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Fikkert, P. & A. Chen (subm.). 'The Role of Word-Stress and Intonation in Word Recognition in Dutch 14- and 24-Month-Olds'. BUCLD 35 Proceedings.
Dijkstra, N. & P. Fikkert (subm.) 'Universal Constraints on the Discrimination of Place of Articulation? Asymmetries in the Discrimination of 'paan' and 'taan' by 6-month-old Dutch Infants'. BUCLD 35 Proceedings.
Zamuner, Tania S., Annemarie Kerkhoff, Paula Fikkert (2011). 'Phonotactics and morpho-phonology in early child language: Evidence from Dutch'. To appear in: Applied Psycholinguistics.


Altvater-Mackensen, N., S. van der Feest & P. Fikkert (under review), 'Explaining asymmetries in early perception: The test case of the stop-fricative contrast'. Submitted to Journal of Child Language.
Paulus, M. & P. Fikkert (under review), 'The development of social pragmatics in language acquisition'. Ms. Radboud University.
Bergmann, C., M. Paulus & P. Fikkert (under review), 'Task effects in pronoun comprehension: Methods under Investigation'. Submitted to Journal of Child Language
Altvater-Mackensen, Christoph dos Santos, & Paula Fikkert (subm.) 'A cross-linguistic perspective on the acquisition of Manner of Articulation features'. Submitted to Language Acquisition.
Feest, S. Van der & P. Fikkert (subm). 'Learning to Represent Phonological Contrasts: Evidence from Perception and Production'. Ms. Radboud University Nijmegen & University of Pennsylvania/Texas.
Fikkert, Paula, Clara C. Levelt & Joost van de Weijer (ms.). 'Input, intake and phonological     development: the case of consonant harmony'. Submitted to First Language. (click here)


Fikkert, Paula & Clara C. Levelt (to appear). 'How does place fall into place? The lexicon and emergent constraints in the developing phonological grammar'. P. Avery, B. Elan Dresher & K. Rice (eds.), Contrast in phonology: Perception and Acquisition. Berlin: Mouton.
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Kager, René, Suzanne van der Feest, Paula Fikkert, Annemarie Kerkhoff & Tania S. Zamuner. 'Representations of [voice]: Evidence from Acquisition'. To appear in E.J. van der Torre & J. van de Weijer (eds.), Voicing in Dutch. Amsterdam: Benjamins.. ( click here and here for the tables )
Nicole Altvater-Mackensen & Paula Fikkert. On the Acquisition of Nasals in Dutch and German. Linguistics in the Netherlands 2007.
Fikkert, Paula. 'Developing representations and the emergence of phonology: evidence from perception and production'. Laboratory Phonology 10.
Santos, Raquel & Paula Fikkert, ‘The Relationship Between Word Prosodic Structure and Sentence. Prosody: (Non)Evidence from Brazilian Portuguese’. The Romance Turn.
Zamuner, Tania S., Annemarie Kerkhoff, Paula Fikkert, ‘Children's knowledge of how phonotactics and morphology interact’.
Fikkert, Paula & Helen de Hoop. 'Language learning in Optimality Theory'.
Langeslag, J., Altvater-Mackensen, N. & Fikkert, P. (2008): Bringing together perception and production: the stop-fricative contrast in the acquision of Dutch. Poster presented at IASCL, July 2008. Edinburgh, UK.
Fikkert, P., van der Feest, S. & Altvater-Mackensen, N. (2008): Perception of the stop-fricative contrast in early word learning. Poster presented at ICIS, March 2008. Vancouver, Canada.
Fikkert, Paula (2007). 'Acquiring phonology'. In: P. de Lacy (ed.), Handbook of phonological theory. Cambridge, MA: Cambridge University Press. 537–554. (click here)
Fikkert, P. (2005). From phonetic categories to phonological features specification: Acquiring the European Portuguese vowel system. Lingue e Linguaggio 4(2): 263-280. ( click here )
Fikkert, P. (2005). Getting sounds structures in mind. Acquisition bridging linguistics and psychology? In: A.E. Cutler (Eds.), Twenty-First Century Psycholinguistics: Four Cornerstones . Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. 43-56. ( click here )
Fikkert, P. (2003). 'Het voetenwerk in taalverandering en taalverwerving. Over het optimaliseren van de prosodische structuur van woorden'. In: Schutter, Georges De & Steven Gillis (Eds.). (in druk). Klankstructuren van (een) taal. Nederlandse fonologie aan het begin van de eeuw . Gent: KANTL. 165-197.
Fikkert, P. (2002). 'The prosodic structure of prefixed words in the history of West Germanic'. In. Fikkert, P. & H. Jacobs (Eds.), Development in prosodic systems . Berlin: Mouton. 315-348.
Fikkert, P. (2001). 'Compounds Triggering Prosodic Development'. In J. Weissenborn & B. Hoehle(eds.), Approaches to Bootstrapping. Phonological, Lexical, Syntactic and Neurophysiological Aspects of Early Language Acquisition. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. Volume II. pp. 59-86.
Fikkert, P. (2000). 'Prosodic Variation in 'Lutgart''. In A. Lahiri (ed.), Analogy, Levelling, Markedness. Principles of Change in Phonology and Morphology. Trends in Linguistics. Studies and Monographs 127. Berlin/New York: Mouton de Gruyter. pp 301-332.
Fikkert, P. (2000). 'Acquisition of Phonology'. In L. Cheng & R. Sybesma (eds.), The First Glot International State-of-the-Article Book. The Latest in Linguistics. Studies in Generative Grammar 48. Berlin/New York: Mouton de Gruyter. pp. 221-250.
Fikkert, P. (1998). 'Stress and foot structure in Middle Dutch: Evidence from Lutgart'. In R. van Bezooijen & R. Kager (eds.), Linguistics in the Netherlands 1998 . The Hague: Holland Academic Graphics. 109-122.
Fikkert, P. (1998). 'The acquisition of Dutch phonology'. In S. Gillis & A. de Houwer (eds.), The acquisition of Dutch . Amsterdam: Benjamins. 163-222.
Fikkert, P. (1996). 'A parametric acquisition model for stress'. WECOL 1994 Proceedings .
Fikkert, P. (1996). 'Kinderfonologie: de verwerving van klemtoon'. (Child phonology: the acquisition of stress). Nederlandse taalkunde 1.
Fikkert, P. (1995). 'A prosodic account of truncation in child language'. In: W. U. Dressler, M. Prinzhorn & J. Rennison (eds.), Phonologica, Proceedings of the 7th International Phonology Meeting 1992. Torino: Rosenberg & Sellier. 77-86.
Fikkert, P. (1995). 'Models of acquisition: How to acquire stress'. In J. Beckman (ed.), Proceedings of NELS 25 , Vol. 2. Amherst: GLSA. . 27-42.
Fikkert, P. (1995). 'The role of negative evidence in the acquisition of phonology'. In: M. Verrips & F. Wijnen (eds.), Parameters , Amsterdam Series in Child Language Development 4. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. 33-52. This also appeared in: I. Moen, H. G. Simonsen & H. LØdrup (eds.), Proceedings from the XVth Scandinavian conference of linguistics . Oslo: Oslo University Press. 148-159.
Fikkert, P. (1995). Summary of 'On the acquisition of prosodic structure'. Glot International 4.
Fikkert, P. (1995). 'State of the article on acquisition of phonology'. Glot International 8 . An extended and revised version of this appeared in L. Cheng & R. Sybesma (eds.), The GLOT International State-of-the-Article Book 1. pp. 221-250.
Fikkert, P. (1994). 'On the acquisition of rhyme structure in Dutch'. In: R. Bok-Bennema & C. Cremers (eds.), Linguistics in the Netherlands 1994 . Amsterdam: John Benjamins. 37-48.
Fikkert, P. (1993). 'The Acquisition of Dutch stress'. In: M. Verrips & F. Wijnen (eds.), The acquisition of Dutch , Amsterdam Series in Child Language Development 1. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press. 21-35.
Fikkert, P. (1992). 'Metathesis in kinderfonologie: een oplossing voor de kip/ei kwestie'. (Metathesis in child phonology: a solution for the chicken/egg problem). In: P. Jordens & A. Wijnands (eds.), Fourth NET-symposium 1992 , VU, Amsterdam. 25-30.

Co-authored articles

Chen. A. & P. Fikkert (2007). ‘Intonation of early two-word utterances in Dutch’.
Proceedings of ICPhS 2007.
Alphen, P. van, E. de Bree, P. Fikkert& F. Wijnen (2007). ‘The role of metrical stress in comprehension and production in Dutch children at-risk of dyslexia’. Proceedings of Interspeech 2007.
Fikkert, P. & R. Santos (2007). A forma prosódica das palavras iniciais do português brasileiro: há influência do contexto? Proceedings of ENAL 2007.
Fikkert, Paula & Maria João Freitas (2006). 'Allophony and allomorphy cue phonological development: Evidence from the European Portuguese vowel system'. Journal of Catalan Linguistics 5 (2006) p. 83–108. (click here)
Fikkert, Paula, Elan Dresher & Aditi Lahiri (2006). 'Prosodic preferences in the history of English'. In: A. van Kemenade & B. Los (eds.), Handbook of English historical linguistics . Blackwell. (click here)
Zamuner, Tania S., Annemarie Kerkhoff & Paula Fikkert (2006). 'Acquisition of voicing neutralization and alternations in Dutch'. Submitted to BU Proceedings 2005. Cascadilla Press. ( click here )
Fikkert, P., M. Van Heugten, P. Offermans & T.S. Zamuner (2005). Rhymes as a window into grammar. In: A. Brugos, M.R. Clark-Cotton & S. Ha (Eds.), Proceedings of the 29 th annual Boston University Conference on Language Development . Vol. 1. Sommerville, MA, Cascadilla Press. 204-215. ( click here )
Feest, S. van der & P. Fikkert (2005). Segmental detail in children's early lexical representations. In: Proceedings of the ISCA Workshop on Plasticity in Speech Perception (PSP) on CD.
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Schiller, N.O., P. Fikkert & C.C. Levelt (2004). 'Stress priming in picture naming'. Brain and Language 90 : 231-240.
Fikkert, P. & M.J. Freitas (2004). 'The role of language-specific phonotactics in the acquisition of onset clusters ' . In L. Cornips & J. Doetjes (Eds.), Linguistics in the Netherlands 2004. Amsterdam: John Benjamins. pp 58-68.
Levelt, C.C., Schiller, N.O. & P. Fikkert (2003). Metrical priming in speech production. Proceedings 15th ICPhS Barcelona , ISBN 1-876346-48-5. p. 2481-1484.
Neijt, A., Krebbers, L. & P. Fikkert (2002). Rhythm and Semantics in the Selection of Linking Elements, In: H. Broekhuis & P. Fikkert (eds.), Linguistic in the Netherlands 2002. Amsterdam/Philadelpia: Benjamins. 117-127.
Fikkert, P. & Z. Penner (1999). 'Stagnation in Prosodic Development of Language-Disordered Children'. In: M. Beers (ed.), Antwerp Papers in Linguistics 96 : 1-16 .
Lahiri, A. & P. Fikkert (1999). 'Trisyllabic shortening'. English Language and Linguistics 3 : 229-267.
Fikkert, P. & Z. Penner (1998). 'Stagnation in prosodic development of language-disordered children'. Proceedings of the Boston University Conference on Language Acquisition 1997 . Somerville, MA: Cascadilla Press. 201-212.
Fikkert, P. , Z. Penner & K. Wymann (1998). 'Das Comeback der Prosodie. Neue Wege in der Diagnose und Therapie von phonologischen Störungen'. LOGOS 2 : 84-97.
Fikkert, P. & M. J. Freitas (1997). 'Acquisition of syllable structure constraints: Evidence from Dutch and Portuguese'. In Language acquisition: Knowledge representation and processing. Proceedings of GALA '97 . Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press. 217-222.


Fikkert, P. (1994). On the acquisition of prosodic structure. Ph.D. Dissertation, HIL dissertations 6, Leiden University. The Hague: Holland Academic Graphics.

Editorial work

Fikkert, P. & H. Jacobs (Eds.) (2003), Development in prosodic structure . Berlin: Mouton.
Cornips, L. & P. Fikkert (Eds.) (2003), Linguistic in the Netherlands 2003. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.
Broekhuis, H. & P. Fikkert (Eds.) (2002), Linguistic in the Netherlands 2002. Amsterdam: John Benjamins.

Popular science

Fikkert, P. (2003). 'Taalwaarneming en taalontwikkeling: De rol van de fonologie' (Language perception and language development). In: Taalontwikkelingsstoornissen . (Language development disorders) Cursusboek. Universitair Medisch Centrum St Radboud. (coursebook University Medical Centre St. Radboud). p. 14 - 22.
Fikkert, P. (2003). 'Vroege taalverwerving: van horen of van zeggen? In: L. Fox, J. Muyres & M. van Vark (red.), Tussen twijfeling en bezieling. Reünistenkring Nijmegen. 71-78.
Fikkert, P. (2003). 'Papa, mag het donker aan', In Onze Taal , maart 2003.
Verrips, M., J. Aarsen & P. Fikkert (2001).' Oetsiekoetsie. De meest gestelde vragen over taalverwerving en meertalig opvoeden' . Redactie Henk Boeke. Kosmos, Lifetime (media)

Published reviews

Fikkert, P. (1995). Review of 'Language acquisition, metrical theory, and optimality. A study of Dutch word stress', by Dominique Nouveau. Glot International 3 .

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