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Email: angela.cooper [at] utoronto.ca
3359 Mississauga Rd., Mississauga, ON L5G 4K2
Office: CCT 4051

Research Interests

  • Speech perception
  • Acoustic phonetics
  • Native and second language speech communication
  • Perceptual learning
  • Language acquisition

Recent News

June 16, 2017

Thanks to the organizers of the 3rd Workshop on Infant Language Development in Bilbao. I was pleased to present two posters from our lab there: “Does live interaction facilitate accent adaptation by 16- to 24-month-old infants?” (PDF) and “2.5-year-olds show no own-voice advantage: Implications for the nature of children’s early lexical representations” (PDF).

October 27, 2016

Exciting news! My paper “Linguistically guided adaptation to foreign-accented speech”, in collaboration with Ann Bradlow, has been published in JASA Express Letters. Click here for a PDF.

May 20, 2016

In collaboration with Yue Wang and Richard Ashley, our paper “Thai Rate-Varied Vowel Length Perception and the Impact of Musical Experience” has been published in Language and Speech. Click here for a PDF.

April 26, 2016

Defense1-webI am happy to report that I successfully defended my dissertation, “Perceptual learning of accented speech by first and second language listeners”. A big thank you to my advisor, Ann Bradlow, and my other committee members, Matt Goldrick and Nina Kraus, for their support throughout this process.


March 15, 2016

I am pleased to announce that I have accepted a position as a post-doctoral research scientist in Dr. Elizabeth Johnson’s Child Language and Speech Studies lab at the University of Toronto Mississauga starting in June 2016. I am excited to soon be embarking on a new research adventure!

August 15, 2015

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAA big thanks to the organizing committee of the 18th International Congress of Phonetic Sciences in Glasgow. I had two great oral presentations: “Effects
of musical experience on Thai rate-varied vowel length perception” and “Rapid adaptation to target and background talker variation in speech-in-speech perception”. Looking forward to the next one in Australia!



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