• Ramachers, S., S. Brouwer, P. Fikkert (2017). How Native Prosody affects Pitch Processing during Word Learning in Limburgian and Dutch Toddlers and Adults. Frontiers in Psychology (Language Sciences). Open Access. htpps:// Impact factor 2.323.
  • Tsuji, S., Fikkert, P., Minagawa, Y., Dupoux, E., Filippin, L., Versteegh, M., Hagoort, P., & Cristia, A. (2017). The more, the better? Behavioral and neural correlates of frequent and infrequent vowel exposure. Developmental Psychobiology 59(5):603-612. doi: 10.1002/dev.21534. Impact factor: 2.392
  • Stoehr, A., Benders, T., van Hell, J. G., & Fikkert, P. (2017). Second language attainment and first language attrition: The case of VOT in immersed Dutch-German late bilinguals. Second Language Research: 1–36. DOI: Impact factor: 1.405
  • Tsuji, S., Fikkert, P., Yamane, N., & Mazuka, R. (2017). ‘Language-general biases and language-specific experience contribute to phonological detail in toddlers' word representations’. Developmental Psychology, 52(3): 379-390. Impact Factor: 3.21.
  • Buckler, H. & Fikkert, P. (2016). ​Using distributional statistics to acquire morphophonological alternations: Evidence from production and perception. Frontiers in Psychology 7:540. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.00540. Impact factor: 2.323
  • Buckler, H. & P. Fikkert (2016). ‘Dutch and German 3-year-olds’ representations of voicing alternations’. Language and Speech 59(2), 236-265. DOI: 10.1177/0023830915587038. Impact Factor: 1.04.
  • Van der Feest, S. V. H.  & P. Fikkert (2015). ‘Building phonological lexical representations’. Phonology 32: 207-239. doi:10.1017/S0952675715000135. Impact Factor: 1.69.
  • Bergmann, C., Bosch, L.T., Fikkert, P., Boves, L. (2015). ‘Modelling the noise-robustness of infant's word representations: The impact of previous experience’. PLoS ONE 07/2015; 10(7):e0132245. DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0132245. Impact Factor: 3.23
  • Lammertink, I., Casillas, M., Benders, T., Post, B., Fikkert, P. (2015). ‘Dutch and English toddlers' use of linguistic cues in predicting upcoming turn transitions’. Frontiers in Psychology 04/2015; 6. DOI:10.3389/fpsyg.2015.00495. Impact Factor: 2.80.
  • Tsuji, S., Mazuka, R., Cristia, A., & Fikkert, P. (2015). ‘Even at 4 months, a labial is a good enough coronal, but not vice versa’. Cognition 134: 252–256. doi:10.1016/j.cognition.2014.10.009. Impact Factor: 3.63.
  • Altvater-Mackensen, N. & P. Fikkert (2015). ‘A cross-linguistic perspective on the acquisition of Manner of Articulation features’. Language Acquisition 22(1): 2–39. DOI: 10.1080/10489223.2014.892945. Impact Factor: 1.10.
  • Anderssen, M., Y. Rodina, R. Mykhaylyk & P. Fikkert (2014). ‘The acquisition  of the Dative Alternation in Norwegian’. Language Acquisition 21: 72–102.
  • 1.10 Impact Factor
  • Altvater-Mackensen, N., S. van der Feest & P. Fikkert (2014). ‘Asymmetries in early word recognition: the case of stops and fricatives’. Language Learning and Development 10(2): 149–178.
  • DOI: 10.1080/15475441.2013.808954.
  • Paulus, M. & P. Fikkert (2014). ‘Conflicting social cues: 14- and 24-month-old infants’ reliance on gaze and pointing cues in word learning’. Journal of Cognition and Development 15(1): 43–59.
  • Simon, E., M. J. Sjerps & P. Fikkert (2014), ‘Phonological representations in children’s native and non-native Lexicon’. Accepted in: Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, 17(1): 3–21. DOI:
  • 1.71 Impact Factor
  • Bergmann, C., L. ten Bosch, P. Fikkert & L. Boves (2013). ‘Segmentation, recognition, generalisation: Investigating assumptions in the headturn preference procedure’. Frontiers in Language Sciences.
  • 2.80 Impact Factor
  • Fikkert, Paula & Nicole Altvater-Mackensen (2013). ‘Variation in Language Acquisition: insights into variation across children based on longitudinal Dutch data on phonological acquisition’. Studia Linguistica 67(1): 148–164.
  • Anderssen, M., P. Fikkert, R. Mykhaylyk & Y. Rodina (2012). ‘The Dative Alternation in Norwegian Child Language’. Nordlyd 39.1, special issue on ‘The Grammar of Objects’, eds. Kristine Bentzen and Antonio Fábregas, pp. 24–43. Tromsø.
  • Bergmann, C., M. Paulus & P. Fikkert (2012). ‘Preschoolers’ Comprehension of Pronouns and Reflexives: The Impact of the Task’. Journal of Child Language 39 (4): 777–803). DOI:
  • Zamuner, T. S., A. Kerkhoff & P. Fikkert (2012). ‘Phonotactics and morpho-phonology in early child language: Evidence from Dutch’. Applied Psycholinguistics 33 (3): 481–499. DOI:
  • Altvater-Mackensen, N. & P. Fikkert (2010). ‘The acquisition of the stop-fricative contrast in perception and production’. Lingua 120: 1898–1909.
  • Fikkert, P. (2010). ‘Developing representations and the emergence of phonology: evidence from perception and production’. In: C. Fougeron, B. Kühnert, M. d’Imperio, N. Vallée (Eds.), Laboratory Phonology 10: Variation, Phonetic Detail and Phonological Representation (Phonology & Phonetics 4-4). Pp. 227–258.
  • Fikkert, P. & H. de Hoop (2009). ‘Language learning in Optimality Theory’. Journal of Linguistics 47 (2): 311–358. DOI: 10.1515/LING.2009.012
  • Zamuner, T.S., P. Fikkert & B. Gick (2007). ‘Production facilitates lexical acquisition in young children’ (Abstract). J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 122: 3031.
  • Fikkert, P. & M.J. Freitas (2006). ‘Allophony and allomorphy cue phonological development: Evidence from the European Portuguese vowel system’. Journal of Catalan Linguistics 5: 83–108.
  • Fikkert, P. (2005). ‘From phonetic categories to phonological features specification: Acquiring the European Portuguese vowel system’. Lingue e Linguaggio 4(2): 263–280.
  • Schiller, N.O., P. Fikkert & C.C. Levelt (2004). ‘Stress priming in picture naming’. Brain and Language 90: 231–240.
  • Lahiri, A. & P. Fikkert (1999). ‘Trisyllabic shortening’. English Language and Linguistics 3: 229–267.
  • 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. (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. 221–250.

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