Barbara L. Davis: Selected Publications


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  • Davis BL, MacNeilage PF, Matyear CL:, Acquisition of Serial Complexity in Speech Production: A Comparison of Phonetic and Phonological Approaches to First Word Production, Phonetica; 59:75-107, 2002 pdf

    Deborah von Hapsburg and Barbara L. Davis, Auditory Sensitivity and the Prelinguistic Vocalizations of Early-Amplified Infants, J Speech Lang Hear Res; 49: 809 - 822, 2006. pdf

    Davis, B. L., Consistency of consonant patterns by word position, Clinical linguistics & phonetics, vol. 12, 4, pp. 329-348(1 p.1/4), 1998. pdf

    Christina E. Gildersleeve-Neumann, Barbara L. Davis and Peter F. MacNeilage, Contingencies governing the production of fricatives, affricates, and liquids in babbling, Applied Psycholinguistics, 21: 341-363, 2000. pdf

    MacNeilage PF, Davis BL, Deriving Speech from Nonspeech: A View from Ontogeny, Phonetica 2000;57:284-296. pdf

    Davis BL, Jakielski KJ, Marquardt T, Developmental apraxia of Speech: determiners of differential diagnosis, Clinical Linguistics & Phonetics, 1998, vol. 12, no. 1, 25-45. pdf

    Teixeira E.R.; Davis B.L., Early Sound Patterns in the Speech of Two Brazilian Portuguese Speakers, Language and Speech, Volume 45, Number 2, 1 April 2002 , pp. 179-204(26). pdf

    Davis B. L., Morrison H. M., von Hapsburg D., Warner A. D., Early vocal patterns in infants with varied hearing levels, Volta Review, 2005. pdf

    Kern S, Davis B. L., Emergent complexity in early vocal acquisition: Cross linguistic comparison of cononical babbling, Chirotan, I. Coupé, C., Marsico, E. & Pellegrino, F. (Eds.). Approaches to Phonologica, Complexity, Phonology and Phonetics Series, Berlin: Mouton de Gruyter. pdf

    von Hapsburg D., Davis B. L., Frame Dominance in Infants with Hearing Loss, Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 2007. pdf

    MacNeilage P. F., Davis, B. L., Functional organization of speech across the life span: A critique of generative phonology, The Linguistic Review, December, 2005, 22:2-4. pdf

    J.E. Serkhane, J.L. Schwartz, L.J. Boë, B.L. Davis and C.L. Matyear, Infants’ vocalizations analyzed with an articulatory model: A preliminary report, Journal of Phonetics, Volume 35, Issue 3, July 2007, Pages 321-340. pdf

    Marilyn May Vihman, Rory A. DePaolis, Barbara L. Davis, Is There a "Trochaic Bias" in Early Word Learning? Evidence from Infant Production in English and French, Child Development, Vol. 69, No. 4 (Aug., 1998), pp. 935-949. pdf

    Peter F. MacNeilage and Barbara L. Davis, On the Origin of Internal Structure of Word Forms, Science, 288, 527-531. pdf

    P.F. MacNeilage, B.L. Davis, A. Kinney & C.L. Matyear, Origin of Serial-Output Complexity in Speech , Psychological Science, Volume 10 Issue 5 Page 459-460, September 1999. pdf

    Melissa A. Redford, Barbara L. Davis and Risto Miikkulainen, Phonetic variability and prosodic structure in mothers, Infant Behavior & Development 27 (2004) 477–498. pdf

    AD Warner-Czyz, BL Davis, HM Morrison. Production accuracy in a young cochlear implant recipient, The Volta Review, 105 (2), 2005. pdf

    Melissa A. Redford, Barbara L. Davis and Risto Miikkulainen, Phonetic variability and prosodic structure in mothers, Infant Behavior & Development 27 (2004) 477–498. pdf

    Davis, B.L. & MacNeilage, P.F. (2004). The frame/content theory of speech evolution: from lip smacks tosyllables, Primatologie, Volume 6, pp. 305-328. pdf

    Peter F. MacNeilage, Barbara L. Davis, Ashlynn Kinney & Christine L. Matyear, The Motor Core of Speech: A Comparison of Serial Organization Patterns in Infants and Languages, Clinical Linguistics & Phonetics, 2004, vol. 18, no. 2, 127–144. pdf

    Peter F. MacNeilage & Barbara L. Davis, The role of rhythmic cyclicities in infant action development, Developmental Science,Volume 4 Issue 1 Page 79-83, March 2001. pdf

    Marquardt T., Jacks A., Davis B. L., Token-to-token variability in developmental apraxia of speech: three longitudinal case studies, Clinical Linguistics & Phonetics, 2004, vol. 18, no. 2, 127–144. pdf


    University of Texas Home Page Article:

    Learn more about Dr. Davis' research by reading Much More than Babble, a UT feature article.


    University of Texas Public Lecture:

    View one of Dr. Davis' lectures at Take 5.