RIKEN BRAIN SCIENCE INSTITUTE (理研BSI)

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言語発達研究チーム

シニア・チームリーダー

Language acquisition, Prosody, Phonology

馬塚  れい子

研究内容

人はどのように言語を獲得するのか?当チームでは、乳幼児がどのようにして回りの大人の話している言葉に興味をもち、言語を獲得していくかを研究しています。言語にはイントネーションやリズムなど、その言語特有のプロソディ(韻律)があります。当チームでは言語のプロソディに注目し、個々の言語特有のプロソディを子供がどのように獲得していくか、またプロソディが言語発達の他の分野、特に子供の言語理解にどのような役割をはたしているかを研究しています。

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    Miyazawa K, Shinya T, Martin A, Kikuchi H, and Mazuka R: "Vowels in Infant-directed speech: More breathy and more variable, but not clearer", Cognition, in press (2017)

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    Hirose Y., and Mazuka R: "Exploiting pitch accent information in compound processing: A comparison between adults and 6- to 7-year-old children", Language Learning and Development, 1-20 (published online) (2017)

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    Hayashi A, and Mazuka R: "Emergence of Japanese infants’ prosodic preferences in Infant-directed vocabulary", Developmental Psychology, 53(1), 28-37 (2017)

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    Sugiura L, Toyota T, Matsuba-Kurita H, Iwayama Y, Mazuka R, Yoshikawa T, and Hagiwara H: "Age-dependent effects of Catechol-O-Methyltransferase(COMT) Gene Val158Met Polymorphism on language function in developing children", Cerebral Cortex, 27(1), 104-116 (2016)

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    Ludusan B, Cristia A, Martin A, Mazuka R, and Dupoux E: "Learnability of prosodic boundaries: Is infant-directed speech easier?", Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 140(2), 1239 (2016)

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    Tsuji S, Fikkert P, Yamane N, and Mazuka R: "Language-general biases and language-specific experience contribute to phonological detail in toddlers' word representations", Developmental Psychology , 52(3), 379-390 (2016)

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    Mazuka R, Igarashi Y, Martin A, and Utsugi A: "Infant-directed speech as a window into the dynamic nature of phonology", Laboratory Phonology, 6(3-4), 281-303 (2015)

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    Hawthorne K, Mazuka R, and Gerken L: "The acoustic salience of prosody trumps infants' acquired knowledge of language-specific prosodic patterns", Journal of Memory and Language, 82, 105-117 (2015)

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    Mazuka R: "Learning to become a native listener of Japanese", In M. Nakayama (Ed.), Handbook of Japanese Psycholinguistics, Chapter 2, 19-47 (2015)

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    Arai M, Nakamura C, and Mazuka R: "Predicting the unbeaten path through syntactic context", Journal of Experimental Psychology:Learning, Memory and Cognition, 41(2), 482-500 (2015)

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    Martin A, Schatz T, Versteegh M, Miyazawa K, Mazuka R, Dupoux E, and Cristia A: "Mothers speak less clearly to infants than to adults: A comprehensive test of the hyperarticulation hypothesis", Psychological Science, 26(3), 341-347 (2015)

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    Tsuji S, Mazuka R, Cristia A, and Fikkert P,: "Even at 4 months, a labial is a good enough coronal, but not vice versa", Cognition, 134(2015), 252-256 (2015)

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    Hirose Y, and Mazuka R: "Predictive processing of novel compounds: Evidence from Japanese", Cognition(2015), 350-358 (2014)

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    Matsuda YT, Ueno K, Cheng K, Konishi Y, Mazuka R, and Okanoya K: "Auditory observation of infant-directed speech by mothers: experience-dependent interaction between language and emotion in the basal ganglia.", Front Hum Neurosci, 8, 907 (2014)

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    Tsuji S., Bergmann C., and Cristia A.: "Community-augmented meta-analyses: Towards cumulative data assessment", Perspectives on Psychological Science, 9(6), 661-665 (2014)

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    Martin A, Utsugi A, and Mazuka R: "The multidimensional nature of hyperspeech: Evidence from Japanese vowel devoicing.", Cognition, 132(2), 216-228 (2014)

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    Jincho N, Feng G, and Mazuka R: "Development of text reading in Japanese: An eye movement study", Reading and Wrting: an interdisciplinary Journal, 27, 1437-1465 (2014)

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    Gonzalez-Gomez N, Hayashi A, Tsuji S, Mazuka R, and Nazzi T: "The role of the input on the development of the LC bias: A crosslinguistic comparison.", Cognition, 132(3), 301-311 (2014)

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    Mazuka R, Hasegawa M, and Tsuji S: "Development of non-native vowel discrimination: Improvement without exposure.", Developmental Psychobiology, 56, 192-209 (2013)

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    Gervain J, Sebastian-Galles N, Diaz B, Laka I, Mazuka R, Yamane N, Nespor M, and Mehler J: "Word Frequency Cues Word Order in Adults: Cross-Linguistic Evidence.", Frontiers in Psychology, 4(689), doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00689. (2013)

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