Faculty and Staff Profiles

D. KIMBROUGH OLLER, PH.D.
Holder of the Chair Excellence, School of Comm Sci and Disorders
Email: koller@memphis.edu
Office Location: 4023 Community Health Building
Office Hours: By Appointment
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Professor and Plough Chair of Excellence

  • Faculty member since 2002
  • Principal Investigator, Infant vocalizations project
  • Principal Investigator, Bilingualism project
  • External Faculty member, Konrad Lorenz Institute for Evolution and Cognition Research, Altenberg, Austria
  • Affiliate of the Institute for Intelligent Systems, University of Memphis
  • Ph.D. University of Texas at Austin, 1971, Psycholinguistics
  • B. A. University of California at Berkeley, 1968, Romance Languages

Research interests: Infant vocal development, bilingualism, child phonology, evolution of language, early speech communication

Teaching interests: Early language and speech, psycholinguistics, evolution of language

Clinical interests: Deafness, Autism, Down syndrome, phonological disorders, language delay

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Additional Information

 Current Grants:

D. K. Oller PI, Vocal exploration and interaction in the emergence of speech. NIH  DC011027

National Institutes of Deafness and other Communication Disorders Field Initiated Research,

2.9 million dollars, 2011-2018

D. K. Oller PI,  Early Vocal Development and Prediction of Autism NIDCD R01DC015108

Infant Vocal Communication: Typical Development and Autism Risk,

National Institutes of Deafness and other Communication Disorders, Field Initiated Research

3.2 million dollars, 2015-2020 




   



Honors/Awards
  • Elected as permanent member - Konrad Lorenz Institute for Evolution and Cognition Research - 2001
  • Award for distinguished contributions - Council for Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders - 2003
  • Elected as Fellow of ASHA - American Speech-Language Hearing Association - 2004
  • Elected as External Faculty Member - Konrad Lorenz Institute for Evolution and Cognition Research - 2008-present
  • Member Scientific Advisory Board - LENA Foundation - 2005-present
  • Award for outstanding scientific achievments - LENA Foundation - 2010
  • Scientific article listed as one of the top 10 achievements in autism, 2010 - Autism Speaks - 2011
  • Honors of the Association - American Speech, Language and Hearing Association - 2013

Support

  • Vocal exploration and interaction in the emergence of speech - National Institutes of Health (NIDCD) - $2,900,000 - March 1, 2011-Feb. 28, 2018 with no-cost extension
  • Early Vocal Development and Prediction of Autism - National Institutes of Health (NIDCD) - $3,200,000 - 2015-2020
Books Published
  • Oller, D.K. (1995). Guest editor, for volume on Tactile Aids for the Hearing Impaired. Seminars in Hearing 16, 4.
  • Oller, D.K. (author) (2000). The Emergence of the Speech Capacity. Lawrence Erlbaum and Associates, Inc.
  • Oller, D.K. and Eilers, R. E. (editors) (2002). Language and Literacy in Bilingual Children, Multilingual Matters Ltd.
  • Oller, D.K. and Griebel, U. (editors) (2004). Evolution of Communication Systems: A Comparative Approach, MIT Press.
  • Oller, D.K. and Griebel, U. (editors) (2008). Evolution of Communicative Flexibility: Complexity, Creativity, and Adaptability  in Human and Animal Communication, MIT Press.

  • Oller, D. K., Dale, R. & Griebel, U. (2016). New Frontiers in Language Evolution and Development. Guest editors for a Special Issue along with Wayne Gray (head editor of the journal), Topics in Cognitive Science (topiCS). 8(2), 352-513.
Journal Articles
  • Oller, D. K. (1973).  The effect of position‑in‑utterance on speech segment dura­tion in EnglishJournal of the Acoustical Society of America, 54, 1235‑ 1247.
  • Oller, D. K., & Kelly, C. A. (1974).  Phonological substitution processes of a hard‑of‑hearing child.  Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders, 39, 65‑74.
  • Sulzbacher, S. I., & Oller, D. K. (1974).  A re‑analysis of Lenneberg's Biologi­cal Foundations of Language by a behaviorist and a nativist.  Behaviorism, 2, 124‑245.
  • Eilers, R. E., Oller, D. K., & Ellington, J. (1974).  The acquisition of dimen­sional adjectives: The long and short of it.  Journal of Child Language, 1, 195‑204.
  • Oller, D. K. (1975).  Simplification as the goal of phonological processes in child speech.  Language Learning, 24, 299‑303.
  • Oller, D. K., & Eilers, R. E. (1975).  Phonetic expectation and transcrip­tion va­lidity.  Phonetica, 31, 288‑304.
  • Oller, D. K., Wieman, L., Doyle, W., & Ross, C. (1976). Infant babbling and speech. Journal of Child Language, 3, 1‑11. Link to Cambridge Univ. Press Online
  • Eilers, R. E., & Oller, D. K. (1976).  The role of speech discrimination in de­velopmental sound substitu­tions.  Journal of Child Language, 3, 319‑329.
  • Oller, D. K., & Warren, I. (1976).  On the nature of the phonological capacity.  Lingua, 39, 183‑199.
  • Oller, D. K., & Smith, B. (1977).  The effect of final syllable position on vowel duration in infant babbling.  Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 62, 994‑997.
  • Oller, D. K., Jensen, H., & Lafayette, R. (1978).  The relatedness of phonologi­cal processes of a hearing­impaired child.  Journal of Communication Dis­orders, 11, 97‑106.
  • Oller, D. K. (1978).  Infant vocalization and the development of speech.  Allied Health and Behavioral Sciences, 1, 523‑549.
  • Oller, D. K. (1978).  The role of pragmatics in child language research.  In F. D. Minifie & L. L. Lloyd (Eds.), Communicative and cognitive abilities: Early behavioral assessment (pp. 475-480).  Baltimore: University Park Press.
  • Oller, D. K. (1979).  Syllable timing in English, Spanish and Finnish. In H. Hol­lien & P. Hollien (Eds.), Current issues in the phonetic sciences, Vol. 9 (pp. 331‑343). John Benjamin's, B. V., Publishing Company.
  • Eilers, R. E., & Oller, D. K. (1980).  A comparative study of speech perception in young severely retarded children and normally develop­ing infants.  Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, 23, 419‑428.
  • Oller, D. K., Payne, S., & Gavin, W. J. (1980).  Tactual speech perception by minimally trained deaf subjects.  Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, 23, 769‑778.
  • Oller, D. K. (1980).  The emergence of the sounds of speech in infancy.  In G. Yeni‑Komshian, J. Kavanagh, & C. Ferguson (Eds.), Child phonology, Volume 1. Production (pp. 93‑112).  New York: Academic Press.
  • Oller, D. K. (1980).  Patterns of infant vocalization.  In A. P. Reilly (Ed.), The communication game (pp. 43‑48). Johnson and Johnson.
  • Eilers, R. E., Morse, P. A., Gavin, W. J., & Oller, D. K. (1981).  The perception of voice‑onset‑time in infancy.  Journal of the Acoustical Society of Ame­rica, 70, 955‑965.
  • Smith, B., & Oller, D. K. (1981).  A comparative study of premeaningful vocaliza­tions produced by normally developing and Down's syndrome infants.  Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders, 46, 46‑51.
  • Oller, D. K. (1981).  Infant vocalizations: Exploration and reflexivity.  In R. E. Stark (Ed.), Language behavior in infancy and early child­hood (pp. 85‑104). New York: Elsevier North Holland.
  • Oller, D. K., & Eilers, R. E. (1981).  A pragmatic approach to phonological sys­tems of deaf speakers.  In N. Lass (Ed.), Speech and language: Advances in basic research and practice, Vol. 6 (pp. 103‑141).  New York:  Academic Press.
  • Seibert, J. M., & Oller, D. K. (1981).  Linguistic pragmatics and language inter­vention strategies.  Journal of Autism and Developmental Disor­ders, 11, 75‑88.
  • Oller, D. K., & Eilers, R. E. (1981).  Tactual stimulation devices as artificial hearing systems.  Artificial Organs, 5(Suppl.), 448‑450.
  • Eilers, R. E., Morse, P., Gavin, W. J., & Oller, D. K. (1982).  Cross‑linguistic perception in infancy: The role of linguistic experience. Journal of Child Language, 9, 289‑302. Link to Cambridge Univ. Press Online
  • Oller, D. K., & Eilers, R. E. (1982).  Similarity of babbling in Spanish‑ and English‑learning babiesJournal of Child Language, 9, 565‑578.
  • Oller, D. K., & Eilers, R. E. (1983).  Speech identification in Spanish‑ and Eng­lish‑learning 2‑year‑olds.  Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, 26, 50‑54.
  • Mandalia, B. D., Tapia, M. A., Oller, D. K., Bull, D. H., & Eilers, R. E. (1983).  A non‑real time software vocoder for tactual communication.  In Proceedings of the Fifteenth Southeastern Symposium on System Theory, 249‑252.
  • Oller, D. K., & MacNeilage, P. F. (1983).  Toward understanding the devel­opment of compensatory speech programming.  In P. F. MacNeilage (Ed.), The pro­duction of speech (pp. 91‑108). New York: Springer Verlag.
  • Oller, D. K. (1983).  Infant babbling as a manifestation of the capacity for speech.  In S. Gerber & G. Mencher (Eds.), Development of audito­ry behavior (pp. 221‑236). New York: Grune and Stratton.
  • Eilers, R. E., Bull, D. H., Oller, D. K., & Lewis, D. C. (1984).  The discrimina­tion of vowel duration by infantsJournal of the Acousti­cal Society of America, 75, 1213‑1218.
  • Eilers, R. E., Oller, D. K., & Benito‑Garcia, C. R. (1984).  The acquisi­tion of voicing contrasts in Spanish and English learning infants and children: A longitudinal studyJournal of Child Language, 11, 313‑336.  Link to Cambridge Univ. Press Online.

  • Eilers, R. E., Oller, D. K., Bull, D. H., & Gavin, W. J. (1984). Linguistic ex­perience and infant speech perception: A reply to Jusczyk, Shea & Aslin.  Journal of Child Language, 11, 467‑475.
  • Bull, D. H., Eilers, R. E., & Oller, D. K. (1984).  Infants' discrimination of in­tensity variation in multisyllabic stimuli.  Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 76, 13‑17.
  • Eilers, R. E., Bull, D. H., & Oller, D. K. (1984).  Tactual perception of speech‑like stimuli with an electrocutaneous vocoder.  Artificial Organs, 8, 494‑ 497.
  • Bull, D., Eilers, R. E., & Oller, D. K. (1985).  Infants' discrimination of final syllable fundamental frequency in multisyllabic stimuli.  Journal of the A­cousti­cal Society of America, 77, 289‑295.
  • Oller, D. K. (1985).  Infant vocalizations: Traditional beliefs and current evi­dence.  In S. Harel & N. Anastasiow (Eds.),  The at‑risk infant: Psycho/so­cio/medical aspects (pp. 323‑331). Baltimore: Paul H. Brookes.
  • Bull, D., Eilers, R. E., Oller, D. K., & Mandalia, B. (1985).  The effect of fre­quency change on discrimi­nation of pulse bursts in an electro­cutaneous tac­tual vocoder.  Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 77, 1192‑1198.
  • Eilers, R. E., Bull, D. H., Oller, D. K., & Lewis, D. C. (1985).  The discrimina­tion of rapid spectral speech cues by Down syndrome and normally developing infants.  In S. Harel & N. Anastasiow (Eds.), The at‑risk infant: Psycho/­socio/medical aspects (pp. 333‑339).  Balti­more: Paul H. Brookes.
  • Oller, D. K., Eilers, R. E., Bull, D. H., & Carney, A. E. (1985). Pre­‑speech vo­ca­liza­tions of a deaf infant: A comparison with normal metaphonological de­velopment.  Journal of Speech and Hearing Re­search, 28, 47‑63.
  • Thevenin, D., Eilers, R. E., Oller, D. K., & LaVoie, L. (1985). Where's the drift in babbling drift?  A cross‑linguistic study.  Applied Psycho­linguistics, 6, 3‑15.
  • Eilers, R. E., & Oller, D. K. (1985).  Developmental aspects of infant speech dis­crimi­nation: The role of linguistic experience.  Trends in NeuroSci­ences, 8, 453‑456.
  • Oller, D. K., Eilers, R. E., Vergara, K., & LaVoie, E. F. (1986). Tactual voco­ders in a multisensory program training speech production and recep­tion.  Volta Review, 88, 21‑36.
  • Oller, D. K. (1986).  Metaphonology and infant vocalizations.  In B. Lindblom & R. Zetterstrom (Eds.), Precursors of early speech (pp. 21‑35).  New York: Stockton Press.
  • Oller, D. K. (1987).  Speech development.  In J. V. Van Cleve (Ed.), Gallaudet encyclopedia of deaf people and deafness, New York: McGraw­‑Hill.
  • Özdamar, Ö., Eilers, R. E., & Oller, D. K. (1987, September).  Tactile vocoders for the deaf.  IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Magazine, 37‑42.
  • Özdamar, Ö., Oller, D. K., Miskiel, E., & Eilers, R. (1988).  Computer system for quantitative evaluation of an electrotactile vocoder for artificial hear­ing.  Computers and Biomedical Research, 21, 85‑100.
  • Eilers, R. E., Özdamar, Ö., Oller, D. K., Miskiel, E., & Urbano, R. (1988).  Si­milarities between tactual and auditory speech perception.  Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, 31, 124‑131.
  • Oller, D. K., & Seibert, J. M. (1988).  Babbling in prelinguistic mentally re­tarded children.  American Journal on Mental Retardation, 92, 369‑375.
  • Oller, D. K., & Eilers, R. E. (1988).  The role of audition in infant babbling.  Child Development, 59, 441‑449.
  • Eilers, R. E., Widen, J. E., & Oller, D. K. (1988).  Assessment techniques to e­valuate tactual aids for hearing‑impaired subjects.  Journal of Rehabili­ta­tion Research and Development, 25 #2, 33‑46.
  • Lynch, M. P., Eilers, R. E., Oller, D. K., & LaVoie, L. (1988).  Speech percep­tion by congenitally deaf subjects using an electrocutaneous vocoder.  Jour­nal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, 25 #3, 41‑50.
  • Oller, D. K., & Eilers, R. E. (1988).  Tactual artificial hearing for the deaf.  In F. Bess (Ed.), Hearing impairment in children (pp. 310­‑328).  Parkton, MD: York Press.
  • Eilers, R. E., & Oller, D. K. (1988).  Precursors to speech: What is innate and what is acquired?  In R. Vasta (Ed.), Annals of child develop­ment, Volume 5, (1‑32).  Greenwich, CT: JAI Press Inc.
  • Lynch, M. P., Eilers, R. E., Oller, D. K., & Cobo‑Lewis, A. (1989).  Multisensory speech perception by profoundly hearing‑impaired chil­dren.  Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders, 54, 57‑67.
  • Lynch, M. P., Eilers, R. E., Oller, D. K., Urbano, R. C., & Pero, P. J. (1989).  Multisensory narrative tracking by a profoundly deaf subject using an elec­trocutaneous vocoder and a vibrotactile aid.  Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, 32, 331‑338.
  • Eilers, R., Oller, D. K., Urbano, R., & Moroff, D. (1989).  Conflicting and co­operating cues: Perception of cues to final consonant voicing by infants and adults.  Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, 32, 307‑316.
  • Oller, D. K., Eilers, R. E., & Lynch, M. P. (1989).  Tactual artificial hearing as an aid to speech and language acquisition for the hearing impaired child.  Topics in Language Disorders, 9(4), 59‑69.
  • Lynch, M. P., Oller, D. K., & Steffens, M. (1989).  Development of speech­‑like vo­calizations in a child with congenital absence of cochleas: The case of total deafness.  Applied Psycholinguistics, 10, 315‑333.
  • Eilers, R. E., Oller, D. K., & Vergara, K. (1989).  Speech and language progress of hearing‑impaired children in a systematic training program using tactual vocoders.  Volta Review, 91, 127‑138.
  • Lynch, M. P., Oller, D. K., & Eilers, R. E. (1989).  Portable tactile aids for speech perception.  Volta Review, 91, 113‑125.
  • Greenfield, D. B., & Oller, D. K. (1989).  Design and methodological requirements for studying the role of language acquisition in cogni­tive/social develop­ment.  American Journal of Mental Retardation, 93, 497‑499.
  • Eilers, R. E., Özdamar, Ö., Oller, D. K., Miskiel, E., & Urbano, R. (1989).  The effects of vocoder filter configuration on tactual perception of speech.  Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Develop­ment, 26, 51‑64.
  • Oller, D. K., & Eilers, R. E. (1989).  A natural logic of speech and speech‑like acts with developmental implications.  First Language, 9, 225‑243.
  • Lynch, M. P., Eilers, R. E., Oller, D. K., & Urbano, R. C. (1990).  Innate­ness, ex­perience, and music perception.  Psychological Science, 1, 272‑276.
  • Oller, D. K. (1990).  A new age in education of deaf children:  Method­ologi­cal in­novations and artificial hearing.  In M. Wolraich & D. K. Routh (Eds.), Advances in developmen­tal and behav­ioral pediatrics (Vol. 9) (pp. 161-180).  London: Jessica Kingsley.
  • Oller, D. K. (1991).  Computational approaches to transcription and analysis in child phonology.  Journal for Computer Users in Speech and Hearing, 7, 44-59.
  • Oller, D. K., Eilers, R. E., Miskiel, E., Burns, R., & Urbano, R. (1991).  The stop/glide boundary shift as a perceptual error.  Phonetica, 48, 32-56.
  • Lynch, M. P., Eilers, R. E., Oller, D. K., Urbano, R. G., & Wilson, P. (1991).  Influences of acculturation and musical sophistication on percep­tion of musical interval patterns.  Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 17, 967-975.
  • Oller, D. K. (1991).  Similarities and differences in vocalizations of deaf and hearing infants: Future directions for research.  In J. Miller (Ed.), Re­search on child language disorders: A decade of progress (pp. 277-284).  Austin, TX: Pro-ed.
  • Fernández, M. C., Pearson, B. Z., Umbel, V. M., Oller, D. K., & Molinet-Molina, M. (1992).  Bilingual receptive vocabulary in Hispanic preschool children.  Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences 14, 268-276.
  • Miskiel, E., Özdamar, Ö, Oller, D. K., & Eilers, R. (1992).  Digital signal processor-based feature extraction vocoder for the deaf.  Computer-Based Medical Systems, Proc. 5th IEEE Symposium, Durham, NC, 504-509.
  • Özdamar, Ö., Lopez, C. N., Oller, D. K., Eilers, R. E., Miskiel, E., & Lynch, M. P. (1992).  FFT-based digital tactile vocoder system for real-time use.  Medical & Biological Engineering & Computing, 30, 213-218.
  • Oller, D. K. (1992).  Development of the infrastructure of speech production abilities: syllables and segments in early phonology [Abstract].  In J. J. Ohala, T. M. Nearey, B. L. Derwing, M. M. Hodge, & G. E. Wiebe (Eds.), ICSLP 92 Proceedings (Addendum) (p. 5).  Edmonton, Canada: Priority Print­ing.
  • Oller, D. K., & Eilers, R. E. (1992).  Development of vocal signaling in human infants: Toward a methodology for cross‑species vocalization compari­sons.  In H. Papoušek, U. Jürgens, & M. Papoušek (Eds.), Nonverbal vocal communi­cation (pp. 174-191).  New York: Cambridge University Press.
  • Umbel, V. M., Pearson, B. Z., Fernández, M., & Oller, D. K. (1992).  Measur­ing bilingual children's receptive vocabularies.  Child Development, 63, 1012-1020.
  • Oller, D. K., & Lynch, M. P. (1992).  Infant vocalizations and innova­tions in infraphonology: Toward a broader theory of development and disorders.  In C. Ferguson, L. Menn, & C. Stoel‑Gammon (Eds.), Phonologi­cal development (pp. 509-536).  Parkton, MD: York Press, Inc.
  • Oller, D. K. (1992).  Description of infant vocalizations and young child speech: Theoretical and practical tools.  Seminars in Speech and Language, 13, 178-193.
  • Steffens, M. L., Oller, D. K., Lynch, M. P., & Urbano, R. C. (1992).  Vocal development in infants with Down Syndrome and infants who are developing normally.  American Journal on Mental Retardation, 97, 235-246.
  • Oller, D. K., Eilers, R. E., Burns, R., & Urbano, R. (1993).  Perception of the stop/glide contrast in infancy.  Phonetica, 50, 1-14.
  • Pearson, B. Z., Fernández, S. C., & Oller, D. K. (1993).  Lexical development in bilingual infants and toddlers: Comparison to monolingual norms.  Language Learning, 43(1), 93-120.
  • Eilers, R. E., Oller, D. K., Levine, S., Basinger, D., Lynch, M. P., & Urbano, R. (1993).  The role of prematurity and socioeconomic status in the onset of canonical babbling in infants.  Infant Behavior and Development, 16, 297-315.
  • Eilers, R. E., Fishman L. M., Oller, D. K., & Steffens, M. L. (1993).  Tactile vocoders as aids to speech production in young hearing-impaired children.  Volta Review, 95, 265-293.
  • Vergara, K.C., Oller, D.K., Eilers, R.E., & Balkany, T.J. (1993).  Curricula objectives for educators of children with cochlear implants.  In B. Fraysse & O. Deguine (Eds.), Cochlear implants:  New perspectives.  Advances in Oto-Rhino-Laryngology Vol. 48 (pp. 216-221).  Basel:  Karger.
  • Eilers, R. E., Vergara, K., Oller, D. K., & Balkany, T. J. (1993).  Evaluating hearing-impaired children's usage of tactual vocoders.  In A. Risberg, S. Felicetti, G. Plant & K.-E. Spens (Eds.), Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Tactile Aids, Hearing Aids & Cochlear Implants (pp. 255-260).  Stockholm, Sweden: Akademitryck AB, Edsbruk.
  • Vergara, K. C., Miskiel, L. W., Oller, D. K., Eilers, R., & Balkany, T. (1993). Hierarchy of goals and objectives for tactual vocoder training with hearing-impaired children.  In A. Risberg, S. Felicetti, G. Plant & K.-E. Spens (Eds.), Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Tactile Aids, Hearing Aids & Cochlear Implants (pp. 125-133).  Stockholm, Sweden: Akademitryck AB, Edsbruk.
  • Oller, D. K., Miskiel, E., Eilers, R. E., & Özdamar, Ö. (1993).  Formant tracking for tactual vocoders.  In A. Risberg, S. Felicetti, G. Plant & K.-E. Spens (Eds.), Proceedings of the Second International Conference on Tactile Aids, Hearing Aids & Cochlear Implants (pp. 125-133).  Stockholm, Sweden: Akademitry­ck AB, Edsbruk.
  • Lewedag, V. L., Oller, D. K., & Lynch, M. P. (1994).  Infants' vocalization patterns across home and laboratory environments.  First Language, 14, 49-65.
  • Eilers, R. E., & Oller, D. K. (1994).  Infant vocalizations and the early diagnosis of severe hearing impair­ment.  Journal of Pediatrics, 124, 199-203.
  • Oller, D. K., Eilers, R. E., Steffens, M. L., Lynch, M. P., & Urbano, R. (1994).  Speech-like vocaliza­tions in infancy: an evaluation of potential risk factorsJournal of Child Language, 21, 33-58. Link to Cambridge Univ. Press Online
  • Steffens, M. L., Eilers, R. E., Fishman, L., Oller, D. K., & Urbano, R. C. (1994).  Early vocal develop­ment in tactually aided children with severe-profound hearing loss.  Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, 37, 700-711.
  • Umbel, V. M., & Oller, D. K. (1994).  Developmental changes in receptive vocabulary in Hispanic bilingual school children.  Language Learning, 44:2, 221-242.
  • Oller, D. K., & Steffens, M. L. (1994).  Syllables and segments in infant vocalizations and young child speech.  In M. Yavas (Ed.), First and second language phonology (pp. 45-61).  San Diego: Singular Publishing Group.
  • Oller, D. K. (1995).  Development of vocalizations in infancy.  In H. Winitz (Ed.), Human communica­tion and its disorders: a review, volume IV.  Timonium, MD: York Press, Inc, 1-30. 
  • Oller, D. K., Eilers, R. E., Basinger, D., Steffens, M. L., & Urbano, R. (1995).  Extreme poverty and the develop­ment of precursors to the speech capacity. First Language, 15, 167-188.
  • Oller, D. K. (1995).  Acceptance of Tactual Artificial Hearing by the Community of Deaf Education.  Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Tactile Aids, Hearing Aids and Cochlear Implants, 154-158. 
  • Lynch, M. P., Oller, D. K., Steffens, M. L., Levine, S. L., Basinger, D. L., & Umbel, V. M. (1995).  Development of speech-like vocalizations in infants with Down syndrome.  American Journal of Mental Retardation, 100, 1, 68-86.
  • Vergara, K.C., Miskiel, L.W., Eilers, R.E., Oller, D.K., Lewis, B.J., Punch, T.A., & Donovan, P.A.  (1995).  Classroom Curricula for Tactile Aids and Cochlear Implants. Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Tactile Aids, Hearing Aids and Cochlear Implants, 137-145.
  • Eilers, R. E., Cobo-Lewis, A. B., Vergara, K. C.,  Oller, D. K., & Dolan-Ash, M.M. (1995). A Cohort Study of Children Using Multichannel Tactile Aids and Cochlear Implants.  Seminars in Hearing 16, 4, 382-393.
  • Eilers, R.E., Vergara, K.C., Cobo-Lewis, A.B., & Oller, D.K. (1995). Comparing Children’s Speech Perception Performance Using Tactile Aids and Cochlear Implants. Proceedings of the Third International Conference on Tactile Aids, Hearing Aids and Cochlear Implants, 121-135.
  • Vergara, K. C., Miskiel, L. W., Oller, D. K., & Eilers, R. E. (1995).  Training Children to Use Tactual Vocoders in a Model Program. Seminars in Hearing 16, 4, 404-415.
  • Oller D. K. (1995).  Tactile Aids for the Hearing Impaired: An Overview.  Seminars in Hearing, 16, 4, 289-295.
  • Lynch, M.P., Oller, D.K., Steffens, M.L., & Buder, E.H. (1995).  Phrasing in prelinguistic vocaliza­tions.  Developmental Psychobiology, 28, 3-23.
  • Oller, D. K., Vergara, K., & Eilers, R. E. (1995).  Education of deaf children with tactual aids: The Miami experience.  In G. Plant & K. E. Spens (Eds.), Profound deafness and speech communication. London: Whurr, 89-110.
  • Lynch, M. P., Oller, D. K., Steffens, M. L., Levine, S. L., Basinger, D. L., & Umbel, V. M. (1995).  Development of speech-like vocalizations in infants with Down syndrome.  American Journal of Mental Retardation, 100, 1, 68-86.
  • Oller, D. K., Vergara, K., & Eilers, R. E. (1995).  Education of deaf children with tactual aids: The Miami experience.  In G. Plant & K. E. Spens (Eds.), Profound deafness and speech communication. London: Whurr,  89-110.
  • Pearson, B.Z., Fernandez, S., Oller, D.K., (1995).  Cross-language Synonyms in the Lexicons of Bilingual Infants: One Language or Two?  Journal of Child Language, 22, 345-368.  Link to Cambridge Univ. Press Online.
  • Oller, D.K., Eilers, R.E., Sternberg, A.D., (1995).  Le babillage et la prédiction du développement du langage. Le développement langagier: une prédiction précoce est-elle possible?   Gabrielle Konopczynski & Shirley Vinter (Eds.), Calais: L’Orthoédition, 113-1
  • Cobo-Lewis, A. B., Oller, D. K., Lynch, M. P., & Levine, S. L. (1996). Relations of motor and vocal milestones in typically developing infants and infants with Down syndrome. American Journal of Mental Retardation, 100, 456-467.
  • Eilers, R. E., Vergara, K. C., Cobo-Lewis, A. B., Oller, D. K., & Friedman, K. E. (1996).  A longitudinal evaluation of the speech perception capabilities of children using multichannel tactile vocoders. Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, 39, 518-533.
  • Vergara, K. C., Miskiel, L. W., Oller, D. K., & Eilers, R. E. (1996).  A practical evaluation procedure for clinicians to use to assess and remediate speech perception skills.  In N. van Son & F. Coninx (Eds.), Proceedings ISAC-96 (pp. 109-114).  Sint-Michielsgestel, The Netherlands: Instituut voor Doven.
  • Oller, D. K. (1996).  Evaluation of speech progress in deaf children using sensory aids: the role of infraphonological description. In N. van Son & F. Coninx (Eds.), Proceedings ISAC-96 (pp. 134-137).  Sint-Michielsgestel, The Netherlands: Instituut voor Doven.
  • Pearson, B. Z., Fernández, S. C., Lewedeg, V., & Oller, D. K. (1997).  The relation of input factors to lexical learning by bilingual infants.   Applied Psycholinguistics, 18, 41-58.  Link to Cambridge Univ. Press Online.
  • Oller, D. K., Eilers, R.E., Urbano, R. & Cobo-Lewis A. B. (1997).  Development of precursors to speech in infants exposed to two languages.  J. of Child Language, 24, 407-425. Cambridge Univ. Press Online.
  • Eilers, R. E., Cobo-Lewis, A., Vergara, K., & Oller, D. K. (1997).  Longitudinal speech perception performance of young children with cochlear implants and tactile aids plus hearing aids. Scandanavian Audiology, 26, 47, 50-54.
  • Oller, D. K. (1997).  Child phonology and infant vocalizations: theory and methodology.  In B. Hodson & M. L. Edwards (Eds.), Applied phonology: Perspectives and clinical applications (pp. 133-153).  Gaithersburg, MD:  Aspen Publishers.
  • Eilers, R. E., Oller D. K., & Cobo-Lewis, A. (1997).  Correlates of late-onset canonical babbling in infancy.  In The Emergence of Human Cognition and Language (Volume 4).  Annual Report Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research, Ministry of Education, Science, Sports and Culture, Tokyo, Japan (pp. 7-10).
  • Oller, D. K. (1997)  Theories of the development of vocal communication. In The Emergence of Human Cognition and Language (Volume 4).  Annual Report Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research, Ministry of Education, Science, Sports and Culture, Tokyo, Japan (pp. 11-14).
  • Oller, D.K., Eilers, R.E., Neal, A. R., & Cobo-Lewis, A.B. (1998).  Late onset canonical babbling: a possible early marker of abnormal development.  American Journal on Mental Retardation, 103, 3, 249-265.
  • Navarro, A., Pearson, B.Z., Cobo-Lewis, A. B., Oller, D. K. (1998).  Identifying the language spoken by 26-month-old monolingual- and bilingual-learning babies in a no-context situation. (1998)  In A. Greenhill, M. Hughes, H. Littlefield, and H. Walsh (Eds.).  Proceedings of the 22nd Annual Proceedings of the 22nd Boston University Conference on Language Development  (vol. 2, pp. 557-568), Cascadilla Press, Somerville, MA.
  • Oller, D. K., Levine, S., Eilers,  R. E., & Pearson, B.Z. (1998).  Vocal Precursors to Linguistic Communication: How Babbling is Connected to Meaningful Speech.  In R. Paul (Ed.), The Speech/Language Connection, Paul H. Brookes, Pub., Baltimore (pp. 1-23).
  • Oller, D.K., Pearson, B.Z., Umbel, V., Fernández, M. and Navarro, A. (1998).  Educational implications of early bilingualism: a review of recent results from Miami. ERIC Clearinghouse on Languages and Linguistics. ED 408 843.
  • Oller, D. K., Cobo-Lewis, A. B., & Eilers, R. E. (1998).  Phonological translation in monolingual and bilingual childrenApplied Psycholinguistics, 19, 2, 259-278. Link to Cambridge Univ. Press Online.
  • Yale, M., Messinger, D., Eilers, R.E., Oller, D.K. & Cobo-Lewis, A.B. (1999).  An event-based analysis of the coordination of early infant vocalizations and facial actions.  Developmental Psychology, 35, 2, 505-513.
  • Oller, D.K., Eilers, R.E., Neal, A. R., & Schwartz, H.K. (1999).  Precursors to speech in infancy: the prediction of speech and language disorders.  Journal of Communication Disorders, 32, 4, 223-246.
  • Masterson, J. J. & Oller, D. K. (1999). Use of Technology in Phonological Assessment: Evaluation of Early Meaningful Speech and Prelinguistic Vocalizations. Seminars in Speech and Language, Vol. 20, Issue 2, 133-148.
  • Oller, D. K. & Eilers, R.E (1998/2000). Interpretive and methodological difficulties in evaluating babbling drift.  Parole, 7/8, 147-164.
  • Sheinkopf, S. J., Mundy, P., Oller, D. K., & Steffens, M. (2000).  Vocal atypicalities of preverbal autistic children. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders (v.30, n.4, 345-353).
  • Oller, D. K., Eilers, R.E. & Basinger, D. (2001).  Intuitive identification of infant vocal sounds by parents.  Developmental Science, 4:1, 49-60.
  • Nathani, S. & Oller, D. K. (2001).  Beyond ba-ba and gu-gu: Challenges and strategies in coding infant vocalizations.  Behavior Research Methods, Instruments & Computers, 33(3). 321-330.
  • Oller, D. K. & Pearson, B. Z. (2002).  Assessing the effects of bilingualism: A background. In Oller, D. K. & Eilers, R. E. (Eds.), Language and Literacy in Bilingual Children, Multilingual Matters, 3-21.
  • Oller, D.K. (2002).  Quantitative Background on the Shortage of Research Doctorates in Communication Sciences and Disorders.  Proceedings of  the Council of Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders,
  • Oller, D. K. & Eilers, R.E. (2002). An integrated approach to evaluating effects of bilingualism in Miami school children: the study design.  In Oller, D. K. & Eilers, R. E. (Eds.), Language and Literacy in Bilingual Children, Multilingual Matters, 22-42.
  • Oller, D.K., Scott, C., & Goldstein, H. (2002). Ph.D. program survey results. Council of Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders and American Speech-Language Hearing Association http://www.asha.org/students/academic/doctoral/phd_survey_sum.htm.
  • Eilers, R. E., Oller, D. K. & Cobo-Lewis, A. B. (2002).  Bilingualism and cultural assimilation in Miami Hispanic children . In Oller, D. K. & Eilers, R. E. (Eds.), Language and Literacy in Bilingual Children, Multilingual Matters, 43-63.
  • Oller, D. K. & Eilers, R. E. (2002).  Balancing interpretations regarding effects of bilingualism: Empirical outcomes and theoretical possibilities. In Oller, D. K. & Eilers, R. E. (Eds.), Language and Literacy in Bilingual Children, Multilingual Matters, 281-292.
  • Oller, D. K. & Cobo-Lewis, A. B. (2002).  The ability of bilingual and monolingual children to perform phonological translation. In Oller, D. K. & Eilers, R. E. (Eds.), Language and Literacy in Bilingual Children, Multilingual Matters, 255-280.
  • Buder, E.H., Oller, K., & Magoon, J.C. (2003). Vocal Intensity in the Development of Infant Protophones. In M. J. Solé & D. Recasans & J. Romero (Eds.), Proceedings of the XVth International Congress of Phonetic Sciences. Adelaide, Australia: Causal Productions, 2015-2018.
  • Nathani, S., Oller, D.K., & Cobo-Lewis, A. B. (2003).  Final Syllable Lengthening (FSL) in Infant Vocalizations, J. of Child Language. 30. 3-25. Website for Cambridge Univ. Press Online.
  • Oller, D.K. (2004).  Underpinnings for a theory of communicative evolution. In Oller, D.K. and Griebel, U. (Eds.), Evolution of Communication Systems: A Comparative Approach, MIT Press pp. 49-65.
  • Oller, D.K. & Griebel, U. (2004).  Theoretical and methodological tools for comparison and evolutionary modeling of communication systems.  In Oller, D.K. & Griebel, U. (Eds.).  Evolution of Communication Systems: A Comparative Approach. MIT Press. pp. 3-11.
  • Oller, D.K. & Griebel, U. (2004).  Directions for research in comparative communication systems.  In Oller, D.K. & Griebel, U. (Eds.).  Evolution of Communication Systems: A Comparative Approach. MIT Press. pp. 325-331.
  • Oller, D.K. (2005). The distributed characteristic in bilingual learning. Proceedings of the 4th International Symposium on Bilingualism. J. Cohen, K. T. McAlister, K. Rolstad, & J. MacSwan (Eds), (pp. 1744-1749). Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press.  http://www.memphis.edu/ausp/ollerpdfs/OllerTheDiistributedCharacteristic.pdf
  • Oller, D. K. (2005). The natural logic of communicative possibilities: modularity and presupposition. In  Callebaut, W. and Raskin-Gutman, D. (Eds.).  Modularity: Understanding the Development and Evolution of Natural Complex Systems.  MIT Press, pp. 409-434.
  • Navarro, A., Pearson, B. Z., Cobo-Lewis, A. B., & Oller, D.K. (2005). Differentiation, carry-over and the distributed characteristic in bilinguals: Differentiation in early phonological adaptation?  Proceedings of the 4th International Symposium on Bilingualism. J. Cohen, K. T. McAlister, K. Rolstad, & J. MacSwan (Eds),  (pp. 1690-1702). Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press.
  • Oller, D. K. and Griebel, U. (2005). Contextual freedom in human infant vocalization and the evolution of language. In R. L. Burgess and K. MacDonald (Eds.).  Evolutionary Perspectives on Human Development. Sage Publications, Thousand Oaks, CA, pp. 135-165.
  • Oller, D. K. (2006). Vocal language development in deaf infants: new challenges. In P. Spencer and M. Marschark. The Spoken Language Development of Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Children. Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK, 2-41.
  • Oller, D.K. and Ramsdell, H. (2006). A weighted reliability measure for phonetic transcription. Journal of Speech and Hearing Research.  49, 1391-1411.
  • Oller, D. K. & Griebel, U. (2006). How the language capacity was naturally selected: Altriciality and long immaturity. Commentary on Locke, J. and Bogin, B: Language and life history: A new perspective on the evolution and development of linguistic communication.. Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 293-294.
  • Oller, D. K. & Griebel, U. (2006). How the language capacity was naturally selected: Altriciality and long immaturity. Commentary on Locke, J. and Bogin, B: Language and life history: A new perspective on the evolution and development of linguistic communication.. Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 293-294.
  • Oller, D.K. (2006). Development and evolution in human vocal communication. Biological Theory: Integrating Development, Evolution, and Cognition, vol. 1, 4, pp. 349-351.

  • Price, J. R., Pollock, K. P. and Oller, D. K. (2006). Speech and Language Development in Six Infants Adopted from China. Journal of Multilingual Communication Disorders, 4, 2, 108-127.
  • Oller, D.K. and Ramsdell, H. (2006). A weighted reliability measure for phonetic transcription. Journal of Speech and Hearing Research.  49, 1391-1411.
  • Oller, D. K., Pearson, B. and Cobo-Lewis, A. (2007). Profile effects in early bilingual language and literacy acquisition. Applied Psycholinguistics, 28, 198-229. Link to Cambridge Univ. Press Online.
  • Oller, D. K. and Jarmulowicz, L. (2007). Language and literacy in bilinguals. In Erika Hoff and Marilyn Shatz. Handbook of Language Development. Blackwell. Oxford, UK, pp. 368-386.
  • Ramsdell, H., Oller, D. K. and Ethington, C. (2007). Predicting phonetic transcription agreement: Insights from research in infant vocalizations. Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics, 21, 10, 793-831.  

  • Oller, D. K., Nathani Iyer, S., Buder, E. H., Kwon, K., Chorna, L. and Conway, K. (2007). Diversity and contrastivity in prosodic and syllabic development. Proceedings of the International Congress of Phonetic Sciences. J. Trouvain and W. Barry (Eds.). International Phonetics Society, Sasrbrucken, Germany. pp 303-308.
  • Nathani, S., Oller, D. K., & Neal, A. R. (2007). On the robustness of vocal development: an examination of infants with moderate-to-severe hearing loss and additional risk factors. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 50, 1425-44.
  • Oller, D. K., Jarmulowicz, L.,. Gibson, T. &  Hoff, E (2007). First Language Vocabulary Loss in Early Bilinguals during Language Immersion: A Possible Role for Suppression.  Proceedings of the Boston University Conference on Language Development. Caunt-Nolton, H. Kulatilake, S. & Woo, I-hao (Eds.), (pp. 474-484). Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press.
  • Oller, D. K. and Griebel, U. (2008). The origins of syllabification in human infancy and in human evolution. In B. Davis and K Zajdo. Syllable Development: The Frame/Content Theory and Beyond.  Lawrence Erlbaum and Associates. Mahwah, NJ, pp. 29-62.

  • Oller, D.K. & Griebel, U.  (2008). Signal and functional flexibility in the emergence of communication systems across species: The editor’s introduction. In Oller, D.K. and Griebel, U. (editors) Evolution of Communicative Flexibility: Complexity, Creativity, and Adaptability  in Human and Animal Communication, MIT Press pp. 3-6.

  • Oller, D. K. & Griebel, U. (2008). Contextual flexibility in infant vocal development and the earliest steps in the evolution of language. In Oller, D.K. and Griebel, U. (editors) Evolution of Communicative Flexibility: Complexity, Creativity, and Adaptability  in Human and Animal Communication, MIT Press pp. 141-168.

  • Griebel, U. & Oller, D. K. (2008). Evolutionary forces favoring contextual flexibility: The role of deception and protean behavior. In Oller, D.K. and Griebel, U. (editors) Evolution of Communicative Flexibility: Complexity, Creativity, and Adaptability  in Human and Animal Communication, MIT Press pp. 9-40.

  • Buder, E. H., Chorna, L. B., Oller, D. K., & Robinson, R. B. (2008). Vibratory Regime Classification of Infant Phonation. Journal of Voice, 22, 553-564.

  • Nathani Iyer, S. & Oller, D. K. (2008). Prelinguistic vocal development in infants with normal hearing and infants with severe to profound hearing loss. The Volta Review, 108, 115-138.

  • Nathani Iyer, S. & Oller, D. K. (2008). Fundamental frequency development in typically developing infants and infants with deafness. Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics, 22,  917-936. http://www.memphis.edu/ausp/ollerpdfs/IyerAndOller02699200802316776_1_.pdf
  • Oller, D. K. (2008). Sequence of Reading Acquisition in Bilinguals, in Reading Acquisition in Bilingual Children, Encyclopedia of Language and Literacy Development, edited by Helene Deacon, Published online by the Canadian Language and Literacy Research Network, Oct. 29, 2008,13:31:43.
  • Oller, D. K. (2008). Noam Chomsky’s Role in Biological Theory: A Mixed Legacy. Biological Theory, 3, 4 344-350.

  • Pearson, B. Z., Navarro, A,. Oller, D. K., & Cobo-Lewis, A. (2009). Early phonological development in the speech of bilingual-learning infants and toddlers: The interplay of universal and language-specific processes. In Cruz-Ferreira, M. (ed.) Multilingual Norms. Peter Lang Publishing Group. New York.
  • Warren, S. F., Gilkerson, J., Richards, J., Oller, D. K., Xu., D, Yapanel, U. (2010). What automated vocal analysis reveals about the language learning environment of young children with autism. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 40, 555-569. http://www.springerlink.com/openurl.asp?genre=article&id=doi:10.1007/s10803-009-0902-5. 

  • Oller, D. K. (2010). All-day recordings to investigate vocabulary development: A case study of a trilingual toddlerCommunication Disorders Quarterly, 31, 4,  213-222.
  • Oller, D. K., Jarmulowicz, L., Pearson, B. Z., Cobo-Lewis, A. B. (2010). Rapid spoken language shift in early second language learning: The role of peers and effects on L1. In A. Durgunouglu and C. Goldenberg (Eds.) Dual language learners: Their development and assessment in oral and written language.  Guilford. NY, pp. 94-120.

  • Warlaumont, A. S., Oller, D. K., Buder, E. H., Dale, R., Kozma, R. (2010). Data-driven automated acoustic analysis of human infant vocalizations using neural network tools. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 127, 2563-2577.  

  • Oller, D. K., Niyogi, P., S. Gray, J. A. Richards, J. Gilkerson, D. Xu,  U. Yapanel, S. F. Warren  (2010). Automated Vocal Analysis of Naturalistic Recordings from Children with Autism, Language Delay and Typical Development.  Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 107, 30, 13354-13359. http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2010/07/08/1003882107.full.pdf 
  • Oller, D. K. (2010). Vocal motoric foundations of spoken language: A commentary on Iverson’s “Developing language in a developing body: The relationship between motor development and language development”. Journal of Child Language, 37, 2, 275-279.
  • Warlaumont, A. S., Oller, D. K., Dale, R., Richards, J. A., Gilkerson, J., & Xu, D. (2010). Vocal Interaction Dynamics of Children With and Without Autism.  S. Ohlsson & R. Catrambone (Eds.), Proceedings of the 32nd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.

  • Preston, J., L. Ramsdell, H. L., Oller, D. K., Edwards, M. L., Tobin, S. J. (2011). Developing a Weighted Measure of Speech Sound Accuracy. J. of Speech, Language and Hearing Research 54, 1-18.
  • Warlaumont, A. S., Westermann, G. and Oller, D. K. (2011). Adult input causes less precise imitation in a neural network model of infant vowel perception and production. Proceedings of the AISB-11Meeting. York, UK.  Society for the Study of Artificial Intelligence and Simulation of Behaviour.
  • Oller, D. K. (2011). Vocal category development in human infancy: A commentary on Giulivi et al.’s critique of the Frames, then Content model.  Language learning and Development, 7, 3, 226-233.
  • Parham, D., Buder, E. H., Oller, D. K., Boliek, C. (2011). Syllable-Related Breathing Behaviors in Infants: Duration, Excursion, and Slope. Journal of Speech and Hearing Research.  54, 1039-1050.
  • Warlaumont, A. S., Oller, D. K., Buder, E. H., & Westermann, G. (2013). Prespeech motor learning in a neural network using reinforcement. Neural Networks, 38, 64–75. NIHMS 426615. doi:10.1016.j.neunet.2012.11.012.
  • Oller, D. K., Buder, E. H., Ramsdell, H. L., Warlaumont, A. S., Chorna, L., & Bakeman, R. (2013). Functional flexibility of infant vocalization and the emergence of language. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
  • Yoder, P., Oller, D. K., Richards, J. & Gilkerson, J. (2013). Stability and Validity of an Automated Measure of Vocal Development From Day-Long Samples in Children With and Without Autism Spectrum Disorder. Autism Research, 6, 103-107.
  • Buder, E. H., Warlaumont, A. S., & Oller, D. K. (2013). An acoustic phonetic catalog of prespeech vocalizations. In B. Peter & A. MacLeod (Eds.), Comprehensive perspectives on child speech development and disorders: Pathways from linguistic theory to clinical practice. Hauppage, NY: Nova Science Publishers, Inc. pp. 103-134.
  • Buder, E. H., Jarmulowicz., L. & Oller, D. K. (2013). Acquisition of the English Voicing Contrast by Native Spanish-Speaking Children: Phonological Development in Voice Onset Times.  In B. Peter & A. MacLeod (Eds.), Comprehensive perspectives on child speech development and disorders: Pathways from linguistic theory to clinical practice. Hauppage, NY: Nova Science Publishers, Inc. pp. 305-342.
  • Oller, D.K. & Griebel, U. (2014). On quantitative comparative research in communication and language evolution. Biological Theory. 9, 296-308.
  • Patten, E., Belardi, K., Baranek, G. T., Watson, L.R., Labban, J. D., & Oller, D. K. (2014). Vocal patterns in infants with Autism Spectrum Disorder: Canonical babbling status and vocalization frequency. J. Autism Dev. Disord. 44, 10, 2413-2428.
  • Franklin, B., Warlaumont, A. S., Messinger, D. S., Bene, E., Nathani Iyer, S., Lee, C-C., Lambert, B., Oller, D. K. (2014). Effects of Parental Interaction on Infant Vocalization Rate, Variability and Vocal Type. Language Learning and Development. 10(3):279–296.
  • Warlaumont, A. S., Richards, J. A., Gilkerson, J. & Oller, D. K. (2014). A Social Feedback Loop for Speech Development and Its Reduction in Autism. Psychological Science, 25: 1314-1324. DOI: 10.1177/0956797614531023
  • VanDam, M., Oller, D. K., Ambrose, S. E., Gray, S., Richards, J., Xu, D., Gilkerson, J., Silbert, N. H., Moeller, M-P. (2015). Automated vocal analysis of children with hearing loss and their typical and atypical peers. Ear and Hearing. 36(4) e146-e152. doi: 10.1097/AUD.0000000000000138
  • Oller, D. K., Dale, R., & Griebel, U. (2016). New Frontiers in Language Evolution and Development: the Editors’ Introduction. In New Frontiers in Language Evolution and Development Edited by: Wayne D. Gray. Topics in Cognitive Science (topiCS), 8(2), 353-360.
  • Oller, D. K., Griebel, U., & Warlaumont, A. S. (2016). Vocal development as a guide to modeling the evolution of language. In New Frontiers in Language Evolution and Development Edited by: Wayne D. Gray. Topics in Cognitive Science (topiCS), 8(2) 382-392.
  • Griebel, U., Pepperberg, I. M., & Oller, D. K. (2016). Developmental plasticity and language: A comparative perspective. In New Frontiers in Language Evolution and Development Edited by: Wayne D. Gray. Topics in Cognitive Science (topiCS), 8(2), 435-445.
  • Nathani Iyer, S., Denson, H., Lazar, N. & Oller, D. K. (2016) Volubility of the human infant: Effects of parental interaction (or lack of it). Clinical Linguistic & Phonetics. DOI:10.3109/02699206.2016.1147082.
  • Farran, L., Lee, C-C., Yoo, H., & Oller, D. K. (2016).  Cross-Cultural Register Differences in Infant-Directed Speech: An Initial Study. PLoS ONE 11(3): e0151518. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0151518.
  • Tchernichovski, O.  & Oller, D. K. (2016). Vocal development: How marmoset infants express their feelings. Dispatch for Current Biology. 26, R408–R431, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2016.03.063
  • Lee, C-C., Jhang, Y., Relyea, G., & Oller, D.K. (2016).  Subtlety of ambient-language effects in babbling: A study of English- and Chinese-learning infants at 8, 10, and 12 months. Language Learning and Development. DOI: 10.1080/15475441.2016.1180983
  • Warlaumont, A. S., Richards, J. A., Gilkerson, J., Messinger, D. & Oller, D. K. (2016). The social feedback hypothesis and communicative development in ASD: A response to Akhtar et al. Psychological Science. 11, 1531-1533.
  • Woynaroski, T. , Oller, D. K., Bahar, K-K., Xu, D., Richards, J. A., Gilkerson, J., Gray, S., Yoder. P (2016). The Stability and Validity of Automated Vocal Analysis in Preverbal Preschoolers with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Autism Research. DOI: 10.1002/aur.1667
  • Abney, D. H., Warlaumont , A. S., Oller, D. K., Wallot, S., & Kello , C. T. (2016). Multiple Coordination Patterns in Infant and Adult Vocalizations. Infancy, 9, 1. doi:10.1111/infa.12165.
  • Belardi, K., Watson, L., Faldowski, R., Baranek, G., Crais, E., Patten, E. Oller, D. K., Hazlett, H., McComish, C. (2017). A Retrospective Video Analysis of Canonical Babbling and Volubility in Infants with Fragile X Syndrome at 9 -12 Months of Age. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disabilities. doi: 10.1007/s10803-017-3033-4.
  • Jhang, Y. & Oller, D. K. (2017). Emergence of functional flexibility in infant vocalizations of the first three months. Frontiers in Psychology. 8:300. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2017.00300
  • Gilkerson, J., Richards, J.A., Warren, S. F., Greenwood, C. R., Oller, D. K., Montgomery, J. K., Hansen, J. H. L., Xu, D. & Paul, T. D. (2017). Mapping the early language environment using all-day recordings and automated analysis. American Journal of Speech Language Pathology. doi:10.1044/2016
  • Gibson, T. A.,  Oller, D. K. & Jarmulowicz, L. (2017). Difficulties Using Standardized Tests to Identify the Receptive Expressive Gap in Bilingual Children’s Vocabularies. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition. doi: https://doi.org/10.1017/S1366728917000074 pp. 1-12.
  • Jhang, Y., Franklin, B., Ramsdell, H. L., & Oller, D. K. (2017). Roles of the face and voice in early human communication: Roots of language in multimodal expression. Frontiers in Communication. doi: https://doi.org/10.3389/fcomm.2017.00010   
  • Lee, C-C., Jhang, Y. Relyea, G. Chen, L-M., & Oller, D. K. (2018). Babbling development as seen in canonical babbling ratios: A naturalistic evaluation of babbling development based on all-day recordings. Infant Behavior and Development. 50, 140-153.