - Language Production and Perception. Equinox Publishing. https://www.equinoxpub.com/home/view-chapter/?id=22364
Sereno, J., Lammers, L., & Jongman, A. (2016). The relative contribution of segments and intonation to the perception of foreign-accented speech [Journal Articles]. Applied Psycholinguistics, 37, 303–322.
Lee, H., Jongman, A., & Zhang, J. (2016). Variation and change in the nominal pitch accent system of South Kyengsang Korean. [Journal Articles]. Phonology, 33, 325–351.
McMurray, B., & Jongman, A. (2016). What comes after [f]? Prediction in speech results from data explanatory processes [Journal Articles]. Psychological Science, 27(1), 43–52.
Leung, K., Jongman, A., Wang, Y., & Sereno, J. (2015). Acoustic characteristics of clearly spoken English tense and lax vowels [Conference Proceedings]. In Proceedings of the 18th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (Issue paper 276).
Lee, H., & Jongman, A. (2015). Acoustic evidence for diachronic sound change in the lexical pitch accents of Kyungsang Korean: A comparative study of the Seoul and Kyungsang dialects. [Journal Articles]. Journal of Phonetics, 50, 15–33.
Herd, W., Sereno, J., & Jongman, A. (2015). Cross-modal priming differences between native and nonnative Spanish speakers. [Journal Articles]. Studies in Hispanic and Lusophone Linguistics, 8, 135–155.
Sereno, J., Lee, H., & Jongman, A. (2015). Effects of speaking rate and context on the production of Mandarin tone [Conference Proceedings]. In The Scottish Consortium for ICPhS 2015 (Ed.), Proceedings of the 18th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (Issue paper 680).
Tang, L., Hannah, B., Jongman, A., Sereno, J., Wang, Y., & Hamarneh, H. (2015). Examining visible articulatory features in clear and conversational speech [Conference Proceedings]. In The Scottish Consortium for ICPhS 2015 (Ed.), Proceedings of the 18th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (Issue paper 438).
Tang, L., Hannah, B., Jongman, A., Sereno, J., Wang, Y., & Hamarneh, G. (2015). Examining visible articulatory features in clear and plain speech. [Journal Articles]. Speech Communication, 75, 1–13.
Qin, Zh., & Jongman, A. (2015). L2 experience modulates learners’ use of cues in the perception of L3 tones [Conference Proceedings]. In The Scottish Consortium for ICPhS 2015 (Ed.), Proceedings of the 18th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (Issue paper 209).
Apfelbaum, K., Bullock-Rest, N., Rhone, A., Jongman, A., & McMurray, B. (2014). Contingent categorisation in speech perception [Journal Articles]. Language, Cognition and Neuroscience, 29, 1070–1082. https://doi.org/10.1080/01690965.2013.824995
Jongman, A. (2013). Acoustic Phonetics [Web Publishing (article, blog, etc.)]. In M. Aronoff (Ed.), Oxford Bibliographies Online: Linguistics. Oxford University Press. http://www.oxfordbibliographies.com/view/document/obo-9780199772810/obo-...
Liu, J., & Jongman, A. (2013). American learners’ acquisition of L2 Chinese affricates /ts/ and /tsh/ [Journal Articles]. Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics , 18.
Herd, W., Jongman, A., & Sereno, J. (2013). Perceptual and production training of intervocalic /d,ɾ, r/ in American English learners of Spanish [Journal Articles]. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America , 133, 4247–4255.
Vitevitch, M. S., Sereno, J., Jongman, A., & Goldstein, R. (2013). Speaker sex influences processing of grammatical gender [Journal Articles]. PLoS ONE , 8(11).
Lee, H., Politzer-Ahles, S., & Jongman, A. (2013). Speakers of tonal and non-tonal Korean dialects use different cue weightings in the perception of the three-way laryngeal stop contrast [Journal Articles]. Journal of Phonetics, 41, 117–132.
Lee, H., & Jongman, A. (2012). An acoustic and aerodynamic study of stops in tonal and non-tonal dialects of Korean [Journal Articles]. Journal of the International Phonetic Association , 42, 145–169.
Rhone, A., & Jongman, A. (2012). Modified locus equations categorize stop place in a perceptually realistic time frame [Journal Articles]. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America , 131, EL 487-491.
Jongman, A., Herd, W., Al-Masri, M., Sereno, J., & Combest, S. (2011). Acoustics and perception of emphasis in Urban Jordanian Arabic [Journal Articles]. Journal of Phonetics , 39, 85–95.
McMurray, B., & Jongman, A. (2011). What information is necessary for speech categorization? Harnessing variability in the speech signal by integrating cues computed relative to expectations [Journal Articles]. Psychological Review , 118, 219–246.
Herd, W., Jongman, A., & Sereno, J. (2010). An acoustical and perceptual analysis of /t/ and /d/ flaps in American English [Journal Articles]. Journal of Phonetics , 38, 504–516.
Ferguson, S. H., Jongman, A., Sereno, J., & Keum, K. A. (2010). Intelligibility of foreign-accented speech for older adults with and without hearing loss [Journal Articles]. Journal of the American Academy of Audiology , 21, 153–162.
Dmitrieva, O., Jongman, A., & Sereno, J. (2010). Phonological neutralization by native and non-native speakers: The case of Russian final devoicing [Journal Articles]. Journal of Phonetics , 38, 483–492.
Maniwa, K., Jongman, A., & Wade, T. (2009). Acoustic characteristics of clearly spoken English fricatives [Journal Articles]. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 125, 3962–3973.
Reetz, H., & Jongman, A. (2009). Phonetics: Transcription, Production, Acoustics, and Perception [Books]. Wiley-Blackwell Publishers .
Lai, Y., Huff, C., Sereno, J., & Jongman, A. (2009). The raising effect of aspirated prevocalic consonants on F0 in Taiwanese [Conference Proceedings]. In J. Brooke, G. Coppola, E. Görgülü, M. Mameni, E. Mileva, S. Morton, & A. Rimrott (Eds.), Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on East Asian Linguistics. Simon Fraser University Working Papers in Linguistics.
Maniwa, K., Jongman, A., & Wade, T. (2008). Perception of clear English fricatives by normal-hearing and simulated hearing-impaired listeners [Journal Articles]. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 123, 1114–1125.
Jongman, A., & Wade, T. (2007). Acoustic variability and perceptual learning: The case of non-native accented speech [Book Chapters]. In O.-S. Bohn & M. Munro (Eds.), Language Experience in Second Language Speech Learning. John Benjamins.
Wade, T., Jongman, A., & Sereno, J. (2007). Effects of acoustic variability in the perceptual learning of non-native-accented speech sounds [Journal Articles]. Phonetica, 64, 122–144.
Atchley, R. A., Rice, M., Betz, S., Kwasny, K., Sereno, J., & Jongman, A. (2006). A comparison of semantic and syntactic Event Related Potentials generated by children and adults [Journal Articles]. Brain & Language, 99, 236–246.
Smits, R., Sereno, J., & Jongman, A. (2006). Categorization of sounds [Journal Articles]. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 32, 733–754.
Warner, N., Good, E., Jongman, A., & Sereno, J. (2006). Orthographic vs. morphological incomplete neutralization effects [Journal Articles]. Journal of Phonetics, 34, 285–293.
Jongman, A., Wang, Y., Moore, C., & Sereno, J. (2006). Perception and production of Mandarin tone [Book Chapters]. In P. Li, L. H. Tan, E. Bates, & O. J. L. Tzeng (Eds.), Handbook of East Asian Psycholinguistics: Vol. 1: Chinese. Cambridge University Press.
Wang, Y., Jongman, A., & Sereno, J. (2006). Second language acquisition and processing of Mandarin tone [Book Chapters]. In P. Li, L. H. Tan, E. Bates, & O. J. L. Tzeng (Eds.), Handbook of East Asian Psycholinguistics: Vol. 1: Chinese. Cambridge University Press.
Jongman, A. (2005). Acoustic Phonetics [Encyclopedia/Dictionary Entries]. In P. Strazny (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Linguistics. Routledge.
Jongman, A. (2005). Speech Perception [Encyclopedia/Dictionary Entries]. In P. Strazny (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Linguistics. Routledge.
Al-Masri, M., & Jongman, A. (2004). Acoustic correlates of emphasis in Jordanian Arabic: Preliminary results [Conference Proceedings]. In A. Agwuele, W. Warren, & S.-H. Park (Eds.), Proceedings of the 2003 Texas Linguistics Society Conference (pp. 96–106). Cascadilla Press.
Warner, N., Jongman, A., Sereno, J., & Kemper, R. (2004). Incomplete neutralization of sub-phonemic durational differences in production and perception of Dutch [Journal Articles]. Journal of Phonetics, 32, 251–276.
Wang, Y., Behne, D., Jongman, A., & Sereno, J. (2004). Lateralization of Mandarin tone by native and non-native listeners [Journal Articles]. Applied Psycholinguistics, 26, 449–466.
Jongman, A. (2004). Phonological and phonetic representations: The case of neutralization [Conference Proceedings]. In A. Agwuele, W. Warren, & S.-H. Park (Eds.), Proceedings of the 2003 Texas Linguistics Society Conference (pp. 9–16). Cascadilla Press.
Wang, Y., Jongman, A., & Sereno, J. (2003). Acoustic and perceptual evaluation of Mandarin tone production before and after perceptual training [Journal Articles]. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 113, 1033–1044.
Wayland, R., & Jongman, A. (2003). Acoustic correlates of breathy and clear vowels: the case of Khmer [Journal Articles]. Journal of Phonetics, 31, 181–201.
Jongman, A., Wang, Y., & Kim, B. (2003). Contributions of sentential and facial information to perception of fricatives [Journal Articles]. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 46, 1367–1377.
Wang, Y., Sereno, J., Jongman, A., & Hirsch, J. (2003). fMRI evidence for cortical modification during language learning [Journal Articles]. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience , 15, 1019–1027.
Jongman, A., Wade, T., & Sereno, J. (2003). On improving the perception of foreign-accented speech [Conference Proceedings]. In M. J. Sole , D. Recasens , & J. Romero (Eds.), Proceedings of the 15th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (pp. 1561–1564).
Wade, T., Eakin, D., Webb, R., Agah, A., Brown, F., Jongman, A., Gauch, J., Schreiber, T., & Sereno, J. (2002). Modeling recognition of speech sounds with Minerva2 [Conference Proceedings]. In Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Spoken Language Processing.
Wayland, R., & Jongman, A. (2002). Registrogenesis in Khmer: A phonetic account [Journal Articles]. Mon-Khmer Studies, 32, 101–117.
Warner, N., Jongman, A., & Muecke, D. (2002). Variability in direction of dorsal movement during production of /l/ [Conference Proceedings]. In Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Spoken Language Processing (pp. 1089–1092).
Sereno, J., Smits, R., & Jongman, A. (2001). Auditory category learning [Conference Proceedings]. In R. Smits , J. Kingston , T. M. Nearey , & R. Zondervan (Eds.), Proceedings of the Workshop on Speech Recognition as Pattern Classification (pp. 43–48).
Jongman, A. (2001). Categorization of English fricatives [Conference Proceedings]. In R. Smits , J. Kingston , T. M. Nearey , & R. Zondervan (Eds.), Proceedings of the Workshop on Speech Recognition as Pattern Classification (pp. 19–23).
Wayland, R., & Jongman, A. (2001). Chanthaburi Khmer vowels: Phonetic and phonemic analyses [Journal Articles]. Mon-Khmer Studies, 31, 65–82.
Wang, Y., Jongman, A., & Sereno, J. (2001). Dichotic perception of Mandarin tones by Chinese and American listeners [Journal Articles]. Brain and Language, 78, 332–348.
Warner, N., Jongman, A., Cutler, A., & Muecke, D. (2001). The phonological status of Dutch epenthetic schwa [Journal Articles]. Phonology, 18, 387–420.
Warner, N., Jongman, A., Cutler, A., & Muecke, D. (2001). The phonological status of schwa insertion in Dutch: An articulograph study [Conference Proceedings]. In Proceedings of the 4th International Speech Motor Conference.
Jongman, A., Wang, Y., & Sereno, J. (2000). Acoustic and perceptual properties of English fricatives [Conference Proceedings]. In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Spoken Language Processing: Vol. I (pp. 536–539).
Jongman, A., Wayland, R., & Wong, S. (2000). Acoustic characteristics of English fricatives [Journal Articles]. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 108, 1252–1263.
Wang, Y., Sereno, J., Jongman, A., & Hirsch, J. (2000). Cortical reorganization associated with the acquisition of Mandarin tones by American learners: An fMRI study [Conference Proceedings]. In Proceedings of the International Conference on Spoken Language Processing: Vol. II (pp. 511–514).
Doeleman, T. L., Sereno, J. A., Jongman, A., & Sereno , S. C. (2000). Features and feedback [Journal Articles]. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 23, 328–329.
Jongman, A., & Moore, C. (2000). The role of language experience in speaker and rate normalization processes [Conference Proceedings]. In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Spoken Language Processing: Vol. I (pp. 62–65).
Sereno, J. A., Zwitserlood, P., & Jongman, A. (1999). Entries and operations: The great divide and the pitfalls of form frequency [Journal Articles]. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 22, 1039.
Wang, Y., Spence, M., Jongman, A., & Sereno, J. (1999). Training American listeners to perceive Mandarin tones [Journal Articles]. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 106, 3649–3659.
Jongman, A., Wayland, R., & Wong, S. (1998). Acoustic characteristics of English fricatives: I. Static cues [Other]. In N. Adisasmito-Smith, W. Ham, & L. Lavoie (Eds.), Working Papers of the Cornell Phonetics Laboratory (Vol. 12).
Jongman, A., Sereno, J., Wayland, R., & Wong, S. (1998). Acoustic properties of English fricatives [Conference Proceedings]. In P. Kuhl & L. Crum (Eds.), Joint Proceedings of the 16th International Congress on Acoustics and the 135th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America (pp. 2935–2936).
Jongman, A. (1998). Are locus equations sufficient or necessary for obstruent perception? [Journal Articles]. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 21, 271–272.
Jongman, A. (1998). Effects of vowel length and syllable structure on segment duration in Dutch [Journal Articles]. Journal of Phonetics, 26, 207–222.
Wang, Y., Jongman, A., & Sereno, J. (1998). Training American listeners to perceive Mandarin tones [Other]. In N. Adisasmito-Smith, W. Ham, & L. Lavoie (Eds.), Working Papers of the Cornell Phonetics Laboratory (Vol. 12).
Wang, Y., Jongman, A., & Sereno, J. (1998). Training American listeners to perceive Mandarin tones: A first report [Conference Proceedings]. In P. Kuhl & L. Crum (Eds.), Joint Proceedings of the 16th International Congress on Acoustics and the 135th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America (pp. 2979–2980).
Sereno, J. A., & Jongman, A. (1997). Processing of English Inflectional Morphology [Journal Articles]. Memory & Cognition, 25, 425–437.
Moore, C. B., & Jongman, A. (1997). Speaker normalization in the perception of Mandarin Chinese tones [Journal Articles]. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 102, 1864–1877.
Kim, H., & Jongman, A. (1996). Acoustic and perceptual evidence for complete neutralization of manner of articulation in Korean [Journal Articles]. Journal of Phonetics, 24, 295–312.
Sereno, J. A., & Jongman, A. (1995). Acoustic correlates of form class [Journal Articles]. Language and Speech, 38, 57–76.
Jongman, A., & Sereno, J. A. (1995). Acoustic properties of non-sibilant fricatives [Conference Proceedings]. In Proceedings of the XIIIth International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (pp. 432–435).
Jongman, A. (1995). Review of Acoustics of American English Speech by J. P Olive, A. Greenwood, and J. Coleman [Book Reviews Review of Acoustics of American English Speech by J. P Olive, A. Greenwood, and J. Coleman]. Language and Speech, 38, 115–118.
Jongman, A. (1994). The segment as smallest prosodic unit: A curious hypothesis [Book Chapters]. In P. Keating (Ed.), Phonological structure and phonetic form: Papers in Laboratory Phonology III (pp. 99–107). Cambridge University Press.
Sereno, J. A., & Jongman, A. (1992). Phonetic priming effects in auditory word recognition [Other]. In A. Bradlow (Ed.), Working Papers of the Cornell Phonetics Laboratory (Vol. 7).
Jongman, A., Sereno, J. A., Raaijmakers, M., & Lahiri, A. (1992). The phonological representation of [voice] in speech perception [Journal Articles]. Language and Speech, 35, 137–152.
Jongman, A., & Miller, J. D. (1991). Location of burst-onset spectra in the Auditory-Perceptual Space: A study of place of articulation in voiceless stop consonants [Journal Articles]. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 89, 867–873.
Jongman, A., & Sereno, J. A. (1991). On vowel quantity and post-vocalic consonant duration in Dutch [Conference Proceedings]. In Proceedings of the XIIth International Congress of Phonetic Science, Vol. 2 (pp. 294–297).
Lahiri, A., Jongman, A., & Sereno, J. A. (1990). Dutch pronominal clitics: A theoretical and experimental approach [Book Chapters]. In A. Jongman & A. Lahiri (Eds.), Yearbook of Morphology (Vol. 3, pp. 115–127). Foris.
Jongman, A. (1990). Impersonal passive in Relational Grammar: Demotion or advancement? [Journal Articles]. Linguistische Berichte, 129, 349–386.
Lahiri, A., & Jongman, A. (1990). Intermediate level of analysis: features or segments? [Journal Articles]. Journal of Phonetics, 18, 435–443.
Sereno, J. A., & Jongman, A. (1990). Phonological and form class relations in the lexicon [Journal Articles]. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, 19, 387–404.
Jongman, A. (1990). Review of Linguistic structure in language processing by Greg N. Carlson and Michael K. Tanenhaus (Eds.) [Book Reviews Review of Linguistic structure in language processing by Greg N. Carlson and Michael K. Tanenhaus (Eds.)]. Linguistics, 28, 1076–1079.
Jongman, A., & Lahiri, A. (Eds.). (1990). Yearbook of Morphology (Vol. 3) [Books]. Foris.
Jongman, A. (1989). Duration of frication noise required for identification of English fricatives [Journal Articles]. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 85, 1718–1725.
Jongman, A., Fourakis, M., & Sereno, J. A. (1989). The acoustic vowel space of Modern Greek and German [Journal Articles]. Language and Speech, 32, 221–248.
Jongman, A., Blumstein, S. E., & Lahiri, A. (1985). Acoustic properties for dental and alveolar stop consonants: A cross-language study [Journal Articles]. Journal of Phonetics, 13, 235–251.
Shinn, P. C., Blumstein, S. E., & Jongman, A. (1985). Limitations of context-conditioned effects on the perception of [b] and [w] [Journal Articles]. Perception and Psychophysics, 38, 397–407.
Lieberman, P., Katz, W., Jongman, A., Zimmerman, R., & Miller, M. (1985). Measures of the sentence intonation of read and spontaneous speech in American English [Journal Articles]. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 77, 649–657.
Lieberman, P., Katz, W., Jongman, A., Zimmerman, R., & Miller, M. (1985). Reply to Bruno H. Repp [Journal Articles]. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 78, 1116–1117.
Prins, R. S., Bomhof, C., Hazenbosch, R., Jongman, A., & Lamar, L. (1982). STATAP: A therapy program for aphasics [Other]. Publication of the University of Amsterdam (in Dutch).
Vogel, I., Harder, R., Jongman, A., Nagtegaal, D., Den Os, E., Van Reydt, A., & Slockers, V. (1981). The development of Dutch morphology [Other]. Publication of the University of Amsterdam (in Dutch).

As a phonetician, I am interested in the study of speech. My research program investigates units and levels of representation in terms of speech perception and speech production. I use detailed acoustic and perceptual analyses of the speech signal to understand the complex interaction between phonetic, phonological, and lexical information. Acoustic analyses identify cues that uniquely characterize classes of speech sounds. Perceptual experiments investigate the roles these cues play in speech perception. These production and perception experiments seek converging evidence from cross-linguistic data (e.g., Dutch, English, German, Greek, Korean, Malayalam, Mandarin). My research also addresses related questions of language learning: what is the nature of the phonetic representations in learning a second language, and how are these representations affected by one's native language categories? Such issues also enable me to investigate the contribution of language-specific versus more general auditory mechanisms in perception.

 

Research Interests

  • Acoustic phonetics: mapping between acoustic properties and linguistic features across languages.
  • Speech perception and auditory word recognition.
  • Phonetics of second language learning.
  • Experimental psycholinguistics.

Professional Appointments

  • Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Central Institute for the Deaf, September 1986-January 1989.
  • Scientific Staff Member, Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, February 1988- February 1991.
  • NIH Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Linguistics, UCLA, February 1991- August 1991
  • Assistant Professor of Linguistics, Cornell University, July 1991-97.
  • Associate Professor of Linguistics, Cornell University, July 1997-December 1999.
  • Assistant Professor of Linguistics, The University of Kansas, August 1999- July 2001.
  • Associate Professor of Linguistics, The University of Kansas, August 2001- 2005.
  • Professor of LinguisticsThe University of Kansas, August 2005-present.
  • Chair, Linguistics, The University of Kansas, 2007-present.

Research Grants

  • KU GRF Award (co-P.I. with M. Rice), 2003. ( "Neuroimaging in the Center for Biobehavioral Neurosciences in Communication Disorders.")
  • NSF grant, 2005-2009. (“Acoustic and perceptual correlates of emphasis in Arabic”).
  • KU GRF Award, 2002-2003. ("Improving the perception of foreign-accented speech.")
  • KU RDF Award (co-P.I. with T. Schreiber, A. Agah, F. Brown, J. Gauch, J. Sereno, and S. Speer), 2000. (“Kansas University Cognitive Robotics Group Proposal”).
  • KU RDF Award (co-P.I. with M. Rice, R. Atchley, and J. Sereno), 2000. (“Evaluation of the perceptual and neurological processing abilities of children with grammatical limitations”).
  • NIH FIRST Award, 1995-2001. ("Acoustic and perceptual properties of English fricatives").
  • NSF ILI grant (co-P.I. with B. Lust and J. Lantolf), 1995-97. ("Interdisciplinary approaches to the scientific study of language knowledge and acquisition: Cornell University Cognitive Studies").
  • Society for the Humanities Research Grant, 1993.

U.S. Patent

Speech processing apparatus and methods for processing burst-friction sounds. U.S. Patent #4,809,332, February, 1989 (with J.D. Miller).


Articles and Manuscripts

Lieberman, P., Katz, W., Jongman, A., Zimmerman, R. and Miller, M. (1985a). Measures of the sentence intonation of read and spontaneous speech in American English. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 77, 649-657. Abstract

Lieberman, P., Katz, W., Jongman, A., Zimmerman, R. and Miller, M. (1985b). Reply to Bruno H.Repp.Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 78, 1116-1117.

Jongman, A., Blumstein, S.E. and Lahiri, A. (1985). Acoustic properties for dental and alveolar stop consonants: A cross-language study. Journal of Phonetics, 13, 235-251. Abstract

Shinn, P.C., Blumstein, S.E. and Jongman, A. (1985). Limitations of context-conditioned effects on the perception of [b] and [w]. Perception and Psychophysics, 38, 397-407. Abstract

Jongman, A. (1989). Duration of frication noise required for identification of English fricatives. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 85, 1718-1725. Abstract

Jongman, A., Fourakis, M., and Sereno, J.A. (1989). The acoustic vowel space of Modern Greek and German. Language and Speech, 32, 221-248. Abstract

Jongman, A. (1990) Book review of "Linguistic structure in language processing," Greg N. Carlson and Michael K. Tanenhaus (Eds.). Linguistics, 28, 1076-1079.

Sereno, J.A., and Jongman, A. (1990). Phonological and form class relations in the lexicon. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, 19, 387-404. Abstract

Jongman, A., and Lahiri, A. (1990). Guest editors of the Yearbook of Morphology, Vol.3. Dordrecht: Foris.

Lahiri, A., and Jongman, A. (1990). Intermediate level of analysis: features or segments. Journal of Phonetics, 18, 435-443. Abstract

Jongman, A. (1990). Impersonal passive in Relational Grammar: Demotion or advancement? Linguistische Berichte, 129, 349-386. Abstract

Lahiri, A., Jongman, A., and Sereno, J.A. (1990). Dutch pronominal clitics: A theoretical and experimental approach. In A. Jongman and A. Lahiri (eds.),Yearbook of Morphology, Vol. 3, 115-127. Dordrecht: Foris.

Jongman, A., and Miller, J.D. (1991). Method for the location of burst-onset spectra in the Auditory-Perceptual Space: A study of place of articulation in voiceless stop consonants. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 89, 867-873. Abstract

Jongman, A., and Sereno, J.A. (1991). On vowel quantity and post-vocalic consonant duration in Dutch. Proceedings of the XIIth International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Vol. 2, 294-297.

Jongman, A., Sereno, J.A., Raaijmakers, M., and Lahiri, A. (1992). The phonological representation of [voice] in speech perception. Language and Speech, 35, 137-152. Abstract

Sereno, J.A. and Jongman, A. (1992). Phonetic priming effects in auditory word recognition. In A. Bradlow (ed.), Working Papers of the Cornell Phonetics Laboratory, Vol. 7.

Jongman, A. (1994). The segment as smallest prosodic unit: A curious hypothesis. In: P. Keating (ed.), Phonological structure and phonetic form: Papers in Laboratory Phonology III, 99-107. Cambridge University Press.

Sereno, J.A., and Jongman, A. (1995). Acoustic correlates of grammatical class.Language and Speech, 38, 57-76. Abstract

Jongman, A. (1995). Book review of "Acoustics of American English Speech" by J.P Olive, A. Greenwood, and J. Coleman. Language and Speech, 38, 115-118.

Jongman, A., and Sereno, J.A. (1995). Acoustic properties of non-sibilant fricatives.Proceedings of the XIIIth International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, 432- 435.

Kim, H., and Jongman, A. (1996). Acoustic and perceptual evidence for complete neutralization of manner of articulation in Korean. Journal of Phonetics, 24, 295-312. Abstract

Sereno, J.A., and Jongman, A. (1997). Processing of English Inflectional Morphology. Memory & Cognition, 25, 425-437. Abstract

Moore, C.B., and Jongman, A. (1997). Speaker normalization in the perception of Mandarin Chinese tones. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 102, 1864-1877. Abstract

Jongman, A. (1998). Are locus equations sufficient or necessary for obstruent perception? Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 21, 271-272.

Jongman, A., Sereno, J., Wayland, R., and Wong, S. (1998). Acoustic properties of English fricatives. In P. Kuhl and L. Crum (eds.), Joint Proceedings of thew 16th International Congress on Acoustics and the 135th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, 2935-2936.

Wang, Y, Jongman, A., and Sereno, J. (1998). Training American listeners to perceive Mandarin tones: A first report. In P. Kuhl and L. Crum (eds.), Joint Proceedings of the 16th International Congress on Acoustics and the 135th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, 2979-2980.

Jongman, A. (1998). Effects of vowel length and syllable structure on segment duration in Dutch. Journal of Phonetics, 26, 207-222. Abstract

Wang, Y, Jongman, A., and Sereno, J. (1998). Training American listeners to perceive Mandarin tones. In N. Adisasmito-Smith, W. Ham, and L. Lavoie (eds.),Working Papers of the Cornell Phonetics Laboratory, vol. 12.

Wang, Y., Spence, M., Jongman, A., and Sereno, J. (1999). Training American listeners to perceive Mandarin tones. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 106 (6), 3649-3658. Abstract

Sereno, J.A., Zwitserlood, P., and Jongman, A. (1999). Entries and operations: The great divide and the pitfalls of form frequency. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 22, 1039. Abstract

Doeleman, T.L, Sereno, J.A., Jongman, A., and Sereno S.C. (2000). Features and feedback. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 23, 328-329. Abstract

Jongman, A., Wayland, R., and Wong, S. (2000). Acoustic characteristics of English fricatives. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 108, 1252-1263.Abstract

Jongman, A., and Moore, C. (2000). The role of language experience in speaker and rate normalization processes. Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Spoken Language Processing, I, 62-65. Paper/Abstract

Jongman, A., Wang, Y., and Sereno, J. (2000). Acoustic and perceptual properties of English fricatives. Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Spoken Language Processing, I, 536-539. Paper/Abstract

Wang, Y., Sereno, J., Jongman, A., and Hirsch, J. (2000). Cortical reorganization associated with the acquisition of Mandarin tones by American learners: An fMRI study. Proceedings of the International Conference on Spoken Language Processing, II, 511-514. Paper/Abstract

Smits, R., Sereno, J.A., and Jongman, A. (2000). Categorization of sounds.Abstracts of the 41st Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Vol. 5, 53.

Wang, Y., Jongman, A., and Sereno, J. (2001). Dichotic perception of Mandarin tones by Chinese and American listeners. Brain and Language, 78, 332-348.(pdf)

Warner, N., Jongman, A., Cutler, A., and Muecke, D. (2001). The phonological status of Dutch epenthetic schwa. Phonology, 18 387-420. (pdf)

Wayland, R., and Jongman, A. (2001). Chanthaburi Khmer vowels: Phonetic and phonemic analyses. Mon-Khmer Studies, 31, 65-82.

Warner, N., Jongman, A., Cutler, A., and Muecke, D. (2001). The phonological status of schwa insertion in Dutch: An articulograph study. Proceedings of the 4th International Speech Motor Conference.

Jongman, A. (2001). Categorization of English fricatives. In R. Smits, J. Kingston, T.M. Nearey, and R. Zondervan (eds.) Proceedings of the Workshop on Speech Recognition as Pattern Classification, 19-23.

Wayland, R., and Jongman, A. (2002). Registrogenesis in Khmer: A phonetic account. Mon-Khmer Studies, 32.

Wade, T., Eakin, D., Webb, R., Agah, A., Brown, F., Jongman, A., Gauch, J., Schreiber, T. and Sereno, J. (2002). Modeling recognition of speech sounds with Minerva2. Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Spoken Language Processing, 1653-1656. (pdf)

Wayland, R., and Jongman, A. (2003). Acoustic correlates of breathy and clear vowels: the case of Khmer. Journal of Phonetics, 31, 181-201. (pdf)

Wang, Y., Sereno, J., Jongman, A., and Hirsch, J. (2003). fMRI evidence for cortical modification during language learning. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience 15, 1019-1027. (pdf)

Jongman, A., Wang, Y., and Kim, B. (2003). Contributions of sentential and facial information to perception of fricatives. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 46, 1367-1377. (pdf)

Wang, Y., Jongman, A., and Sereno, J. (2003). Acoustic and perceptual evaluation of Mandarin tone production before and after perceptual training. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 113, 1033-1044. (pdf)

Jongman, A., Wade, T., and Sereno, J. (2003). On improving the perception of foreign-accented speech. In M.J. Sole, D. Recasens, and J. Romero (eds.) Proceedings of the 15th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, pp. 1561-1564. (pdf)

Warner, N., Jongman, A., Sereno, J., and Kemper, R. (2004). Incomplete neutralization of sub-phonemic durational differences in production and perception of Dutch. Journal of Phonetics, 32, 251-276 (pdf)

Wang, Y., Behne, D., Jongman, A., and Sereno, J. (2004). The role of linguistic experience in the hemispheric processing of lexical tone. Applied Psycholinguistics, 26, 449-466. (pdf)

Jongman, A. (2004). Phonological and phonetic representations: The case of neutralization. In Agwuele, A., W. Warren, and S-H. Park (Eds.), Proceedings of the 2003 Texas Linguistics Society Conference, 9-16. Somerville : Cascadilla Press. (pdf)

Al-Masri, M., and Jongman, A. (2004). Acoustic correlates of emphasis in Jordanian Arabic: Preliminary results. In Agwuele, A., W. Warren, and S-H. Park (Eds.),Proceedings of the 2003 Texas Linguistics Society Conference, 96-106. Somerville : Cascadilla Press. (pdf)

Jongman, A. (2005). Acoustic Phonetics. In Philipp Strazny (ed.), Encyclopedia of Linguistics, New York: Routledge.

Jongman, A. (2005). Speech Perception. In Philipp Strazny (ed.), Encyclopedia of Linguistics, New York: Routledge.

Smits, R., Sereno, J., and Jongman, A. (2006). Categorization of sounds. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 32, 733-754. (pdf)

Warner, N., Good, E., Jongman, A., and Sereno, J. (2006). Orthographic vs. morphological incomplete neutralization effects. Journal of Phonetics, 34, 285-293.(pdf)

Wang, Y., Jongman, A., and Sereno, J. (2006). Second language acquisition and processing of Mandarin tone. In Li, P., Tan, L.H., Bates, E., and Tzeng, O.J.L. (Eds.), Handbook of East Asian Psycholinguistics (Vol. 1: Chinese). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

Jongman, A., Wang, Y., Moore, C. and Sereno, J. (2006). Perception and production of Mandarin tone. In Li, P., Tan, L.H., Bates, E., and Tzeng, O.J.L. (Eds.), Handbook of East Asian Psycholinguistics (Vol. 1: Chinese). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.

Atchley, R.A., Rice, M., Betz, S., Kwasny, K., Sereno, J., and Jongman, A. (2006). A comparison of semantic and syntactic Event Related Potentials generated by children and adults. Brain & Language, 99, 236-246.

Jongman, A., and Wade, T. (2007). Acoustic variability and perceptual learning: The case of non-native accented speech. O-.S. Bohn and M. Munro (Eds.),Language Experience in Second Language Speech Learning. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Wade, T., Jongman, A., and Sereno, J. (2007). Effects of acoustic variability in the perceptual learning of non-native-accented speech sounds. Phonetica, 64,122-144. (pdf)

Maniwa, K., Jongman, A., and Wade, T. (2008). Perception of clear English fricatives by normal-hearing and simulated hearing-impaired listeners. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 123, 1114-1125. (pdf)

Maniwa, K., Jongman, A., and Wade, T. (2009). Acoustic characteristics of clear spoken English fricatives. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 125, 3962-3973(pdf)

Dmitrieva, O., Jongman, A., and Sereno, J. (2010). Phonological neutralization by native and non-native speakers: The case of Russian final devoicing. Journal of Phonetics, 38, 483-492. (pdf)

Herd, W., Jongman, A., and Sereno, J. (2010). An acoustic and perceptual analysis of /t/ and /d/ flaps in American English. Journal of Phonetics, 38, 504-516. (pdf)

Jongman, A., Herd, W., Al-Masri, M., Sereno, J., and Combest, S. (2011). Acoustics and perception of emphasis in Urban Jordanian Arabic. Journal of Phonetics, 39, 85-95. (pdf)

McMurray, B., and Jongman, A. (2011). What information is necessary for speech categorization? Harnessing variability in the speech signal by integrating cues computed relative to expectations. Psychological Review 118, 219-246. (pdf)

Rhone, A., and Jongman, A. (2012). Modified locus equations categorize stop place in a perceptually realistic time frame. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America131, EL 487-491.(pdf)

Lee, H., and Jongman, A. (2012). Effects of tone on the three-way laryngeal distinction in Korean: An acoustic and aerodynamic comparison of the Seoul and South Kyungsang dialects. Journal of the International Phonetic Association 42, 145-169(pdf)

JongmanA. (2013). Acoustic Phonetics. Oxford Bibliographies in Linguistics. Edited by M. Aronoff. New York: Oxford University Press,2013-03-19.URL:http://www.oxfordbibliographies.com/view/document/obo-9780199772810/obo-9780199772810-0047.xml?rskey=8kNg37&result=42&q=

Lee, H., Politzer-Ahles, S., and Jongman, A. (2013). Speakers of tonal and non-tonal Korean dialects use different cue weightings in the perception of the three-way laryngeal stop contrast. Journal of Phonetics 41, 117-132.

Liu, J., and Jongman, A. (2013). American learners’ acquisition of L2 Chinese affricates /ts/ and /tsh/. Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics 18,060005 (10pages).http://dx.doi.org/10.1121/1.4798223

Herd, W., Jongman, A., and Sereno, J. (in press). Perceptual and production training of intervocalic /d, 'flap', r/ in American English learners of Spanish. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America.

Reetz, H., and Jongman, A. (2009). Phonetics: Transcription, Production, Acoustics and Perception. Wiley-Blackwell.

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