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Indiana University Bloomington

Tessa Bent

Tessa BentAssociate 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

Holt, R. F. and Bent, T. (2017). Children’s use of semantic context in perception of foreign-accented speech. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 60, 223-230.

Bent, T. and Atagi, E. (2017). Perception of nonnative-accented sentences by 5- to 8-year-olds and adults: The role of phonological processing. Language and Speech. 60(1), 110-122.

Bent, T. and Holt, R. F. (2017). Representation of speech variability. Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Cognitive Science. 1–14. doi: 10.1002/wcs.1434

Atagi, E. and Bent, T. (2017). Nonnative accent discrimination with words and sentences. Phonetica. 74 (3), 173-191.

Borrie, S., Baese-Berk, M., Van Engen, K. and Bent, T. (2017). Individual differences in processing speech in adverse listening conditions: A relationship between speech in noise and dysarthric speech. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 141(6), 4660-4667.