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Publications

Journal Articles | Invited Papers, Book Chapters, and Conference Proceedings | Conference Presentations

Journal Articles

  • Lau, J.C.Y., Wong, P.C.M., and Chandrasekaran, B. (in press), Interactive effects of linguistic abstraction and stimulus statistics in the online modulation of neural speech encoding, Attention, Perception, and Psychophysics, (A special Issue in honor of the career and contributions of Randy Diehl )
  • Witteman, J., Chen, Y., Pablos-Robles, L., Parafita Couto M.C., Wong, P.C.M., & Schiller, N.O. (2018).  Editorial: (Pushing) the Limits of Neuroplasticity Induced by Adult Language Acquisition.  Frontiers in Psychology, 9, 1806. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2018.01806
  • Maggu, A.R., Wong, P. C. M., Antoniou, M., Bones, O., Liu, H., & Wong F. C. K. (in press). Effects of Combination of Linguistic and Musical Pitch Experience on Subcortical Pitch Encoding. Journal of Neurolinguistics.
  • Deng, Z., Chandrasekaran, B., Wang, S., & Wong, P. C. M. (2018). Training-induced Brain Activation and Functional Connectivity Differentiate Multi-talker and Single-talker Speech Training. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 151, 1-9.  DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.nlm.2018.03.009. PMID: 29535043.
  • Feng, G., Ingvalson, E. M., Grieco-Calub, T. M., Roberts, M. Y., Ryan, M. E., Birmingham, P., Burrowes, D., Young, N., & Wong, P. C. M. (2018). Neural Preservation Underlies Speech Improvement from Auditory Deprivation in Young Cochlear Implant Recipients. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America,115(5), E1022-E1031. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.1717603115. PMCID: PMC5798370. [Press Release]
  • Feng, G., Gan Z., Wang, S., Wong, P. C. M., & Chandrasekaran B. (2017). Task-General and Acoustic-invariant Neural Representation of Speech Categories in the Human Brain. Cerebral Cortex, 1-14. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1093/cercor/bhx195. PMID: 28968658.
  • Bones, O. & Wong, P. C. M. (2017). Congenital Amusics Use a Secondary Pitch Mechanism to Identify Lexical Tones. Neuropsychologia, 104, 48-53. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2017.08.004. PMID: 28782544.
  • Jiang, C., Liu, F., & Wong, P. C. M. (2017). Sensitivity to Musical Emotion is Influenced by Tonal Structure in Congenital Amusia. Scientific Reports, 7(1), 7624. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-08005-x. PMCID: PMC5548738.
  • Wong, P. C. M., Vuong, L. C., & Liu, K. (2017). Personalized Learning: From Neurogenetics of Behaviors to Designing Optimal Language Training. Neuropsychologia, 98, 192-200. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2016.10.002. PMCID: PMC5380587.
  • Ingvalson, E., Nowicki, C., Zong, A., & Wong, P. C. M. (2017). Non-native Speech Learning in Older Adults. Frontiers in Psychology, 8, 148. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2017.00148. PMCID: PMC5300966.
  • Liu, F., Jiang, C., Francart, T., Chan, A. H., & Wong, P. C. M. (2017). Perceptual Learning of Pitch Direction in Congenital Amusia. Music Perception: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 34(3), 335-351. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1525/mp.2017.34.3.335.
  • Lau, J. C. Y., Wong, P. C. M., & Chandrasekaran, B. (2017). Context-dependent Plasticity in the Subcortical Encoding of Linguistic Pitch Patterns. Journal of Neurophysiology, 117(2), 594-603. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1152/jn.00656.2016. PMCID: PMC5288475.
  • Maggu, A. R., Liu, F., Antoniou, M. & Wong, P. C. M. (2016). Neural Correlates of Indicators of Sound Change in Cantonese: Evidence from Cortical and Subcortical Processes. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 10, 652. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fnhum.2016.00652. PMCID: PMC5179532.
  • Antoniou, M., Ettlinger, M., & Wong, P. C. M. (2016). Complexity, Training Paradigm Design, and the Contribution of Memory Subsystems to Grammar Learning. PloS ONE, 11(7), e0158812. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0158812. PMCID: PMC4938220
  • Liu, F., Chan, A. H. D., Ciocca, V., Roquet, C., Peretz, I. & Wong, P. C. M. (2016). Pitch Perception and Production in Congenital Amusia: Evidence from Cantonese Speakers. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 140(1), 563-575. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1121/1.4955182. PMCID: PMC4958102.
  • Zhang, F., Jiang, W., Wong, P. C. M., & Wang, J. P. (2016). A Bayesian Probit Model with Spatially Varying Coefficients for Brain Decoding Using fMRI Data. Statistics in Medicine, 35(24), 4380-4397. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/sim.6999. PMCID: PMC5048521.
  • Ettlinger, M., Morgan‐Short, K., Faretta‐Stutenberg, M., & Wong, P. C. M. (2016). The Relationship between Artificial and Second Language Learning. Cognitive Science, 40(4), 822-847.DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/cogs.12257. PCMID: PMC4723295.
  • Deng, Z., Chandrasekaran, B., Wang, S., & Wong, P. C. M. (2016). Resting-state Low-frequency Fluctuations Reflect Individual Differences in Spoken Language Learning. Cortex, 76, 63-78. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cortex.2015.11.020. PMCID: PMC4777637.
  • Antoniou, M., & Wong, P. C. M. (2016). Varying Irrelevant Phonetic Features Hinders Learning of the Feature Being Trained. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 139(1), 271-278. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1121/1.4939736. PMCID: PMC4714982.
  • Antoniou, M., To, C. K. S., & Wong, P. C. M. (2015). Auditory Cues That Drive Language Development Are Language Specific: Evidence from Cantonese. Applied Psycholinguistics, 36(06), 1493-1507. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0142716414000514.
  • Antoniou M., Liang, E., Ettlinger, M., & Wong, P. C. M. (2015). The Bilingual Advantage in Phonetic Learning. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, 18(04), 683-695. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1366728914000777.
  • Antoniou, M. & Wong, P. C. M. (2015). Poor Phonetic Perceivers Are Affected by Cognitive Load When Resolving Talker Variability. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 138(2), 571-74. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1121/1.4923362. PMCID: PMC4529436.
  • Antoniou, M., Wong, P. C. M., Wang, S. (2015). The Effect of Intensified Language Exposure on Accommodating Talker Variability. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 58(3), 722-7. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1044/2015_JSLHR-S-14-0259. PMCID: PMC4610280.
  • Ingvalson, E., Dhar, S., Wong, P. C. M., Liu, H. (2015). Working Memory Training To Improve Speech Perception in Noise across Languages. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 137(6), 3477-3486. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1121/1.4921601. PMCID: PMC4474942.
  • Morgan-Short, K., Deng, Z., Brill-Schuetz, K. A., Faretta-Stutenberg, M., Wong, P. C. M., & Wong, F. C. K. (2015). A View of the Neural Representation of Second Language Syntax through Artificial Language Learning Under Implicit Contexts of Exposure. Studies in Second Language Acquisition, 37(2), 383-419. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0272263115000030.
  • Zhang, F., Wang, J.-P., Kim, J., Parrish, T., Wong, P. C. M. (2015). Decoding Multiple Sound Categories in the Human Temporal Cortex Using High Resolution fMRI. PLoS ONE, 10(2):e0117303. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0117303. PMCID: PMC4333227.
  • Liu, F., Maggu, A. R., Lau, J. C., Wong, P. C. M. (2015). Brainstem Encoding of Speech and Musical Stimuli in Congenital Amusia: Evidence from Cantonese Speakers. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 8,1029. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fnhum.2014.01029. PMCID: PMC4297920.
  • Ingvalson, E. M., Young, N., Wong, P. C. M. (2014). Auditory-Cognitive Training Improves Language Performance in Prelingually Deafened Cochlear Implant Recipients. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, 78(10), 1624-31. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijporl.2014.07.009. PMCID: PMC4162809.
  • Ettlinger, M., Bradlow, A., & Wong, P. C. M. (2014). Variability in the Learning of Complex Morphophonology. Applied Psycholinguistics, 35(4), 807-831. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0142716412000586.
  • Perrachione, T. K., Stepp, C. E., Hillman, R. E., & Wong, P. C. M. (2014). Talker Identification across Source Mechanisms: Experiments with Laryngeal and Electrolarynx Speech. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 57(5), 1651-65. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1044/2014_JSLHR-S-13-0161. PMCID: PMC4655826.
  • Skoe, E., Chandrasekaran, B., Spitzer, E., Wong, P. C. M., Kraus, N. (2014). Human Brainstem Plasticity: The Interaction of Stimulus Probability and Auditory Learning. Neurobiology of Learning and Memory, 109, 82-93. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.nlm.2013.11.011. PMID: 24291573.
  • Ingvalson, E.M., Ettlinger, M., & Wong, P. C. M. (2014). Bilingual Speech Perception and Learning: A Review of Recent Trends. International Journal of Bilingualism, 18(1), 35-47. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1177/1367006912456586.
  • Morgan-Short, K., Faretta-Stutenberg, M., Brill-Schuetz, K. A., Carpenter, H., & Wong, P. C. M. (2014). Declarative and Procedural Memory as Individual Differences in Second Language Acquisition. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, 17(1), 56-72.  DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S1366728912000715.
  • Liu, F., Livengood, S. L., Jiang, C., Chan, A. H., & Wong, P. C. M. (2013). Individuals with Congenital Amusia Respond to Fractal Music Differently from Normal Listeners. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 134(5), 3995-3995. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1121/1.4830571.
  • Liu, F., Jiang, C., Francart, T., Chan, A. H., & Wong, P. C. M. (2013). Training Mandarin-speaking Amusics to Recognize Pitch Direction: Pathway to Treat Musical Disorders in Congenital Amusia?. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 134(5), 4064-4064. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1121/1.4830834.
  • Antoniou, M., Gunasekera, G., & Wong, P. C. M. (2013). Foreign Language Training as Cognitive Therapy for Age-Related Cognitive Decline: A Hypothesis for Future Research. Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews, 37(10 Pt 2), 2689-98. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neubiorev.2013.09.004. PMCID: PMC3890428.
  • Ingvalson, E. M., Barr, A. M., & Wong, P. C. M. (2013). Poorer Phonetic Perceivers Show Greater Benefit in Phonetic-phonological Speech Learning. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 56, 1045-50. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1044/1092-4388(2012/12-0024). PMID: 23275405.
  • Wong, P. C. M., Ettlinger, M., & Zheng, J. (2013). Linguistic Grammar Learning and DRD2-TAQ-IA Polymorphism. PLoS ONE, 8(5), e64983. PMCID: PMC3669058. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0064983. PMCID: PMC3669058.
  • Ingvalson, E. M. & Wong, P. C. M. (2013). Training to Improve Language Outcomes in Cochlear Implant Recipients. Frontiers in Psychology, 4(263). DOI: http://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00263. PMCID: PMC3653161.
  • Ingvalson, E. M., Lee, B., Fiebig, P. & Wong, P. C. M. (2013). The Effects of Short-Term Computerized Speech-In-Noise Training on Post-Lingually Deafened Adult Cochlear Implant Recipients. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 56, 81-88. DOI: http://doi.org/10.1044/1092-4388(2012/11-0291). PMID: 22744139.
  • Wong, P. C. M., Chan, A. H. D., & Margulis, E. H. (2012). Effects of Mono- and Bi-cultural Experiences on Auditory Perception. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1252, 158-162. http://doi.org/10.1111/j.1749-6632.2012.06407.x. PMID: 22524354.
  • Wong, P. C. M., Morgan-Short, K., Ettlinger, M., & Zheng, J. (2012). Linking Neurogenetics and Individual Differences in Language Learning: The Dopamine Hypothesis. Cortex, 48(9), 1091-102. DOI: http://doi.org/10.1016/j.cortex.2012.03.017.PMCID: PMC3965203.
  • Wong, P. C. M., Chandrasekaran, B., & Zheng, J. (2012). The Derived Allele of ASPM Is Associated with Lexical Tone Perception. PLoS ONE, 7(4), e34243. DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0034243. PMCID: PMC3328485.
  • Wong, P. C. M., Ciocca, V., Chan, A. H. D., Ha, L. Y. Y., Tan, L. H., & Peretz, I. (2012). Effects of Culture on Musical Pitch Perception. PLoS ONE, 7(4), e33424. DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0033424. PMCID: PMC3324485.
  • Sheppard, J. P., Wang, J. P., & Wong, P. C. M. (2012). Large-Scale Cortical Network Properties Predict Future Sound-To-Word Learning Success. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 24(5), 1087-1103. DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1162/jocn_a_00210. PMCID: PMC3736731.
  • Chandrasekaran, B., Kraus, N., & Wong, P. C. M. (2012). Human Inferior Colliculus Activity Relates To Individual Differences in Spoken Language Learning. Journal of Neurophysiology, 107(5), 1325-1336. DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1152/jn.00923.2011. PMCID: PMC3311681.
  • Ettlinger, M., Margulis, E. H., & Wong, P. C. M. (2011). Implicit Memory in Music and Language. Frontiers in Psychology, 2(211). DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2011.00211. PMCID: PMC3170172.
  • Wong, P. C. M., Chan, A. H. D., Roy, A., & Margulis, E. H. (2011). The Bimusical Brain Is Not Two Monomusical Brains In One: Evidence From Musical Affective Processing. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 23(12), 4082-4093. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1162/jocn_a_00105. PMID: 21812560.
  • Chandrasekaran, B., Chan, A. H. D., & Wong, P. C. M. (2011). Neural Processing Of What and Who Information in Speech. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 23(10), 2690-2700. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1162/jocn.2011.21631. PMID: 21268667.
  • Wong, P. C. M., & Ettlinger, M. (2011). Predictors of Spoken Language Learning. Journal of Communication Disorders, 44(5), 564-567. DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcomdis.2011.04.003. PMCID: PMC3162122.
  • Perrachione, T., Lee, J., Ha, L., & Wong, P. C. M. (2011). Learning a Novel Phonological Contrast Depends on Interactions Between Individual Differences and Training Paradigm Design. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 130(1), 461-472. DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1121/1.3593366. PMCID: PMC3155595.
  • Wong, F. C. K., Chandrasekaran, B., Garibaldi, K., & Wong, P. C. M. (2011). White Matter Anisotropy in the Ventral Language Pathway Predicts Sound-to-word Learning Success. Journal of Neuroscience, 31(24), 8780-8785. DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.0999-11.2011. PMCID: PMC3142920.
  • Sheppard, J. P., Wang, J. P., & Wong, P. C. M. (2011). Large-Scale Cortical Functional Organization and Speech Perception across the Lifespan. PLoS ONE, 6(1), e16510. DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0016510. PMCID: PMC3031590.
  • Chandrasekaran, B., Sampath, P., & Wong, P. C. M. (2010). Individual Variability in Cue-Weighting and Lexical Tone Learning. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 128(1), 456-465. DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1121/1.3445785. PMCID: PMC2921440.
  • Wong, P. C. M., Ettlinger, M., Sheppard, J., Gunasekera, G., & Dhar, S. (2010). Neuroanatomical Characteristics and Speech Perception in Noise in Older Adults. Ear and Hearing, 31(4), 471-479. DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1097/AUD.0b013e3181d709c2. PMCID: PMC2919052.
  • Perrachione, T. K., Chiao, J. Y., & Wong, P. C. M. (2010). Asymmetric Cultural Effects on Perceptual Expertise Underlie an Own-Race Bias For Voices. Cognition, 114, 42-55. DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cognition.2009.08.012. PMCID: PMC2784142.
  • Wong, P. C. M., Roy, A. K., & Margulis E. H. (2009). Bimusicalism: The Implicit Dual Enculturation of Cognitive and Affective Systems. Music Perception, 27(2), 81-88. DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1525/mp.2009.27.2.81. PMCID: PMC2907111.
  • Perrachione, T. K., Pierrehumbert, J. B., & Wong, P. C. M. (2009). Differential Neural Contributions to Native- and Foreign-Language Talker Identification. Journal of Experimental Psychology - Human Perception and Performance, 25, 1950-60. DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1037/a0015869. PMCID: PMC2792570.
  • Wong, P. C. M., Perrachione, T. K., & Margulis, E. H. (2009). Effects of Asymmetric Cultural Experiences on the Auditory Pathway: Evidence from Music. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1169, 157-163. DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1111/j.1749-6632.2009.04548.x. PMCID: PMC2906120.
  • Wong, P. C. M., Jin, J. X., Gunasekera, G. M., Abel, R., Lee, E. R., & Dhar. S. (2009). Aging and Cortical Mechanisms of Speech Perception in Noise. Neuropsychologia47, 693-703. DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2008.11.032. PMCID: PMC2649004.
  • Wong, P. C. M., Perrachione, T. K., Gunasekera, G., & Chandrasekaran, B. (2009). Communication Disorders in Speakers of Tone Languages: Etiological Bases and Clinical Considerations. Seminars in Speech and Language, 30(3), 162-173. DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1055/s-0029-1225953. PMCID: PMC2805066.
  • Warrier, C. M., Wong, P. C. M., Penhune, V. B., Zatorre, R. J., Parrish, T. B., Abrams, D. A., & Kraus. N. (2009). Relating Structure to Function: Heschl's Gyrus and Acoustic Processing. Journal of Neuroscience, 29, 61-69. DOI: https://dx.doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.3489-08.2009. PMCID: PMC3341414.
  • Margulis, E. H., Mlsna, L. M., Uppunda, A. K., Parrish, T. B., & Wong, P. C. M. (2009). Selective Neurophysiologic Responses to Music in Instrumentalists with Different Listening Biographies. Human Brain Mapping, 30, 267-275. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hbm.20503. PMID: 18072277.
  • Wong, P. C. M., Warrier, C. M., Penhune, V. B., Roy, A. K., Sadehh, A., Parrish, T. B., & Zatorre, R. J. (2008). Volume of Left Heschl’s Gyrus and Linguistic Pitch Learning. Cerebral Cortex, 18, 828-836. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1093/cercor/bhm115. PMCID: PMC2805072. [Media Coverage]
  • Wong, P. C. M., Uppunda, A. K., Parrish, T. B., & Dhar, S. (2008). Cortical Mechanisms of Speech Perception in Noise. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 51, 1026-1041. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1044/1092-4388(2008/075). PMID: 18658069.
  • Song, J., Skoe, E., Wong, P. C. M., & Kraus, N. (2008). Plasticity in the Adult Human Auditory Brainstem Following Short-Term Linguistic Training. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 20, 1892-1902. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1162/jocn.2008.20131. PMCID: PMC2829864.
  • Wong, P. C. M., Skoe, E., Russo, N. M., Dees, T., & Kraus, N. (2007). Musical Experience Shapes Human Brainstem Encoding of Linguistic Pitch Patterns. Nature Neuroscience, 10, 420-422. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1038/nn1872. PMCID: PMC4508274. [Media Coverage]
  • Wong, P. C. M., Perrachione, T. K., & Parrish, T. B. (2007). Neural Characteristics of Successful and Less Successful Speech and Word Learning in Adults. Human Brain Mapping, 28(10), 995-1006. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/hbm.20330. PMID: 17133399.
  • Wong, P. C. M., & Perrachione, T. K. (2007).  Learning Pitch Patterns in Lexical Identification by Native English-Speaking Adults. Applied Psycholinguistics, 28, 565-585. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1017/S0142716407070312.
  • Wong, P. C. M. (2007). Changes in Speech Production in an Early Deafened Adult with a Cochlear Implant. International Journal of Language and Communication Disorders, 42, 387-405. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/13682820600988868. PMID: 17613096.
  • Perrachione, T. K., & Wong, P. C. M. (2007). Learning to Recognize Speakers of a Non-Native Language: Implications for the Functional Organization of Human Auditory Cortex. Neuropsychologia, 45, 1899-1910. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2006.11.015. PMID: 17258240.
  • Wong, P. C. M., Parsons, L. M., Martinez, M., & Diehl, R. L. (2004). The Role of the Insular Cortex in Pitch Pattern Perception: The Effect of Linguistic Contexts. Journal of Neuroscience, 24, 9153-9160. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.2225-04.2004. PMID: 15483134.
  • Wong, P. C. M., Nusbaum, H. C., & Small, S. L. (2004). Neural Bases of Talker Normalization. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 16, 1173-1184. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1162/0898929041920522. PMID: 15453972.
  • Peach, R. K., & Wong, P. C. M. (2004). Integrating the Message Level into Treatment for Agrammatism Using Story Retelling. Aphasiology, 18, 429-441. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/02687030444000147.
  • Wong, P. C. M., & Diehl, R. L. (2003). Perceptual Normalization of Inter- And Intra-talker Variation in Cantonese Level Tones. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 46, 413-421. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1044/1092-4388(2003/034). PMID: 14700382.
  • Wong, P. C. M. (2002). Hemispheric Specialization of Linguistic Pitch Patterns. Brain Research Bulletin, 59, 83-95. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/S0361-9230(02)00860-2. PMID: 12379438.
  • Wong, P. C. M., & Diehl, R. L. (2002). How Can The Lyrics of a Song in a Tone Language Be Understood?. Psychology of Music, 30, 202-209. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1177/0305735602302006.

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Invited Papers, Book Chapters, and Conference Proceedings

  • Maggu, A. R., Zong, W., Law, V., & Wong, P. C. M. (2018). Learning two tone languages enhances the brainstem encoding of lexical tones. Proceedings of the Interspeech, September, 2018, Hyderabad, India.
  • Maggu, A. R., Wong, P. C. M., Liu, H., & Wong, F. C. K. (2018). Experience-dependent influence of music and language on lexical pitch learning is not additive. Proceedings of the Interspeech, September, 2018, Hyderabad, India.
  • Ingvalson, E. M., & Wong, P. C. M. (2016). Auditory Training: Predictors of Success and Optimal Training Paradigms. In N. M. Young & K. I. Kirk (Eds.), Pediatric Cochlear Implantation (pp. 293–297). Springer New York. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4939-2788-3_19.
  • Wong, K. H., Yeung, Y. T., Chan, E. H. Y., Wong, P. C. M., Levow, G.-A., & Meng, H. (2015). Development of a Cantonese Dysarthric Speech Corpus. Proceedings of the Interspeech, September, 2015, Dresden, Germany.
  • Wong, K. H., Yeung, Y. T., Wong, P. C. M., Levow, G.-A., & Meng, H. (2015). Analysis of Dysarthric Speech Using Distinctive Feature Recognition. Proceedings of 6th Workshop on Speech and Language Processing for Assistive Technologies (SLPAT), September, 2015, Dresden, Germany.
  • Chen A., Chen A., Kager, R., & Wong, P. C. M. (2014). Rises and Falls in Dutch and Mandarin Chinese. Proceedings of the 4th International Symposium on Tonal Aspects of Languages (TAL 2014), May 2014, Nijmegen, the Netherlands.
  • Wong, P. C. M., & Antoniou, M. (2014). The Neurophysiology of Tone: Four Decades of Research. Proceedings of the 4th International Symposium on Tonal Aspects of Languages (TAL 2014), May 2014, Nijmegen, the Netherlands.
  • Liu, F., Livengood, S. L., Jiang, C., Chan, A. H. D., & Wong, P. C. M. (2013). How Does Fractal Music ("Self-similarity" or Predictability) Sound to You If You Are Amusic?. 166th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America Lay Language Papers, December 2013, San Francisco, CA.
  • Antoniou, M. & Wong, P. C. M. (2013). Do Bilinguals Possess An Advantage For Phonetic Learning? In ISB Local Organizing Committee (Ed.), 9th International Symposium on Bilingualism (ISB9): 10-13 June 2013 Singapore: Abstracts. Singapore: Nanyang Technological University.
  • Wong, F. C. K., Chandrasekaran, B., Garibaldi, K., & Wong, P. C. M. (2011). Acquisition of Foreign Phonetic Contrasts Mediated by White Matter Connectivity. Proceedings of the 17th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, August 2011, Hong Kong.
  • Wong, P. C. M. (2010). Neuroimaging and the Listening Brain. ASHA Leader. July 2010.
  • Ettlinger, M., Bradlow, A. R., & Wong, P. C. M. (2009). The Persistence And Destruction of Opaque Interactions. Proceedings of the 45th Annual Meeting of the Chicago Linguistics Society. Chicago Linguistics Society, Chicago, IL.
  • Lee, J., Perrachione, T., Dees, T. & Wong, P. C. M. (2007). Differential Effects of Stimulus Variability and Learners’ Pre-Existing Pitch Perception Ability in Lexical Tone Learning By Native English Speakers. Proceedings of International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, August 2007, Saarbrücken.
  • Wong, P. C. M. (2006). Bilingualism and Aphasia. In K. Brown (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Language & Linguistics (Second Edition) (pp. 12–16). Oxford: Elsevier. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/B0-08-044854-2/02377-4.
  • Wong, P. C. M., Lee, K. M., & Parrish, T. B. (2005).  Neural Bases of Listening to Speech in Noise. Proceedings of Interspeech 2005 - Eurospeech - 9th European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology, September 2005, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • Alexander, J., Wong, P. C. M., & Bradlow, A. (2005). Lexical Tone Perception in Musicians and Nonmusicians. Proceedings of Interspeech 2005 - Eurospeech - 9th European Conference on Speech Communication and Technology, September 2005, Lisbon, Portugal.
  • Wong, P. C. M. (2005). Neurophysiologic Correlates and Disorders of Lexical Tones. Perspectives on Neurophysiology and Neurogenic Speech and Language Disorders, 15(2), 15-19.
  • Wong, P. C. M. (1999). The Effect Of Downdrift in the Production and Perception of Cantonese Level Tone. Proceedings of the XIVth International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, 3, 2395-2398, August 1999, San Francisco, CA.
  • Wong, P. C. M., & Diehl, R. L. (1999). The Effect of Reduced Tonal Space in Parkinsonian Speech on the Perception of Cantonese Tones. Proceedings of the 137th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America and the 2nd Convention of the Convention of the EAA, 4aSCba(1-4), March 1999, New York.
  • Wong, P. C. M., & Diehl, R. L. (1999). How Parkinson's Disease affects Tone Language and Tells Us About Tone Comprehension. The 137th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America ASA/EAA/DAGA Meeting Lay Language Papers.
  • Wong, P. C. M., & Diehl, R. L. (1998). Effects of Spectral Distance on Vowel Perception. Proceedings of the 16th International Congress of Acoustics and the 135th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, June 1998, Seattle, WA.
  • Wong, P. C. M., & Diehl, R. L. (1998). Effects of Speaking Fundamental Frequency on the Normalization of Cantonese Level Tones. Proceedings of the 16th International Congress of Acoustics and the 135th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, June 1998, Seattle, WA.

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Conference Presentations

  • XU, E. S., Song, Y. S., & Wong, P. C. M. (2018) Investigating Syntactic Transfer at the Initial Stage of Third Language Acquisition: The Role of Typological Closeness. The UIC Bilingualism Forum. Oct 11-12, 2018, Chicago, IL.
  • Wang, L. C., Kalashnikova, M., Kager, R., & Wong, P. C. M. (2018) Acoustic qualities of intonation and tone in Cantonese infant-directed speech. Asia-Pacific BabyLab Constellation Conference 2018, October 4-5, 2018, Singapore.
  • Feng, Y., Kalashnikova, M., Kager, R., & Wong, P. C. M. (2018). Cross-talker Lexical Tone Discrimination in Infancy. Asia-Pacific BabyLab Constellation Conference 2018, October 4-5, 2018, Singapore.
  • Leung, V. W. Y., Siu, S. W. L., Wong, P. C. M., Chan, A. W. S., and Zhang C. (2018). Neural deficits of classifier processing in Cantonese-speaking children with specific language impairment. Hong Kong Speech and Hearing Symposium, Hong Kong, 1-4 November 2018.
  • Burnham, D., Singh, L., Kasisopa, B., Wong, P. C. M., Fu, C., Wewalaarachchi, D., Liu, L., Onsuwan, C., Chen, A., Kalashnikova, M. (2018). The Tone Atlas, Step2: Perceptual Salience of Thai, Cantonese, Beijing and Singaporean Mandarin Tones for Tone and Non-Tone Language Listeners. The 28th Annual Meeting of the Southeast Asian Linguistics Society. May 17-19, 2018, Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
  • Burnham, D., Singh, L., Kasisopa, B., Wong, P. C. M., Fu, C., Wewalaarachchi, D., Liu, L., Onsuwan, C., Chen, A., Kalashnikova, M. (2017). The Tone Atlas, Step1: Perceptual Salience of Thai, Cantonese, Beijing and Singaporean Mandarin Tones for Thai Adults. The 11th International Seminar on Speech Production. Oct 16-19, 2017, Tianjin, China.
  • Kang, X., Wong, K., & Wong, P. C. M. (2017). Do Subject-internal Factors Predict Third Language Acquisition? Preliminary Evidence From a Corpus of Cantonese Learners of Modern Languages. The 4th Learner Corpus Research Conference. Oct 5-7, 2017, Bolzano/Bozen, Italy.
  • Maggu, A. R., & Wong, P. C. M. (2017). Complexity Drives Speech Sound Development: Evidence from Artificial Language Training. The International Conference on Cognitive Science. September 1-3, 2017, Taipei, Taiwan
  • Feng, G., Yong, N., Ingvalson, E. M., Grieco-Calub, T. M., Roberts, M., & Wong, P. C. M. (2017). Morphological Neural Preservation Underlies Speech Perception Improvement in Young Cochlear Implant Recipients. CI 2017 Pediatric 15th Symposium on Cochlear Implants in Children. July 26-29, 2017, San Francisco, USA.
  • Deng, Z., Wong, P. C. M., Ingvalson, E. M., & Young, N. (2017). White Matter Anisotropy in the Left Anterior Superior Temporal Region Predicts Speech Perception Improvement in Young Cochlear Implant Recipients. CI 2017 Pediatric 15th Symposium on Cochlear Implants in Children. July 26-29, 2017, San Francisco, USA.
  • Liu, F., & Wong, P. C. M. (2017). Musical Experience Affects Tone Merging in Cantonese speakers: The Relationship between Perception and Production. The Experimental Psychology Society Meeting. July 12-14, 2017, Reading, UK.
  • Chan, A. H. D., Ching, A., Wong, G., Yi, H.-G., Wong, P. C. M. & Wong, F. C. K. (2017). Cognitive Precursors for Learning and Reading Performance in Two Different Languages: A Study With Artificial Language Scripts. The 11th International Symposium on Bilingualism. June 11-15, 2017, Ireland.
  • Zhang, L., Li, Y. A., Leung, C. W., & Wong, P. C. M. (2017). Processing Chinese Relative Clauses with Different Lengths of Adverbials. The First International Conference on Theoretical East Asian Psycholinguistics (ICTEAP-1). March 10-12, 2017, Hong Kong.
  • Lau, J. C. Y., Wong, P. C. M., & Chandrasekaran, B. (2016). Online Modulation of Neural Pitch Encoding in Tone Language Speakers at Subcortical Levels. 8th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Neurobiology of Language. August 17-20, 2016, London, UK.
  • Wong, P. C. M. (2016). Brain and Language: A Reciprocal Relationship. American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) 2016 Annual Meeting. February 11-15, 2016, Washington, D.C., USA.
  • Jiang, C., Liu, F., & Wong, P. C. M. (2016). Reduced Cultural Sensitivity to Perceived Musical Tension in Congenital Amusia. 14th International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition (ICMPC). July 5-9, 2016, San Francisco, USA.
  • Liu, F., Yin, Y., Chan, A. H. D., Yip, V., & Wong, P. C. M. (2016). Individuals with Congenital Amusia Show Impaired Talker Adaptation in Speech Perception. 14th International Conference on Music Perception and Cognition (ICMPC). July 5-9, 2016, San Francisco, USA.
  • Lau, J. C. Y., Wong, P. C. M. (2015). Attentive Versus Pre-attentive Neural Processing of Allophony and Phonemic Contrast. 7th Annual Meeting of the Society for the Neurobiology of Language. October 15-17, 2015, Chicago, IL.
  • Deng, Z., Chandrasekaran, B., Wang, S., & Wong, P. C. M. (2015). A Combined Task-Free and Task-Based fMRI Study of Multi-Talker and Single-Talker Speech Trainings. Annual Meeting of Organization for Human Brain Mapping (OHBM 2015), June 2015, Honolulu, HI.
  • Maggu, A. R., Liu, F., Lau, J. C. Y., & Wong, P. C. M. (2015). Interactive Effects of Musical and Lexical Auditory Experience on Brainstem Encoding of Pitch. Annual Meeting of Organization for Human Brain Mapping (OHBM 2015), June 2015, Honolulu, HI.
  • Maggu, A. R., Liu, F., Lau, T. W., & Wong, P. C. M. (2015). Cortical Electrophysiological Mechanisms of Linguistic Sound Change. Annual Meeting of Organization for Human Brain Mapping (OHBM 2015), June 2015, Honolulu, HI.
  • Lau, J. C. Y., Wong, P. C. M., Maggu, A. R., & Chandrasekaran, B. (2015). Online Modulation of Brainstem Pitch Encoding in Tone Language Speakers. Annual Meeting of Organization for Human Brain Mapping (OHBM 2015), June 2015, Honolulu, HI.
  • Antoniou, M., Wong, P. C. M., & Wang, S. (2015). The Role of Working Memory Availability in Resolving Differences among Talkers. Australasian Experimental Psychology Conference 2015, April 2015, University of Sydney, Australia.
  • Wong, P. C. M. (2015). Neural Efficiency and Language Learning.  American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS) 2015 Annual Meeting. February 11-16, 2015, San Jose, CA, USA.
  • Ingvalson, E. M., Nowicki, C., Zong, A., & Wong, P. C. M. (2014). Teaching Older Adults Language Can be Successful When Conditions are Right. Geriatrics 2014, Skokie, IL.
  • Knowles, E. R., Ingvalson, E. M., & Wong, P. C. M. (2014). Common Learning Mechanisms for Language and Music Grammar Acquisition. The 55th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, November 2014, Long Beach, CA.
  • Ingvalson, E. M., Young, N., & Wong, P. C. M. (2014). Auditory-Cognitive Training Improves Language Performance In Prelingually Deafened Cochlear Implant Recipients. The 13th International Conference on Cochlear Implants and Other Implantable Auditory Devices, June 2014, Munich, Germany.
  • Liu, F., Maggu, A. R., Lau, J. C. Y., & Wong, P. C. M. (2014). Intact Brainstem Encoding but Impaired Identification of Lexical Tones in Congenital Amusia: Evidence from Cantonese Speakers. Frequency Following Response (FFR) Workshop. May 2014, London, UK.
  • Grieco-Calub, T. M., Ingvalson, E., Young, N., Wong, P. C. M. (2014). Joint Attention in Children Obtaining Cochlear Implants: A Preliminary Report. The 41st annual Scientific and Technology Conference of the American Auditory Society, March 2014, Scottsdale, AZ.
  • Ingvalson, E. M., Young, N. M., & Wong, P. C. M. (2013). Auditory-Cognitive Training Improves Language Performance in Prelingually Deafened Cochlear Implant Recipients. The Annual American Speech-Language-Hearing Association Convention, November 2013, Chicago, IL.
  • Wong, P. C. M. (2013). Neurocognitive Factors in Complex Auditory Processing and Speech Learning. Auditory Plasticity and Aging Workshop, August 2013, Bethesda, MD.
  • Zhang, F. Q., Jiang, W. X., Wong, P. C. M., & Wang, J. P. (2013). Bayesian Probit Model with Spatially Varying Coefficients and Its Application to Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging. The Joint Statistical Meetings, August 2013, Montreal, Canada.
  • Zhang, F. Q., Jiang, W. X., Wong, P. C. M., & Wang, J. P. (2013). Bayesian Probit Model with Spatially Varying Coefficients and Its Application to Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging. Organization for Human Brain Mapping Conference, June 2013, Seattle, WA.
  • Antoniou, M., Wong, P. C. M., Ingvalson, E. M., & Wang, S. (2013). Cognitive Contributors to Individual Differences in Speech Perception: Implications for Sound Change Actuation. Workshop for Sound Change Actuation, April 2013, Chicago, IL.
  • Wong, P. C. M. (2012). Individual Differences in Second Language Speech Learning. International Congress of Psychology, July 2012, Cape Town, South Africa.
  • Morgan-Short, K., Faretta-Stutenberg, M., Brill, K., Carpenter, H., & Wong, P. C. M. (2012). Declarative and Procedural Memory as Individual Differences in Second Language Acquisition. The Second Language Research Forum (SLRF), October 2012, Pittsburg, PA.
  • Zhang, F. Q., Wang, J., Kim, J., Wong, F. C. K., & Wong, P. C. M. (2012). Decoding Multiple Sound Categories in the Human Temporal Cortex Using High Resolution fMRI. Organization for Human Brain Mapping Conference, June 2012, Beijing, China.
  • Antoniou, M., Liang, E., Ettlinger, M., & Wong, P. C. M. (2012). The Bilingual Advantage in Phonetic Learning. International Conference on Bilingualism and Comparative Linguistics, May 2012, Hong Kong.
  • Wong, P. C. M. (2012). Neural Bases of Second Language Learning: Multiple Pathways to Success. International Conference on Bilingualism and Comparative Linguistics, May 2012, Hong Kong SAR, China
  • Wong, P. C. M. (2012). Central Nervous System Markers for Lexical Tone Learning. The 163rd Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America/Acoustics 2012, May 2012, Hong Kong SAR, China.
  • Knowles, E. R., Wong, A. C. N., Shafiro, V., & Wong, P. C. M. (2012). Defining Auditory Expertise Using Musicians. The 19th Annual Cognitive Neuroscience Society Meeting, April 2012, Chicago, IL.
  • Chandrasekaran, B., Kraus, N., & Wong, P. C. M. (2011). Human Inferior Colliculus Response To Pitch Patterns Predict Auditory Learning Success. The Neurobiology of Language Conference, November 2011, Annapolis, MD.
  • Chandrasekaran, B., Skoe, E., Wong, P. C. M., & Kraus, N. (2011). Human Brainstem Plasticity to Linguistic Pitch Patterns: Distinct Effects of Auditory Context and Training. The Neurobiology of Language Conference, November 2011, Annapolis, MD.
  • Ingvalson, E. M. & Wong, P. C. M. (2011). Cognitive Training of Speech-In-Noise Perception in Older Adults. The 52nd Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, November 2011, Seattle, WA.
  • Nyatepe-Coo, E., Calandruccio, L., Wong, P. C. M., Dhar, S. (2011). Influence of Signal Bandwidth and Signal-To-Noise Ratio on Speech Perception in Noise. Aging and Speech Communication, October 2011, Bloomington, IN.
  • Wong, P. C. M. (2011). Lexical tone Learning: Bio-Behavioral Markers of Success and Alterations of Training Paradigms. The Psycholinguistic Representation of Tone conference, August 2011, Hong Kong.
  • Wong, P. C. M. (2011). Individual Differences in Spoken Language Learning: Predictors of Success and Optimal Training Paradigms. 13th Symposium on Cochlear Implants in Children, July 2011, Chicago, IL.
  • Wong, P. C. M. (2011). Individual Differences in Spoken Language Learning: Predictors of Success and Optimal Training Paradigms. International Symposium on Bilingualism 8, June 2011, Oslo, Norway.
  • Novis, S., & Wong, P. C. M. (2011). The Fractal Divide - Where Complexity Matters: Affective and Cognitive Responses to Music. The Neurosciences and Music - IV: Learning and Memory, June 2011, Edinburgh, Scotland.
  • Wong, P. C. M., Chan, A. H. D., & Margulis, E. H. (2011). The Bimusical Brain. The Neurosciences and Music - IV: Learning and Memory, June 2011, Edinburgh, Scotland.
  • Karpouzian, T., Faretta-Stutenberg, M., Wong, F. C. K., Wong, P. C. M., Morgan-Short, K. (2011). The Role of Working Memory in Second Language Development. The Annual Meeting of the midwestern psychological association (MPA), May 2011, Chicago, IL.
  • Ettlinger, M., Morgan-Short K., Faretta-Stutenberg, M. and Wong, P. C. M. (2011). The Relationship between Artificial and Second Language Learning. UIC Bilingualism Conference, April 2011, Chicago, IL.
  • Ettlinger, M., Morgan-Short K., Faretta-Stutenberg, M. and Wong, P. C. M. (2011). The Relationship between Artificial and Natural Language Learning. 85th Annual Meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, January 2011, Pittsburgh, PA.
  • Chan, A. H. D., Wong, P. C. M., Roy, A. K. & Margulis, E. H. (2010). Brain Mechanisms of Affective Music Processing By Mono- And Bi-Cultural Everyday Music Listeners. Decade of the Mind VI: Cognitive Science and Neurotechnologies: Looking forward to the next ten years, October 2010, Singapore.
  • Brill, K. A., Faretta, M., Wong, F., Wong, P. C. M., Morgan-Short, K. (2010). Declarative and Procedural Memory Abilities as Predictors of Successful Adult Language Learning. The Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, August 2010, Portland, OR.
  • McCarthy, B., Faretta, M., Wong, F. C. K., Wong, P. C. M., & Morgan-Short, K. (2010). Individual Differences in Successful Second Language Learning: The Roles of Working Memory and Intelligence. The Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society, August 2010, Portland, OR.
  • Wong, P. C. M. (2010). Neural Bases of Second Language Phonological Learning. The 17th International Conference on Learning, July 2010, Hong Kong, China.
  • Sheppard, J. P., Wang, J. P., & Wong, P. C. M. (2010). Surface-Based Cortical Graph Analysis In fMRI: Interpretations Of Auditory Task-Related Networks. 16th Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping, June 2010, Barcelona, Spain.
  • Ettlinger, M., Novis, S., Wang, L., & Wong, P. C. M. (2010). Neuroanatomical Correlates of Successful Language Learning. 16th Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping, June 2010, Barcelona, Spain.
  • Chandrasekaran, B., Garibaldi, K., Novis, S & Wong, P. C. M., (2010). Cortical and Subcortical Contributions to Complex Auditory Learning. 16th Annual Meeting of the Organization for Human Brain Mapping, June 2010, Barcelona, Spain.
  • Brill, K. A., Faretta, M., Wong, F. C. K., Wong, P. C. M., Morgan-Short, K. (2010). Declarative and Procedural Memory Abilities and Successful Adult Language Learning. The Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association (MPA), May 2010, Chicago, IL.
  • Ettlinger, M., Bradlow, A. R., & Wong, P. C. M. (2010). Perception/Production Asymmetries in the Acquisition of Opacity. The 84th meeting of the Linguistic Society of America, January 2010, Baltimore, MD.
  • Ettlinger, M., Bradlow, A. R., & Wong, P. C. M. (2009). The Role of Procedural Memory in Language Learning: Cognitive and Neural Evidence. The Neurobiology of Language Conference, October 2009, Chicago, IL.
  • Perrachione, T. K., Stepp, C. E., Hillman, R. E., Wong, P. C. M. (2009). The Role of Source and Filter Characteristics in Human Talker Identification: Experiments with Laryngeal and Electrolarynx Speech. 158th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, October 2009, San Antonio, TX.
  • Chan, A. H. D., Wong, P. C. M., Roy, A. K. & Margulis, E. H. (2009). Neural Mechanisms of Music Listening By Mono- And Bi-Cultural Everyday Music Listeners. Organization for Human Brain Mapping Conference, June 2009, San Francisco, CA.
  • Chandrasekaran, B, Chan, A. H. D. & Wong, P. C. M. (2009). Neural Integration of Lexical and Indexical Information in Spoken Language Processing. Organization for Human Brain Mapping Conference, June 2009, San Francisco, CA.
  • Ettlinger, M., Bradlow, A. R. & Wong, P. C. M. (2009). Neurophysiological Evidence of the Interaction of Memory Systems and Language Learning. Organization for Human Brain Mapping Conference, June 2009, San Francisco, CA.
  • Sheppard, J. P., Wang, J. P. & Wong, P. C. M. (2009). Aging Effects on Cortical Network Connectivity during Speech Perception in Noise: A Graph Theoretical Analysis. Organization for Human Brain Mapping Conference, June 2009, San Francisco, CA.
  • Ettlinger, M., Bradlow, A. R., & Wong, P. C. M. (2009). The Interaction of Memory and Language Learning. The UIC Bilingualism Forum, May 2009, Chicago, IL.
  • Ettlinger, M., Bradlow, A. R. & Wong, P. C. M. (2009). The Persistence and Obliteration of Opaque Interactions. Annual Meeting of the Chicago Linguistics Society, April 2009, Chicago, IL.
  • Alexander, J. A., Bradlow, A. R., Ashley, R. D. & Wong, P. C. M. (2008). Music Melody Perception in Tone-Language and Non-Tone-Language Speakers. Acoustical Society of America, November 2008, Miami, FL.
  • Roy, A. K., Margulis, E. H., Wong, P. C. M. (2008). Bimusicality: A Dual Enculturation Effect on Non-Musicians' Musical Tension and Memory. International Conference of Music Perception and Cognition, August 2008, Sapporo, Japan.
  • Wong, P. C. M., Roy, A. K. & Margulis, E. H. (2008). The Complex Dynamics of Repeated Musical Exposure. International Conference of Music Perception and Cognition, August 2008, Sapporo, Japan.
  • Margulis, E. H., Roy, A. K. & Wong, P. C. M. (2008). The Perceptual And Cognitive Non-Linearities Underlying Musical Preference Across Multiple Exposures. Acoustical Society of America, June 2008, Paris, France.
  • Lee, E. R., Dhar, S., Gunasekera, G., Abel, R. & Wong, P. C. M. (2008). Cortical Mechanisms of Speech Perception in Noise in Elderly Listeners. Acoustical Society of America, June 2008, Paris, France.
  • Perrachione, T. K., Chiao, J. Y. & Wong, P. C. M. (2008). Influences of Perceived Racial Identity on Human Talker Identification. Acoustical Society of America, June 2008, Paris, France.
  • Warhadpande, D., Wong, P. C. M., Perrachione, T. & Wang, J. (2007). Large-Scale Neural Connectivity Analysis Using Network Theory. Midwest Symposium on Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, October 2007, Evanston, IL.
  • Dees, T., Bradlow, A., Dhar, S. & Wong, P. C. M. (2007). Effects of Noise on Lexical Tone Perception by Native and Non-Native Listeners. The International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, August 2007, Saarbrücken.
  • Perrachione T. & Wong, P. C. M. (2007). Increased Left-Hemisphere Contribution To Native- Versus Foreign-Language Talker Identification Revealed By Dichotic Listening. The International Congress of Phonetic Sciences, August 2007, Saarbrücken.
  • Song, J., Skoe, E., Wong, P. C. M., Kraus, N. (2007). Plasticity in the Adult Human Auditory Brainstem Following Short-Term Linguistic Training. Organization for Human Brain Mapping Conference, June 2007, Chicago, IL.
  • Wong, P. C. M., Warrier, C. M., Penhune, V. B., Roy, A. K., Sadehh, A., Parrish, T. B., Zatorre, R. J. (2007). Volume of Left Heschl’s Gyrus and Linguistic Pitch Learning. Organization for Human Brain Mapping Conference, June 2007, Chicago, IL.
  • Perrachione, T. K., Chiao, J. Y., Parrish, T. B., Pierrehumbert, J. B., & Wong, P. C. M. (2007). Integration of Speech- And Voice-Perception Systems for Native Language Talker Identification. Organization for Human Brain Mapping Conference, June 2007, Chicago, IL.
  • Margulis, E. H., Uppunda, A. K., Mlsna, L. M., Parrish, T. B., Wong, P. C. M. (2007). Selective Neurophysiologic Responses to Timbre in Musicians with Different Listening. Organization for Human Brain Mapping Conference, June 2007, Chicago, IL.
  • Wong, P. C. M. (2007). Enhanced Lexical Tone Learning in Musicians: Behavioral and Neural Evidence. Language and Music as Cognitive Systems, May 2007, Cambridge.
  • Alexander, J., Wong, P. C. M., and Bradlow, A. R. (2007). On the Interaction between Speech-Pitch Processing and Music-Pitch Processing. Language and Music as Cognitive Systems, May 2007, Cambridge.
  • Wong, P. C. M., Skoe, E., Russo, N. M., Dees, T., Kraus, N. (2007). Musical Experience Shapes Human Brainstem Encoding of Linguistic Pitch Patterns. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Conference, Mid-winter Meeting, February 2007, Denver.
  • Wong, P. C. M., Parrish, T. B., Perrachione, T. K., & Mazotas, A. (2006). Neural Characteristics of Successful and Less Successful Speech and Word Learning In Adults. Organization for Human Brain Mapping Conference, June 2006, Florence.
  • Wong, P. C. M., & Srivastava, A. (2006). Changes in Speech Production in a Prelingually Deafened Adult with a Cochlear Implant. Association for Research in Otolaryngology Conference Mid-Winter Meeting, February 2006, Baltimore.
  • Wong, P. C. M., & Perrachione, T. K. (2005). Learning Pitch Patterns in Lexical Identification by Native English-Speaking Adults. 11th International Conference on Processing Chinese and Other East Asian Languages, December 2005, Hong Kong.
  • Wong, P. C. M., Nusbaum, H. C., Skipper, J. I., & Small, S. L. (2003). Cortical Activation Associated With Lexical Tone Acquisition. Cognitive Neuroscience Society Annual Meeting, March 2003, New York City.
  • Wong, P. C. M., Parsons, L. M., Diehl, R. L., & Martinez, M. (2001). Brain Basis of Pitch Perception: The Effect of Linguistic Context. Society for Neuroscience Conference, November 2001, San Diego.
  • Wong, P. C. M., Diehl, R. L., Ho, S. L., Li, L. S. W., & Tsang, K. L. (2001). Perception of Cantonese Parkinsonian Speech. The 141st meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, June 2001, Chicago.
  • Wong, P. C. M., & Diehl, R. L. (1999). Melody-Tone Relation in Cantonese Songs. The 137th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, March 1999, Berlin.
  • Wong, P. C. M., & Diehl, R. L. (1999). The Effect of Duration on the Perception of Cantonese Level Tones. The 137th Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, March 1999, Berlin.

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