Melinda Fricke, PhD

  • Assistant Professor

Representative Publications

Fricke, M. (2022). Modulation of cross-language activation during bilingual auditory word recognition: Effects of language experience, but not competing background noise. Frontiers in Psychology, 13:674157.

Ostapenko, A., Wintner, S., Fricke, M., & Tsvetkov, Y. (2022). Speaker Information Can Guide Models to Better Inductive Biases: A Case Study On Predicting Code-Switching. In Proceedings of the 60th Annual Meeting of the Association for Computational Linguistics (Volume 1: Long Papers) (pp. 3853-3867).

Katz, J., & Fricke, M. (2018). Auditory disruption improves word segmentation: A functional basis for lenition phenomena. Glossa: a journal of general linguistics, 3(1), 38.

Fricke, M., & Kootstra, G. J. (2016). Primed codeswitching in spontaneous bilingual dialogue. Journal of Memory and Language, 91, 181-201.


Fricke, M., Kroll, J. F., & Dussias, P. E. (2016). Phonetic variation in bilingual speech: A lens for studying the production–comprehension link. Journal of Memory and Language, 89, 110-137.

Education & Training

  • PhD, University of California, Berkeley

Research Interest Summary

Bilingual Language Processing; Speech Perception; Speech Production; Corpus Psycholinguistics

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