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Arthur Samuel

Arthur Samuel

Ikerbasque Research Professor

spoken word recognition, speech perception, perception of complex sounds, attention in vision and audition, perceptual learning in speech, bilingual language processing

E-Mail: a.samuel@bcbl.eu
Tel.: +34 943 309 300

Publications

  • Larraza, S., Samuel, A.G., & Oñederra, M.L., ( In Press ) Listening to Accented Speech in a Second Language: First Language and Age of Acquisition Effects. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition.
  • Martin, A.E., Monahan, P.J., & Samuel, A.G., ( In Press ) Prediction of agreement and phonetic overlap shape sublexical identification. Language & Speech. DOI: 10.1177/0023830916650714
  • Larraza, S., Samuel, A.G., & Oñederra, M.L., ( In Press ) Where do dialectal effects on speech processing come from? Evidence from a cross-dialect investigation. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 1-17. DOI: 10.1080/17470218.2015.1124896
  • Samuel, A.G., ( 2016 ) Commentary on “Sentential Influences on Acoustic-Phonetic Processing: A Granger Causality Analysis of Multimodal Imaging Data”. Language, Cognition & Neuroscience, 31:7, 864-868. Doi:10.1080/23273798.2015.1073338
  • Samuel, A.G., ( 2016 ) Lexical representations are malleable for about one second: Evidence for the non-automaticity of perceptual recalibration. Cognitive Psychology, 88, 88-114. Doi: 10.1016/j.cogpsych.2016.06.007
  • Baese-Berk, M., & Samuel, A.G., ( 2016 ) Listeners beware: Speech production may be bad for learning speech sounds. Journal of Memory and Language, 89, 23–36. Doi: 10.1016/j.jml.2015.10.008
  • Ishida, M., Samuel, A.G., & Arai, T., ( 2016 ) Some people are “more lexical” than others. Cognition, 151,68-75. Doi:10.1016/j.cognition.2016.03.008
  • Samuel, A.G., & Frost, R., ( 2015 ) Lexical Support for Phonetic Perception During Non-Native Spoken Word Recognition. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 22, 1746-1752. DOI 10.3758/s13423-015-0847-y
  • Baart, M., & Samuel, A.G., ( 2015 ) Turning a blind eye to the lexicon: ERPs show no cross-talk between lip-read and lexical context during speech sound processing. Journal of Memory & Language, 85, 42-59. doi:10.1016/j.jml.2015.06.00
  • Samuel, A.G., & Larraza, S., ( 2015 ) Does listening to non-native speech impair speech perception? Journal of Memory & Language, 81, 51-71. doi: 10.1016/j.jml.2015.01.003.
  • Baart, M., & Samuel, A.G., ( 2015 ) Early processing of auditory lexical predictions revealed by ERPs. Neuroscience Letters, 585, 98-102. doi:/10.1016/j.neulet.2014.11.044.
  • Gwilliams, L.E., Monahan, P.J., & Samuel, A.G., ( 2015 ) Sensitivity to Morphological Composition in Spoken Word Recognition: Evidence from Grammatical and Lexical Identification Tasks. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory & Cognition, 41(6), 1663–1674. DOI: 10.1037/xlm0000130
  • Zhang, X., & Samuel, A.G., ( 2015 ) The Activation of Embedded Words in Spoken Word Recognition. Journal of Memory and Language, 79-80, 53–75. doi: 10.1016/j.jml.2014.12.001.
  • Urizar, X., & Samuel, A.G. , ( 2014 ) A corpus-based study of fillers among native Basque speakers and the role of Zera. Language & Speech, 57(3), 338-366. DOI: 10.1177/0023830913506422.
  • Mattys, S.L., Barden, K., & Samuel, A.G., ( 2014 ) Extrinsic cognitive load impairs low-level speech perception. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 21:748–754. DOI: 10.3758/s13423-013-0544-7.
  • Pufahl, A., & Samuel, A.G., ( 2014 ) How lexical is the lexicon? Evidence for integrated auditory memory representations. Cognitive Psychology, 70, 1-30. doi: 10.1016/j.cogpsych.2014.01.001.
  • Hu, K., Zhan, J., Li, B., He, S., & Samuel, A.G., ( 2014 ) Multiple cueing dissociates location- and feature-based repetition effects. Vision Research, 101, 73–81. doi: 10.1016/j.visres.2014.05.009.
  • Zhang, X., & Samuel, A.G. , ( 2014 ) Perceptual learning of speech under optimal and adverse conditions. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception & Performance, 40, (1), 200–217. DOI: 10.1037/a0033182.
  • Samuel, A.G., & Lieblich, J., ( 2014 ) Visual speech acts differently than lexical context in supporting speech perception. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 40, (4), 1479–1490. doi: 10.1037/a0036656.
  • Hu, F.K., Fan, Z., Samuel, A.G., & He, S-C., ( 2013 ) Effects of display complexity size on location and feature inhibition. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 75:1619–1632. DOI: 10.3758/s13414-013-0509-y.
  • Samuel, A.G., & Sumner, M., ( 2012 ) Current directions in research on spoken word recognition. In M. Spivey, M. Joanisse, & K. McRae (Eds.), The Cambridge Handbook of Psycholinguistics. New York: Cambridge University Press.
  • Gregg, M.K., & Samuel, A.G. , ( 2012 ) Feature Assignment in Perception of Auditory Figure. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 38, 998-1013. doi: 10.1037/a0026789.
  • Zhang, X., Samuel, A.G., & Liu, S. , ( 2012 ) The perception and the representation of segmental and prosodic Mandarin contrasts in native speakers of Cantonese. Journal of Memory and Language, 66, 438-457. doi:10.1016/j.jml.2011.12.006.
  • Hu, F.K., Samuel, A.G., & Chan, A.S. , ( 2011 ) Eliminating inhibition of return by changing salient nonspatial attributes in a complex environment. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, Vol. 140, No. 1, 35-50. DOI: 10.1037/a0021091.
  • Hu, F.K., & Samuel, A.G. , ( 2011 ) Facilitation versus inhibition in non-spatial attribute discrimination tasks. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, Volume 73, Number 3, 784-796. DOI: 10.3758/s13414-010-0061-y.
  • Harris, A.C., & Samuel, A.G. , ( 2011 ) Perception of Exuberant Exponence in Batsbi: Functional or Incidental? Language, 87, 447-469.
  • Kraljic, T., & Samuel, A.G. , ( 2011 ) Perceptual learning evidence for contextually-specific representations. Cognition, 121, 459-465. doi:10.1016/j.cognition.2011.08.015.
  • Samuel, A.G. , ( 2011 ) Speech perception. Annual Review of Psychology, vol 62:49-72. doi:10.1146/annurev.psych.121208.131643.
  • Samuel, A.G. , ( 2011 ) The lexicon and phonetic categories: Change is bad, change is necessary. In (G. Gaskell and P. Zwitserlood, Eds.), Lexical Representation. A Multidisciplinary Approach. Walter de Gruyter.
  • Galati, A., & Samuel, A.G., ( 2011 ) The role of speech-gesture congruency and delay in remembering action events. Language and Cognitive Processes, 26, 406-436. DOI: 10.1080/01690965.2010.494846.
  • Samuel, A.G., & Kraljic, T. , ( 2009 ) Perceptual learning in speech perception. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 71, 1207-1218.
  • Gregg, M.K., & Samuel, A.G. , ( 2009 ) Semantics versus acoustics: Which is more important in auditory representations? Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 71, 607-619.
  • Sumner, M., & Samuel, A.G. , ( 2009 ) The effect of experience on the perception and encoding of dialect variants. Journal of Memory and Language, 60, 487-501.
  • Kraljic, T., Brennan, S.E., & Samuel, A.G. , ( 2008 ) Accommodating variation: Dialects, idiolects, and speech processing. Cognition, 107, 54-81.
  • Gregg, M.K., & Samuel, A.G. , ( 2008 ) Change deafness and the organizational properties of sounds. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 34, 974-991.
  • Kraljic, T., Samuel, A.G., & Brennan, S.E. , ( 2008 ) First impressions and last resorts: How listeners adjust to speaker variability. Psychological Science, 19, 332-338.
  • Leach, L., & Samuel, A.G. , ( 2007 ) Lexical configuration and lexical engagement: When adults learn new words. Cognitive Psychology, 55, 306-353.
  • Sumner, M., & Samuel, A.G. , ( 2007 ) Lexical inhibition and sublexical facilitation are surprisingly long lasting. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory and Cognition , 33, 769-790.
  • Kraljic, T., & Samuel, A.G. , ( 2007 ) Perceptual adjustments to multiple speakers. Journal of Memory and Language , 56, 1-15.
  • Liu, S., & Samuel, A.G. , ( 2007 ) The role of Mandarin lexical tones in lexical access under different contextual conditions. Language and Cognitive Processes , 22, 566-594.
  • Kraljic, T., & Samuel, A.G. , ( 2006 ) How general is perceptual learning for speech? Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, 13, 262-268.
  • Pitt, M.A., & Samuel, A.G. , ( 2006 ) Word length and lexical activation: Longer is better. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 32, 1120-1135.
  • Sumner, M., & Samuel, A.G. , ( 2005 ) Perception and representation of phonologically-regular variation: The case of final /t/. Journal of Memory and Language , 52, 322-338.
  • Kraljic, T., & Samuel, A.G. , ( 2005 ) Perceptual learning for speech: Is there a return to normal? Cognitive Psychology, 51, 141-178.
  • Liu, S., & Samuel, A.G. , ( 2004 ) Perception of Mandarin lexical tones when f0 information is neutralized. Language and Speech , 47, 109-138.
  • Silverberg, S., & Samuel, A.G. , ( 2004 ) The effect of age of second language acquisition on the representation and processing of second language words. Journal of Memory and Language , 51, 381-398.
  • Samuel, A.G., & Kat, D. , ( 2003 ) Inhibition of return: A graphical meta-analysis of its timecourse, and an empirical test of its temporal and spatial properties. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 10, 897- 906.
  • Samuel, A.G., & Pitt, M.A. , ( 2003 ) Lexical activation (and other factors) can mediate compensation for coarticulation. Journal of Memory and Language , 48, 416-434.
  • Rapp, D.N, & Samuel, A.G. , ( 2002 ) A reason for rhyme: Phonological and semantic influences on lexical access. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 27, 1433-1451
  • Samuel, A.G., & Weiner, S.K. , ( 2001 ) Attentional consequences of object appearance and disappearance. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 27, 1433-1451
  • Samuel, A.G. , ( 2001 ) Editorial Comment. Journal of Memory and Language , 44, 1.
  • Samuel, A.G. , ( 2001 ) Knowing a word affects the fundamental perception of the sounds within it. Psychological Science, 12, 348-351.
  • Samuel, A.G. , ( 2001 ) Some empirical tests of Merge’s architecture. Language and Cognitive Processes, 16, 709-714.
  • Mattys, S. L., & Samuel, A.G. , ( 2000 ) Implications of stress pattern differences in spoken word recognition. Journal of Memory and Language , 42, 571-596.
  • Samuel, A.G. , ( 2000 ) Merge: Contorted architecture, distorted facts, and purported autonomy. Behavioral and Brain Science, 23, 345-346.
  • Samuel, A.G., & Kat, D. , ( 1998 ) Adaptation is automatic. Perception & Psychophysics, 60, 503-510.
  • Samuel, A.G., & Troicki, M. , ( 1998 ) Articulation quality is inversely related to redundancy when children or adults have verbal control. Journal of Memory and Language, 39, 175-194.
  • Mattys, S. L., & Samuel, A.G. , ( 1997 ) How lexical stress affects speech segmentation and interactivity: Evidence from the migration paradigm. Journal of Memory and Language, 36, 87-116.
  • Samuel, A.G. , ( 1997 ) Lexical activation produces potent phonemic percepts. Cognitive Psychology, 32, 97-127.
  • Wurm, L. H., & Samuel, A.G. , ( 1997 ) Lexical inhibition and attentional allocation during speech perception: Evidence from phoneme monitoring. Journal of Memory and Language, 35, 165-187.
  • Samuel, A.G. , ( 1996 ) Does lexical information influence the perceptual restoration of phonemes? Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 125, 28-51. [Reprinted in: T. Harley (Ed.), Psychology of Language, Sage, 2010.]
  • Samuel, A.G., & Kat, D. , ( 1996 ) Early levels of analysis of speech. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 22, 676-694.
  • Samuel, A.G. , ( 1996 ) Phoneme Restoration. Language and Cognitive Processes, 11, 647-653.
  • Pitt, M. A., & Samuel, A.G. , ( 1995 ) Lexical and sublexical feedback in auditory word recognition. Cognitive Psychology, 29, 149-188.
  • Pitt, M. A., &Samuel, A.G. , ( 1993 ) An empirical and meta-analytic evaluation of the phoneme identification task. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 19, 1-27.
  • Samuel, A.G. , ( 1991 ) A further examination of the role of attention in the phonemic restoration illusion. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 43A, 679-699.
  • Samuel, A.G. (Ed.). , ( 1991 ) Modularity of speech and language. In Modularity and the Motor Theory of Speech Perception, I. G. Mattingly and M. Studdert-Kennedy (Eds.). Hillsdale, NJ: Erlbaum.
  • Samuel, A.G. , ( 1991 ) Perceptual degradation due to signal alternation: Implications for auditory pattern processing. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 17, 392-403.
  • Pitt, M. A., & Samuel, A.G. , ( 1990 ) Attentional allocation during speech perception: How fine is the focus? Journal of Memory and Language, 29, 611-632.
  • DeWitt, L. A., & Samuel, A.G. , ( 1990 ) The role of knowledge-based expectations in music perception: Evidence from musical restoration. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 119, 123-144.
  • Pitt, M. A., & Samuel, A.G. , ( 1990 ) The use of rhythm in attending to speech. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 16, 564-573.
  • Samuel, A.G. , ( 1990 ) Using perceptual restoration effects to explore the architecture of perception. In Cognitive Models of Speech Processing: Psycholinguistic and Computational Perspectives, G. Altmann (Ed.). Cambridge, Mass: MIT Press/Bradford Books.
  • Samuel, A.G. , ( 1989 ) Insights from a failure of selective adaptation: Syllable-initial and syllable-final consonants are different. Perception & Psychophysics, 45, 485-493.
  • Samuel, A.G. , ( 1988 ) Central and peripheral representation of whispered and voiced speech. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 14, 379-388.
  • Samuel, A.G. , ( 1987 ) Lexical uniqueness effects on phonemic restoration. Journal of Memory and Language, 26, 36-56.
  • Samuel, A.G., & Tartter, V. C. , ( 1986 ) Acoustic Phonetic Issues in Speech Perception. In Annual Review of Anthropology, Volume 15, pp. 247-273.
  • Samuel, A.G., & Ressler, W. H. , ( 1986 ) Attention within auditory word perception: Insights from the phonemic restoration illusion. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 12, 70-79.
  • Greene, R. L., & Samuel, A.G. , ( 1986 ) Recency and suffix effects in serial recall of musical stimuli. . Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 12, 517-524.
  • Samuel, A.G. , ( 1986 ) Red herring detectors and speech perception: In defense of selective adaptation. Cognitive Psychology, 18, 452-499.
  • Samuel, A.G. , ( 1986 ) The role of the lexicon in speech perception. In E. C. Schwab and H. C. Nusbaum (Eds.), Perception of Speech and Visual Form: Theoretical Issues, Models, and Research, New York: Academic Press.
  • Whalen, D. H., & Samuel, A.G. , ( 1985 ) Phonetic information is integrated across intervening nonlinguistic sounds. Perception & Psychophysics, 37, 579-587.
  • Kat, D., & Samuel, A.G. , ( 1984 ) More adaptation of speech by nonspeech. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 10, 512-525.
  • Samuel, A.G., Kat, D., & Tartter, V. C. , ( 1984 ) Which syllable does an intervocalic stop belong to? A selective adaptation study. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 76, 1652-1663.
  • Tartter, V. C., Kat, D., Samuel, A.G., & Repp, B. H. , ( 1983 ) Perception of intervocalic stop consonants: The contributions of closure duration and formant transitions. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 74, 715-725.
  • Samuel, A.G., van Santen, J. P. H., & Johnston, J. D. , ( 1983 ) Reply to Matthei: We really is worse than you or them, and so are ma and pa. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 9, 321-322.
  • Samuel, A.G. , ( 1982 ) Phonetic prototypes. Perception and Psychophysics, 31, 307-314.
  • Samuel, A.G., van Santen, J. P. H., & Johnston, J. C. , ( 1982 ) The word-letter effect: We is better than I, but worse than you or them. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 8, 91-105.
  • Samuel, A.G. , ( 1981 ) Phonemic restoration: Insights from a new methodology. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 110, 474-494. [Reprinted in: G.T.M. Altmann (Ed.), Psycholinguistics: Critical Concepts in Psychology, Routledge, 2002.]
  • Samuel, A.G. , ( 1981 ) The role of bottom-up confirmation in the phonemic restoration illusion. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 7, 1124-1131.
  • Samuel, A.G. & Newport, E. L. , ( 1979 ) Adaptation of speech by non-speech: Evidence for complex acoustic cue detectors. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 5, 563-578.
  • Samuel, A.G. , ( 1978 ) Organizational vs retrieval factors in the development of digit span. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 26, 308-319.
  • Samuel, A.G. , ( 1977 ) The effect of discrimination training on speech perception: Noncategorical perception. Perception & Psychophysics, 22, 321-330.