Language Perception Laboratory


The Verbal Transformation Effect

Five example trials from three experiments that explored whether auditory regrouping is one cause of the Verbal Transformation Effect (Pitt & Shoaf, 2002). Each stimulus is presented repetively for about one minute. An mp3 player can be obtained here if you need one.

Condition Stimulus
Intact /wEm/
Initial /pEm/
Final /lodz/
I+F /pEtS/
Sinewave "steady"


Four example trials from Shoaf and Pitt (2001).

Condition Stimulus
Word sketch
Pseudoword sletch
Word blond
Pseudoword trond