Welcome to the Speech Perception & Acoustics Laboratory

The Speech Perception & Acoustics Laboratory is located in the Department of Speech and Hearing Science at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio.

What we study

  • Regional dialect variation in American English
  • Generational changes in the pronunciation patterns in the United States
  • Sociocultural learning in school-age children
  • Phonological processing in speech-language disorders
  • Second language production and perception

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A brief summary of how we study regional pronunciation patterns targeted at a general audience can be accessed here:

Acoustics of Regionally Accented Speech

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