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Hilger, A., Cole, J., Kim, J.H., Lester-Smith, R., Larson, C. 2020 (in print). The effect of pitch auditory feedback perturbations on the production of anticipatory phrasal prominence and boundary. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research.


Luchkina, T., & Cole, J. 2019. Perception of Word-level Prominence in Free Word Order Language Discourse. Language and Speech, 1–32. [pdf]

Chodroff, E., Cole, J. 2019. 2019. Testing the distinctiveness of intonational tunes: Evidence from imitative
productions in American English. Proc. Interspeech 2019, Graz, Austria. [pdf]

Turner, D., Bradlow, A., Cole, J. 2019. Perception of Pitch Contours in Speech and Nonspeech. Proc. Interspeech 2019, Graz, Austria. [pdf]

Cole, J., Hualde, J. I., Smith, C. L., Eager, C., Mahrt, T. & Napoleão de Souze, R. 2019. Sound , structure and meaning : The bases of prominence ratings in English , French and Spanish. Journal of Phonetics, 75, 113–147. [pdf]

Roettger, T. B., Mahrt, T. & Cole, J. 2019. Mapping prosody onto meaning – the case of information structure in American English. Language, Cognition and Neuroscience. DOI: 10.1080/23273798.2019.1587482 [pdf]

Roettger, T., Franke, M., Cole, J. 2019. Testing the relevance of prenuclear accents for predicting intonational meaning in German. Proc. International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Melbourne. [pdf]

Chodroff, E., Cole, J. 2019. The phonological and phonetic encoding of information structure in American English nuclear accents. Proc. International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Melbourne. [pdf]


Chodroff, E., Cole, J. 2018. Information Structure, Affect, and Prenuclear Prominence in American English. Proc. Interspeech 2018, Hyderabad, India. [pdf]

Im, S., Cole, J., Baumann, S. 2018. The probabilistic relationship between pitch accents and information status in public speech. Proc. Speech Prosody 9, 508-511. [pdf]


Roy, J., Cole, J., Mahrt, T. 2017. Individual differences and patterns of convergence in prosody perception. Laboratory Phonology 8(1): 22, pp. 1–36. [pdf]

Cole, J., Mahrt, T., Roy, J. 2017. Crowd-sourcing prosodic annotation. Computer Speech & Language, 45: 300–325. [pdf]


Luchkina, T., Cole, J. to appear, 2016. Structural and referent-based effects on prosodic expression in Russian. Phonetica. 73: 279-313. [pdf]

Cole, J., Shattuck-Hufnagel, S. 2016. New methods for prosodic transcription: Capturing variability as a source of information. Laboratory Phonology 7(1): 8, pp. 1–29. [pdf]

Kimball, A., Cole, J. 2016. Pitch contour shape matters in memory. Proc. Speech Prosody 8, 1171-1175. [pdf]

Hualde, J.I., Cole, J., Smith, C.L., Eager, C.D., Mahrt, T. Napoleão de Souza, R. 2016. The perception of phrasal prominence in English, Spanish and French conversational speech. Proc. Speech Prosody 8, 459-463. [pdf]

Reichel, U.D. and Cole, J. 2016. Entrainment analysis of categorical intonation representations, Proc. Phonetik und Phonologie, Munich, Germany. [pdf]


Cole, J. 2015. Prosody in Context: A review. Language, Cognition and Neuroscience, 30:1-2, 1-31. [pdf]

Hasegawa-Johnson, M., Cole, J., Jyothi, P., Varshney, L. 2015. Models of dataset size, question design, and cross-language speech perception for speech crowdsourcing applications Laboratory Phonology, 6:3-4, 381-431. [pdf]

Reichel, U., Pörner, N., Nowack, D., Cole, J. 2015. Analysis and classification of cooperative and competitive dialogs. Proc. Interspeech, Dresden. [pdf]

Kimball, A., Cole, J., Dell, G., Shattuck-Hufnagel, S. 2015. Categorical vs. episodic memory for pitch accents in English. Proc. International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Glasgow. [pdf]

Cole, J., Hualde, J.I., Eager, C. Mahrt, T. 2015. On the prominence of accent in stress reversal. Proc. International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Glasgow. [pdf]

Luchkina, T., Jyothi, P. Sharma, V., Cole, J. 2015. Prosodic and structural correlates of perceived prominence in Russian and Hindi. Proc. International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, Glasgow. [pdf]


Cole, J., Mahrt, T., Hualde, J.I. 2014. Listening for sound, listening for meaning: Task effects on prosodic effects on prosodic transcription. Proc. Speech Prosody 7, Dublin. [pdf]

Kimball, A., Cole, J. 2014. Avoidance of stress clash in perception of American English. Proc. Speech Prosody 7, Dublin. [pdf]

Luchkina, T., Cole, J. 2014. Structural and prosodic correlates of prominence in free word order language discourse. Proc. Speech Prosody 7, Dublin. [pdf]

Jyothi, P., Cole, J., Hasegawa-Johnson, M., Puri, V. 2014. An investigation of prosody in Hindi narrative speech. Proc. Speech Prosody 7, Dublin. [pdf]