|PhD||Experimental Psychology, University of Texas at Austin|
|BS||English and Linguistics, Indiana University|
Recent and other selected publications
Wright, B.A., LeBlanc, E.K., Little, D.F., Conderman, J.S., and Glavin C.C. (in review) “Semi-supervised learning of a non-native phonetic contrast: How much feedback is enough?” Attention, Perception, and Psychophysics [invited]
Ning, R., Trosman, S. J., Sabin, A. T., and Wright, B.A. (2019) “Perceptual-learning evidence for inter-onset-interval and frequency-specific processing of fast rhythms,” Attention, Perception, and Psychophysics, 81, 533-542. https://doi.org/10.3758/s13414-018-1631-7
Little, D.F., Cheng, H., and Wright, B.A. (2019) “Inducing musical-interval learning by combining task practice with periods of stimulus exposure alone,” Attention, Perception, and Psychophysics, 81, 344-357. https://doi.org/10.3758/s13414-018-1584-x
*Fleming, G., Wright, B.A., and Wilson, D.A. (2019) “The value of homework: exposure to odors in the home cage enhances odor discrimination learning in mice,” Chemical Senses, 44, 135-143. doi:10.1093/chemse/bjy083
Huyck, J.J. and Wright, B.A. (2017) “Transient sex differences during adolescence on auditory perceptual tasks.” Developmental Science; e12574. https://doi.org/10.1111/desc.12574
Little, D.F., Zhang, Y-Z, and Wright, B.A. (2017) “Disruption of perceptual learning by a brief practice break,” Current Biology, 27, 3699-3705. http://doi.org/10.1016./j.cub.2017.10.032.
Wright, B.A., and Fitzgerald, M.B. (2017) “Detection of tones of unexpected frequency in amplitude-modulated noise” Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 142, 2043-2046. https://doi.org/10.1121/1.5007718 (L).
Wright, B.A., Baese-Berk, M., Marrone, N., and Bradlow, A.R. (2015) “Enhancing speech learning by combining task practice with periods of stimulus exposure without practice,” Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 138, 928-937.
Erviti, M., Semal, C., Wright, B.A., Amestoy, A., Bouvard, M.P., and Demany, L. (2015) “A late-emerging auditory deficit in autism,” Neuropsychology, 29, 454-462.
Szpiro, S., Wright, B.A., and Carrasco, M. (2014) “Learning one task by interleaving practice with another task,” Vision Research, 101, 118-124.
Huyck, J.J. and Wright, B.A. (2011) “Late maturation of auditory perceptual learning,” Developmental Science, 14, 614-621.
Wright, B.A., Wilson, R.M., and Sabin, A.T. (2010) “Generalization lags behind learning on an auditory perceptual task,” Journal of Neuroscience, 30, 11635-11639.
*Wright, B.A., Sabin, A.T., Zhang, Y., Marrone, N., and Fitzgerald, M.B. (2010) “Enabling perceptual learning by alternating practice with sensory stimulation alone,” Journal of Neuroscience, 30, 12868-12877.
*Wright, B.A. and Zecker, S.G. (2004) “Learning problems, delayed development, and puberty,” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 101, 9942-9946.
*Wright, B.A., Lombardino, L.J., King, W.M., Puranik, C.S., Leonard, C.M., and Merzenich, M.M. (1997). “Deficits in auditory temporal and spectral resolution in language-impaired children,” Nature, 387, 176-178.
(* indicate articles that were featured on the journal cover, highlighted in journal issue, or selected for press release)
Recent Awards and Honors
2017 – Clarence Simon Award for Outstanding Teaching and Mentoring, School of Communication, Northwestern University
2007 – Clarence Simon Award for Outstanding Teaching and Mentoring, School of Communication, Northwestern University
2003 – Fellow, Acoustical Society of America
1995 – R. Bruce Lindsay Award, Acoustical Society of America
- CSD306 Psychoacoustics
- CSD412 Scientific Writing
- CSD550-1 Scientific Thinking