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Dr. Joana Cholin

Joana Cholin


Sprachwissenschaftliches Institut
Fakultät für Philologie
Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Universitätsstr. 150
44801 Bochum

e-mail: cholin AT linguistics DOT rub DOT de
phone: +49 (0)234 32-25116
fax: +49 (0)234 32-14137

office: GB 3/153
Sprechzeiten: dienstags 14:00–15:00 Uhr und nach Vereinbarung

Current Research Interests

  • Experimental psycholinguistics
  • Fluent and non-fluent speech planning and execution
  • Self-monitoring and control processes during spoken production
  • Morphophonological encoding and articulation in healthy and impaired speakers
  • Bi- and Multilingualism
  • Cognitive resources of language processing
  • Aphasiology and clinical linguistics

Recent Research Projects with Third-Party Funding

Faculty International Visiting Research Fellowship, Macquarie University & ARC Centre for Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders, Sydney, Australia.

Ramón y Cajal Program (RYC 2009 03917, Phonetic encoding in monolingual, bilingual and impaired speech production: An integration of different techniques and populations), funded by the Spanish Ministry of Science and Innovation.

Selected publications

Croot, K., Lalas, G., Biedermann, B., Rastle, K., Jones, K., & Cholin, J. (in press). Syllable frequency effects in immediate but not delayed syllable naming in English. Language, Cognition and Neuroscience.

Cholin, J., Heiler, S., Whillier, A., & Sommer, M. (2016). Premonitory Awareness in Stuttering Scale (PAiS). Journal of Fluency Disorders, 49, 40–50.

Grohnfeldt, M., Domahs, F., Cholin, J., Heim, S., Höll, J., & Neumann, S. (2016). Die dbs-Ethikkommission - Ein Beitrag zur Forschungsethik in der akademischen Sprachtherapie. LOGOS interdisziplinär, 24, 71–72.

Cohen Goldberg, A. M., Cholin, J., Miozzo, M., & Rapp B. (2013). The interface between morphology and phonology: Exploring a morpho-phonological deficit in spoken production. Cognition, 127, 270–286.

Dell, G. S., & Cholin, J. (2012). Language production: computational models. In M. J. Spivey, K. McRae & M. Jonnaise (Eds.), Cambridge Handbook of Psycholinguistics (pp. 426–442). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Cholin, J. (2011). Do syllables exist? Psycholinguistic evidence for the retrieval of syllabic units in speech production. In C. E. Cairns and E. Raimy (Eds.), Handbook of the Syllable (pp. 225–253). Brill's Handbooks in Linguistics, 1, Leiden/Boston: Brill Academic Publishers.

Cholin, J., Dell, G. S., & Levelt, W. J. M. (2011). Planning and articulation in incremental word production: Syllable-frequency effects in English. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory and Cognition, 37, 109–122.

Cholin, J., Rapp, B., & Miozzo, M. (2010). When do combinatorial mechanisms apply in the production of inflected words? Cognitive Neuropsychology, 27, 334–359.

Duñabeitia, J. A., Cholin, J., Corral, J., Perea, M., & Carreiras, M. (2010). SYLLABARIUM: An online application for deriving complete statistics for Basque and Spanish syllables. Behavior Research Methods, 42, 118–125.

Cholin, J., & Levelt, W. J. M. (2009). Effects of syllable preparation and syllable frequency in speech production: Further evidence for the retrieval of stored syllables at a post-lexical level. Language and Cognitive Processes, 24, 662–684.

Cholin, J. (2008). The mental syllabary in speech production: An integration of different approaches and domains. Aphasiology, 22, 1–15.

Goldberg, A. M., Cholin, J., Bertz, J. W., Rapp, B., & Miozzo, M. (2007). Evidence for morpho-phonological processes in spoken production. Brain and Language, 103, 162–163.

Cholin, J., Goldberg, A. M., Bertz, J. W., Rapp, B., & Miozzo, M. (2007). The nature of the processing distinction between regular and irregular verbs: Evidence from an English-German bilingual aphasic speaker. Brain and Language, 103, 61–62.

Cholin, J., Levelt, W. J. M., & Schiller, N. O. (2006). Effects of syllable frequency in speech production. Cognition, 99, 205–235.

Cholin, J., Schiller, N. O., & Levelt, W. J. M. (2004). The preparation of syllables in speech production. Journal of Memory and Language, 50, 47–61.

Selected taught courses

  • Grundkurs Psycholinguistik [Introduction to psycholinguistics]
  • Linguistische Methoden I: Statistische Grundlagen [Linguistic methods: Statistics]
  • Modelle der Sprachproduktion [Models of Speech Production]
  • Bilinguale Sprachverarbeitung [Bilingual language processing]
  • Self-Monitoring and Kontrollprozesse bei der Sprachplanung (Self-monitoring and control processes in language planning]
  • Sprache und Kognition [Language and Cognition]
  • Methodenvertiefung Psycholinguistik und Klinische Linguistik: Lektüre- und Schreibkurs [Methods in Psycholinguistics and Clinical Linguistics: Scientific Reading and Writing]
  • Einführung in die Klinische Linguistik [Introduction into Clinical Linguistics]
  • Störungen der Wortformenkodierung und der Artikulation [Disorders of word form encoding and articulation]
  • Sprachentwicklungsstörungen: Komplexe Behinderungen und Syndrome [Developmental disorders: Complex syndromes and impairment]
  • Lese-Rechtschreib-Störungen [Dyslexia]
  • Kognitiv-kommunikative Störungen und minimale Beeinträchtigungen der Kommunikation [Cognitive-communication disorders: Neurodegenerative and beyond]
  • Neurolinguistics: Language Disorders and Dementia
  • Bilinguale Aphasie [Bilingual Aphasia]
  • Stottern und Poltern [Stuttering and Cluttering]

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