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Leona Polyanskaya

Leona Polyanskaya

Postdoctoral Researcher
Marie Curie Fellowship 2018-2020

Second language acquisition, speech perception, turn-taking, speech gestures, inter-speaker syncronization.

E-Mail: l.polyanskaya@bcbl.eu
Tel.: +34 943 309 300 Ext.: 202

Publications

  • Polyanskaya, L., Busa, M.G., & Ordin, M., ( In Press ) Capturing cross-linguistic differences in macro-rhythm: the case of Italian and English. Language and Speech.
  • Ordin, M., Polyanskaya, L., & Soto, D., ( In Press ) Metacognitive processing in language learning tasks is affected by bilingualism. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition.
  • Polyanskaya, L., Samuel, A.G., & Ordin, M., ( In Press ) Regularity in speech rhythm as a social coalition signal. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences.
  • Polyanskaya, L., Samuel, A.G., & Ordin, M., ( In Press ) Speech Rhythm Convergence as a social coalition signal. Evolutionary Psychology.
  • Polyanskaya, L., & Ordin, M., ( 2019 ) The effect of speech rhythm and speaking rate on assessment of pronunciation in second language. Applied Psycholinguistics, 40(3), 795-819. Doi: 10.1017/S0142716419000067
  • Ordin, M., Polyanskaya, L., Gomez, D., & Samuel, A., ( 2019 ) The role of native language and the fundamental design of the auditory system in detecting rhythm changes. Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing Research, 62(4):835-852. Doi: 10.1044/2018_JSLHR-S-18-0299
  • Ordin, M., Polyanskaya, L., Laka, I., & Nespor, M., ( 2017 ) Cross-linguistic differences in the use of durational cues for the segmentation of a novel language. Memory and Cognition, 45(5), 863-876. DOI: 10.3758/s13421-017-0700-9
  • Polyanskaya, L., Ordin, M., & Busa, M., ( 2017 ) Relative Salience of Speech Rhythm and Speech Rate on Perceived Foreign Accent in a Second Language. Language and Speech, 60(3), 333-355. Doi: 10.1177/0023830916648720
  • Polyanskaya, L. , ( 2016 ) Contribution of Prosodic Timing Patterns into Perceived Foreign Accent Saarbruecken: SVH Verlag. ISBN: 978-3-8381-5231-8
  • Ordin, M., Polyanskaya, L., ( 2015 ) Acquisition of English speech rhythm by monolingual children. Interspeech 2015, 3120-3124.
  • Ordin, M., & Polyanskaya, L., ( 2015 ) Acquisition of speech rhythm in a second language by learners with rhythmically different native languages. Journal of Acoustical Society of America 138(2), 533-545. DOI: 10.1121/1.4923359
  • Polyanskaya, L., & Ordin, M., ( 2015 ) Acquisition of speech rhythm in first language. Journal of Acoustical Society of America 138(3), EL199-204. DOI: 10.1121/1.4929616
  • Ordin, M., Polyanskaya, L., & Wagner, P., ( 2015 ) Acquisition of speech rhythm in second language: A cross-linguistic study. In A. Leemann, Kolly, M.-J., Schmid, S., & Dellwo, V. (Eds.) Trends in Phonetics & Phonology in German-speaking Europe. (pp. 331-347). Zurich: Peter Lang.
  • Ordin, M., & Polyanskaya, L., ( 2015 ) Perception of speech rhythm in second language: the case of rhythmically similar L1 and L2. Frontiers in Psychology, 6:316.
  • Polyanskaya, L., ( 2015 ) The effect of early bilingualism on perceived foreign accent. In Proceedings of ICPhS 2015, Glasgow.
  • Ordin, M., & Polyanskaya, L., ( 2014 ) Acquisition of speech rhythm in English by monolingual children and second language learners. Speak Out! Newsletter of the International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language 51, 56-62.
  • Ordin, M., & Polyanskaya, L., ( 2014 ) Development of timing patterns in first and second languages. System 42, 244-257.
  • Polyanskaya, L., Ordin, M., & Ulbrich, C., ( 2013 ) Contribution of timing patterns into perceived foreign accent. In P. Wagner (Ed.). Elektronische Sprachsignalverarbeitung 2013, 71-79. Dresden: TUDpress.
  • Ordin, M., Polyanskaya, L., & Ulbrich, C., ( 2011 ) Acquisition of Timing Patterns in Second Language. Interspeech 2011, 1129-1132.