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Books

  • Oller, D. K., Dale, R. & Griebel, U. (2016). New Frontiers in Language Evolution and Development. Guest editors for a Special Issue along with Wayne D. Gray (head editor of the journal), Topics in Cognitive Science (topiCS). 8(2), 352-513.
  • Oller, D. K. and Griebel, U. (editors) (2008). Evolution of Communicative Flexibility: Complexity, Creativity, and Adaptability in Human and Animal Communication, MIT Press.
  • Oller, D. K. and Griebel, U. (editors) (2004). Evolution of Communication Systems: A Comparative Approach, MIT Press.
  • Oller, D. K. and Eilers, R. E. (editors) (2002). Language and Literacy in Bilingual Children, Multilingual Matters Ltd.
  • Oller, D. K. (author) (2000). The Emergence of the Speech Capacity. Lawrence Erlbaum and Associates, Inc.
  • Oller, D. K. (1995). Guest editor, for volume on Tactile Aids for the Hearing Impaired. Seminars in Hearing 16, 4.

Journal Articles & Book chapters (selection)

  • Long, H. L., Bowman, D. D., Yoo, H., Burkhardt-Reed, M. M., Bene, E. R., Oller, D. K. (2020). Social and non-social functions of infant vocalizations. PLoS One. 1-18. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0224956
  • Oller, D. K., Griebel, U., Bowman, D. D., Bene, E. R., Long, H. L., Yoo, H., & Ramsay, G. (2020). Infant boys found to be more vocal than infant girls. Current Biology, 30:10, 426-427. https://www.cell.com/current-biology/pdf/S0960-9822(20)30419-X.pdf
  • Willadsen, E. Persson, C., Patrick, K., Lohmander, A. & Oller, D. K. (2019). Assessment of prelinguistic vocalizations in real time: a comparison with phonetic transcription and assessment of inter-coder reliability. Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics. https://doi.org/10.1080/02699206.2019.1681516
  • Farran, L. K., Yoo, H., Lee, C-C., Bowman, D., & Oller, D. K. (2019). Temporal Coordination in Mother-Infant Vocal Interaction: A Cross-Cultural Comparison. Frontiers in Psychology.
  • Oller, D. K., Caskey, M., Yoo, H., Bene, E. R., Jhang, Y., Lee, C-C., Bowman, D. D., Long, H. L., Buder, E. H., Vohr, B. (2019).  Preterm and full term infant vocalization and the origin of language. Scientific Reports. 9:14734. 1-10. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-019-51352-0
  • Ha, S. & Oller D. K. (2019). Canonical Babbling in Korean-Acquiring Infants at 4-9 Months of Age, Communication Sciences and Disorders 24, 1, 1-8. https://doi.org/10.12963/csd.19577
  • Yoo, H., Buder, E. H., Bowman, D. A., Bidelman, G. M. & Oller, D. K. (2019). Acoustic Correlates and Adult Perceptions of Distress in Infant Speech-Like Vocalizations and Cries. Frontiers in Psychology 10, 1154. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2019.01154 PMCID: PMC6548812.
  • Long, H., Bowman, D. A., & Oller, D. K. (2019). Reliability of listener judgments of infant vocal imitation. Frontiers in Psychology 10 doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2019.01340.\ PMCID: PMC6579846.
  • Oller, D. K., Griebel, U., Iyer, S. N , Jhang, Y., Warlaumont, A. S., Dale, R., & Call, J. (2019).  Language origins viewed in spontaneous and interactive vocal rates of human and bonobo infants. Frontiers in Psychology 10. PMCID: PMC6455048.
  • Burrows, L., Jarmulowicz, L., Oller, D. K. (2019). Allophony in English language learners: The case of tap in English and Spanish. Language Speech and Hearing in the Schools, 50, 1, 138-149. doi.org/10.1044/2018_LSHSS-17-0081
  • Oller, D. K. (2019). Evolutionary-developmental modeling of neurodiversity and psychopathology. Commentary on Borsboom, D., Cramer, A. & Kalis, A. Brain disorders? Not really... Why network structures block reductionism in psychopathology research. Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 42, e19, doi:10.1017/S0140525X18001103
  • Buder, E. H., McDaniel, V. F., Bene, E. R., Ladmirault, J. & Oller, D. K. (2018). Registers in infant phonation. Journal of Voice. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jvoice.2017.12.013
  • Yoo, H., Bowman, D. A., Oller, D. K. (2018). The origin of protoconversation: An examination of caregiver responses to cry and speech-like vocalizations. Frontiers in Psychology. 1-15. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2018.01510
  • Gibson, T. A., Jarmulowicz, L., and Oller, D. K. (2018). Bilingual and Monolingual Children's Articulation Rates During Nonword Repetition Tasks. International Journal of Bilingualism. https://doi.org/10.1177/1367006918781067
  • Gilkerson, J., Richards, J. A. Warren, S. F., Oller, D. K., Russo, R., & Vohr, B. (2018). Language Experience in the Second Year of Life Predicts Language Outcomes in Late Childhood. Pediatrics. 142(4):e2017427
  • Lee, C-C., Jhang, Y. Relyea, G. Chen, L-M., & Oller, D. K. (2018). Babbling development as seen in canonical babbling ratios: A naturalistic evaluation of babbling development based on all-day recordings. Infant Behavior and Development. 50, 140-153.
  • Jhang, Y., Franklin, B., Ramsdell, H. L., & Oller, D. K. (2017). Roles of the face and voice in early human communication: Roots of language in multimodal expression. Frontiers in Communication. doi: https://doi.org/10.3389/fcomm.2017.00010
  • Gibson, T. A., Oller, D. K. & Jarmulowicz, L. (2017). Difficulties Using Standardized Tests to Identify the Receptive Expressive Gap in Bilingual Children's Vocabularies. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition. doi: https://doi.org/10.1017/S1366728917000074 pp. 1-12.
  • Gilkerson, J., Richards, J.A., Warren, S. F., Greenwood, C. R., Oller, D. K., Montgomery, J. K., Hansen, J. H. L., Xu, D. & Paul, T. D. (2017). Mapping the early language environment using all-day recordings and automated analysis. American Journal of Speech Language Pathology. doi:10.1044/2016
  • Jhang, Y. & Oller, D. K. (2017). Emergence of functional flexibility in infant vocalizations of the first three months. Frontiers in Psychology. 8:300. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2017.00300
  • Belardi, K., Watson, L., Faldowski, R., Baranek, G., Crais, E., Patten, E. Oller, D. K., Hazlett, H., McComish, C. (2017). A Retrospective Video Analysis of Canonical Babbling and Volubility in Infants with Fragile X Syndrome at 9 -12 Months of Age. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disabilities. doi: 10.1007/s10803-017-3033-4.
  • Abney, D. H., Warlaumont , A. S., Oller, D. K., Wallot, S., & Kello , C. T. (2016). Multiple Coordination Patterns in Infant and Adult Vocalizations. Infancy, 9, 1. doi:10.1111/infa.12165.
  • Woynaroski, T. , Oller, D. K., Bahar, K-K., Xu, D., Richards, J. A., Gilkerson, J., Gray, S., Yoder. P (2016). The Stability and Validity of Automated Vocal Analysis in Preverbal Preschoolers with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Autism Research. DOI: 10.1002/aur.1667
  • Warlaumont, A. S., Richards, J. A., Gilkerson, J., Messinger, D. & Oller, D. K. (2016). The social feedback hypothesis and communicative development in ASD: A response to Akhtar et al. Psychological Science. 11, 1531-1533.
  • Lee, C-C., Jhang, Y., Chen, L-M., Relyea, G., & Oller, D.K. (2016). Subtlety of ambient-language effects in babbling: A study of English- and Chinese-learning infants at 8, 10, and 12 months. Language Learning and Development. DOI: 10.1080/15475441.2016.1180983 NIHMSID #821602
  • Farran, L., Lee, C-C., Yoo, H., & Oller, D. K. (2016). Cross-Cultural Register Differences in Infant-Directed Speech: An Initial Study. PLoS ONE 11(3): e0151518. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0151518 PMC4794163
  • Nathani Iyer, S., Denson, H., Lazar, N. & Oller, D. K. (2016) Volubility of the human infant: Effects of parental interaction (or lack of it). Clinical Linguistic & Phonetics. DOI:10.3109/02699206.2016.1147082, 780747, PMC4902155
  • Griebel, U., Pepperberg, I. M., & Oller, D. K. (2016). Developmental plasticity and language: A comparative perspective. In New Frontiers in Language Evolution and Development Edited by: Wayne D. Gray. Topics in Cognitive Science (topiCS), 8(2), 435-445. PMCID: PMC4848145.
  • Oller, D. K., Griebel, U., & Warlaumont, A. S. (2016). Vocal development as a guide to modeling the evolution of language. In New Frontiers in Language Evolution and Development Edited by: Wayne D. Gray. Topics in Cognitive Science (topiCS), 8(2) 382-392. PMCID: PMC4848144.
  • Oller, D. K., Dale, R., & Griebel, U. (2016). New Frontiers in Language Evolution and Development: the Editors' Introduction. In New Frontiers in Language Evolution and Development Edited by: Wayne D. Gray. Topics in Cognitive Science (topiCS), 8(2), 353-360. PMCID: PMC4849476
  • VanDam, M., Oller, D. K., Ambrose, S. E., Gray, S., Richards, J., Xu, D., Gilkerson, J., Silbert, N. H., Moeller, M-P. (2015). Automated vocal analysis of children with hearing loss and their typical and atypical peers. Ear and Hearing. 36(4) e146-152. doi: 10.1097/AUD.0000000000000138. PMC4478108.
  • Oller, D. K. (2014). Phonation takes precedence over articulation in development as well as evolution of language. Commentary on "Hermann Ackermann, Steffen R. Hage and Wolfram Ziegler (2014). Brain mechanisms of acoustic communication in humans and nonhuman primates: An evolutionary perspective. Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 37, 567-568.  doi:10.1017/S0140525X13004159. PMC4270269.
  • Oller, D. K. & Griebel, U. (2014). On Quantitative Comparative Research in Communication and Language Evolution. Biological Theory, 9, 2, 296-308. doi: 10.1007/s13752-014-0186-7. NIHMSID #613148. PMCID: PMC4179202 (Peer-reviewed article).
  • Warlaumont, A. S., Richards, J. A., Gilkerson, J. & Oller, D. K. (2014). A Social Feedback Loop for Speech Development and Its Reduction in Autism. Psychological Science, 25: 1314-1324. DOI: 10.1177/0956797614531023 NIHMS577758. (Peer-reviewed article).
  • Patten, E., Belardi, K., Baranek, G. T., Watson, L. R., Labban, J. D., and Oller, D. K. (2014). Vocal patterns in infants with Autism Spectrum Disorder: Canonical babbling status and vocalization frequency. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disabilities. 44, 10, 2413-2428. PMCID: PMC4117826. doi: 10.1007/s10803-014-2047-4. (Peer-reviewed article).
  • Franklin, B., Warlaumont, A. S., Messinger, D. S., Bene, E., Nathani Iyer, S., Lee, C-C., Lambert, B., Oller, D. K. (2014). Effects of Parental Interaction on Infant Vocalization Rate, Variability and Vocal Type. Language Learning and Development. 10(3):279–296. doi.org/10.1080/15475441.2013.849176. PMCID: PMC4222191. (Peer-reviewed article).
  • Yoder, P., Oller, D. K., Richards, J. & Gilkerson, J. (2013). Stability and Validity of an Automated Measure of Vocal Development From Day-Long Samples in Children With and Without Autism Spectrum Disorder. Autism Research, 6, 103-107. PMC3664259.
  • Oller, D. K., Buder, E. H., Ramsdell, H. L., Warlaumont, A. S., Chorna, L., & Bakeman, R. (2013). Functional flexibility of infant vocalization and the emergence of language. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. 110 (16) 6318-6323. doi:10.1073/pnas.1300337110/-/DCSupplemental. PMCID: PMC3631625.
  • Warlaumont, A. S., Westermann, G., Buder, E. H., & Oller, D. K. (2013). Prespeech motor learning in a neural network using reinforcement. Neural Networks, 38, 64–75. PMCID: PMC3541464. doi:10.1016.j.neunet.2012.11.012.
  • Ramsdell, H. L., Oller, D. K., Buder, E. H., Ethington, C. A., Chorna, L. (2012). Identification of Prelinguistic Phonological Categories. Journal of Speech Language and Hearing Research, 55 (6), 1626-39. doi: 10.1044/1092-4388(2012/11-0250). Epub 2012 Apr 5. PMCID: PMC3936401.
  • Gibson, T., Oller, D. K., Jarmulowicz, L., Ethington, C. (2012). The receptive-expressive gap in the vocabulary of young second-language learners: Robustness and possible mechanisms. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition 15, 102-116. PMCID: PMC3254083.
  • Griebel, U. and Oller, D. K. (2012). "Vocabulary learning in a Yorkshire terrier: Slow mapping of spoken words. PLoS ONE, 7, 1, 1-10, e30182. PMCID: PMC3281824.
  • Parham, D., Buder, E. H., Oller, D. K., Boliek, C. (2011). Syllable-Related Breathing Behaviors in Infants: Duration, Excursion, and Slope. Journal of Speech and Hearing Research. 54, 1039-1050. PMC3078530.
  • Preston, J., L. Ramsdell, H. L., Oller, D. K., Edwards, M. L., Tobin, S. J. (2011). Developing a Weighted Measure of Speech Sound Accuracy. J. of Speech, Language and Hearing Research 54, 1-18. PMC3003752. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3003752.
  • Oller, D. K. (2010). Vocal motoric foundations of spoken language: A commentary on Iverson's "Developing language in a developing body: The relationship between motor development and language development". Journal of Child Language, 37, 2, 275-279. PMCID: PMC2950009.
  • Oller, D. K., Niyogi, P., S. Gray, J. A. Richards, J. Gilkerson, D. Xu, U. Yapanel, S. F. Warren (2010). Automated Vocal Analysis of Naturalistic Recordings from Children with Autism, Language Delay and Typical Development. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 107, 30, 13354-13359. http://www.pnas.org/content/early/2010/07/08/1003882107.full.pdf PMCID: PMC2922144.
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  • Warlaumont, A. S., Oller, D. K., Buder, E. H., Dale, R., Kozma, R. (2010). Data-driven automated acoustic analysis of human infant vocalizations using neural network tools. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America. 127, 2563-2577. PMC2865706.
  • Oller, D. K. (2010). All-day recordings to investigate vocabulary development: A case study of a trilingual toddler. Communication Disorders Quarterly, 31, 4, 213-222. http://cdq.sagepub.com/cgi/rapidpdf/1525740109358628v1 PMCID: PMC2964150.
  • Warren, S. F., Gilkerson, J., Richards, J., Oller, D. K., Xu., D, Yapanel, U. (2010). What automated vocal analysis reveals about the language learning environment of young children with autism. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 40, 555-569.
  • Nathani Iyer, S. & Oller, D. K. (2008). Prelinguistic vocal development in infants with normal hearing and infants with severe to profound hearing loss. The Volta Review, 108, 115-138. PMCID: PMC3076954.
  • Nathani Iyer, S. & Oller, D. K. (2008). Fundamental frequency development in typically developing infants and infants with deafness. Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics, 22, 917-936. NIHMSID # 231983 PMCID: PMC2938876.
  • Buder, E. H., Chorna, L. B., Oller, D. K., & Robinson, R. B. (2008). Vibratory Regime Classification of Infant Phonation. Journal of Voice, 22, 553-564. PMCID: PMC2575878 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2575878/
  • Griebel, U. & Oller, D. K. (2008). Evolutionary forces favoring contextual flexibility. In Oller, D.K. and Griebel, U. (editors) Evolution of Communicative Flexibility: Complexity, Creativity, and Adaptability in Human and Animal Communication, MIT Press pp. 9-40.
  • Oller, D. K. & Griebel, U. (2008). Contextual flexibility in infant vocal development and the earliest steps in the evolution of language. In Oller, D.K. and Griebel, U. (editors) Evolution of Communicative Flexibility: Complexity, Creativity, and Adaptability in Human and Animal Communication, MIT Press pp. 141-168.
  • Ramsdell, H., Oller, D. K. and Ethington, C. (2007). Predicting phonetic transcription agreement: Insights from research in infant vocalizations. Clinical Linguistics and Phonetics, 21, 10, 793-831. PMCID: PMC2935251
  • Nathani, S., Oller, D. K., & Neal, A. R. (2007). On the robustness of vocal development: an examination of infants with moderate-to-severe hearing loss and additional risk factors. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 50, 1425-44.
  • Oller, D. K., Pearson, B. and Cobo-Lewis, A. (2007). Profile effects in early bilingual language and literacy acquisition. Applied Psycholinguistics, 28, 198-229. PMCID: PMC3358777
  • Price, J. R., Pollock, K. E. and Oller, D. K. (2006). Speech and Language Development in Six Infants Adopted from China. Journal of Multilingual Communication Disorders, 4, 2, 108-127. PMCID: PMC3508762.
  • Oller, D. K. and Ramsdell, H. (2006). A weighted reliability measure for phonetic transcription. Journal of Speech and Hearing Research. 49, 1391-1411.
  • Oller, D. K. & Griebel, U. (2006). How the language capacity was naturally selected: Altriciality and long immaturity. Commentary on Locke, J. and Bogin, B: Language and life history: A new perspective on the evolution and development of linguistic communication. Behavioral and Brain Sciences. 293-294.
  • Oller, D.K. (2004). Underpinnings for a theory of communicative evolution. In Oller, D.K. and Griebel, U. (Eds.), Evolution of Communication Systems: A Comparative Approach, MIT Press pp. 49-65.
  • Nathani, S., Oller, D.K., & Cobo-Lewis, A. B. (2003). Final Syllable Lengthening (FSL) in Infant Vocalizations, J. of Child Language. 30. 3-25.
  • Oller, D. K. & Cobo-Lewis, A. B. (2002). The ability of bilingual and monolingual children to perform phonological translation. In Oller, D. K. & Eilers, R. E. (Eds.), Language and Literacy in Bilingual Children, Multilingual Matters, 255-280.
  • Eilers, R. E., Oller, D. K. & Cobo-Lewis, A. B. (2002). Bilingualism and cultural assimilation in Miami Hispanic children . In Oller, D. K. & Eilers, R. E. (Eds.), Language and Literacy in Bilingual Children, Multilingual Matters, 43-63.
  • Oller, D. K. & Eilers, R.E. (2002). An integrated approach to evaluating effects of bilingualism in Miami school children: the study design. In Oller, D. K. & Eilers, R. E. (Eds.), Language and Literacy in Bilingual Children, Multilingual Matters, 22-42.
  • Oller, D. K. & Pearson, B. Z. (2002). Assessing the effects of bilingualism: A background. In Oller, D. K. & Eilers, R. E. (Eds.), Language and Literacy in Bilingual Children, Multilingual Matters, 3-21.
  • Nathani, S. & Oller, D. K. (2001). Beyond ba-ba and gu-gu: Challenges and strategies in coding infant vocalizations. Behavior Research Methods, Instruments & Computers, 33(3). 321-330.
  • Oller, D. K., Eilers, R.E. & Basinger, D. (2001). Intuitive identification of infant vocal sounds by parents. Developmental Science, 4:1, 49-60.
  • Sheinkopf, S. J., Mundy, P., Oller, D. K., & Steffens, M. (2000). Vocal atypicalities of preverbal autistic children. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders (v.30, n.4, 345-353).
  • Oller, D. K., Eilers, R.E., Neal, A. R., & Schwartz, H.K. (1999). Precursors to speech in infancy: the prediction of speech and language disorders. Journal of Communication Disorders, 32, 4, 223-246.
  • Yale, M., Messinger, D., Eilers, R.E., Oller, D. K. & Cobo-Lewis, A.B. (1999). An event-based analysis of the coordination of early infant vocalizations and facial actions. Developmental Psychology, 35, 2, 505-513.
  • Oller, D.K., Eilers, R.E., Neal, A. R., & Cobo-Lewis, A.B. (1998). Late onset canonical babbling: a possible early marker of abnormal development. American Journal on Mental Retardation, 103, 3, 249-265.
  • Oller, D. K., Cobo-Lewis, A. B., & Eilers, R. E. (1998). Phonological translation in monolingual and bilingual children. Applied Psycholinguistics, 19, 2, 259-278.
  • Eilers, R. E., Cobo-Lewis, A., Vergara, K., & Oller, D. K. (1997). Longitudinal speech perception performance of young children with cochlear implants and tactile aids plus hearing aids. Scandanavian Audiology, 26, 47, 50-54.
  • Oller, D. K., Eilers, R.E., Urbano, R. & Cobo-Lewis A. B. (1997). Development of precursors to speech in infants exposed to two languages. J. of Child Language, 24, 407-425.
  • Pearson, B. Z., Fernández, S. C., Lewedag, V., & Oller, D. K. (1997). The relation of input factors to lexical learning by bilingual infants. Applied Psycholinguistics, 18, 41-58.
  • Eilers, R. E., Vergara, K. C., Cobo-Lewis, A. B., Oller, D. K., & Friedman, K. E. (1996). A longitudinal evaluation of the speech perception capabilities of children using multichannel tactile vocoders. Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, 39, 518-533.
  • Cobo-Lewis, A. B., Oller, D. K., Lynch, M. P., & Levine, S. L. (1996). Relations of motor and vocal milestones in typically developing infants and infants with Down syndrome. American Journal of Mental Retardation, 100, 456-467.
  • Pearson, B.Z., Fernandez, S., Oller, D.K., (1995). Cross-language Synonyms in the Lexicons of Bilingual Infants: One Language or Two? Journal of Child Language, 22, 345-368.
  • Lynch, M. P., Oller, D. K., Steffens, M. L., Levine, S. L., Basinger, D. L., & Umbel, V. M. (1995). Development of speech-like vocalizations in infants with Down syndrome. American Journal of Mental Retardation, 100, 1, 68-86.
  • Lynch, M.P., Oller, D.K., Steffens, M.L., & Buder, E.H. (1995). Phrasing in prelinguistic vocaliza­tions. Developmental Psychobiology, 28, 3-23.
  • Vergara, K. C., Miskiel, L. W., Oller, D. K., & Eilers, R. E. (1995). Training Children to Use Tactual Vocoders in a Model Program. Seminars in Hearing 16, 4, 404-415.
  • Eilers, R. E., Cobo-Lewis, A. B., Vergara, K. C., Oller, D. K., & Dolan-Ash, M.M. (1995). A Cohort Study of Children Using Multichannel Tactile Aids and Cochlear Implants. Seminars in Hearing 16, 4, 382-393.
  • Lynch, M. P., Oller, D. K., Steffens, M. L., Levine, S. L., Basinger, D. L., & Umbel, V. M. (1995). Development of speech-like vocalizations in infants with Down syndrome. American Journal of Mental Retardation, 100, 1, 68-86.
  • Oller, D. K., Eilers, R. E., Basinger, D., Steffens, M. L., & Urbano, R. (1995). Extreme poverty and the develop­ment of precursors to the speech capacity. First Language, 15, 167-188.
  • Oller, D. K. (1995). Development of vocalizations in infancy. In H. Winitz (Ed.), Human communica­tion and its disorders: a review, volume IV. Timonium, MD: York Press, Inc., 1-30.
  • Umbel, V. M., & Oller, D. K. (1994). Developmental changes in receptive vocabulary in Hispanic bilingual school children. Language Learning, 44:2, 221-242.
  • Steffens, M. L., Eilers, R. E., Fishman, L., Oller, D. K., & Urbano, R. C. (1994). Early vocal develop­ment in tactually aided children with severe-profound hearing loss. Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, 37, 700-711.
  • Oller, D. K., Eilers, R. E., Steffens, M. L., Lynch, M. P., & Urbano, R. (1994). Speech-like vocaliza­tions in infancy: an evaluation of potential risk factors. Journal of Child Language, 21, 33-58.
  • Lewedag, V. L., Oller, D. K., & Lynch, M. P. (1994). Infants' vocalization patterns across home and laboratory environments. First Language, 14, 49-65.
  • Eilers, R. E., & Oller, D. K. (1994). Infant vocalizations and the early diagnosis of severe hearing impair­ment. Journal of Pediatrics, 124, 199-203.
  • Eilers, R. E., Fishman L. M., Oller, D. K., & Steffens, M. L. (1993). Tactile vocoders as aids to speech production in young hearing-impaired children. Volta Review, 95, 265-293.
  • Eilers, R. E., Oller, D. K., Levine, S., Basinger, D., Lynch, M. P., & Urbano, R. (1993). The role of prematurity and socioeconomic status in the onset of canonical babbling in infants. Infant Behavior and Development, 16, 297-315.
  • Pearson, B. Z., Fernández, S. C., & Oller, D. K. (1993). Lexical development in bilingual infants and toddlers: Comparison to monolingual norms. Language Learning, 43(1), 93-120.
  • Oller, D. K., Eilers, R. E., Burns, R., & Urbano, R. (1993). Perception of the stop/glide contrast in infancy. Phonetica, 50, 1-14.
  • Steffens, M. L., Oller, D. K., Lynch, M. P., & Urbano, R. C. (1992). Vocal development in infants with Down Syndrome and infants who are developing normally. American Journal on Mental Retardation, 97, 235-246.
  • Umbel, V. M., Pearson, B. Z., Fernández, M., & Oller, D. K. (1992). Measur­ing bilingual children's receptive vocabularies. Child Development, 63, 1012-1020.
  • Özdamar, Ö., Lopez, C. N., Oller, D. K., Eilers, R. E., Miskiel, E., & Lynch, M. P. (1992). FFT-based digital tactile vocoder system for real-time use. Medical & Biological Engineering & Computing, 30, 213-218.
  • Fernández, M. C., Pearson, B. Z., Umbel, V. M., Oller, D. K., & Molinet-Molina, M. (1992). Bilingual receptive vocabulary in Hispanic preschool children. Hispanic Journal of Behavioral Sciences 14, 268-276.
  • Lynch, M. P., Eilers, R. E., Oller, D. K., Urbano, R. G., & Wilson, P. (1991). Influences of acculturation and musical sophistication on percep­tion of musical interval patterns. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 17, 967-975.
  • Oller, D. K., Eilers, R. E., Miskiel, E., Burns, R., & Urbano, R. (1991). The stop/glide boundary shift as a perceptual error. Phonetica, 48, 32-56.
  • Oller, D. K. (1991). Computational approaches to transcription and analysis in child phonology. Journal for Computer Users in Speech and Hearing, 7, 44-59.
  • Lynch, M. P., Eilers, R. E., Oller, D. K., & Urbano, R. C. (1990). Innate­ness, ex­perience, and music perception. Psychological Science, 1, 272‑276.
  • Oller, D. K., & Eilers, R. E. (1989). A natural logic of speech and speech‑like acts with developmental implications. First Language, 9, 225‑243.
  • Eilers, R. E., Özdamar, Ö., Oller, D. K., Miskiel, E., & Urbano, R. (1989). The effects of vocoder filter configuration on tactual perception of speech. Journal of Rehabilitation Research and Develop­ment, 26, 51‑64.
  • Greenfield, D. B., & Oller, D. K. (1989). Design and methodological requirements for studying the role of language acquisition in cogni­tive/social develop­ment. American Journal of Mental Retardation, 93, 497‑499.
  • Lynch, M. P., Oller, D. K., & Eilers, R. E. (1989). Portable tactile aids for speech perception. Volta Review, 91, 113‑125.
  • Eilers, R. E., Oller, D. K., & Vergara, K. (1989). Speech and language progress of hearing‑impaired children in a systematic training program using tactual vocoders. Volta Review, 91, 127‑138.
  • Lynch, M. P., Oller, D. K., & Steffens, M. (1989). Development of speech­‑like vo­calizations in a child with congenital absence of cochleas: The case of total deafness. Applied Psycholinguistics, 10, 315‑333.
  • Oller, D. K., Eilers, R. E., & Lynch, M. P. (1989). Tactual artificial hearing as an aid to speech and language acquisition for the hearing impaired child. Topics in Language Disorders, 9(4), 59‑69.
  • Eilers, R., Oller, D. K., Urbano, R., & Moroff, D. (1989). Conflicting and co­operating cues: Perception of cues to final consonant voicing by infants and adults. Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, 32, 307‑316.
  • Lynch, M. P., Eilers, R. E., Oller, D. K., Urbano, R. C., & Pero, P. J. (1989). Multisensory narrative tracking by a profoundly deaf subject using an elec­trocutaneous vocoder and a vibrotactile aid. Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, 32, 331‑338.
  • Lynch, M. P., Eilers, R. E., Oller, D. K., & Cobo‑Lewis, A. (1989). Multisensory speech perception by profoundly hearing‑impaired chil­dren. Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders, 54, 57‑67.
  • Lynch, M. P., Eilers, R. E., Oller, D. K., & LaVoie, L. (1988). Speech percep­tion by congenitally deaf subjects using an electrocutaneous vocoder. Jour­nal of Rehabilitation Research and Development, 25 #3, 41‑50.
  • Eilers, R. E., Widen, J. E., & Oller, D. K. (1988). Assessment techniques to e­valuate tactual aids for hearing‑impaired subjects. Journal of Rehabili­ta­tion Research and Development, 25 #2, 33‑46.
  • Oller, D. K., & Eilers, R. E. (1988). The role of audition in infant babbling. Child Development, 59, 441‑449.
  • Oller, D. K., & Seibert, J. M. (1988). Babbling in prelinguistic mentally re­tarded children. American Journal on Mental Retardation, 92, 369‑375.
  • Özdamar, Ö., Oller, D. K., Miskiel, E., & Eilers, R. (1988). Computer system for quantitative evaluation of an electrotactile vocoder for artificial hear­ing. Computers and Biomedical Research, 21, 85‑100.
  • Eilers, R. E., Özdamar, Ö., Oller, D. K., Miskiel, E., & Urbano, R. (1988). Si­milarities between tactual and auditory speech perception. Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, 31, 124‑131.
  • Oller, D. K., Eilers, R. E., Vergara, K., & LaVoie, E. F. (1986). Tactual voco­ders in a multisensory program training speech production and recep­tion. Volta Review, 88, 21‑36.
  • Eilers, R. E., & Oller, D. K. (1985). Developmental aspects of infant speech dis­crimi­nation: The role of linguistic experience. Trends in NeuroSci­ences, 8, 453‑456.
  • Thevenin, D., Eilers, R. E., Oller, D. K., & LaVoie, L. (1985). Where's the drift in babbling drift? A cross‑linguistic study. Applied Psycho­linguistics, 6, 3‑15.
  • Oller, D. K., Eilers, R. E., Bull, D. H., & Carney, A. E. (1985). Pre­‑speech vo­ca­liza­tions of a deaf infant: A comparison with normal metaphonological de­velopment. Journal of Speech and Hearing Re­search, 28, 47‑63.
  • Bull, D., Eilers, R. E., Oller, D. K., & Mandalia, B. (1985). The effect of fre­quency change on discrimi­nation of pulse bursts in an electro­cutaneous tac­tual vocoder. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 77, 1192‑1198.
  • Bull, D., Eilers, R. E., & Oller, D. K. (1985). Infants' discrimination of final syllable fundamental frequency in multisyllabic stimuli. Journal of the A­cousti­cal Society of America, 77, 289‑295.
  • Eilers, R. E., Bull, D. H., & Oller, D. K. (1984). Tactual perception of speech‑like stimuli with an electrocutaneous vocoder. Artificial Organs, 8, 494‑ 497.
  • Bull, D. H., Eilers, R. E., & Oller, D. K. (1984). Infants' discrimination of in­tensity variation in multisyllabic stimuli. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 76, 13‑17.
  • Eilers, R. E., Oller, D. K., Bull, D. H., & Gavin, W. J. (1984). Linguistic ex­perience and infant speech perception: A reply to Jusczyk, Shea & Aslin. Journal of Child Language, 11, 467‑475.
  • Eilers, R. E., Oller, D. K., & Benito‑Garcia, C. R. (1984). The acquisi­tion of voicing contrasts in Spanish and English learning infants and children: A longitudinal study. Journal of Child Language, 11, 313‑336.
  • Eilers, R. E., Bull, D. H., Oller, D. K., & Lewis, D. C. (1984). The discrimina­tion of vowel duration by infants. Journal of the Acousti­cal Society of America, 75, 1213‑1218.
  • Oller, D. K., & Eilers, R. E. (1983). Speech identification in Spanish‑ and Eng­lish‑learning 2‑year‑olds. Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, 26, 50‑54.
  • Oller, D. K., & Eilers, R. E. (1982). Similarity of babbling in Spanish‑ and English‑learning babies. Journal of Child Language, 9, 565‑578.
  • Eilers, R. E., Gavin, W. J., & Oller, D. K. (1982). Cross‑linguistic perception in infancy: The role of linguistic experience. Journal of Child Language, 9, 289‑302.
  • Oller, D. K., & Eilers, R. E. (1981). Tactual stimulation devices as artificial hearing systems. Artificial Organs, 5(Suppl.), 448‑450.
  • Seibert, J. M., & Oller, D. K. (1981). Linguistic pragmatics and language inter­vention strategies. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disor­ders, 11, 75‑88.
  • Oller, D. K., & Eilers, R. E. (1981). A pragmatic approach to phonological sys­tems of deaf speakers. In N. Lass (Ed.), Speech and language: Advances in basic research and practice, Vol. 6 (pp. 103‑141). New York: Academic Press.
  • Smith, B., & Oller, D. K. (1981). A comparative study of premeaningful vocaliza­tions produced by normally developing and Down's syndrome infants. Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders, 46, 46‑51.
  • Eilers, R. E., Morse, P. A., Gavin, W. J., & Oller, D. K. (1981). The perception of voice‑onset‑time in infancy. Journal of the Acoustical Society of Ame­rica, 70, 955‑965.
  • Oller, D. K., Payne, S., & Gavin, W. J. (1980). Tactual speech perception by minimally trained deaf subjects. Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, 23, 769‑778.
  • Eilers, R. E., & Oller, D. K. (1980). A comparative study of speech perception in young severely retarded children and normally develop­ing infants. Journal of Speech and Hearing Research, 23, 419‑428.
  • Oller, D. K. (1978). Infant vocalization and the development of speech. Allied Health and Behavioral Sciences, 1, 523‑549.
  • Oller, D. K., Jensen, H., & Lafayette, R. (1978). The relatedness of phonologi­cal processes of a hearing­ impaired child. Journal of Communication Dis­orders, 11, 97‑106.
  • Oller, D. K., & Smith, B. (1977). The effect of final syllable position on vowel duration in infant babbling. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 62, 994‑997.
  • Oller, D. K., & Warren, I. (1976). On the nature of the phonological capacity. Lingua, 39, 183‑199.
  • Eilers, R. E., & Oller, D. K. (1976). The role of speech discrimination in de­velopmental sound substitu­tions. Journal of Child Language, 3, 319‑329.
  • Oller, D. K., Wieman, L., Doyle, W., & Ross, C. (1976). Infant babbling and speech. Journal of Child Language, 3, 1‑11.
  • Oller, D. K. (1975). Simplification as the goal of phonological processes in child speech. Language Learning, 24, 299‑303.
  • Oller, D. K., & Eilers, R. E. (1975). Phonetic expectation and transcrip­tion va­lidity. Phonetica, 31, 288‑304.
  • Eilers, R. E., Oller, D. K., & Ellington, J. (1974). The acquisition of dimen­sional adjectives: The long and short of it. Journal of Child Language, 1, 195‑204.
  • Sulzbacher, S. I., & Oller, D. K. (1974). A re‑analysis of Lenneberg's Biologi­cal Foundations of Language by a behaviorist and a nativist. Behaviorism, 2, 124‑245.
  • Oller, D. K., & Kelly, C. A. (1974). Phonological substitution processes of a hard‑of‑hearing child. Journal of Speech and Hearing Disorders, 39, 65‑74.
  • Oller, D. K. (1973). The effect of position‑in‑utterance on speech segment dura­tion in English. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 54, 1235‑ 1247.
  • Oller, D. K. (1973). Regularities in abnormal child phonology. Journal of Speech and Hearing Disor­ders, 38, 36‑47.

Book Reviews

  • Oller, D.K. (2005).[ Review of Unravelling the Evolution of Language by Rudolf Botha, Elsevier, Amsterdam, 2003]. Human Ethology Bulletin. 9-11.
  • Oller, D. K. (2001). [Review of Emerging Cognitive Abilities in Early Infancy, edited by Francisco Lacerda, Claes von Hofsten, and Mikael Heimann]. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 110 (3), 1237.
  • Oller, D. K. (1999). [Review of Animal Vocal Communication: a New Approach by Donald H. Owings and Eugene S. Morton]. Cambridge University Press, New York, NY, 1998. Human Ethology Bulletin, 14 2, 18-20.
  • Oller, D.K., (1994) [Review of Tactile Aids for the Hearing Impaired, edited by I. Summers]. Volta Review, 96, 4, 325-326.
  • Oller, D. K. (1990). [Review of Language and communication in mentally handi­capped people]. American Journal of Mental Retardation.
  • Oller, D. K. (1988). [Review of Language treatment of autistic and devel­opmen­tally disordered children]. American Journal on Mental Retarda­tion, 93, 219‑220.
  • Oller, D. K. (1988). [Review of Natalie Waterson Prosodic phonolo­gy: The theory and its applica­tion to language acquisi­tion and speech processing]. First Language, 8, 197‑200.
  • Oller, D. K. (1974). [Review of Rockey, Denyse Phonetic lexicon]. Modern Lan­guage Journal, 58, 426‑427.

Presentations

Invited Conference Presentations (between 2000 - present)

  • Oller, D. K. (2019). Vocal learning in humans. Invited presentation to the International Unifying Vocal Learning Workshop. Lorentz Center, Leiden, The Netherlands.
  • Oller, D. K. (2018). Vocal development in the first year and identification of communication disorders. Keynote address for the Korean Association of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, Gwangju, South Korea.
  • Oller, D. K. (2018). Origins of the speech capacity and signs of developmental disruption. Invited presentation for Hallym University, Chuncheon, South Korea.
  • Oller, D. K. (2015). Foundations for the language capacity in early human infancy. Keynote presentation for the Gatlinburg Conference on Mental Retardation, New Orleans, LA.
  • Oller, D. K., Betty Vohr, Melinda Caskey, Hyunjoo Yoo, Edina Bene, Yuna Jhang, Anne Warlaumont, Ulrike Griebel, Eugene Buder (2014). Infant vocalization and birdsong: an infrastructural view. Paper for symposium on Speech & song development (Chair: D.K. Oller), for the Society for Neuroscience satellite meeting: Birdsong4: Rhythms and Clues from Neurons to Behavior. Washington, DC.
  • Oller, D. K., Griebel, U., Jhang, Y., Warlaumont, A. S., Dale, R. (2014). The Development of Laughter and Vocal Precursors to Speech, Symposium on laughter at the American Psychological Association meeting, Washington, DC.
  • Oller, D. K. (2014). Phonetic coding of infant vocalizations. Invited presentation for the NIH Autism Center of Excellence Workshop of Analysis and Assessment of Early Vocal Behavior, sponsored by the Marcus Autism Center, Emory Univ., Atlanta, GA.
  • Oller, D. K. (2012). Automated monitoring of vocal development and the early detection of autism. Invited plenary presentation for Engineering and Autism: A National Workshop. University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA.
  • Oller, D. K. (2012). Vocalization analysis by totally objective means as a clinical tool. Seminar for the 42nd Annual Mid-South Conference on Communicative Disorders. Memphis, TN.
  • Jarmulowicz, L., Bauer, K., & Oller, D. K. (2012). Bilingual children's language and literacy development in early elementary grades. Tennessee Board of Regents Research Development Conference, Nashville, TN.
  • Oller, D. K. (2011). Automated monitoring of vocal development: The potential for screening and diagnosis of childhood handicaps. Presentation for the Partha Niyogi Memorial Conference, Chicago, IL.
  • Oller, D. K. (2010). Automated Analysis of Vocal Development and Family Interaction: The Present and Future. Keynote presentation for the First LENA Users Conference. Denver, CO
  • Oller, D. K. & Niyogi, P. (2010). Vocal development theory and the automated identification of developmental disorders including autism. Banbury conference on Linguistic Phenotypes, Cold Spring Harbor Laboratories, NY.
  • Oller, D. K. & Nathani Iyer, S (2009). Naturalistic recording and representative sampling of vocal behavior: Prospects for screening, diagnosis, and monitoring of progress in intervention. Preconference to the Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development: Research on Children with Mild to Severe Hearing Loss. Denver, CO.
  • Oller, D. K. (2009). Rapid shift accompanying L2 immersion at onset of schooling: Evidence of losses in L1. Keynote address for Contextualizing Bilingualism and Biliteracy (National Conference on Bilingualism and Biliteracy Development). Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada.
  • Oller, D. K. (2009). A new ethological approach for human vocal communication: Representative sampling by all-day recording supplemented by automated analysis. Paper for the International Society for Human Ethology, Orono, ME.
  • Oller, D. K., Nathani Iyer, S., Buder, E. H., Kwon, K., Chorna, L. and Conway, K. (2007). Diversity and contrastivity in prosodic and syllabic development. International Congress of Phonetic Sciences. Saarbrucken, Germany.
  • Oller, D. K. (2007, March). Natural logic of vocal capabilities and the evolution of language. Keynote presentation for the International Linguistics Association, New York, NY.
  • Oller, D. K. (2005, November). The role of the peer group in Ph.D. education. Thinking about a Ph.D.? Information session for prospective doctoral students. American Speech-Language Hearing Association Annual Convention, San Diego, CA.
  • Griebel, U. & Oller, D. K. (2005, July). Evolutionary forces favoring contextual flexibility: The role of deception and protean behavior. Paper for the International workshop on The Evolution of Communicative Creativity: From Fixed Signals to Contextual Flexibility. Konrad Lorenz Institute for Evolution and Cognition Research. Altenberg, Austria.
  • Oller, D. K. & Griebel, U. (2005, July). Contextual flexibility in infant vocal development and the earliest steps in the evolution of language. Paper for the International workshop on The Evolution of Communicative Creativity: From Fixed Signals to Contextual Flexibility. Konrad Lorenz Institute for Evolution and Cognition Research. Altenberg, Austria.
  • Oller, D. K. (2005, June). Foundations of spoken language in the first year of life: the emergence of phonological systems. Keynote address to the International Child Phonology Conference, Fort Worth, TX.
  • Oller, D. K., and Newhoff, M. (2005, April). Ph.D. Program Forum, moderated by Julie Masterson: The Summer Institute and Recruitment Strategies for Ph.D. students, Annual meeting of the Council of Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders, Scottsdale, AZ.
  • Oller, D. K. and Washington, J. (2005, April). Grantsmanship: The review process. 3rd Annual Conference on Research in Communication Sciences and Disorders: Lessons for Success, American Speech-Language Hearing Association, Washington, DC.
  • Oller, D. K. (2005, April). Management of an Independent Research Program: Establishing a Research Laboratory. 3rd Annual Conference on Research in Communication Sciences and Disorders: Lessons for Success, American Speech-Language Hearing Association, Washington, DC.
  • Oller, D. K. (2005, April). Infant vocalizations as indicators of neuro-developmental status. Conference for Pediatric Update. Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD.
  • Oller, D. K. (2005, March). Evolution and development of vocal/auditory language. Keynote address to the International Society for Cochlear Implantation in Children, Dallas, TX.
  • Oller, D. K. (2004, July). Models and methods in research on infant vocalizations. Presentation for International Symposium 'Spraak in de maak' (Speech in the Making), sponsored by the University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam.
  • Oller, D. K. (2004, May). Comments on Invited Symposium, Development in the active voice: Relationships between social and vocal development in infancy. Organized by Michael Goldstein. International Conference on Infant Studies. Chicago.
  • Buder, E. H. and Oller, D. K. (2004, May). Parametric representations for the acoustic study of infant vocalization. Symposium paper at the International Conference on Infant Studies. Chicago.
  • Oller, D. K. and Buder, E. H. (2004, May). Vocal Contextual Freedom in the first months of life. Symposium paper at the International Conference on Infant Studies. Chicago.
  • Oller, D. K. (2004, May). Infant vocal development and foundations for the linguistic capacity. Invited symposium for the International Conference on Infant Studies. Chicago.
  • Oller D. K. (2004, April). Landmarks in early research career development. 2nd Annual Conference on Research in Communication Sciences and Disorders: Lessons for Success, American Speech-Language Hearing Association, Miami.
  • Oller, D.K. and Griebel, U. (2003, August). Evolution of communicative signals: A comparative perspective on the emergence of syllabification. Ontogeny and phylogeny of syllable organization: a Festschrift for Peter MacNeilage, University of Barcelona, Barcelona, Spain.
  • Oller, D.K. (2002, April). The shortage of Ph.D. faculty in Communication Sciences and Disorders. Address to the Council of Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders, Palm Springs, CA.
  • Oller, D. K. (2002, February). Bilingual learning in social and psychological perspective. Keynote address for the Florida Atlantic University Science Fair, Davie, FL.
  • Oller, D. K. (2002, February). Infant vocal development as a key to understanding the origins of language. Invited colloquium for the Florida Atlantic University Science Fair, Davie, FL.
  • Oller, D. K. (2001, October). Underpinnings for a theory of the evolution of communication systems. Paper presented at the 6th Altenberg Workshop in Theoretical Biology, Konrad Lorenz Institute for Evolution and Cognition Research: The evolution of communicative systems: a comparative approach. Altenberg, Austria.
  • Oller, D. K. & Griebel, U. (2001, October). Organizer and moderator of 6th Altenberg Workshop in Theoretical Biology, Konrad Lorenz Institute for Evolution and Cognition Research: The evolution of communicative systems: a comparative approach. Altenberg, Austria.
  • Oller, D. K. (2001, September). Normal vocal development and effects of hearing impairment. Invited presentation to the NIDCD Working Group on the Early Identification of Hearing Impairment. Washington, DC.
  • Oller, D. K., Van Kleeck, A., Kent, R.D., Sininger, Y., Masterson, J., & Scott, C. (April, 2001). The Faculty Shortage in Communication Sciences and Disorders, Emerging Issues Session at the Council on Academic Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders, Sarasota, Florida.
  • Oller, D. K. (2000, October). The Natural Logic of Communicative Possibilities: Modularity and Presupposition. 5th Altenberg Workshop in Theoretical Biology, Konrad Lorenz Institute for Evolution and Cognition Research. Altenberg, Austria.
  • Oller, D. K. (2000, February). Infant vocal development in the perspective of the history of science. Invited presentation at the Konrad Lorenz Institute for Evolution and Cognition Research. Altenberg, Austria.
  • Oller, D. K. (2000, February). The natural logic of emergent communication systems: development and evolution. Invited presentation for the Workshop on "Development and Interaction of Linguistic and Non-linguistic Cognition in Infants". Seminare der Otto und Martha Fischbeck-Stiftung am Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin. Berlin, Germany.

Universities/Industries

  • Griebel, U. & Oller, D. K. (2019). An illustration of the use of AACT in coding of bonobo and human infant vocalizations. Invited presentation for the University of California at Los Angeles.
  • Oller, D. K. (2019). How did language arise, and how can we obtain relevant evidence from developmental studies of humans and other apes? Invited presentation for the University of California at Los Angeles.
  • Oller, D. K. (2019). New findings relevant to the origin of language from research on human and non-human primate infants. Invited address to the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistics, Nijmegen, the Netherlands.
  • Yoo, H. & Oller, D. K. (2018). The origin of mother-infant turn taking: An examination of mothers' role in protoconversation. Invited presentation for Hallym University, Chuncheon, South Korea.
  • Oller, D. K. (2018). Vocal Development and Early Detection of Autism. Invited presentation for the Atlanta Autism Consortium. Event location: Marcus Autism Center, Atlanta, GA.
  • Oller, D. K. (2018). Vocal characteristics of infants and prediction of autism. Invited presentation for the University of West Georgia.
  • Oller, D. K. (2016). Automated vocal development assessment. Invited presentation for the Urban Child Institute, Memphis, TN.
  • Oller, D. K. (2015). Infant Vocal Development and Origins of Spoken Language. Invited lecture for the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN.
  • Oller, D. K. (2015). Infant Vocal Development and the Speech/Language Capacity. Invited lecture for the University of Maryland, College Park, MD.
  • Oller, D. K. (2014). Emergence of foundations for language. Bold Aspirations Lecture for the University of Kansas. Lawrence, KA.
  • Oller, D. K. & Griebel, U. (2013). Volubility in humans and non-humans: A projected project on canine vocal communication. Colloquium for the Wolf Science Center, Ernstbrunn, Austria.
  • Oller, D.K. (2013). How early vocal development provides perspective on the evolution of language: Functional flexibility in vocal communication as a foundational principle. Invited presentation of the Max Planck Institute for Psycholinguistic Research, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.
  • Oller, D. K. (2013). Infrastructure for vocal development and evolution. Invited presentation for Hunter College, CUNY, Laboratory of Vocal Learning, New York, NY.
  • Oller, D. K. (2013). Vocal development and early detection of disorders. Invited presentation for Brown University, Neonatology, Women and Infants Hospital, Brown University, Providence, RI.
  • Oller, D. K. (2012). Automated vocalization analysis for early identification of ASD. Invited presentation for the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
  • Oller, D. K. (2012). Early vocal development and the identification of developmental disorders. Invited presentation for the National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan.
  • Oller, D. K. & Owren, M. (2012). Vocal control in human language: Cross-species, neural. and evolutionary/developmental perspectives. Seminar for the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Atlanta, GA.
  • Oller, D. K. (2010). "Vocal development theory and automated analysis of naturalistic recordings in childhood." Colloquium for the University of Iowa and Boys Town National Research Hospital and Research Institute.
  • Oller, D. K. (2010). Vocal development and the evolution of language. Colloquium for the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig.
  • Oller, D. K. (2008). Naturalistic observation and automated analysis of vocalization: The new ethology of vocal development. Altenberg, Austria: Invited presentation for the Konrad Lorenz Institute for Evolution and Cognition Research.
  • Oller, D. K. (2008). Naturalistic observation and automated analysis of vocalization in infants and children. Geneva, Switzerland: Invited presentation for the University of Geneva.
  • Oller, D. K. (2005, October). Infant vocal development as a guide in speculations about the evolution of language. Colloquium for the Dept. of Psychology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.
  • Oller, D. K. and Buder, E. (2005, April). Workshop on infant vocal development and young child phonology. Department of Communication Sciences and Disorders and Athens Regional Rehabilitation Services. The University of Georgia, Athens, Ga.
  • Oller, D. K. (2005, February). Evolution of language: perspectives from infant vocal development. Presentation for Darwin Day at Augustana College, Moline, IL.
  • Oller, D. K. (2004, October). Vocal development and the evolution of language. Annual Steer Memorial Lecture, Purdue University.
  • Oller, D. K. (2004, September). Early patterns of human infant vocalization. Infoture's First Scientific Conference on LENA (Learning Enrichment Assessment), Boulder, CO.
  • Griebel, U., Mather, J. A. & Oller, D. K. (2004, May). Double signaling in the Caribbean reef squid Sepioteuthis sepioidea. 65th Annual Conference of the Association of Southeastern Biologists, Memphis.
  • Oller, D.K. (2003, March). Assessment of oral language and speech in bilingual individuals. Short course for the Mid-South Conference on Communicative Disorders. Memphis, TN.
  • Oller, D.K. (2002, April). Human uniqueness of vocal capacity: evidence from the first year of life. Invited speaker for the Colloquium series at the University of Louisiana, Lafayette, LA.
  • Oller, D.K. (2000, February). The development of speech and the origin of linguistic systems. Colloquium for Program in Linguistics, University of Southern Maine, Portland, Maine.
  • Oller, D.K. (1994, October). Bilingual language development. Colloquium for Memphis State University, Memphis, TN.
  • Oller, D.K., & Umbel, V. (1994, October). Phonological translation and phonological awareness in bilingual children. Presented at Conference on Young Child Speech and Language, Hammond, LA.
  • Oller, D.K. (1994, June). Transitions to Language: Normal and Disordered Developmental Paths in Infants and Toddlers. One-day workshop held at Southeastern Louisiana University's Speech-Language Hearing Program.
  • Oller, D. K. (1991, June). Focus on phonetic transcription: How can we analyze children's speech and infants' vocalizations? Workshop presented at Boys Town National Research Hospital, Omaha, NE.
  • Oller, D. K. (1991, May). The Tactual Speech Project. Presented at workshop for Dade County Public Schools teachers, Mailman Center for Child Develop­ment, Miami, FL.

Other Conference Presentations (starting from the year 2000; refereed publications are marked with a *)

  • *Burkhardt-Reed, M. & Oller, D. K. (2019). Gesture in early communication development: Relative roles of voice and gesture across the first year of life. Presented in a two-hour seminar at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Orlando, FL.
  • *Jhang, Y., Chang, Y-J., Lin, W-H. & Oller, D. K. (2019). Effects of parental interaction on infant volubility of 4-month-olds: New perspectives from research in Taiwan to compare with prior studies with the still-face paradigm in the USA. Presented in a two-hour seminar at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Orlando, FL.
  • * Buder, E. H. & Oller, D. K. (2019). Acoustic differentiation of the principal protophones and developmental trends. Presented in a two-hour seminar at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Orlando, FL.
  • * Yoo, H., Ha, S., Lee, C-C, Ramsay, G. & D. K. Oller (2019). A cross-cultural analysis of clustering of infant vocalizations across the first year of life: Results combined across the Memphis/Emory studies and Hallym University in S. Korea. Presented in a two-hour seminar at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Orlando, FL.
  • * Farran, L. & Oller, D. K. (2019). Infant-directed-speech and the differential use of baby register and adult register with young children with ASD compared to typically developing children. Presented in a two-hour seminar at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Orlando, FL.
  • * Long, H. L., Ramsay, G., Burkhardt-Reed, M. M., & Oller, D. K. (2019). Assessing infant vocal production across interactive and non-interactive contexts in ASD and typical development: Preliminary data from the University of Memphis/Emory University sibling study. Presented in a two-hour seminar at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Orlando, FL.
  • * Oller, D. K., Long, H. L., Iyer, S. N., & Ramsay G. (2019). Vocal development and perspectives on communicative disorders with special focus on ASD: An overview of the seminar. Presented in a two-hour seminar at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Orlando, FL.
  • *Oller, D. K. (2019). Precursors to Language in ASD and Typical Development. Two-hour seminar at the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Orlando, FL.
  • *Oller, D. K., & Long, H. L. (2019). Endogenous production of vocal precursors to speech across the first year. Boston University Child Language Development conference. Symposium organized by Daniel Swingley. Leaving the Lab: Developmental Hypothesis Testing Using Natural Language Corpora. Boston.
  • Oller, D. K. & Griebel, U. (2019). Demonstration of AACT for human and other primate vocalizations research. Focus Group at the Konrad Lorenz Institute for Evolution and Cognition Research, Klosterneuburg, Austria.
  • Oller, D. K. (2019). Discussion Talk on Human Infant Vocalizations and Origins of Language. Focus Group at the Konrad Lorenz Institute for Evolution and Cognition Research, Klosterneuburg, Austria.
  • *Yoo, Ramsay & Oller (2019). The development of phonatory control in infant speech-like vocalizations in the first year of life. Presentation at the International Child Phonology Conference. Montreal, Canada.
  • Yoo, H., Bowman, D. & Oller, D. K. (2018). Timing of parent vocal responses to infant cry and speech-like vocalizations. Oral presentation for the Korean Association of Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology, Gwangju, South Korea.
  • *Oller, D. K. (2018). The Autism Spectrum & Neurodiversity: New Perspectives on Variability in ASD & Related Conditions. One-hour seminar for the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Boston, MA.
  • *Burkhardt-Reed, M. & Oller, D. K. (2018). Gestural & Vocal Communication During the First Year. Poster for the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Boston, MA.
  • *Long, H., Bowman, D. & Oller, D. K. (2018). Intra- & Intercoder Agreement on Judgments of Imitation in Infant Vocalizations. Poster for the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Boston, MA.
  • *Yoo, H., Ramsay, G. & Oller, D. K. (2018). Caregiver Infant-Directed Speech (IDS) & Infant Volubility in the First Year of Life. Poster for the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Boston, MA.
  • *Jhang, Y., Lee, C-C., Yoo, H. & Oller, D. K. (2018). A Comparison of Canonical Babbling Judged in Real-time & Repeated Listening. Technical paper for the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Boston, MA
  • *Chen, L-M., Oller, D. K., Lee, C-C. & Liu, C-T. (2018). LENA computerized automatic analysis of speech development from birth to three. 30th Conference on Computational Linguistics and Speech Processing (ROCLING2018). Hsinchu, Taiwan.
  • *Ha, S., Johnson, C. & Oller, D. K. (2018). Cross-linguistic comparisons of babbling shapes in Korean- and English-learning infants. Paper presented at the International Child Phonology Conference, Chania, Greece.
  • *Belardi, K., Watson, L.R., Crais, E., Baranek, G.T., & Oller, D.K. (2018). Vocal Development in Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder and Children with Fragile X Syndrome. Differentiating Vocalizations in Autism Spectrum Disorder and Fragile X Syndrome at 9-12 months.  Symposium conducted at the Gatlinburg Conference, San Diego, CA.
  • *Yoo, H., E. Bene, E. H. Buder, C-C. Lee, M. Burkhardt-Reed, M. van Mersbergen, G. Ramsay, & D. K. Oller (2017). Volubility of infant distress vocalizations across the first year of life: Preliminaries to assessment of risk for language development, paper presented in Vocal development and interaction in the first year: Signs of typical and disordered development, 2-hour seminar for the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Los Angeles, CA.
  • *Burkhardt-Reed, M., U. Griebel, & D. K. Oller (2017). The relative roles of voice, face, and gesture in early communication development: Predominance of face and voice in the first half-year of communicative development, paper presented in Vocal development and interaction in the first year: Signs of typical and disordered development, 2-hour seminar for the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Los Angeles, CA.
  • *Buder, E. H., G. Ramsay, V. F. McDaniel, E. R. Bene & D. K. Oller (2017). Modal and loft registers in infant phonation: Is tension at higher pitches an autism risk indicator? Paper presented in Vocal development and interaction in the first year: Signs of typical and disordered development, 2-hour seminar for the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Los Angeles, CA.
  • *Lee, C-C. & L-M. Chen, H-Y. Hsiao, H. Long, and D. K. Oller (2017). Canonical Babbling Ratio and Vocalization Rate in Typically-developing Infants and Infants at High Risk for Cerebral Palsy, paper presented in Vocal development and interaction in the first year: Signs of typical and disordered development, 2-hour seminar for the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Los Angeles, CA.
  • *Farran, L., D. Bowman, C-C. Lee, H. Yoo, & D. K. Oller. (2017). Vocal responsivity in English-learning and Arabic-learning infants: An unexpected cross-cultural/cross-linguistic difference in timing, paper presented in Vocal development and interaction in the first year: Signs of typical and disordered development, 2-hour seminar for the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Los Angeles, CA.
  • *Long, H. & Oller D. K. (2017). On early adaptive vocalization across the first year: emergence of imitation and signs of disordered development, paper presented in Vocal development and interaction in the first year: Signs of typical and disordered development, 2-hour seminar for the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Los Angeles, CA.
  • *Oller, D. K. (2017). Vocal development and interaction in the first year: Signs of typical and disordered development. 2-hour seminar for the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Los Angeles, CA.
  • *Griebel, U., Call, J., Buder, E. H., & Oller, D. K. (2017). Comparisons of directed gaze during vocalizations in bonobo and human infants. Poster for the Convention of the Cognitive Science Society, London, UK.
  • Oller, D. K. (2016). The importance of human coding in automated vocal analysis. For the Workshop on Corpus Collection, (Semi)-Automated Analysis, and Modeling of Large-Scale Naturalistic Language Acquisition Data, Cognitive Science Society Meeting, Philadelphia.
  • Warlaumont, A. S., Bergelson, E. and Oller, D. K. (2016). Speech and language corpora development. For the Workshop on Corpus Collection, (Semi)-Automated Analysis, and Modeling of Large-Scale Naturalistic Language Acquisition Data, Cognitive Science Society Meeting, Philadelphia.
  • *Lee, C-C., Long, H., Jhang, Y., Yoo, H., Chen, L-M., Oller, D. K. (2016). Effects of Social & Non-Social Circumstances on Canonical Babbling Ratios in English- & Chinese-Learning Infants. Poster for the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Philadelphia.
  • *Farran, L. Yoo, H., Lee, C.C., Oller, D. K. (2016). The Temporal Coordination of Mother-Infant Vocal Interactions Across Speech Registers & Cultures. Poster for the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Philadelphia.
  • *Yoo, H, Oller, D. K. (2016). Temporal Structure of Turn-Taking in Parent-Infant Dyads: A Naturalistic Study With Zero-Three Month Olds. Poster for the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Philadelphia.
  • *Long, H., Oller, D. K., Ramsdell-Hudock, H. (2016). Imitative & Vocally Adaptive Behavior in Infants Through 12 Months. Poster for the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Philadelphia.
  • *Jhang, Yuna, Anne Warlaumont,, Rick Dale, D. Kimbrough Oller (2016). Emergence of Functional Flexibility in Infant Vocalization of the First Three Months. Poster for the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Philadelphia.
  • Elisabeth Willadsen, Christina Persson, Anette Lohmander, David Kimbrough Oller (2016) Naturalistic assessment in real time of prelinguistic vocalizations by infants with cleft palate, a methodological study. International Cleft Lip and Palate Conference.
  • *Abney, D., Warlaumont, A. S. Oller, D. K., Wallot, S., Kello, C. (2016). The multiscale clustering of infant vocalization bouts. Paper presentation for the International Conference on Infant Studies, New Orleans.
  • *Oller, D. K. (2015). Clues to emergent autism in infant vocalizations. Presentation in symposium Ontogeny of Autism: identification of very early signs of autism spectrum disorders in human and mice for the annual meeting of the American College of Neuropsychopharmocology, Hollywood, FL.
  • *Ramsay, G., Ghai, S., Patel, S. & Oller D. K. (2015). New approaches to the automated analysis of parent-infant prosodic interaction in all-day recordings of infants at risk for ASD over the first two years. Paper in seminar for the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Denver, CO.
  • *Patten, E., Watson, L., Beranek, G., Poon, K., Belardi, K. & Oller D. K. (2015). The relation of joint attention and canonical babbling in infants with ASD and typically developing infants from home movie analysis. Paper in seminar for the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Denver, CO.
  • *Lee, C-C., Farran, L. K., Chen, L-M., Yoo, H., Jhang, Y. & Oller D. K. (2015). Vocal interactions of American and Taiwanese infants and their parents: Infant reactions to infant-directed and adult-directed speech. Paper in seminar for the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Denver, CO.
  • *Farran, L. K., Lee, C-C., Yoo, H., & Oller D. K. (2015).Mother-infant vocal interactions across American and Lebanese cultures: New findings on infant-directed speech. Paper in seminar for the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Denver, CO.
  • *Yoo, H., Buder, E.H., Lee, C-C., & Oller D. K. (2015).Temporal structure of parent vocal responses to infant cry and non-cry vocalizations in the first month of life. Paper in seminar for the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Denver, CO.
  • *Oller D. K. & Ramsay, G. (2015). Overview: Vocal development in the first year: Laying foundations for discovering clues to communication disorders. Paper in seminar for the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Denver, CO.
  • *Buder, E.H., Yoo, H. & Oller D. K. (2015). Characterizing the acoustic properties of non-cry vocalizations in the first year of life. Paper in seminar for the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Denver, CO.
  • *Oller, D. K. (2015). Foundations for Early Detection of Disorders Through Evaluating Infant Vocalization & Parent--Infant Vocal Interaction. 2-hour seminar for the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Denver, CO.
  • *Yoo, H., Buder, E. H., Lee, C-C., Oller, D. K. (2015). Acoustic Properties of Infant Cry & Non-Cry: A New Look at Distress & Non-Distress Sounds. Poster for the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Denver, CO.
  • *McMillen, S.,  Jarmulowicz, L., Rogers, J., Saunders, A., Oller, D. K. (2105). Objetos y Colores: Longitudinal Rapid Automatic Naming Performance for Young English Language Learners. Poster for the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Denver, CO.
  • *Lee, C-C., Jhang, Y. Yoo, H. Warlaumont, A. S, Dale, R., & Oller, D. K. (2015). Parent & Laboratory Report on the Emergence of Infant Reduplicated & Variegated Babbling. Poster for the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Denver, CO.
  • *Patten, E.P, Belardi, K., Baranek, G.T., Watson, L.W., Oller, D.K (2015). Canonical babbling and volubility in infants later diagnosed with autism: Early markers for ASD, associations with developmental skills and predictors of outcomes. Paper for symposium titled An Update on Vocal Complexity in Infants and Children with ASD, organized by Paul Yoder and Tiffany Woynaroski, Vanderbilt Univ. for the International Meeting for Autism Research, Salt Lake City, UT.
  • *Yoder, P., Woynaroski, T., Xu, D., Richards, J., Hannon, S., Gray, S., & Oller, D.K. (2015) Looking Under the Hood of the Infraphonological Vocal Complexity Score. Paper for symposium titled An Update on Vocal Complexity in Infants and Children with ASD, organized by Paul Yoder and Tiffany Woynaroski, Vanderbilt Univ. for the International Meeting for Autism Research, Salt Lake City, UT.
  • *Oller, D. K., Yoder, P., Xu, D., Richards, J., Gilkerson, J., and Gray, S. (2015). Toward improved clinically useful automated vocal assessments for the prediction of ASD. Paper for symposium titled An Update on Vocal Complexity in Infants and Children with ASD, organized by Paul Yoder and Tiffany Woynaroski, Vanderbilt Univ. for the International Meeting for Autism Research, Salt Lake City, UT.
  • *Woynaroski, T., Oller, D. K., Yoder, P. (2015). Stability and validity of automated vocal analysis as a measure of vocalization complexity in preschoolers with ASD in early stages of language development. Paper for symposium New Developments in Measuring Communication, Chaired by Nancy Brady of the Univ. of KS, Gatlinburg Conference on Mental Retardation, New Orleans, LA.
  • *Oller, D. K. & Griebel, U. (2015). Vocal development in the human infant and in our closest primate relatives. Paper for symposium, entitled The evolution of human vocal behavior: Comparative, cultural, developmental, and neuroscience perspectives, organized by Greg Bryant of UCLA, for the Human Behavior and Evolution Society, at the Univ. of Missouri, Columbia, MO.
  • *Abney, D. H., Warlaumont , A. S., Oller, D. K., Wallot, S., & Kello , C. T. (2015). The multiscale clustering of infant vocalization bouts. Cognitive Science Society, Pasadena, CA.
  • *Skipsey, Maria Boy, Todd A. Gibson, Emily P. Mitchell, Linda Jarmulowicz, & D. Kimbrough Oller (2014). Nonword Repetition Articulation Rate & Accuracy: Relationship With Second Language Vocabulary in Spanish-English Bilingual Kindergartners. Poster for the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Orlando, FL
  • *Lee, Chia-Cheng, Yuna Jhang, Anne Warlaumont, Rick Dale, & D. Kimbrough Oller (2014). Parent Recognition of Infant Reduplicated & Variegated Babbling. Poster for the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Orlando, FL
  • *Jhang, Yuna, Hyunjoo Yoo, & D. Kimbrough Oller (2014). Canonical Babbling Judged in Real Time as a Screening Tool. Technical Research paper for the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Orlando, FL
  • *Yoo, Hyunjoo, Beau Franklin, Yuna Jhang, Edina Bene, & D. Kimbrough Oller (2014). Infant Vocalization in the First Month of Life. Technical Research paper for the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Orlando, FL.
  • *Jhang , Yuna, Chia-Cheng Lee , Anne Warlaumont, Rick Dale , George Relyea , Li-mei Chen , & D. Kimbrough Oller (2014). Emergence & Development of Functional Flexibility in Early Infant Vocalization Based on Diary Reports from American & Taiwanese Parents. Technical Research paper for the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Orlando, FL.
  • *Burrows, Lauren, Linda Jarmulowicz, & D. Kimbrough Oller (2014). English Language Learners' Performance on an English Elision Task in Kindergarten. Poster for the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Orlando, FL.
  • *Oller, D. K. (2014). Infant Vocal Communication: Clues for Emerging Disorders. Seminar for the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Orlando, FL.
  • *Mitchell, Emily P., Todd A. Gibson, Linda Jarmulowicz, & D. Kimbrough Oller (2014). Articulation Rate During Non-Word Repetition Tasks and Its Relationship to Kindergarteners' Vocabulary Knowledge. Poster for the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Orlando, FL.
  • *Warlaumont, A. W., Richards, J., Gilkerson, J., Oller, D. K. (2014, July). A dynamic social feedback loop leading to increased child speech. International Assoc. for the Study of Child Language, Amsterdam.
  • *Oller, D. K., Griebel, U. (2014, July). Human vocal development and animal communication in an evodevo approach to language. Pan European conference on evolutionary developmental biology (Euro EvoDevo), Vienna, Austria.
  • *Lee, C.-C., Jhang, Y., Hsueh, Y., & Oller, D. K. (2014, May). Infant vocal imitation of familiar syllables from live and video models.  With U. Mueller (Discussant), Confusion, complexity and neglect: Studying imitation in infancy. Symposium conducted at the 44th Annual Meeting of Jean Piaget Society, San Francisco, CA.
  • *Jhang, Y., Lee, C-.C., Hsueh, Y., & Oller, D. K. (2014, May).  Behavior matching and Imitation in Infants: definitions and debates. With U. Mueller (Discussant), Confusion, complexity and neglect: Studying imitation in infancy. Symposium conducted at the 44th Annual Meeting of Jean Piaget Society, San Francisco, CA.
  • *Burrows, L., Linda Jarmulowicz, D. Kimbrough Oller (2013). Allophony in Bilingual Learners: A Longitudinal Study. Oral presentation for the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Chicago, IL.
  • *Franklin, B, Anne Warlaumont, D. Kimbrough Oller (2013). Infant Volubility by Random Sampling From All-Day Recordings. Poster for the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Chicago, IL.
  • *Iyer, S. N., D. Kimbrough Oller (2013). Vocalization Rate (Volubility) Across Three Social Contexts in the First Year of Life. Poster for the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Chicago, IL.
  • *Lee, Chia-Cheng, Yuna Jhang, Li-mei Chen, D. Kimbrough Oller (2013). Ambient Language Effects in Chinese- & English-Learning Infants at 8, 10, & 12 Months. Poster for the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Chicago, IL.
  • *Jhang, Y., Anne Warlaumont, Rick Dale, Heather Ramsdell, Li-Mei Chen, D. Kimbrough Oller (2013). Parent Recognition of Functional Flexibility in Early Infant Vocalization: Diary Report From Taiwanese & American Parents. Poster for the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Chicago, IL.
  • *Warlaumont, A. S., Jeffrey A. Richards, Jill Gilkerson, D. Kimbrough Oller (2013). The Role of Adult Responses in Speech-Language Development in Autism: New Evidence From LENA Recordings. Poster for the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Chicago, IL.
  • *Oller, D. K., Eugene Buder, Anne S. Warlaumont, Heather Ramsdell, Suneeti Iyer, Barbara Franklin, Chia-Cheng Lee, Yu-Syuan Jhang, Elena Patten, Li-Mei Chen, Grace Baranek, Katie Belardi, Linda Watson, Rick Dale (2013). Infant Vocal Development: The Search for Early Identification of Disorders. Two-hour seminar for the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Chicago, IL.
  • *Jhang, Y., Franklin, B., Ramsdell, H., Oller, D. K. (2013). The role of auditory and visual signaling in flexibility of early infant communication. Poster for the annual meeting of the International Child Phonology Conference, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.
  • *Lee, C.-C., Jhang, Y., Chen, L.-M., D. K., Oller. (2013). Effective blinding for observers for study of ambient language effects. Poster for the annual meeting of the International Child Phonology Conference, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.
  • Xu, Dongxin, Paul Yoder, Brian A. Boyd, Yiwen Zhang, Fan Jiang, Jeffrey A. Richards, Jill Gilkerson, D. Kimbrough Oller (2013) The Potential of the LENA Audio-based Autism Screen: Comparison among Four Data Sets. LENA Research Conference, Denver.
  • *Warlaumont, A. S., Westermann, G., Oller, D. K., & Buder, E. H. (2012). A neural network model of infant vocalization learning with reinforcement. Poster presented at the International Conference on Infant Studies, Minneapolis, MN.
  • *Warlaumont, A. S., Westermann, G., & Oller, D. K. (2012). A connectionist model of early motor speech development that learns by using reinforcement. Presented at the Neural Computation in Psychology Workshop, San Sebastian, Spain.
  • Warlaumont, A. S. (2012). Simulating evolution and learning of human vocal signals. Presented at the 2012 DOE CSGF Annual Conference, Arlington, VA.
  • *Warlaumont, A. S. (2012). Social Feedback loops in vocal motor development. Presented at the Guy Van Orden Workshop on Cognition and Dynamics, VII, Storrs, CT.
  • *Warlaumont, A. S., Westermann, G. and Oller, D. K. (2012). A connectionist model of early motor speech development that learns by using reinforcement. Presented at the 13th Neural Computation and Psychology Workshop. Donostia, San Sebastián, Spain.
  • *Yoder, P. J., Oller, D. K., Richards, J. A., Gray, S., & Gilkerson, J. (2012). Stability and validity of a new vocal complexity measure. International Meeting of Autism Research. Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
  • *Warlaumont, A. S., & Dale, R. (2012). Analysis of interpersonal dynamics in spoken interaction. Given at the TIMELY Training School on Dynamical Systems for Psychological Timing and Timing in Speech Processing, organized by M. A. Elliott, A. Esposito, & A. Vatakis, Salerno, Italy.
  • *Lee, C.-C., Jhang, Y., Chen, L.-M., D. K., Oller. (2012). Syllabification & Segmentation in English & Mandarin. Poster for the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Atlanta, GA.
  • *Jhang, Y., Warlaumont, A., Dale, R., Lee, C.-C., Bene, E., Rangisetty, N., Oller, D. K. (2012). Recognition of Infant Vocalizations by Parent Report & Naturalistic Listening. Poster for the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Atlanta, GA.
  • *Franklin, B., & Oller, D.K., (2012). The Tests for Autism: A Review and Recommendations. Poster for the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Atlanta, GA.
  • *Franklin, B., Warlaumont, A., Bene, E., Lee, C.C, Lambert, B., Messinger, D., Oller, D.K., (2012). Volubility of Infant Vocalization in Interactive and Non-Interactive Circumstances. Technical Session Paper for the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Atlanta, GA.
  • *Burrows, L., Jarmulowicz, L., & Oller, D.K. (2012). A longitudinal study of possible allophony interaction in bilingual learners. Poster for the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Atlanta, GA.
  • *Owren, M. J., Oller, D. Kimbrough, & Buder, E. (session chair) (2012). Seminar: Vocal Control in Human Language: Cross-Species, Neural, & Evolutionary/Developmental Perspectives (Invited). Seminar for the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Atlanta, GA.
  • Griebel, U. & Oller, D. K. (2012), "My dog understands every word I say": Cognitive underpinnings of language and evidence from the animal kingdom. Paper for the 28th Altenberg Workshop in Theoretical Biology. Origins of Complex Communication and Language: Epigenetic Modeling and Ethological Observation. Organized by D. K. Oller, U. Griebel and R. Dale. Altenberg, Austria.
  • Oller, D. K., Griebel, U. and Warlaumont, A. S. (2012). Vocal development as a guide to modeling the evolution of language. Paper for the 28th Altenberg Workshop in Theoretical Biology. Origins of Complex Communication and Language: Epigenetic Modeling and Ethological Observation. Organized by D. K. Oller, U. Griebel and R. Dale. Altenberg, Austria.
  • *Warlaumont, A. S., Westermann, G. and Oller, D. K. (2012). A connectionist model of early motor speech development that learns by using reinforcement. Presented at the 13th Neural Computation and Psychology Workshop. Donostia, San Sebastián, Spain.
  • *Franklin, B., Warlaumont, A. S., Lambert, B., Messinger, D., & Oller, D. K. (2012). Volubility of Infant Vocalization in Face to Face, Still Face, and Reunion. International Child Phonology Conference. Minneapolis, MN.
  • *Jhang, Y.-S., Lee, C.-C. & Oller, D. K. (2012). An Agenda for the Study of Syllable Development in English and Mandarin. International Child Phonology Conference. Minneapolis, MN.
  • *Warlaumont, A. S., Dale, R., Buder, E. H., Franklin, B. & Oller, D. K. (2012). Interactive online training and diary systems for caregivers of prelinguistic infants. International Child Phonology Conference. Minneapolis, MN.
  • *Burrows, L., Jarmulowicz, L. & Oller, D. K. (2012). Allophony interaction in Spanish-English bilingual children. International Child Phonology Conference. Minneapolis, MN.
  • *Yoder, P. J., Oller, D. K., Richards, J. A., Gray, S., & Gilkerson, J. (2012). Stability and validity of a new vocal complexity measure. International Meeting of Autism Research. Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
  • *Oller D. K. (2011). Automated detection of autism by vocal analysis. Paper presented in Seminar organized by Eugene Buder for the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, San Diego, CA.
  • *Buder, E. H., Oller D. K., Cleary, J. E., Bradley, A. & Fields, R. (2011). Early positive signs of autism: home- and lab-based findings. Seminar for the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, San Diego, CA.
  • *Jhang, Y.-S., Oller, D. K., Ramsdell, H., & Franklin, B. (2011). Observer Agreement for Affect Expressed During Infant Vocalization. Poster for the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, San Diego, CA.
  • *Jarmulowicz, L. & Oller, D. K. (2011). Longitudinal exploration of literacy in bilingual elementary children. Poster for the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, San Diego, CA.
  • *Franklin, B., Oller, D. K., Ramsdell, H. L., & Jhang, Y. -S. (2011). Affect identification in early infant vocalizations. Poster for the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, San Diego, CA.
  • *Warlaumont, A. S., Oller, D. K., Buder, E. H., Westermann, G. (2011). A computational neural network model of infant vocal learning. Poster presented at the 2011 DOE CSGF Annual Conference, Arlington, Va.
  • *Warlaumont, A. S., Westermann, G. and Oller, D. K. (2011). Self-production facilitates and adult input interferes in a neural network model of infant vowel imitation. AISB-11Meeting. York, UK. Society for the Study of Artificial Intelligence and Simulation of Behaviour.
  • *Gibson, T. A., Oller, D. K., Jarmulowicz, L. (2011). Nonword repetition and receptive vocabulary in bilingual kindergarteners: Concurrent correlations in a longitudinal study. Meeting of the International Association for Child Language. Montreal.
  • *Montgomery, J. and Oller, D.K. (2010). LENA Technology: Expanding Research and Clinical Application in Child Language. Preconference symposium for the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Philadelphia, PA.
  • *Oller, D. K., Jarmulowicz, L., Gibson, T. and Powers A. (2010). New Concepts in Assessment for Bilingual Children . Seminar for the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Philadelphia, PA.
  • *Jarmulowicz, L., Oller, D. K., Buder, E. H. (2010). L2-L1 Effects in Stops: Spanish-English Bilingual & Monolingual Children. Poster for the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Philadelphia, PA.
  • *Anne S. Warlaumont, A. S., Oller, D. K., Dale, R., Gilkerson, J., Richards, J. A., Xu, D. (2010). Vocal Interaction Dynamics of Children With and Without Autism. Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. Portland, OR.
  • *Ramsdell, H. L., Oller, D. K. (2010). Individual differences in early vocal development across a sample of 8 infants. International Child Phonology Conference. Memphis, TN.
  • *Warlaumont, A. S., Oller, D. K. (2010). Assessing the categorical status of pre-speech phonological categories through continuous listener judgments. International Child Phonology Conference. Memphis, TN.
  • Buder, E. H., Oller, D. K., Bakeman, R. (2010). Vocal repetition increases during the first year of development. International Child Phonology Conference. Memphis, TN.
  • Pennino, A., Oller, D. K. Jarmulowicz, L. (2010). Monolingual and bilingual Spanish-English children's phonological production on Rapid Automatized Naming Tasks. Poster for the International Child Phonology Conference. Memphis, TN.
  • Oller, D. K., Powers, A., Jarmulowicz, L. (2010). Phonological correctness and accentedness in early L2 learning: Both L1 and L2 show effects of interference. International Child Phonology Conference. Memphis, TN.
  • Preston, J. L., Ramsdell, H. L., Oller, D. K., Edwards M. L., Tobin, S. J. (2010) Developing and psychometrically investigating the Weighted Speech Sound Accuracy (WSSA) measure. International Child Phonology Conference. Memphis, TN.
  • *Warlaumont, A. S., Xu, D., Dale, R., Richards, J. A. Gilkerson, J., Oller, D. K. (2010). Leader-Follower Dynamics of Adult-Child Vocal Interaction in Autism Spectrum Disorder. Presentation for the International Meeting for Autism Research. Philadelphia, PA.
  • *Xu, D., Gray, S., Richards, J. A. Gilkerson, J., Warren, S. F., Oller, D. K. (2010). Automatic Identification of Children at-Risk for ASD Using Audio Recording. Poster for the International Meeting for Autism Research. Philadelphia, PA.
  • *Warlaumont, A. S., Oller, D. K., Buder, E. H. (2010). Modeling the perception of infant vocalizations: a comparison of a self-organizing map and principal components analysis. International Conference on Infant Studies, Baltimore, MD.
  • *Jarmulowicz, L., Oller, D. K., Gibson, T., Reese, L., Goldenberg, C., Powers, A., Mejia-Aruaz R., & Bazan, R. (2009). Rapid language shift in early second language immersion. Seminar presented at the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, New Orleans, LA.
  • *Gibson, T., Jarmulowicz, L., & Oller, D. K. (2009). Children's performance on standardized language tests administered by non-native speakers. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, New Orleans, LA.
  • *Montgomery, J. K., Oller, D. K., Gilkerson, J., Shubin, J., Richards, J. A., Xu, D., Gray, S., & Yapanel, U. (2009). ASD Screening: Automatic Analysis of Child Vocalizations in Natural Environments. Seminar presented at the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, New Orleans, LA.
  • *Ramsdell, H.L. & Oller, D.K. (2009). The phonetic nature of early phonological categories. Seminar presented at the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, New Orleans, LA.
  • *Buder, E. H., Oller, D. K., Parham, D. & Doiuchi, M. (2009). Development of Respiratory & Phonatory Control in Infancy. Seminar presented at the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, New Orleans, LA.
  • *Kwon, K.  Oller, D. K., Buder, E. H. (2009). Systematic vocal repetition in infant vocalizations. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, New Orleans, LA.
  • *Oller, D. K., Gray, S., Richards, J. A. Gilkerson, J., Warren, S. F., & Niyogi, P. (2009). Evaluating naturalistic home recordings: Automated analysis of acoustic features of infant sounds. Paper Symposium organized by Stephen Sheinkopf : Automated assessment of vocal communicative environments: developmental and clinical potentials. Biennial Meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development. Denver, CO.
  • *Kwon, K. Oller, D. K., Buder, E. H., Cleary, J. E., Sheinkopf, S. & Mundy, P. (2008). Pitch in prelinguistic vocalizations of children with autism. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Chicago, IL
  • *Ramsdell, H. & Oller, D.K. (2008). The emergence of phonological categories: Raw material and negotiable product. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Chicago, IL
  • *Preston, J., Ramsdell, H., & Oller, D. K. (2008). Preliminary investigation of a weighted measure of speech sound accuracy. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Chicago, IL
  • *Wallace, M. C., Cleary, J. E., Buder, E. H., Oller, D. K., Sheinkopf, S. & Mundy, P. (2008). An acoustical analysis of vocalizations in children with autism. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Chicago, IL
  • *Warlaumont, A., Oller, D. K., Buder, E. H., & Kwon, K. (2008). A self-organizing neural network for classification of infants' preverbal vocalizations. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Chicago, IL
  • *Oller, D. K. (2008). Evaluating early child language input and language learning: New tools for naturalistic sampling and assessment. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Chicago, IL
  • *Oller, D. K., Gibson, T., Jarmulowicz, L., & Powers, A. (2008). Rapid language shift in early second language learning: An evolutionary perspective. Meeting of the International Society for Human Ethology, Bologna, Italy.
  • *Oller, D. K., Ramsdell, H. L. (2008). The creation of phonological categories and the negotiation of word meanings in early lexical development. International Association for the Study Child Language. Edinburgh, Scotland.
  • *Ramsdell, H. L., Buder, E. H., Oller, D. K. & Chorna, L. (2008). Acoustic criteria for canonicity in infants' syllables. Paper presentation for the International Child Phonology Conference, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.
  • *Warlaumont, A., Oller, D. K., Buder, E. H. & Dale. R. (2008). Using self-organizing neural networks to classify and model the perception of infant vocalizations. Paper presentation for the International Child Phonology Conference, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.
  • *Warlaumont, A., Oller, D. K., Buder, E. H., Kozma, R., Dale, R. (2008). Analysis of infant vocalizations using a self-organizing map. Poster presentation for the Cognitive Science Society. Washington, DC.
  • *Oller, D. K. (2008). Rapid language shift in early second language learning: An evolutionary perspective. Meeting of the International Society for Human Ethology, Bologna, Italy.
  • *Oller, D. K., Ramsdell, H. L. (2008). The creation of phonological categories and the negotiation of word meanings in early lexical development. International Association for the Study Child Language. Edinburgh, Scotland.
  • *Pearson, B. Z., Oller, D. K., Gibson, T. A., Resende, R. (2008). Qualitative issues in bilingual children's minority language input. International Association for the Study Child Language. Edinburgh, Scotland.
  • *Wallace, M. C., Cleary, J., Buder, E., Oller, D. K., Sheinkopf, S, Mundy, P. (2008). An Acoustic Inspection of Vocalizations in Young Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Poster for the International Meeting for Autism Research. London, UK.
  • *Ramsdell, H. L., Oller, D. K. & Buder, E. H. (2007). Defining the canonical syllable in acoustic terms. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Boston, MA.
  • *Gibson, T., Jarmulowicz, L. & Oller, D.K. (2007) L1 suppression in Spanish-English bilingual kindergartners. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Boston, MA.
  • *Kwon, K., Oller, D K. & Buder, E.H. (2007) Evidence of systematic repetition in infant vocalizations. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Boston, MA.
  • and negotiable phonological product. Paper for the International Child Phonology Conference. Seattle, WA.
  • *Ramsdell, H. & Oller, D. K. (2007). Early empirical results on the emergence of phonological categories: Raw phonological material
  • *Kwon, K., Buder, E. H., Oller, D. K. & Chorna, L. B. (2007). Classifying Infant Vocalizations Based on Fundamental Frequency (f0). Paper for the International Child Phonology Conference. Seattle, WA.
  • *Ramsdell, H. and Oller, D.K. (2006, November). Reliability assessment in infant vocal development. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, in special Symposium, A cross-section of research in the phonetic sciences. Miami, FL.
  • *Nathani, S., Oller, D. K., and Reinstein, E. (2006, November). Protophone development in typical and deaf infants. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Miami, FL.
  • *Nathani, S., Oller, D. K., and Reinstein, E. (2006, November). Pitch development in typical and deaf infants. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Miami, FL.
  • *Kwon, K. Buder, E.H., Oller, D.K., & Chorna, L.B. (2006, November). The role of fundamental frequency characteristics in classifying prebabbling vocalizations. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Miami, FL.
  • *Kwon, K., Buder, E.H., & Oller, D.K. (2006, June). Contextual flexibility in precanonical infant vocalizations: Its role as a foundation for speech. Paper presented at the 2006 International Child Phonology Conference, Edmonton, AB, Canada.
  • *Oller, D. K., Jarmulowicz, L., Gibson, T. and Hoff, E. (November, 2006). First language vocabulary suppression in early bilinguals during language immersion. Boston University Child Language Conference, Boston, MA.
  • *Oller, D.K. (June, 2006). Monitoring early vocal development in infants and young children. International conference on cochlear implants. Vienna, Austria.
  • *Oller, D. K. and Buder, E. H. (December, 2005). Evolutionary implications of vocal development in the first half-year of life. International conference on Emerging Language Abilities. Lyon, France.
  • *Ramsdell, H. and Oller, D. K. (November, 2005). Item Analysis for Transcription of Infant Vocalizations. Paper for the American Speech-Language Hearing Association, San Diego.
  • *Oller, D.K. (November, 2005). Phonetic Transcription and Infant Vocalization, Coding in Phonological Assessment. Seminar for the American Speech-Language Hearing Association, San Diego.
  • Pearson, B. Z., Oller, D. K., and Cobo-Lewis, A. B. (October, 2005). Spanish as an initial teaching alphabet for young ESL learners. 28th Second Language Research Forum, Columbia University, New York, NY.
  • * Ramsdell, H. and Oller, D. K. (June, 2005). Reliability in Transcription and Coding of Infant Vocalizations. International Child Phonology Conference, Fort Worth, TX.
  • *Oller, D. K. and Ramsdell, H. (June, 2005). Infant-caregiver negotiation over sound-meaning correspondences in early vocal communication. International Child Phonology Conference, Fort Worth, TX.
  • *Buder, E., Milenkovic, P., Green, P., Boilek, C., Oller, D. K., Pathak, H., Delgado, R. & Chorna, L. (November, 2004). New Methods and New Questions in Infant Vocal Development. Seminar for the American Speech-Language Hearing Association convention, Philadelphia.
  • *Oller, D. K. (November, 2004). Phonetic Transcription and Infant Vocalization, Coding in Phonological Assessment. Seminar for the American Speech-Language Hearing Association convention, Philadelphia.
  • *Price, J. Pollock, K. and Oller, D. K. (November, 2004). Infraphonological and phonological development in six children adopted from China. Poster for the American Speech-Language Hearing Association convention, Philadelphia.
  • *Griebel, U. and Oller, D. K. (July, 2004). A comparative perspective on contextual freedom in communication. International Society for Human Ethology, Gent, Belgium.
  • *Oller, D. K. and LaFreniere, P. (July, 2004). Foundations of human communication: Vocalization and emotional expression in the first six months. International Society for Human Ethology, Gent, Belgium.
  • *Oller, D. K., Cobo-Lewis, A. B. & Pearson, B. Z. (March, 2004). Profiles in early bilingual learning: vocabulary acquisition and the distributed characteristic. Paper presented at the International Clinical Phonetics and Linguistic Association, Lafayette, LA.
  • *Oller, D. K. (2004, February). Profile effects in bilingual children's language and literacy performance. Paper presented in the Symposium organized by Eilers and Oller, for the National Association of Bilingual Education Convention, Albuquerque.
  • *Eilers R. E. & Oller, D. K. (2004, February). Literacy and language in bilingual children: a multifaceted study of two-way education. Symposium for the National Association of Bilingual Education Convention, Albuquerque.
  • *Oller, D. K., Buder, E. H., Nathani, S. (2003, November). Origins of speech: How infant vocalizations provide a foundation. Miniseminar for the American Speech-Language Hearing Association convention, Chicago.
  • *Buder, E. H., Oller, D. K., & Magoon, J. (2003, August). Vocal intensity and phonatory regimes in the development of infant protophones. International Conference of Phonetic Sciences, Barcelona, Spain.
  • *Oller, D.K. (2003, May). The distributed characteristic in bilingual learning: effects in various realms of grammar. Paper presented in the colloquium Bilingual learning: Differentiation, carry-over, and the distributed characteristic at the 4th International Symposium on Bilingualism. Tempe, AZ.
  • *Pearson, B. Z., Cobo-Lewis, A. B. & Oller, D. K. (2003, May). Bilingual phonetic adaptation in early meaningful speech and babbling: Evidence from unintelligible utterances. Paper presented in the colloquium Bilingual learning: Differentiation, carry-over, and the distributed characteristic at the 4th International Symposium on Bilingualism. Tempe, AZ.
  • *Oller, D. K. (2003, May). Bilingual learning: Differentiation, carry-over, and the distributed characteristic. Colloquium for the 4th International Symposium on Bilingualism. Tempe, AZ.
  • *Eilers, R. E. & Oller, D.K. (2003, April). Language and Literacy in Bilingual Children: The Miami Experience. Symposium for the Society for Research in Child Development. Tampa, FL.
  • *Oller, D.K. and Pearson, B. Z. (2002, November). Assessment of bilingual children's oral language and school success, Miniseminar for the American Speech-Language Hearing Association annual convention, Atlanta.
  • *Oller, D.K. (2002, August). Functions of human infant vocalization: natural selection and survivability. International Society for Human Ethology conference. Montreal, CA.
  • Nathani, S., Buder, E., and Oller, D.K. (2002, May). Acoustic characterization of precanonical infant vocalizations. Child Phonology conference, Wichita, KS.
  • Oller, D.K. (2002, May). Child phonology in the perspective of interspecies comparison and evolutionary theory. Invited address to the Child Phonology conference, Wichita, KS.
  • *Oller, D.K. (2001, November). Groundwork for a theory of the evolution of the speech capacity. Paper presented in symposium in memory of Rachel E. Stark for the Annual convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (organized by Suneeti Nathani), New Orleans.
  • *Oller, D. K. (August, 2001). Vocal development and evolution of speech. Poster presentation at the XXVII International Ethological Conference, Tübingen, Germany.
  • Nathani, S., Neal, A. R., Olds, H., Brill, J. & Oller, D. K. (April, 2001). Canonical babbling and volubility in infants with moderate to severe hearing impairment. Child Phonology Conference, Boston, MA.
  • Pearson, B. Z., Navarro, A. M., Oller, D. K. & Cobo-Lewis, A. B. (April, 2001). Ambient language effects on syllable shape at 11 months. Child Phonology Conference, Boston, MA.
  • *Oller, D.K., Nathani, S. & Delgado, R. E. (2000, November). Standardized training for phonetic transcription and coding of infant vocalizations. Computer Laboratory for the Annual convention of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Washington, DC.
  • Cobo-Lewis, A., Vergara, K., Oller, K., Pipho, M., Escobar Shashaty, M., & Eilers, R. (2000, May). Speech perception through the nineties: A longitudinal examination of deaf children's minimal-pairs performance by ear and by taction. Paper presented at the biennial International Sensory Aids Conference, Exeter, England.
  • Oller, D. K. & Nathani, S. (2000, August). Hierarchical coding of vocalization: computer-based training and reliability. Measuring Behavior, 2000: Third International Conference on Methods and Techniques in Behavioral Research, Nijmegen, The Netherlands.
  • Oller, D. K (2000, June). Transcription and categorization of infant vocalization. Child Phonology Conference, Cedar Rapids, IA.
  • Nathani, S., Lynch, M. P., & Oller, D. K. (2000, June). Rhythmic organization in typical and deaf prelinguistic vocalizations. Child Phonology Conference, Cedar Rapids, IA.
  • *Nathani, S., Oller, D. K., & Cobo-Lewis, A. (2000, June). Vocal development in typical and deaf infants. Symposium on Research in Child Language Disorders, Madison, WI.