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Useful Resources


Lab Manual and Lab Policies

Lab manual is available here.

Check out the lab rules too! here.

Help resources

General Software

  • A helpful tutorial of DMDX: http://www2.gsu.edu/~eslnxj/dmdx/usedmdx.html

  • A complete DMDX tutorial: dmdx-tutorial

  • Some advice on using DMDX with Windows 7: Configure DMDX for Win7

  • Automatic sound file splicing: http://www.ling.uni-potsdam.de/~darcy/
    (click on "Research" at the bottom of the page)

  • PsyScope Manual: http://psyscope.psy.cmu.edu/PsyMan.pdf

  • SAMPA guidelines for computer readable phonetic alphabet: http://www.phon.ucl.ac.uk/home/sampa/

  • Stimuli creation and verification

  • Prepare your audiofiles and your experiment: Prepare your audiofiles and experiment
  • A Praat script to cut up a long file into small ones

    A pdf of this script with comments

  • Generate random numbers with Excel: Random number generation

  • ARC Nonword Database: http://www.maccs.mq.edu.au/~nwdb/nwdb.html

  • Research randomizer (good tool for randomization of stimuli): http://www.randomizer.org/

  • Norms and stimuli for timed picture naming in seven different languages (American English, German, Mexican Spanish, Italian, Bulgarian, Hungarian, and the variant of Mandarin Chinese spoken in Taiwan)

  • CELEX Database for word frequencies in English, Dutch and German: http://celex.mpi.nl/. Its use is quite complex at first. Ask me if you have trouble. There is a "how-to" on the intranet too. Here is the user guide in English, and in German

  • LEXIQUE Database for word frequencies in French: http://www.lexique.org/. Much easier to use, but mainly in French. It has a useful Google translate button.

  • Stimuli analysis

  • Praat Website: http://www.fon.hum.uva.nl/praat/

  • Akustik Website, a free "add-on" program to Praat, enabling lots of exciting analysis features (including vowel nasalization): http://bartus.org/akustyk/akustyk_features.html

  • Mietta Lennes' Praat Scripts collection: http://www.helsinki.fi/~lennes/praat-scripts/

  • Pauline Welby's Praat Scripts collection:

  • Data analysis, statistics, and write-up

  • Important Guidelines to paper writing.

  • Use DMDX utils step by step: DMDX utils.pdf

  • Prepare your files for SPSS input: Prepare files for SPSS

  • Great page about statistics "do it yourself" from the UCLA phonetics lab (with lots of useful stuff from error bars in excel to ANOVA and discrimination analysis): Click here

  • Calendar

    Check the Calendar before making reservations!

    Links to other Labs and Colleagues

  • Le Laboratoire de Sciences Cognitives et Psycholinguistique at the Ecole Normale Superieure and EHESS in Paris, France
  • Indiana University's Speech Research Laboratory in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences (Prof. David Pisoni)
  • Indiana University's Phonetics Lab in the Department of Linguistics (Prof. Ken de Jong)
  • Rachel Hayes-Harb's Speech Acquisition Lab at the University of Utah
  • Haskins Laboratories
  • UCLA Phonetics Lab
  • UCLA Phonetics Database (with sounds examples)
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