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Indiana University Bloomington

Tessa Bent

Tessa BentAssistant Professor (Speech Sciences)

Phone: 812 856 3279

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B.A. 1998 Millersville University
Ph.D. 2005 Northwestern University, Department of Linguistics

Recent Publications

Bent, T., Kewley-Port, D., and Ferguson, S. H. (2010). Across-talker effects on non-native listeners’ vowel perception in noise. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 128 (5), 3142-3151.

Bent, T., Loebach, J. L., Phillips, L., and Pisoni, D. B. (2011). Perceptual adaptation to sinewave-vocoded speech across languages. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance. 37 (5), 1607-1616.

Bent, T. and Holt, R. F. (2013). The influence of talker and foreign-accent variability on word identification. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 133 (3),1677-1686.
Atagi, E. and Bent, T. (accepted). Auditory free classification of nonnative speech. Journal of Phonetics.

Bent, T. (accepted). Children’s perception of foreign-accented words. Journal of Child Language.