Pycha, A., Cohn, M., and Zellou, G. (2022, in press). Face-masked speech intelligibility: The influence of speaking style, visual information, and background noise. Frontiers in Communication. 

Cohn, M., Pycha, A., and Zellou, G. (2021). Intelligibility of face-masked speech depends on speaking style: Comparing casual, smiled, and clear speech. Cognition.

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Pycha, A. (2021). Phonological and morphological roles modulate the perception of consonant variants. Linguistics Vanguard.

Pycha, A. (2020). Differences in perception and memory for speech fragments in complex versus simple words: Two experiments. The Mental Lexicon, 15(2): 189-222. PDF

Zellou, G. and Pycha, A. (2018). The gradient influence of temporal extent of coarticulation on vowel and speaker perception. Journal of Laboratory Phonology 9(1), 12. PDF

Pycha, A. (2017). A new test for exemplar theory: Varying versus non-varying words in Spanish. Glossa. PDF

Pycha, A. (2017). False memory rates for morphologically simple versus complex words in English. The Mental Lexicon, 12 (1): 71-106. PDF

Pycha, A. (2016). False memories for varying and non-varying words in American English. Language, Cognition, and Neuroscience. PDF

Pycha, A., & Dahan, D. (2016). Differences in coda voicing trigger changes in gestural timing: A test case from the American English diphthong /aɪ/. Journal of Phonetics, 56, 15-37. PDF

Pycha, A. (2016). Co-articulatory cues for communication: An investigation of five environments. Language and Speech, 59, 364-386. PDF

Pycha, A. (2015). Subjective perception of affixation: A test case from Spanish. Lingua, 159, 47-69. PDF

Pycha, A. (2015). Listeners perceive prefixes differently: Evidence from a noise-rating task. Word Structure, 8(1), 53-83. PDF

Pycha, A. (2010). A test case for the phonetics–phonology interface: gemination restrictions in Hungarian. Phonology, 27(01), 119-152. PDF

Pycha, A. (2009). Lengthened affricates as a test case for the phonetics–phonology interface. Journal of the International Phonetic Association, 39(01), 1-31. PDF

Caballero, G., Houser, M. J., Marcus, N., McFarland, T., Pycha, A., Toosarvandani, M., & Nichols, J. (2008). Nonsyntactic ordering effects in noun incorporation. Linguistic Typology, 12(3), 383-421. PDF

Pycha, A., Inkelas, S., & Sprouse, R. (2007). Morphophonemics and the lexicon: A case study from Turkish. Experimental Approaches to Phonology, ed. by Maria-Josep Solé, Patrice Speeter Beddor, and Manjari Ohala, 369–85. PDF