Joanna H Lowenstein

Joanna H Lowenstein, PHD

OPS-Spons Prjs Non-Clerical

Department: HP-SLP LANG & HEARING SCI
Business Phone: (352) 273-6170
Business Email: jlowenstein@phhp.ufl.edu

About Joanna H Lowenstein

Joanna Lowenstein received her Ph.D. in Linguistics from the University of Chicago in 2003. She is currently a Research Assistant Professor in the department of Speech, Language, and Hearing Sciences at the University of Florida. Her primary research interests include acoustic analysis of child and infant speech, and language acquisition in children with and without hearing loss.

Research Profile

Open Researcher and Contributor ID (ORCID)

0000-0001-5750-4435

Publications

2021
The Devil in the Details Can Be Hard to Spot: Malapropisms and Children With Hearing Loss.
Language, speech, and hearing services in schools. 52(1):335-353 [DOI] 10.1044/2020_LSHSS-20-00033. [PMID] 33112723.
2021
When language outgrows them: Comprehension of ambiguous sentences in children with normal hearing and children with hearing loss.
International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology. 141 [DOI] 10.1016/j.ijporl.2020.110514. [PMID] 33268011.
2020
Parental Language Input to Children With Hearing Loss: Does It Matter in the End?
Journal of speech, language, and hearing research : JSLHR. 63(1):234-258 [DOI] 10.1044/2019_JSLHR-19-00123. [PMID] 31834998.
2019
Children’s suffix effects for verbal working memory reflect phonological coding and perceptual grouping.
Journal of experimental child psychology. 183:276-294 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jecp.2019.03.003. [PMID] 30933869.
2019
Perception-Production Links in Children’s Speech.
Journal of speech, language, and hearing research : JSLHR. 62(4):853-867 [DOI] 10.1044/2018_JSLHR-S-18-0178. [PMID] 30986136.
2018
Development of Phonological, Lexical, and Syntactic Abilities in Children With Cochlear Implants Across the Elementary Grades.
Journal of speech, language, and hearing research : JSLHR. 61(10):2561-2577 [DOI] 10.1044/2018_JSLHR-H-18-0047. [PMID] 30242344.
2018
Speech Recognition in Noise by Children with and without Dyslexia: How is it Related to Reading?
Research in developmental disabilities. 77:98-113 [DOI] 10.1016/j.ridd.2018.04.014. [PMID] 29724639.
2016
Early Bimodal Stimulation Benefits Language Acquisition for Children With Cochlear Implants.
Otology & neurotology : official publication of the American Otological Society, American Neurotology Society [and] European Academy of Otology and Neurotology. 37(1):24-30 [PMID] 26571408.
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2016
Early predictors of phonological and morphosyntactic skills in second graders with cochlear implants.
Research in developmental disabilities. 55:143-60 [DOI] 10.1016/j.ridd.2016.03.020. [PMID] 27078086.
2016
Verbal Working Memory in Older Adults: The Roles of Phonological Capacities and Processing Speed.
Journal of speech, language, and hearing research : JSLHR. 59(6):1520-1532 [DOI] 10.1044/2016_JSLHR-H-15-0404. [PMID] 27936265.
2016
Word Recognition Variability With Cochlear Implants: “Perceptual Attention” Versus “Auditory Sensitivity”.
Ear and hearing. 37(1):14-26 [DOI] 10.1097/AUD.0000000000000204. [PMID] 26301844.
2016
Word Recognition Variability With Cochlear Implants: The Degradation of Phonemic Sensitivity.
Otology & neurotology : official publication of the American Otological Society, American Neurotology Society [and] European Academy of Otology and Neurotology. 37(5):470-7 [DOI] 10.1097/MAO.0000000000001001. [PMID] 26967255.
2015
All cues are not created equal: the case for facilitating the acquisition of typical weighting strategies in children with hearing loss.
Journal of speech, language, and hearing research : JSLHR. 58(2):466-80 [DOI] 10.1044/2015_JSLHR-H-14-0254. [PMID] 25611214.
2015
Measuring the effects of spectral smearing and enhancement on speech recognition in noise for adults and children.
The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 137(4):2004-14 [DOI] 10.1121/1.4916203. [PMID] 25920851.
2015
Speech perception of sine-wave signals by children with cochlear implants.
The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 137(5):2811-22 [DOI] 10.1121/1.4919316. [PMID] 25994709.
2015
Weighting of Acoustic Cues to a Manner Distinction by Children With and Without Hearing Loss.
Journal of speech, language, and hearing research : JSLHR. 58(3):1077-92 [DOI] 10.1044/2015_JSLHR-H-14-0263. [PMID] 25813201.
2014
Benefits of preserving stationary and time-varying formant structure in alternative representations of speech: implications for cochlear implants.
The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 136(4):1845-56 [DOI] 10.1121/1.4895698. [PMID] 25324085.
2014
Do adults with cochlear implants rely on different acoustic cues for phoneme perception than adults with normal hearing?
Journal of speech, language, and hearing research : JSLHR. 57(2):566-82 [DOI] 10.1044/2014_JSLHR-H-12-0323. [PMID] 24686722.
2014
Dynamic spectral structure specifies vowels for adults and children.
Language and speech. 57(Pt 4):487-512 [PMID] 25536845.
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2014
Low-frequency signals support perceptual organization of implant-simulated speech for adults and children.
International journal of audiology. 53(4):270-84 [DOI] 10.3109/14992027.2013.871649. [PMID] 24456179.
2014
Nonword repetition in children with cochlear implants: a potential clinical marker of poor language acquisition.
American journal of speech-language pathology. 23(4):679-95 [DOI] 10.1044/2014_AJSLP-14-0040. [PMID] 25340675.
2014
Perceptual weighting strategies of children with cochlear implants and normal hearing.
Journal of communication disorders. 52:111-33 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jcomdis.2014.09.003. [PMID] 25307477.
2014
SEPARATING THE EFFECTS OF ACOUSTIC AND PHONETIC FACTORS IN LINGUISTIC PROCESSING WITH IMPOVERISHED SIGNALS BY ADULTS AND CHILDREN.
Applied psycholinguistics. 35(2):333-370 [PMID] 24729642.
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2013
Amplitude rise time does not cue the /ba/-/wa/ contrast for adults or children.
Journal of speech, language, and hearing research : JSLHR. 56(2):427-40 [DOI] 10.1044/1092-4388(2012/12-0075). [PMID] 22992704.
2013
Improving speech-in-noise recognition for children with hearing loss: potential effects of language abilities, binaural summation, and head shadow.
International journal of audiology. 52(8):513-25 [DOI] 10.3109/14992027.2013.792957. [PMID] 23834373.
2013
Perceptual organization of speech signals by children with and without dyslexia.
Research in developmental disabilities. 34(8):2304-25 [DOI] 10.1016/j.ridd.2013.04.018. [PMID] 23702597.
2013
Working memory in children with cochlear implants: problems are in storage, not processing.
International journal of pediatric otorhinolaryngology. 77(11):1886-98 [DOI] 10.1016/j.ijporl.2013.09.001. [PMID] 24090697.
2012
Children weight dynamic spectral structure more than adults: evidence from equivalent signals.
The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 132(6):EL443-9 [DOI] 10.1121/1.4763554. [PMID] 23231206.
2012
Emergent literacy in kindergartners with cochlear implants.
Ear and hearing. 33(6):683-97 [DOI] 10.1097/AUD.0b013e318258c98e. [PMID] 22572795.
2011
Sensitivity to structure in the speech signal by children with speech sound disorder and reading disability.
Journal of communication disorders. 44(3):294-314 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jcomdis.2011.01.001. [PMID] 21329941.
2011
What is the deficit in phonological processing deficits: auditory sensitivity, masking, or category formation?
Journal of experimental child psychology. 108(4):762-85 [DOI] 10.1016/j.jecp.2010.10.012. [PMID] 21109251.
2010
Learning to perceptually organize speech signals in native fashion.
The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 127(3):1624-35 [DOI] 10.1121/1.3298435. [PMID] 20329861.
2009
Children discover the spectral skeletons in their native language before the amplitude envelopes.
Journal of experimental psychology. Human perception and performance. 35(4):1245-53 [DOI] 10.1037/a0015020. [PMID] 19653762.
2009
Does harmonicity explain children’s cue weighting of fricative-vowel syllables?
The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 125(3):1679-92 [DOI] 10.1121/1.3056561. [PMID] 19275325.
2008
Patterns of acquisition of native voice onset time in English-learning children.
The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 124(2):1180-91 [DOI] 10.1121/1.2945118. [PMID] 18681606.
2008
Spectral structure across the syllable specifies final-stop voicing for adults and children alike.
The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 123(1):377-85 [DOI] 10.1121/1.2804950. [PMID] 18177167.
2007
Children’s weighting strategies for word-final stop voicing are not explained by auditory sensitivities.
Journal of speech, language, and hearing research : JSLHR. 50(1):58-73 [PMID] 17344548.
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2005
The emergence of mature gestural patterns in the production of voiceless and voiced word-final stops.
The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 117(1):351-64 [PMID] 15704427.
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Grants

Mar 2017 ACTIVE
Spoken Language in Adolescents with Hearing Loss
Role: Other
Funding: NATL INST OF HLTH NIDCD

Education

Ph.D.
2003 · University of Chicago
BA
1993 · Cornell University

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