Publications

Breen, M. (2014). Empirical investigations of the role of implicit prosody in sentence processing. Language and Linguistics Compass. 8(2) 37-50. doi:10.1111/lnc3.12061 pdf

Breen, M., Dilley, L.C., McAuley, J.D., and Sanders, L.D. (2014). Auditory evoked potentials reveal early perceptual effects of distal prosody on speech segmentation. Language, Cognition and Neuroscience. doi:10.1080/23273798.2014.894642 pdf

Breen, M. and Clifton, C., Jr. (2013). Stress matters revisited: A boundary change experiment. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology 66(10), 1896-1909. doi:10.1080/17470218.2013.766899 pdf

Breen, M., Kingston, J., and Sanders, L. D. (2013). Perceptual representations of phonotactically illegal syllables. Attention, Perception, and Psychophysics. 75(1) 101-120. doi:10.3758/s13414-012-0376-y pdf

Breen, M., Dilley, L.C., Kraemer, J., and Gibson, E. (2012). Inter-transcriber reliability for two systems of prosodic annotation: ToBI (Tones and Break Indices) and RaP (Rhythm and Pitch). Corpus Linguistics and Linguistic Theory, 8 (2), 277-312. doi:10.1515/cllt-2012-0011 pdf

Levy, R., Fedorenko, E., Breen, M., and Gibson, E. (2012). The processing of extraposed structures in English. Cognition, 122, 12-36. doi:10.1016/j.cognition.2011.07.012 pdf

Breen, M. and Clifton, Charles (2011). Stress Matters: Effects of Anticipated Lexical Stress on Silent Reading. Journal of Memory and Language, 64 (2), 153-170. doi:10.1016/j.jml.2010.11.001 pdf Materials

Breen, M., Gibson, E. and Watson, D (2011). Intonational phrasing is dependent on the length of semantic dependency. Language and Cognitive Processes, 26 (10), 1532-1562. doi:10.1080/01690965.2010.508878 pdf

Breen, M., Fedorenko, E., Wagner, M., Gibson, E., (2010). Acoustic correlates of information structure. Language and Cognitive Processes, 25 (7), 1044-1098. doi:10.1080/01690965.2010.504378 pdf

Wagner, M., Breen, M., Flemming, E., Shattuck-Hufnagael, S., and Gibson, E. Prosodic Effects of Discourse Salience and Association with Focus. In Proceedings of Speech Prosody 2010, Chicago, IL. pdf

Brugos, A., Veilleux, N., Breen, M., & Shattuck-Hufnagel, S. (2008) The Alternatives (Alt) Tier for ToBI: Advantages of capturing prosodic ambiguity. In Proceedings of Speech Prosody 2008, Campinas, Brazil. pdf

Watson, D., Breen, M., & Gibson, E. (2006). The role of syntactic obligatoriness in the production of intonational boundaries. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory and Cognition, 32 (5), 1045-1056. pdf

Dilley, L., Breen, M. & Bolivar, M., Kraemer, J. and Gibson, E. (2006) A comparison of inter-coder reliability for two systems of prosodic transcriptions: RaP (Rhythm and Pitch) and ToBI (Tones and Break Indices). In Proceedings of the International Conference on Spoken Language Processing, Pittsburgh, PA. pdf