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Heck, A., Panneton, R., & Mills-Smith, L.  (2015). Bimodal dynamics of faces and voices influence older infants’ perception of emotion.  Infancy, accepted with minor revision.

Mills-Smith, L., Spangler, D. P., Panneton, R., & Fritz, M.S. (2015). A missed opportunity for clarity: Problems in the reporting of effect size estimates in infant developmental science.  Infancy, 20, 416-432. DOI:10.1111/infa.12078.

White, S., Maddox, B., & Panneton, R.  (2015). Fear of negative evaluation influences eye gaze in adolescents with Autism Spectrum Disorder: A pilot study.  Journal of Autism Development Disorders.  DOI 10.1007/s10803-014-2349-6.  pdf

Salley, B., Panneton, R, & Colombo, J. (2013).  Separable attentional predictors of language outcome.  Infancy, 18, 462-489. pdf

Kitamura, C., Panneton, R., & Best, C.T.  (2013).  The development of language constancy: Attention to native versus non-native accents. Child Development, 84, 1686-1700. pdf

Butler, J., Floccia, C., Goslin, C., & Panneton, R.  (2011).  Infants' discrimination of familiar and unfamiliar accents in speech. Infancy, 16, 392-417.   pdf

Panneton, R., Kitamura, C., Mattock, K., & Burnham, D.  (2006).  Slow speech enhances younger, but not older infants’ perception of vocal emotion.  Research in Human Development, Special Issue: The ecology of emotion in parenting relationships: Perspectives across the lifespan, 3, 7-19.   pdf

Panneton, R., McIlreavy, M., & Aslin, R.  (2005). Developmental changes in 4- and 8-month-old infants' attention to infant-directed speech that differs in segmental duration.  Published abstract for the Plasticity in Speech Perception Workshop, London, UK.   pdf

McCartney, J., & Panneton, R. (2005).  Four-month-olds’ discrimination of voice changes in multimodal displays as a function of discrimination protocol.  Infancy, 7, 163-182.    pdf

, C. D., & Panneton-Cooper, R.  (1999).  A lack of evidence in four-month-old human infants for paternal voice preference. Developmental Psychobiology, 35, 49-60.  pdf

Panneton-Cooper, R., Abraham, J., Berman, S., & Staska, M. (1997).  The development of infant preference for motherese.  Infant Behavior and Development, 20, 477-488.   pdf

Marshall-Baker, A., Lickliter, R., & Panneton-Cooper, R.  (1997).  Prolonged exposure to a visual pattern may promote behavioral organization in preterm infants.  Journal of Neonatal and Perinatal Nursing, 12, 50-62.

Kaplan, P. S., Huckeby, E. R., Goldstein, M. H., Owren, M. J., & Panneton-Cooper, R. (1995).  Dishabituation of visual attention by infant- vs. adult-directed speech: Effects of frequency modulation and spectral properties.  Infant Behavior and Development, 18, 209-223.      pdf

Kaplan, P., Goldstein, M., Huckeby, E., & Panneton-Cooper, R. (1995). Habituation, sensitization, and infants' responses to motherese speech.  Developmental Psychobiology, 28, 45-57.   

Panneton-Cooper, R., & Aslin, R. N. (1994).  Developmental differences in infant attention to the spectral properties of infant-directed speech.  Child Development, 65, 1663-1677.   pdf

Moon, C., Panneton-Cooper, R., & Fifer, W. P. (1993).  Two-day-olds prefer their native language.  Infant Behavior and Development, 16, 495-500.   pdf

Panneton-Cooper, R., & Aslin, R. N. (1990).  Preference for infant-directed speech within the first month after birth. Child Development, 61, 1584-1595.     pdf

Panneton-Cooper, R., & Aslin, R. N. (1989).  The language environment of the young infant: Implications for early perceptual development (Special issue on infant perception). The Canadian Journal of Psychology, 43, 247-265.


Panneton, R., & Newman, R. (2011).  Development of speech perception.  In R. R. Fay & H. N. Popper (Eds.), Springer Handbook of Auditory Research: Human Auditory Development (L. Werner Volume Editor), in press.   pdf

Panneton, R., McIlreavy, M., & Bhullar, N.  (2008).  Preverbal development and speech perception during infancy.  In M. M. Haith and J. Benson (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Infant and Early Childhood Development, Volume 2, pp. 624-636.  Elsevier.  pdf

Panneton-Cooper, R.  (1997).  An ecological approach to infants' perception of intonation contours as meaningful aspects of speech.  In C. Dent-Read & P. Zukow-Goldring (Eds.), Evolving explanations of development: Ecological approaches to organism-environment systems, pp. 55-85.  Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association.

Panneton-Cooper, R. (1993).  The effect of prosody on young infants' speech perception.  In C. Rovee-Collier & L. P. Lipsitt (Eds.), Advances in infancy research,volume 8, pp. 137-167.  Norwood, NJ:  Ablex.