Anne Pycha

Associate Professor
 Johnston Hall 124

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PhD, Linguistics, University of California, Berkeley
BA, Religious Studies, Brown University

Research Interests

Phonology and its interfaces with phonetics and morphology

Courses Offered

Linguis 440 – Psycholinguistics
Linguis 460 – Introductory Phonology
Linguis 560 – Advanced Phonology
Linguis 590 – Morphology
Linguis 802 – Laboratory Phonology

Other Activities

Director, UWM Phonology Lab, Johnston Hall G32

Selected Publications

Pycha, A. (In Progress). Differences in perception and memory for speech fragments in complex versus simple words: Two experiments. The Mental Lexicon, 15(2).
Pycha, A. (2017). False memory rates for morphologically simple versus complex words in English. The Mental Lexicon, 12(1), 71-106.
Pycha, A. (2016, September). Co-articulatory cues for communication: An investigation of five environments. Language and Speech, 59, 364-386.
Pycha, A. (2016, October (4th Quarter/Autumn)). False memories for varying and non-varying words in American English. Language, Cognition, and Neuroscience, 1-16.
Pycha, A. (2015, April (2nd Quarter/Spring)). Listeners perceive prefixes differently: Evidence from a noise-rating task. Word Structure, 8(1), 53-83.
Pycha, A. (2015, April (2nd Quarter/Spring)). Subjective perception of affixation: A test case from Spanish. Lingua, 159, 47-69.
Pycha, A. (2009). Lengthened affricates as a test case for the phonetics-phonology interface. Journal of the International Phonetic Association, 39(1), 1-31.