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Professor Denis Burnham

Research Professor of Speech and Language

Inaugural Director (1999), MARCS Auditory Laboratories, University of Western Sydney


Research Interests:

  • Speech perception – infants, children, adults
  • Auditory-visual speech processing
  • Reading and speech perception
  • Special speech registers - infant-, pet-, foreigner-, lover-directed speech
  • Cross-language studies – English, Thai, Cantonese, Mandarin, Japanese, etc.
  • Lexical tone perception
  • Perfect pitch – music and speech perception