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Publications: Dr Nadine Lavan

Brekelmans G, Lavan N, Saito H, Clayards M, Wonnacott E ( 2022 ) . Does high variability training improve the learning of non-native phoneme contrasts over low variability training? A replication . Journal of Memory and Language
Njie S, Lavan N, McGettigan C ( 2022 ) . Talker and accent familiarity yield advantages for voice identity perception: A voice sorting study . Memory and Cognition
Lavan N, Collins MRN, Miah JFM ( 2022 ) . Audiovisual identity perception from naturally-varying stimuli is driven by visual information . British Journal of Psychology vol. 113 , ( 1 ) 248 - 263 .
Lavan N ( 2022 ) . The effect of familiarity on within-person age judgements from voices . BRITISH JOURNAL OF PSYCHOLOGY vol. 113 , ( 1 ) 287 - 299 .
Lavan N, Chan WY, Zhuang Y, Mareschal I, Shergill SS ( 2022 ) . Direct eye gaze enhances the ventriloquism effect . Attention, Perception, and Psychophysics
Lavan N, Smith HMJ, McGettigan C ( 2022 ) . Unimodal and cross-modal identity judgements using an audio-visual sorting task: Evidence for independent processing of faces and voices . Memory and Cognition vol. 50 , ( 1 ) 216 - 231 .
Waters S, Kanber E, Lavan N, Belyk M, Carey D, Cartei V, Lally C, Miquel M et al. ( 2021 ) . Singers show enhanced performance and neural representation of vocal imitation . Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences vol. 376 , ( 1840 ) 20200399 - 20200399 .
Leongómez JD, Pisanski K, Reby D, Sauter D, Lavan N, Perlman M, Varella Valentova J ( 2021 ) . Voice modulation: from origin and mechanism to social impact . Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences vol. 376 , ( 1840 ) 20200386 - 20200386 .
Eerola T, Armitage J, Lavan N, Knight S ( 2021 ) . Online Data Collection in Auditory Perception and Cognition Research: Recruitment, Testing, Data Quality and Ethical Considerations . Auditory Perception & Cognition1 - 30 .
Payne B, Lavan N, Knight S, McGettigan C ( 2021 ) . Perceptual prioritization of self-associated voices . British Journal of Psychology vol. 112 , ( 3 ) 585 - 610 .
Lavan N, Kreitewolf J, Obleser J, McGettigan C ( 2021 ) . Familiarity and task context shape the use of acoustic information in voice identity perception . Cognition
Lavan N, Smith H, Jiang L, McGettigan C ( 2021 ) . Explaining face-voice matching decisions: The contribution of mouth movements, stimulus effects and response biases . Attention, Perception, and Psychophysics vol. 83 , ( 5 ) 2205 - 2216 .
Knight S, Lavan N, Torre I, McGettigan C ( 2021 ) . The influence of perceived vocal traits on trusting behaviours in an economic game . Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology17470218211010144 - 17470218211010144 .
Lavan N, Mileva M, Burton AM, Young AW, McGettigan C ( 2021 ) . Trait evaluations of faces and voices: Comparing within- and between-person variability . Journal of Experimental Psychology: General
Kanber E, Lavan N, McGettigan C ( 2021 ) . Highly Accurate and Robust Identity Perception From Personally Familiar Voices . Journal of Experimental Psychology: General
Johnson J, McGettigan C, Lavan N ( 2020 ) . Comparing unfamiliar voice and face identity perception using identity sorting tasks . Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology vol. 73 , ( 10 ) 1537 - 1545 .
Lavan N, Mileva M, McGettigan C ( 2020 ) . How does familiarity with a voice affect trait judgements? . British Journal of Psychology
Lavan N, Knight S, Hazan V, McGettigan C ( 2019 ) . The effects of high variability training on voice identity learning . Cognition vol. 193 ,
Waters S, Kanber E, Lavan N, Carey D, Cartei V, Lally C, Miquel M, McGettigan C ( 2019 ) . Neural representations of enhanced speech motor control in trained singers . The Journal of the Acoustical Society of America vol. 146 , ( 4 ) 2790 - 2790 .
Lavan N, Burston LFK, Garrido L ( 2019 ) . How many voices did you hear? Natural variability disrupts identity perception from unfamiliar voices . Br J Psychol vol. 110 , ( 3 ) 576 - 593 .
Lavan N, Merriman SE, Ladwa P, Burston LFK, Knight S, McGettigan C ( 2019 ) . 'Please sort these voice recordings into 2 identities': Effects of task instructions on performance in voice sorting studies . British Journal of Psychology vol. 111 , ( 3 ) 556 - 569 .
Lavan N, Knight S, McGettigan C ( 2019 ) . Listeners form average-based representations of individual voice identities . Nat Commun vol. 10 , ( 1 )
Lavan N, Burston LF, Ladwa P, Merriman SE, Knight S, McGettigan C ( 2019 ) . Breaking voice identity perception: Expressive voices are more confusable for listeners . Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology vol. 72 , ( 9 ) 2240 - 2248 .
Lavan N, Burton AM, Scott SK, McGettigan C ( 2019 ) . Flexible voices: Identity perception from variable vocal signals . Psychon Bull Rev vol. 26 , ( 1 ) 90 - 102 .
Lavan N, Domone A, Fisher B, Kenigzstein N, Scott SK, McGettigan C ( 2018 ) . Speaker Sex Perception from Spontaneous and Volitional Nonverbal Vocalizations . Journal of Nonverbal Behavior vol. 43 , ( 1 ) 1 - 22 .
Knight S, Lavan N, Kanber E, McGettigan C ( 2018 ) . The social code of speech prosody must be specific and generalizable . Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A vol. 115 , ( 27 )
Lavan N, Short B, Wilding A, McGettigan C ( 2018 ) . Impoverished encoding of speaker identity in spontaneous laughter . Evolution and Human Behavior vol. 39 , ( 1 ) 139 - 145 .
Lavan N, McGettigan C ( 2017 ) . Increased discriminability of authenticity from multimodal laughter is driven by auditory information . Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology vol. 70 , ( 10 ) 2159 - 2168 .
Kuhn LK, Wydell T, Lavan N, McGettigan C, Garrido L ( 2017 ) . Similar representations of emotions across faces and voices . Emotion vol. 17 , ( 6 ) 912 - 937 .
Lavan N ( 2017 ) . Commentary: "Hearing faces and seeing voices": Amodal coding of person identity in the human brain . Frontiers in Neuroscience vol. 11 , 303 - 303 .
Lavan N, Rankin G, Lorking N, Scott S, McGettigan C ( 2017 ) . Neural correlates of the affective properties of spontaneous and volitional laughter types . Neuropsychologia vol. 95 , 30 - 39 .
Lavan N, Scott SK, McGettigan C ( 2016 ) . Impaired generalization of speaker identity in the perception of familiar and unfamiliar voices . Journal of Experimental Psychology: General vol. 145 , ( 12 ) 1604 - 1614 .
Meekings S, Evans S, Lavan N, Boebinger D, Krieger-Redwood K, Cooke M, Scott SK ( 2016 ) . Distinct neural systems recruited when speech production is modulated by different masking sounds . Journal of the Acoustical Society of America vol. 140 , ( 1 ) 8 - 8 .
Jasmin KM, McGettigan C, Agnew ZK, Lavan N, Josephs O, Cummins F, Scott SK ( 2016 ) . Cohesion and Joint Speech: Right Hemisphere Contributions to Synchronized Vocal Production . J Neurosci vol. 36 , ( 17 ) 4669 - 4680 .
Lavan N, Scott SK, McGettigan C ( 2015 ) . Laugh Like You Mean It: Authenticity Modulates Acoustic, Physiological and Perceptual Properties of Laughter . Journal of Nonverbal Behavior vol. 40 , ( 2 ) 133 - 149 .
Lima CF, Lavan N, Evans S, Agnew Z, Halpern AR, Shanmugalingam P, Meekings S, Boebinger D et al. ( 2015 ) . Feel the Noise: Relating Individual Differences in Auditory Imagery to the Structure and Function of Sensorimotor Systems . Cerebral Cortex vol. 25 , ( 11 ) 4638 - 4650 .
Lavan N, Lima CF, Harvey H, Scott SK, McGettigan C ( 2015 ) . I thought that I heard you laughing: Contextual facial expressions modulate the perception of authentic laughter and crying . Cogn Emot vol. 29 , ( 5 ) 935 - 944 .
Scott SK, Lavan N, Chen S, McGettigan C ( 2014 ) . The social life of laughter . Trends Cogn Sci vol. 18 , ( 12 ) 618 - 620 .
Lavan N, Lima CF ( 2014 ) . Neurocognitive mechanisms for vocal emotions: sounds, meaning, action . J Neurosci vol. 34 , ( 39 ) 12950 - 12952 .