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Publications & Posters

Recent Papers

Hunter, E.J., Ferguson, S.H., & Newman, C.A. (2015) Listener estimations of talker age: A meta-analysis of the literatureLogopedics Phoniatrics VocologyEarly online, 1-5. 

Ferguson, S.H. & Quené, H. (2014). Acoustic correlates of vowel intelligibility in clear and conversational speech for young normal-hearing and elderly hearing-impaired listeners. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 135, 3570-3584.

Oder, A., Clopper, C.G., & Ferguson, S.H. (2013) Effects of dialect on vowel acoustics and intelligibility. Journal of the International Phonetic Association, 43, 23-35. 

LaPierre, T.A., Ferguson, S.H., & Jiregna, M.M. (2012) Hearing loss in late life: How couples copeJournal of the Academy of Rehabilitative Audiology, XLV, 75-97. 

Ferguson, S.H. (2012). Talker differences in clear and conversational speech: Vowel intelligibility for listeners with hearing lossJournal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 55, 779-790. 

Ferguson, S.H., Poore, M.A., & Shrivastav, R. Acoustic correlates of reported clear speech strategies. (2010). Journal of the Academy of Rehabilitative Audiology, 43. 45-64.

Selected Poster Presentations

*an asterisk indicates a student project

Ferguson, S.H. (2016, September). Talker gender effects in the Ferguson Clear Speech Database. XXXIII World Congress of Audiology, Vancouver, British Columbia.

*Champougny, C. Ferguson, S.H., & Schilaty, S. (2016, May). Intelligibility of British English for American younger and older adults with and without hearing loss. 171st Meeting for the Acoustical Society of America, Salt Lake City, UT.

*Johnson, E.M., & Ferguson, S.H. (2016, May). Gender and rate effects on speech intelligibility. 171st Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Salt Lake City, UT.

*Morgan, S.D., Jennings, S.G., & Ferguson, S.H. (2016, May). Perceived anger in lear speech: Effect of simulated hearing loss171st Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Salt Lake City, UT.

Ferguson, S.H., Morgan, S.D. Rogers, L.R., & Hunter, E.J. (2014, May) Within-session stability of acoustic features of conversational and clear speech167th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Providence, RI.

Ferguson, S.H., Hunter, E.J., Mellum, C.A., & Rogers, L.R. (2013, June). Listener judgments of age in a single-talker 48-year longitudinal sample. 21st International Congress on Acoustics/165th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Montreal, Canada.

Baldwin, A.B., Ferguson, S.H., & Williams, K. (2009, October). Subjective ratings of foreign-accented speech by older and younger adults. Aging and Speech Communication: An International and Interdisciplinary Conference, Bloomington, IN. 

*Munson, B, Ferguson, S.H., & Connealy, C.L.. (2009, May). Perceived sexual orientation and speech style: A perceptual and acoustic analysis of intentionally clear and conversational speech. 157th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, Portland, OR.

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