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Althaus, N., Kotzor, S., Schuster, S., Lahiri, A. (2022). Distinct orthography boosts morphophonological discrimination: Vowel raising in Bengali verb inflections. Cognition, 222 (2022), 104963. Link:

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Fritz, I., & Baggio, G. (2021). Neural and behavioural effects of typicality, denotation and composition in an adjective–noun combination task. Language, Cognition and Neuroscience. Link:

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Kim, Y., Kotzor, S., Lahiri, A. (2021). Is Hanja represented in the Korean mental lexicon?: Encoding cross-script semantic cohorts in the representation of Sino-Korean. Lingua (2021). Link:

Kotzor, S. (2021). Antonyms in Mind and Brain. Evidence from English and German. Published by Routledge, 8th October 2021. 202 pages. ISBN: 9780367461126

Meng, Y., Kotzor, S., Xu, C., Wynne, H.S.Z., & Lahiri, A. (2021). Asymmetric influence of vocalic context on Mandarin sibilants: Evidence from ERP studies. Frontiers in Neuroscience: Speech and Language. Link:

Meng, Y., Wynne, H.S.Z., & Lahiri, A. (2021): Representation of “T3 sandhi” in mandarin: significance of context. Language, Cognition and Neuroscience. Link:

Werkmann Horvat, A., Bolognesi, M., Lahiri, A. (2021). Processing of literal and metaphorical meanings in polysemous verbs: An experiment and its methodological implications. Journal of Pragmatics, 171, January 2021, pp. 131-146. Link:

Werkmann Horvat, A., Bolognesi, M., Kohl, K. (2021). Creativity is a Toaster: Experimental Evidence on How Multilinguals Process Novel Metaphors. Applied Linguistics, 2021; amab002. Link:

Wynne, H. S., Kotzor, S., Zhou, B., Schuster, S., & Lahiri, A. (2021). Asymmetries in the processing of affixed words in Bengali. Language, 97(3), pp. 599-628. Link:



Husband E.M., Bovolenta, G. (2020). Prediction failure blocks the use of local semantic context. Language, Cognition, and Neuroscience, 35:3, pp. 273-291. Link:

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Kotzor, S., Zhou, B., Lahiri, A. (2020) (A)symmetry in vowel features in verbs and pseudoverbs: ERP evidence. Neuropsychologia, 143, 107474. Link:

Lahiri, A., Kennard, H. (2020). The Indian Subcontinent. The Oxford Handbook of Language Prosody. Edited by Carlos Gussenhoven and Aoju Chen. Link:


Morgan Jones, M., Abrams, D., Lahiri, A. (2020). Shape the Future: how the social sciences, humanities and the arts can SHAPE a positive, post-pandemic future for peoples, economies and environments. Journal of the British Academy, 8, pp.167-266. Link:

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Wynne, H.S.Z., Wheeldon, L., Lahiri A. (2020) Planning complex structures in a second language: Compounds and phrases in non-native speech production, in The Learnability of Complex Constructions: A Cross-linguistic Perspective, (ed.) Marcel Schlechtweg, Trends in Linguistics, Studies and Monographs (TiLSM) 345, Aug 2020.

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Arora, V.A., Lahiri, A., Reetz, H. (2018). Phonological feature-based speech recognition system for pronunciation training in non-native language learning. The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 143(1), pp. 98-108.

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Lahiri, A., Sytsema, J. (2018). Metrical grouping and cliticisation in Middle Dutch: Evidence from verse. Transactions of the Philological Society, 116(2). Link:

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Schuster, S., Lahiri, A. (2018). Lexical gaps and morphological decomposition: Evidence from German, Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, April 26, 2018. Link:

Schuster, S., Scharinger, M., Brooks, C., Lahiri, A., Hartwigsen, G. (2018) The neural correlates of morphological complexity processing: Detecting structure in pseudowords. Human Brain Mapping, 2018; 00:1–12. Link:

Sytsema, J., Lahiri, A., (2018). Open syllable lengthening in Middle Dutch: Evidence from verse. Journal of Germanic Linguistics, 30, pp. 167-212. Link:

Werkmann Horvat, A. (2018). Semantic restrictions on modal auxiliary combinations: Evidence from Croatian double modal constructions. Jezikoslovlje, 19(3), pp. 509-532.

Wheeldon, L., Schuster, S., Pliatsikas, C., Malpass, D., Lahiri, A. (2018). Beyond decomposition: processing zero-derivations in English visual word recognition. Cortex. Link:

Wynne, H.S.Z., Wheeldon, L., Lahiri A. (2018). Compounds, phrases and clitics in connected speech, Journal of Memory and Language, Volume 98, February 2018, pp. 45-58, ISSN 0749-596X. Link: Link:

Zhang, C. (2018). Chanted Call Tune in Tianjin Mandarin: Disyllabic Calls. Proc. 9th International Conference on Speech Prosody 2018, pp. 522-526. Link: Link:



Arora, V.A., Lahiri, A., Reetz, H. (2017). Phonological feature based mispronunciation detection and diagnosis using multi-task DNNs and active learning. Interspeech 2017

Ehrenhofer, L., Roberts, A.C., Kotzor, S., Wetterlin, A., Lahiri, A. (2017). Asymmetric processing of consonant duration in Swiss German. In: H. Kubozono (ed.), The Phonetics and Phonology of Geminate Consonants, Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 204-229. Link:

Kennard, H., Lahiri, A. (2017). Mutation in Breton verbs: Pertinacity across generations, Journal of Linguistics , 53(1): pp. 113-145. Link:

Kotzor, S., Wetterlin, A., Lahiri, A. (2017). Symmetry or asymmetry: Evidence for underspecification in the mental lexicon. In: A. Lahiri & S. Kotzor, The Speech Processing Lexicon: Neurocognitive and Behavioural Approaches. Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton, pp. 85-106. Link:

Kotzor, S., Wetterlin, A., Lahiri, A. (2017). Bengali Geminates: Processing and representation. In: H. Kubozono (ed.), The Phonetics and Phonology of Geminate Consonants, Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 187-203. Link:

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Schuster, S. (2017). Hidden Morphology: Decomposition and Processing of German complex nouns. Proceedings of the 52nd Annual Chicago Linguistics Society.



Werkmann Horvat, A., Gagliardi, A. and Husband, E.M. (2016). Indexicals in Shifty Contexts: Problems for Language Acquisition. Proceedings of the 40th Boston University Conference on Language Development. Somerville, Massachusetts: Cascadilla Press.

Arora,V., Lahiri, A., Reetz, H. Attribute based shared hidden layers for cross-knowledge transfer. IEEE Workshop on Spoken Language Technology (SLT). San Diego, California, December 2016.

Arora, V., Lahiri, A., Reetz, H. Automatic Speech Recognition: what phonology can offer. Lexical Processing of Speech, De Gruyter Mouton, 2016.

Kotzor, S., Roberts, A.C., Wetterlin, A., Lahiri, A. (2016). Perception and representation of Bengali nasal vowels. Proceedings of ICPhS 2015. Link:

Kotzor, S., Molineaux, B.J., Banks, E., Lahiri, A. (2016). ‘Fake’ gemination in suffixed words and compounds in English and German. Journal of the Acoustic Society of America 140(1), pp. 356-367. Link:

Kotzor, S., Wetterlin, A., Roberts, A.C., Lahiri, A. (2016). Processing of Phonemic Consonant Length: Semantic and Fragment Priming Evidence from Bengali. Language and Speech, 59, pp. 83-112. Link:



Kennard, Holly J., Lahiri, Aditi. (2015). Mutation in Breton verbs: Pertinacity across generations. Journal of Linguistics pp.1-33. Available on CJO 2015. Link:

Kennard, Holly J., Lahiri, Aditi. Maintenance of the Breton mixed mutation. Scottish Consortium of ICPhS 2015 (ed.) Proceedings of the 18th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences (Glasgow: University of Glasgow). Paper number: 607.

Lahiri, Aditi. (2015). Change in Word Prosody: Stress and Quantity. In Honeybone, P., Salmons, J., (eds). The Oxford Handbook of Historical Phonology. Oxford: Oxford University Press, pp. 219-244. Link:

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Plank, F., Lahiri, A. (2015). Macroscopic and microscopic typology: Basic Valance Orientation, more pertinacious than meets the naked eye. Linguistic Typology 19(1) pp. 1-54.

Werkmann Horvat, A., Gagliardi, A., Husband, E.M. (2015) Indexicals in Shifty Contexts: Problems for Language Acquisition. Proceedings of the 40th Boston University Conference on Language Development. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press.

Wetterlin, A., Lahiri, A. (2015). The diachronic development of stød and tonal accent in North Germanic. In: Haug, Dag Trygve Truslew (Ed.), Historical Linguistics 2013: Selected papers from the 21st International Conference on Historical Linguistics, Oslo, 5-9 August 2013, pp. 53-67.



Kennard, Holly J. (2014). The persistence of verb-second in negative utterances in Breton. Journal of Historical Linguistics, 4(1): pp. 1-39.

Roberts, A. C., Kotzor, S., Wetterlin, A., Lahiri, A. (2014). Asymmetric processing of durational differences – electrophysiological investigations in Bengali. Neuropsychologia 58, pp. 88-98. Link:

Pliatsikas, C., Wheeldon, L., Lahiri, A., Hansen, P. (2014). Processing of zero-derived words in English: An fMRI investigation. Neurophyschologia 53, pp. 47-53.

Sytsema, J., Grijzenhout, J., Lahiri, A. (2014). Middle Dutch back vowels in rhymes. Journal of Comparative Germanic Linguistics 17, pp. 157-183.



Butt, M., Lahiri, A. (2013). Diachronic pertinancy of light verbs. Lingua.

Cornell, S. A., A. Lahiri, C. Eulitz (2013). Inequality across consonantal contrasts in speech perception: Evidence from Mismatch Negativity. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance.

Roberts, A., Wetterlin, A., Lahiri, A. (2013). Aligning mispronounced words to meaning. The Mental Lexicon, 8, pp. 140-163.



Lahiri, A. (2012). Asymmetric phonological representations of words in the mental lexicon. In A. Cohn et al. (eds) The Oxford Handbook of Laboratory Phonology, pp. 146-161. Oxford: OUP.

Wetterlin, A. & A. Lahiri (2012). Tone alternations in Norwegian compounds. The Linguistic Review, 29, pp. 279-320.



Cornell, Sonia A., Lahiri, A., Eulitz, C. (2011). What you encode is not necessarily what you store: Evidence for sparse feature representations from mismatch negativity. Brain Research 1394, pp. 79-89. Elsevier.

Lahiri, A. (2011). Words: Discrete and discreet mental representations. In G. Gaskell and P. Zwiterlood (eds.) Lexical representation: A multidisciplinary approach, pp. 89-121. Berlin: De Gruyter Mouton.

Lahiri, Aditi, Wheeldon, Linda. (2011). Phonological Trochaic Grouping in Language Planning and Language Change in S. Frota et al. (eds.) Prosodic Categories: Production, Perception and Comprehension, Studies in Natural Language and Linguistic Theory 82, Springer Science & Business Media B.V. Link: