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The effects of high versus low talker variability and individual aptitude on phonetic training of Mandarin lexical tones

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Supplemental Information

R analysis code

This file contains all codes needed generate the results reported in the current paper.

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.27063v2/supp-1

Html file of R analysis results

This file is generated using R to grant easy access towards the code without running it.

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.27063v2/supp-2

Appendix A: Stimulus used in Training and Picture Identification

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.27063v2/supp-3

Data of Picture Identification

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.27063v2/supp-4

Data of Pitch Contour Perception Test

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.27063v2/supp-5

Data of Word Repetition and Picture Naming from both rater 1 and rater 2

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.27063v2/supp-6

Data of Three Interval Oddity

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.27063v2/supp-7

Dataset for Categorisation of Synthesised Tonal Continua

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.27063v2/supp-9

Explanation file for data sets

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.27063v2/supp-10

Additional Information

Competing Interests

The authors declare that they have no competing interests.

Author Contributions

Hanyu Dong conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, prepared figures and/or tables, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Meghan Clayards analyzed the data, prepared figures and/or tables, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Helen Brown authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Elizabeth Wonnacott conceived and designed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Human Ethics

The following information was supplied relating to ethical approvals (i.e., approving body and any reference numbers):

UCL Research Ethics Committee

Data Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding data availability:

The raw data and analytic code are provided in the supplementary files labelled accordingly to task names.

Funding

This work was supported by the British Academy Small Grant, a grant awarded to Elizabeth Wonnacott and Meghan Clayards (SG111965) and a Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada grant (SSHRC #435-2016-0747) to Meghan Clayards and Elizabeth Wonnacott. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.


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