Journal article

Discrimination of Multiple Coronal Stop Contrasts in Wubuy (Australia): A Natural Referent Consonant Account

Rikke L Bundgaard-Nielsen, Brett J Baker, Christian H Kroos, Mark Harvey, Catherine T Best


University of Melbourne Researchers


Awarded by University of Melbourne (ECR )

Awarded by University of Melbourne's Human Research Ethics Committee

Funding Acknowledgements

The research was funded by and Early Career Researcher Grant awarded to Brett Baker by the University of Melbourne (ECR grant 601103 Perception of rich consonant contrasts in Wubuy', awarded 21 October 2010). The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.The authors would like to thank the Wubuy speakers and the Wubuy and Australian English listeners for their participation in this research project. We thank the editor of PLoS, Linda Polka, and an anonymous reviewer for comments which led to significant improvements in this paper. We would also like to thank the audiences at the Australian Languages Workshop 2011, SST 2014, at the Universities of Melbourne and Aarhus ('Biases in Perception' workshop), and at the Australian Linguistics Society Conference 2013, for their comments and insights. This research was funded by a University of Melbourne Early Career Researcher grant to the second author, and approved by the University of Melbourne's Human Research Ethics Committee [1035119].