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Department of Cognitive Science

Dr Sallyanne Palethorpe

BSc USyd, PhD Macq.

Sallyanne Palethorpe

Senior Research Fellow

Contact Details

Office : 3.733
Phone : +61 2 9850 4131
Fax : +61 2 9850 6059
email : sallyanne.palethorpe@mq.edu.au

External Address

Department of Cognitive Science
Australian Hearing Hub
16 University Avenue
Macquarie University NSW 2109

I also have a profile at the ARC Centre for Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders.

Grants Awarded

  • Macquarie University Strategic Infrastructure Scheme Grant (2015) "Phonetics laboratory research facilities." Proctor, M., Cox, F., Demuth, K., Cupples, L., Harrison, E., Sharma, M., Mannell, R., Yuen, I., Xu, N., Schmidt, E., Kung, C., Nickels, L., Johnson, B., Palethorpe, S., Biedermann, B., Sowman, P., Kinoshita, S., & Tsukada, K. ($88,650)
  • Macquarie University Faculty of Human Sciences Equipment Grant (2014) "Speech studio equipment." Cox, F., Proctor, M., Demuth, K., Crain, S., Xu, N., Slatyer, H., Kruger, J.-L., Mannell, R., Yuen, I., Palethorpe, S., McMahon, C., Barnes, S., Thornton, R., Cupples, L., & Sharma M. ($9,980)
  • Macquarie University Strategic Infrastructure Scheme Grant (2014) "Articulograph for speech research." Proctor, M., Biedermann, B., Cox, F., Cupples, L., Demuth, K., Harrison, E., Johnson, B., Kinoshita, S., Lin, S., Mannell, R., Nickels, L., Palethorpe, S., Sharma, M., Sowman, P., Thompson, B., Tsukada, K., Yuen, I., & Xu, N. ($75,915)
  • Macquarie University Faculty of Human Sciences Equipment Grant Scheme (2013) "Australian English-speaking child language acquisition database". Cox, F., Palethorpe, S., Demuth, K., & McMahon, C. ($9,267)
  • Macquarie University Safety Net Grant (2007) "An Acoustic Phonetic Study of Historical Sound Change in Australian English." Cox, F., & Palethorpe, S. ($19,962)
  • Macquarie University Research Infrastructure Block Grant Scheme (2007) "SonoSite Micromax Ultrasound." Nickels, L., Finkbeiner, M., Coltheart, M., Palethorpe, S., Cox, F., & Harrison, E. ($62,000)

Selected Publications

Books

  • Cassidy, S., Cox, F., Mannell, R., & Palethorpe, S. (Eds.). (2004). Proceedings of the 10th Australian International Conference on Speech Science and Technology. (CD ed.). Sydney, Australia: Macquarie University.
  • Palethorpe, S., & Tabain, M. (Eds.). (2003). Proceedings of the Sixth International Seminar on Speech Production. Sydney, Australia: Macquarie University.

Book Chapters

  • Cox, F., & Palethorpe, S. (2012). Standard Australian English: The sociostylistic broadness continuum. In R. Hickey (Ed.), Standards of English: Codified varieties around the world, studies in language (pp. 294-317). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.
  • Harrington, J., Palethorpe, S., & Watson, C.I. (2005). Deepening or lessening the divide between diphthongs? An analysis of the Queen's annual Christmas Broadcasts. In W.J. Hardcastle & J.M. Beck (Eds.), A Figure of Speech: A Festchrift for John Laver (pp. 227-262). New Jersey: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates.
  • Cox, F., & Palethorpe, S. (2001). The changing face of Australian English vowels. In D.B. Blair & P. Collins (Eds.), Varieties of English Around the World: English in Australia (pp. 17-44). Amsterdam, Netherlands: John Benjamins.

Periodicals

  • Penney, J., Cox, F., Miles, K., & Palethorpe, S. (2018). Glottalisation as a cue to coda consonant voicing in Australian English. Journal of Phonetics, 66, 161-184. doi:10.1016/j.wocn.2017.10.001
  • Cox, F., Palethorpe, S., & Bentink, S. (2014). Phonetic archaeology and 50 years of change to Australian English /i:/. Australian Journal of Linguistics, 34, 50-75. doi:10.1080/07268602.2014.875455
  • Cox, F., Palethorpe, S., Buckley, L., & Bentink, S. (2014). Hiatus resolution and linking /ɹ/ in Australian English. Journal of the International Phonetic Association, 44, 155-178. doi: 10.1017/S0025100314000036
  • Schmalz, X., Marinus, E., Robidoux, S., Palethorpe, S., Castles, A., & Coltheart, M. (2014). Quantifying the reliance on different sublexical correspondences in German and English. Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 26(8), 831-852. doi:10.1080/20445911.2014.968161
  • Pritchard, S.C., Coltheart, M., Palethorpe, S., & Castles, A. (2012). Nonword reading: Comparing dual-route cascaded and connectionist dual-process models with human data. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 38(5), 1268-1288. doi:10.1037/a0026703
  • McGregor, J., & Palethorpe, S. (2008). High Rising Tunes in Australian English: The Communicative Function of L* And H* Pitch Accent Onsets. Australian Journal of Linguistics, 28, 171-193.
  • Cox, F., and Palethorpe, S. (2007). An illustration of the IPA: Australian English. Journal of the International Phonetic Association, 37, 341-350.
  • Palethorpe, S., & Cox, F. (2007). An Illustration of the IPA: Australian English. Journal of the International Phonetic Association, 37(3), 341-350.
  • Palethorpe, S., Watson, C.I., & Barker, R. (2003). Acoustic analysis of monophthong and diphthong production in acquired severe to profound hearing loss. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 114, 1055-1068.
  • Harrington, J., Palethorpe, S., & Watson, C. (2000). Does the Queen speak the Queen's English? Nature, 407, 927-928.
  • Harrington, J., Palethorpe, S., & Watson, C. (2000). Monophthongal vowel changes in Received Pronunciation: an Acoustic Analysis of the Queen's Christmas Broadcasts. Journal of the International Phonetic Association, 30, 63-78.
  • Rastle, K., Harrington, J., Palethorpe, S., & Coltheart, M. (2000). Reading aloud begins when the computation of phonology is complete. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 26, 1178-1191.
  • Palethorpe, S., Wales, R., Clark, J.E., & Senserrick, T. (1996). Vowel classification in children. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 100, 3843-3851.

Published Abstracts

  • Pritchard, S., Palethorpe, S., Castles, A., & Coltheart, M. (2011). Comparing the non-word reading performance of the connectionist dual-process and dual-route cascaded models of reading aloud [Abstract]. Combined abstracts of 2011 Australian Psychology Conferences, 2011, 38.
  • Cox, F., & Palethorpe, S. (2010). Broadness variation in Australian English speaking females [Abstract]. Proceedings of the 13th Australasian International Conference on Speech Science & Technology.
  • Cox, F., & Palethorpe, S. (2008). Nasalisation of /æ/ and sound change in Australian English [Abstract]. Laboratory Phonology 11. [Link]
  • Cox, F., & Palethorpe, S. (2008). Reversal of short front vowel raising in Australian English [Abstract]. Proceedings of Interspeech 2008, 1, 342-345.
  • Cox, F., & Palethorpe, S. (2006). A preliminary acoustic phonetic examination of Lebanese Australian English [Abstract]. Australian Journal of Psychology, 58(Suppl. 1), 5.
  • Croot, K., Palethorpe, S., Stephenson, L., Tree, J., & Deacon, B. (2006). Production of unstressed vowels in foreign accent syndrome: An index of atypical coarticulation or atypical articulatory tension? [Abstract]. Australian Journal of Psychology, 58(Suppl. 1), 5.
  • Lim, L.L., Croot, K., Palethorpe, S. & Coltheart, M. (2005). The effect of multiple productions on the single word production of people with acquired speech sound production difficulties: An analysis of two cases [Abstract]. Brain and Language, 95, 200-201.
  • Onaka, A., Palethorpe, S., Watson, C., & Harrington, J. (2003). An acoustic analysis of domain-initial strengthening effect in Japanese [Abstract]. Proceedings of the Sixth International Seminar on Speech Production, Sydney, Australia.
  • Croot, K., Palethorpe, S., & Crofts, B. (2002). Effects of speech elicitation task on phonological and phonetic processing in three people with impaired speech sound production [Abstract]. Australian Journal of Psychology, 54, 51.
  • Onaka, A., Palethorpe, S., Watson, C., & Harrington, J. (2002). Acoustic and articulatory difference of speech segments at different prosodic positions [Abstract]. Proceedings of the 9th Australian International Conference on Speech Science and Technology.
  • Harrington, J., Palethorpe, S., & Watson, C.I. (2000). Vowel change in Received Pronunciation: evidence from the Queen's English [Abstract]. Proceedings of the 7th Australian International Conference on Speech Science and Technology.
  • Palethorpe, S., Beckman, M.E., Fletcher, J., & Harrington, J. (1999). The contribution of schwa vowels to the prosodic accent contrast in Australian English [Abstract]. Proceedings of the International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, San Francisco.
  • Cox, F., & Palethorpe, S. (1998). Regional variation in the vowels of females adolescents from Sydney [Abstract]. Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Spoken Language Processing.
  • Harrington, J., Beckman, M.E., Fletcher, J., & Palethorpe, S. (1998). An electropalatographic, kinematic and acoustic analysis of supralaryngeal correlates of word and utterance-level prominence contrasts in English [Abstract]. Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Spoken Language Processing.
  • Rastle, K., Harrington, J., Coltheart, M., & Palethorpe, S. (1998). Reading aloud begins when the computation of phonology is complete [Abstract]. 1998 Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Dallas.
  • Watson, C., Harrington, J., & Palethorpe, S. (1998). A kinematic analysis of New Zealand and Australian English vowel spaces [Abstract]. Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Spoken Language Processing.
  • Harrington, J., Beckman, M.E., Fletcher J., & Palethorpe, S. (1997). Kinematic and spectral measures of supralaryngeal correlates of the accent contrast in Australian English high vowels. 134th meeting of the Acoustical Society of America [Abstract]. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 102, 3205.
  • Harrington, J., Beckman, M.E., Fletcher, J., & Palethorpe, S. (1997). Competing hypotheses concerning the articulation of stress in English. 131st meeting of the Acoustical Society of America [Abstract]. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 99, 2494.

Published Conference Proceedings

  • Cox, F., Palethorpe, S., & Miles, K. (2015). The role of contrast maintenance in the temporal structure of the rhyme. In The Scottish Consortium for ICPhS 2015 (Ed.), Proceedings of the 18th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences. Glasgow, UK: University of Glasgow.
  • Cox, F., & Palethorpe, S. (2014). Phonologisation of vowel duration and nasalised // in Australian English. In J. Hay & E. Parnell (Eds.), Proceedings of the 15th Australasian International Conference on Speech Science and Technology (pp. 33-36). Sydney: Australasian Speech Science and Technology Assoc.
  • Lin, S., Palethorpe, S., & Cox, F. (2012). An ultrasound exploration of Australian English /CVl/ words. In F. Cox, K. Demuth, S. Lin, K. Miles, S. Palethorpe, J. Shaw & I. Yuen (Eds.), Proceedings of the 14th Speech Science and Technology Conference (pp. 105-108). Sydney: Australasian Speech Science and Technology Assoc.
  • Bombien, L., Cassidy, S., Harrington, J., John, T., & Palethorpe, S. (2006). Recent developments in the EMU speech database system. In P. Warren and C. Watson (Eds.), Proceedings of the 11th Australasian International Conference on Speech Science and Technology (pp. 313-316). Auckland, New Zealand: Australian Speech Science & Technology Association.
  • Cox, F., & Palethorpe, S. (2004). The Border Effect: Vowel Differences Across the NSW/Victorian Border. In C. Moskovsky (Ed.), Proceedings of the 2003 Conference of the Australian Linguistic Society (pp. 1-14). : http://www.als.asn.au.

Conference Presentations, Colloquia, and other presentations

  • Penney, J., Cox, F., Palethorpe, S., & Miles, K. (2016, December). Glottalisation and coda stop voicing in Australian English. Poster session presented at the 16th Speech Science and Technology Conference (SST2016), Western Sydney University, Parramatta.
  • Penney, J., Cox, F., Palethorpe, S., & Miles, K. (2016, July). Enhancement of glottalisation as a cue to coda stop voicing in Australian English. Paper presented at the Workshop on Sociophonetic Variability in the English Varieties of Australia, Griffith University, Brisbane.
  • Penney, J., Cox, F., Palethorpe, S., & Miles, K. (2015, December). Glottalisation in Australian English: A change in progress. Paper presented at the Australian Linguistic Society Conference, Western Sydney University, Parramatta.
  • Cox, F., Palethorpe, S., Miles, K., & Davies, B. (2014, December). Is there evidence for region specific vowel variation in /hVd/ word list data from AusTalk? Paper presented at the Australian Linguistic Society Conference, Newcastle.
  • Cox, F. & Palethorpe, S. (2014, May). Probablilistic enhancement and Australian English //. Paper presented at the 3rd Workshop on Sound Change, University of California, Berkeley, USA.
  • Bentink, S., Cox, F, & Palethorpe, S. (2013, October). How /ɹ/-like is linking /ɹ/ in Australian English? Paper presented at the 44th Annual Meeting of the Australian Linguistic Society (ALS), Melbourne.
  • Cox, F., & Palethorpe, S. (2013, October). Contrast enhancement and Australian English // change. Paper presented at the 44th Annual Meeting of the Australian Linguistic Society (ALS), Melbourne.
  • Lin, S., Palethorpe, S., & Cox, F. (2012, December). An ultrasound exploration of Australian English /CVl/ words. Paper presented at the 14th International Australasian Conference on Speech Science and Technology (SST), Sydney.
  • Cox, F., & Palethorpe, S. (2012, May). The relationship between oral and nasalised vowels in Australian English // change. Paper presented at the 2nd Workshop on Sound Change, Kloster Seeon, Germany.
  • Pritchard, S.C., Coltheart, M., Palethorpe, S., & Castles, A. (2011, June). Nonword pronunciation: Comparing DRC and CDP+ with human data. Presentation given at the CCD Annual ForsterFest, Macquarie University, Sydney.
  • Pritchard, S.C., Coltheart, M., Palethorpe, S., & Castles, A. (2011, April). Comparing the non-word reading performance of the connectionist dual-process and dual-route cascaded models of reading aloud. Presentation given at the 38th Australasian Experimental Psychology, University of Auckland, New Zealand.
  • Croot, K., Palethorpe, S., Tree, J., Rastle, K., Yen, L., Deacon, B., Brunsdon, R., & Bakker, K. (2010, January). What we can learn about speech motor control from Foreign Accent Syndrome? Paper presented at the European Workshop on Cognitive Neuropsychology, Bressanone, Italy.
  • Croot, K., Palethorpe, S., & McDonald, B. (2009, January). Task effects on phonological and articulatory processing in word production. Presentation given at the European Workshop on Cognitive Psychology, Bressanone.
  • Harrington, J., Palethorpe, S., & Watson, C. (2007, August). Age-related changes in fundamental frequency and formants: longitudinal study of four speakers. Paper presented at the Interspeech 2007, Antwerp, Belgium.
  • Bombien, L., Cassidy, S., Harrington, J., John, T. & Palethorpe, S. (2006, December). Recent Developments in the Emu Speech Database System. Paper presented at the 11th Australasian International Conference on Speech Science and Technology, University of Auckland, New Zealand.
  • Cox, F., & Palethorpe, S. (2006, December). A preliminary acoustic phonetic examination of Lebanese Australian English. Paper presented at the 15th Australian Language and Speech Conference, Macquarie University, Sydney.
  • Cox, F., & Palethorpe, S. (2006, December). Open vowels in Australian English. Paper presented at the 11th Australasian International Conference on Speech Science and Technology, University of Auckland, New Zealand.
  • Croot, K., Palethorpe, S., Stephenson, L., Tree, J., & Deacon, B. (2006, December). Production of unstressed vowels in foreign accent syndrome: An index of atypical coarticulation or atypical articulatory tension? Paper presented at the 15th Australian Language and Speech Conference, Macquarie University, Sydney.
  • McGregor, J., & Palethorpe, S. (2006, December). The Communicative Function of High Rising Tunes in Australian English. Paper presented at the 11th Australasian International Conference on Speech Science and Technology, University of Auckland, New Zealand.
  • Cox, F. & Palethorpe, S. (2006, July). Some phonetic characteristics of Lebanese Australian English. Paper presented at the 37th Annual Conference of the Australian Linguistic Society (ALS), Brisbane.
  • Croot, K., Palethorpe, S., Tree, J., Rastle, K., Stephenson, L., Deacon, B., Brunsdon, R., & Bakker, K. (2006, June). What is the nature of the motor speech disorder in foreign accent syndrome? Paper presented at the International Conference on Speech Motor Control, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.
  • Croot, K., Palethorpe, S., Tree, J., Rastle, K.,Stepehnson, L., Deacon, B., Brunsdon, R., & Bakker, K. (2006, June). What is the nature of the motor speech disorder in foreign accent syndrome? Paper presented at the 5th International Conference on Speech Motor Control, Nijmegen, Holland.
  • Lim, L. L., Croot, K. Palethorpe, S. & Coltheart, M. (2005, October). The effect of multiple productions on the single word production of people with acquired speech sound production difficulties: An analysis of two cases. Poster session presented at the 43rd Annual Meeting of the Academy of Aphasia, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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