Journal Articles


Cychosz, M., Munson, B., & Edwards, J. (2020). A lexical advantage in four-year-old children’s word repetition. Journal of Child LanguageView Article

Maher, Z., Erskine, M., Byrd, A., Harring, J., & Edwards, J. (in press). African American English and early literacy: A comparison of approaches to quantifying nonmainstream dialect use. Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools. View Article



Peng, E., Hess, C., Saffran, J., Edwards, J., &  Litovsky, R. (2019). Assessing fine-grained speech discrimination in young children with bilateral cochlear implants. Otology and Neurology. Epub ahead of print. View Article

Pomper, R., Ellis Weismer, S., Saffran, J., & Edwards, J. (2019). Specificity of phonological representations for children with autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. Epub ahead of print. View Article



Johnson, A., Reidy, P., and Edwards, J. (2018). Quantifying robustness of the /t/-/k/ contrast using a single, static feature. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 144(2). doi: 10.1121/1.5049702 View Article

Evans, K., Munson, B., & Edwards, J. (2018). Effect of imputed race on ratings of children’s speech accuracy: A comparison of speech-language pathologists and clinically untrained listeners. Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, 49, 906-921. View Article

Mahr, T., & Edwards, J. (2018). Using language input and lexical processing to predict vocabulary size.  Developmental Science. View Article

Venker, C., Edwards, J., Saffran, J., & Ellis Weismer, S. (2018). Thinking ahead: Predictive language processing is associated with receptive language abilities in preschoolers with autism spectrum disorder. Journal of Autism and Developmental DisordersView Article



Kapnoula, E., Winn, E., Kong, E., Edwards, J., & McMurray, B. (2017). Evaluating the sources and functions of gradiency in phoneme categorization: An individual differences approach. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 43, 1594-1611 View Article

Law, F., Mahr, T., Schneeberg, A., & Edwards, J. (2017). Vocabulary size and auditory word recognition in preschool children. Applied Psycholinguistics, 38, 42-56. View Article

Munson, B., Schellinger, S., & Edwards, J. (2017). Bias in the perception of phonetic detail in children’s speech: A comparison of categorical and continuous rating scales. Journal of Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics, 31, 56-79. View Article

Reidy, P., Kristensen, K., Winn, M., Litovsky, R., & Edwards, J. (2017). The acoustics of word-initial fricatives and their effect on world-level intelligibility in children with bilateral cochlear implants. Ear and Hearing, 38, 42-56. View Article

Schellinger, S., Munson, B., & Edwards, J. (2017). Gradient perception of children’s productions of /s/ and /θ/: A comparative study of rating methods. Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics, 31, 80-103. View Article


Ellis Weismer, S., Haebig, E., Edwards, J., Saffran, J., & Venker, C. (2016). Lexical processing in toddlers with ASD: Does weak central coherence play a role? Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 46, 3755-3769. View Article

Kong, E., & Edwards, J. (2016). Individual differences in categorical perception of speech: Cue weighting and executive function. Journal of Phonetics, 59, 40-57. View Article

Reidy, P. F. (2016). Spectral dynamics of sibilant fricatives are contrastive and language specific. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 140, 2518-2529. View Article

Venker, C., Haebig, E., Saffran, J., Edwards, J., & Ellis Weismer, S. (2016). Early lexical comprehension with young children with ASD: Comparing looking-while-listening and parent report. Journal of Autism Development Disorders, 46, 2260-2266. View Article

Edwards, J., & Rosin, M. (2016). A pre-kindergarten curriculum supplement for enhancing Mainstream American English knowledge in non-mainstream American English speakers. Language, Speech, and Hearing Services in Schools, 47, 113-122. View Article


Brown, M. C., Sibley, D. E., Washington, J. A., Rogers, T. T., Edwards, J. R., MacDonald, M. C., & Seidenberg, M. S. (2015). Impact of dialect knowledge on a basic component of learning to read. Frontiers in Psychology, 6:196, 1-19. View Article

Edwards, J. R., Beckman, M. E., & Munson, B. (2015). Cross-language differences in acquisition. In. L. A. Redford (Ed.) Handbook of Speech Production. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell Publishers, pp. 530-554. View Article

Edwards, J. R., Beckman, M. E., Munson, B. (2015). Frequency effects in phonological acquisition. Journal of Child Language, 42, 306-311. View Article

Holliday, J. J., Reidy, P. F., Beckman, M. E., & Edwards, J. (2015). Quantifying the robustness of the english sibilant fricative contrast in children. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 58, 622-637. View Article 

Law, F. & Edwards, J. (2014). Effect of vocabulary size on online lexical processing by preschoolers. Language Learning and Development, 11, 331-355. View Article

Mahr, T., McMillan, B. T. M., Saffran, J. R., Ellis Weismer, S., & Edwards, J. (2015). Anticipatory coarticulation facilitates word recognition in toddlers. Cognition, 142, 345-350. View Article

Reidy, P. F. (2015). A comparison of spectral estimation methods for analysis of sibilant fricatives. Acoustical Society of America, 137, 248-254. View Article

Winn, M. B., Edwards, J. R., Litovsky, R. Y. (2015). The impact of auditory spectral resolution on listening effort revealed by pupil dilation. Ear and Hearing, 36, e153-e165. View Article


Beckman, M. E., Li, F., Kong, E. J., & Edwards, J. (2014). Aligning the timelines of phonological acquisition and change. Laboratory of Phonology, 5, 151-194. View Article

Edwards, J., Gross, M., Chen, J., MacDonald, M. C., Kaplan, D., Brown, M., & Seidenberg, M. S. (2014). Dialect awareness and lexical comprehension of Mainstream American English in African-American English speaking children. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 57, 1883-1895. View Article


Chung, H., Kong, E. J., Edwards, J., Weismer, G., Fourakis, M., & Deok, Y. (2012). Cross-linguistic acquisition of vowels. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 131, 442-454. View Article

Edwards, J. (2012). Toward a second revolution in the assessment and treatment of speech sound disorders. Perspectives in Language Learning and Education, 19, 4-6.

Edwards, J. R. & Munson, B. (2012). Transcription of the speech of multilingual children with speech sound disorders. Multilingual Aspects of Speech Sound Disorders in Children. Bristol, U.K.: Multilingual Matters, 170-181. View Article

Kong, E. J., Beckman, M. E., & Edwards, J. R. (2012). Voice onset time is necessary but not always sufficient to describe acquisition of voiced stops: The cases of Greek and Japanese. Journal of Phonetics, 40, 725-744. View Article

Kong, E. J., Syrika, A., & Edwards, J. R. (2012). Dialectal variation in voiced stop prenasalization in Greek. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 132,  3439-3452. View Article

Munson, B., Johnson, J. M., & Edwards, J. (2012) The role of clinical experience in speech-language pathologists’ perception of subphonemic detail in children’s speech. American Journal of Speech Language Pathology, 21, 124-139. View Article


Edwards, J. R., Munson, B., & Beckman, M. E. (2011). Lexicon-Phonology relationships and dynamics of early learning development. Journal of Child Language, 38, 35-40. View Article

Graf-Estes, K., Edwards, J., & Saffran, J. R. (2011). Phonotactic constraints on infant word learning. Infancy, 16,180-197. View Article

Kong, E., Beckman, M. E., & Edwards, J. (2011). Why are Korean stops acquired so early: The role of acoustic properties. Journal of Phonetics, 39, 196-211. View Article

Li, F., Munson, B., Edwards, J., Yoneyama, K., & Hall, K. (2011). Language specificity in the perception of voiceless sibilant fricatives in Japanese and English: Implications for cross-language differences in speech sound development. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 129,  999-1011.  View Article

Okalidou, A., Syrika, A., Beckman, M. E., & Edwards, J. R. (2011). Adapting a receptive vocabulary test for preschool aged greek-speaking children. European Journal of Disorders of Communication, 46, 95-107. View Article

Syrika, A., Nicolaidis, K., Edwards, J., & Beckman, M. E. (2011). Acquisition of initial /s/-stop and and stop-/s/ sequences in Greek. Language and Speech, 54, 361-386. View Article

Todd, A. E., Edwards, J. R., & Litovsky, R. Y. (2011). Production of contrast between sibilant fricatives by children with cochlear implants. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 130, 3969-3979. View Article


Beckman, M. E., & Edwards, J. (2010). Generalizing over lexicons to predict consonant mastery. Laboratory of Phonology. 1, 319-344. View Article

Munson, B., Edwards, J., Schellinger, S., Beckman, M. E., & Meyer, M. K. (2010). Deconstructing phonetic transcription: Covert contrast, perceptual bias, and an extraterrestrial view of vox humana. Clinical Linguistics & Phonetics. 24, 245-260. View Article