Willemijn Heeren

List of John Benjamins publications for which Willemijn Heeren plays a role.



Above and Beyond the Segments: Experimental linguistics and phonetics

Edited by Johanneke Caspers, Yiya Chen, Willemijn Heeren, Jos Pacilly, Niels O. Schiller and Ellen van Zanten

[Not in series, 189] 2014. xii, 363 pp.
Subjects Phonetics | Phonology | Syntax | Theoretical linguistics


The phoneme /h/ is absent in French and its acquisition has been described as being difficult for second language learners of Dutch, a language with /h/ in its phoneme inventory. In this study, several factors were examined that may affect the production of /h/ by Belgian-French learners of… read more
Heeren, Willemijn 2014 Does boundary tone production in whispered speech depend on its bearer? Exploring a case of tonal crowding in whisperAbove and Beyond the Segments: Experimental linguistics and phonetics, Caspers, Johanneke, Yiya Chen, Willemijn Heeren, Jos Pacilly, Niels O. Schiller and Ellen van Zanten (eds.), pp. 131–143 | Article
How does boundary tone production in whisper depend on the presence of a pitch accent in the same syllable? Acoustic correlates of boundary tones were investigated when produced on disyllabic, utterance-final words that carried a nuclear accent, and that varied in lexical stress position… read more
Heeren, Willemijn, Andrei A. Avram, Anna Cardinaletti, Martine Coene and Francesca Volpato 2012 Can speech pitch perception be measured language-independently?Linguistics in the Netherlands 2012, Elenbaas, Marion and Suzanne Aalberse (eds.), pp. 55–67 | Article
Recently, a test battery was developed with the goal of assessing perception of F0 in linguistic, but language-independent, contexts by listeners from different language backgrounds. Test validation using Dutch, Italian and Romanian listeners generally showed comparable performance. In this study… read more
Bosker, Hans Rutger, Jeroen Briaire, Willemijn Heeren, Vincent J. van Heuven and Suzanne Jongman 2010 Whispered speech as input for cochlear implantsLinguistics in the Netherlands 2010, Kampen, Jacqueline van and Rick Nouwen (eds.), pp. 1–15 | Article
Meijers, Guust, Ineke Vedder, Wander Lowie, Willemijn Heeren en Jan ten Hije 2005 VoorwoordMeertaligheid zonder meer, pp. 7–9 | Article
Heeren, Willemijn 2004 The perceptual development of a British-English phoneme contrast in Dutch adultsLinguistics in the Netherlands 2004, Cornips, Leonie and Jenny Doetjes (eds.), pp. 91–101 | Article