Sumner, M. and McGowan (submitted). Generalizing novel contrastive cues across sublexical units.
King, E. and Sumner, M. (submitted). Phonetically-cued social information influences semantic activation.
Sumner, M., Kim, S. K., King, E., and McGowan, K. (under review). The socially-weighted encoding of spoken words: A dual-route approach to speech perception.
Sumner, M. and Kataoka, R. (2013). Effects of indexical variation on spoken word recognition. Journal of Acoustical Society of America Express Letters, 134. paper
Moon, K., and Sumner, M. (2013). The learning and generalization of contrasts consistent or inconsistent with native biases. Proceedings of the 14th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, to appear. paper
Sumner, M., Kurumada, C., Gafter, R., and Casillas, M. (2013). Phonetic variation and the recognition of words with pronunciation variants. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the 35th Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, to appear. paper
Sumner, M. (2013). A phonetic explanation of phonological variant effects. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America Express Letters, 134, EL26 – EL32. paper
Sumner, M. (2011). The role of variation in the perception of accented speech. Cognition, 119, 131-36. paper
de Marneffe, M–C., Tomlinson, J., Tice, M., and Sumner, M. (2011). The interaction of lexical frequency and phonetic variability in the perception of accented speech. In L. Carlson, C. Hölscher, & T. Shipley (Eds.), Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society. paper
Sumner, M., & Samuel, A. G. (2009). The role of experience in the processing of cross-dialectal variation. Journal of Memory and Language, 60, 487 – 501. paper
Sumner, M. (2009). The learning and generalization of novel contrastive cues. Proceedings of the 10th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, 412 – 418.
Sumner, M., & Samuel, A. G. (2007). Lexical inhibition and sublexical facilitation are surprisingly long lasting. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 33, 769 – 790. paper
Sumner, M., & Samuel, A. G. (2005). Perception and representation of regular variation: The case of final /t/. Journal of Memory and Language, 52, 322 – 338. paper
Samuel, A. G., and Sumner, M. (2012). Current directions in research on spoken word recognition. In M. Spivey, M. Joanisse, and K. McRae (Eds.), The Cambridge Handbook of Psycholinguistics. New York: Cambridge University Press.
Sumner, M. (2003). A psycholinguistic approach to abstractness: The case of Hebrew. In Arunachalam et al. (eds.), Penn Working Papers in Linguistics, v. 8.1. Philadelphia: Penn Linguistics Club, 150 – 159.
Aronoff, M. & Sumner, M. (2003). Twentieth-century Index to Language: 1925-2000. Baltimore: LSA.
Sumner, M. (2002). The reality of abstract representations in Modern Hebrew. In L. Mikkelsen and C. Potts (eds.), Proceedings of the West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics, vol. 21. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press, 429 – 442. paper
Sumner, M. (1999). Compensatory lengthening as coalescence: Analysis and implications. In Barss et al. (eds.), Proceedings of the West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics, vol. 18. Tucson: Cascadilla Press, 532 – 544. paper
Sumner, M. (1999). Are you there? Self-interruption and the restructuring of conversation. In Verschueren (ed.), Pragmatics in 1998: Selected papers from the 6th International Pragmatics Conference, vol. 2. Antwerp: International Pragmatics Association, 536 – 546.
Manuscripts in Preparation
Kim, S.-K., and Sumner, M. (in prep). Detangling emotion from the words we speak.
Gafter, R., Sumner, M., and Jurafsky, D. (draft). Goals and task effects in foreigner-directed speech.
Casillas, M., and Sumner, M. (draft). Insights from the distribution of VOT values across native French speakers of English.