Dr M.E. Broersma (Mirjam)
Associate professor - Centre for Language Studies
Associate professor - Department of Language and Communication
Member - Representative Council Faculty of Arts
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Working days Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
- Choi, J., Broersma, M., & Cutler, A. (2017). Early phonology revealed by international adoptees' birth language retention. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS), 114 (28), 7307-7312. doi: 10.1073/pnas.1706405114. Full text
- Tremblay, A., Namjoshi, J., Spinelli, E., Broersma, M., Cho, T., Kim, S., Martínez-Garcia, M. T., & Connell, K. (2017). Experience with a second language affects the use of fundamental frequency in speech segmentation. PLoS ONE, 12 (7): e0181709. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0181709. Full text
- Choi, J., Cutler, A., & Broersma, M. (2017). Early development of abstract language knowledge: Evidence from perception-production transfer of birth-language memory. Royal Society Open Science, 4:160660, 1-14. doi:10.1098/rsos.160660. Full text
- Broersma, M., Carter, D., & Acheson, D. J. (2016). Cognate costs in bilingual speech production: Evidence from language switching. Frontiers in Psychology, 7:1461, 1-16. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.01461. Full text
- Broersma, M. (2010). Perception of final fricative voicing: Native and nonnative listeners’ use of vowel duration. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 127, 1636-1644. Full text
Research grants and prizes
- 2016 - Five year Aspasia individual grant from the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO).>
- 2015 - Five year Vidi career development grant from NWO, for the project We learn from our mistakes – or do we? Towards more efficient use of talking and listening experience in a second language.>
- 2011 - Carter, D., & Broersma, M. How cognates affect codeswitching: A large-scale study of Welsh-English bilinguals. British Academy Small Research Grant.>
- 2007 - Max Planck Society Otto Hahn Medal for outstanding scientific achievements.>
- 2006 - Three year Veni career development grant from NWO, for the project Relearning a lost language: Speech perception in Korean by adoptees.>
- Ongoing PhD project, Claire Goriot: How early foreign language education influences pupils’ linguistic and cognitive development: A comparison between monolingual, “VVTO”, and early bilingual primary-school pupils.
- Ongoing PhD project, Chara Tsoukala: Uncovering the mechanisms of language switching.
- Ongoing PhD project, Emily Felker: Improving L2 speech perception: How non-native listeners learn from their mistakes.
- Ongoing PhD project, Aurora Troncoso Ruiz: How disruptions in communication help enhance the acquisition of L2 sounds in production.
- Ongoing PhD project, Monica Wagner: Individual differences in foreign accent.
- British English Phonetics
- First Language Acquisition
- Master's Thesis
- Van Klank tot Woord
(01 January 2016)
Linguistic Approaches to Bilingualism