Sumner, M. and Kataoka, R. (submitted). Effects of accent attitude in the recognition of spoken words.
Sumner, M., Gafter, R., Kurumada, C., & Tice, M. (submitted). Integrative effects of speech mode, phonological variants, and frequency in speech perception. Journal of Memory and Language.
Sumner, M. (Under revision). Generalization across sublexical units in the learning of novel contrasts. Journal of Phonetics. abstract
de Marneffe, M–C., Tomlinson, J., Tice, M., and Sumner, M. (2011). The interaction of lexical frequency and phonetic variability in the perception of accented speech. In L. Carlson, C. Hölscher, & T. Shipley (Eds.), Proceedings of the 33rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society. Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society. abstract
Sumner, M. (2011). The role of variation in the perception of accented speech. Cognition, 119, 131-36. paper
Sumner, M., & Samuel, A. G. (2009). The role of experience in the processing of cross-dialectal variation. Journal of Memory and Language, 60, 487 – 501. paper
Sumner, M., & Samuel, A. G. (2007). Lexical inhibition and sublexical facilitation are surprisingly long lasting. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 33, 769 – 790. paper
Sumner, M., & Samuel, A. G. (2005). Perception and representation of regular variation: The case of final /t/. Journal of Memory and Language, 52, 322 – 338. paper
Samuel, A. G., & Sumner, M. (2010). Current directions in research on spoken word recognition. In M. Spivey, M. Joanisse, & K. McRae (Eds.), The Cambridge Handbook of Psycholinguistics. New York: Cambridge University Press, to appear.
Sumner, M. (2009). The learning and generalization of novel contrastive cues. Proceedings of the 10th Annual Conference of the International Speech Communication Association, 412 – 418.
Aronoff, M. & Sumner, M. (2003). Twentieth-century Index to Language: 1925-2000. Baltimore: LSA.
Sumner, M. (2003). Testing the abstractness of phonological representations in Modern Hebrew weak verbs. Stony Brook University Dissertation. dissertation
Sumner, M. (2003). A psycholinguistic approach to abstractness: The case of Hebrew. In Arunachalam et al. (eds.), Penn Working Papers in Linguistics, v. 8.1. Philadelphia: Penn Linguistics Club, 150 – 159.
Sumner, M. (2002). The Psycholinguistic Reality of Abstract Representations. In L. Mikkelsen & C. Potts (eds.), Proceedings of the West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics, vol. 21. Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press, 429 – 442. paper
Sumner, M. (1999). Compensatory lengthening as coalescence: Analysis and implications. In Barss et al. (eds.), Proceedings of the West Coast Conference on Formal Linguistics, vol. 18. Tucson: Cascadilla Press, 532 – 544. paper
Sumner, M. (1999). Are you there? Self-interruption and the restructuring of conversation. In Verschueren (ed.), Pragmatics in 1998: Selected papers from the 6th International Pragmatics Conference, vol. 2. Antwerp: International Pragmatics Association, 536 – 546.
Manuscripts in Preparation
Gafter, R., Kurumada, C., Tice, M., and Sumner, M. Integrating frequency, phonology, and phonetics during speech perception.
Gafter, R., Jurafsky, D., and Sumner, M. When accommodation to non-native speakers doesn't happen: A corpus study of foreigner directed speech.
McElvain, G., Kim, S-K., Tsu, J.W. and Sumner, M. The costs and benefits of phonological variation.
Moon, K., and Sumner, M. The generalization of newly learned contrasts to speakers of novel accents.