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About Kachina Allen

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Kachina completed her PhD at the University of Sydney, Australia and a post-doc at Princeton University, USA specializing in auditory speech processing and fMRI analyses.  As a post-doc in the ABCD lab, she investigated developmental aspects of auditory speech 

           Publication Highlights

Allen, K, Alais, D and Carlile, S (2012) A Collection of Pseudo-words to study Multi-talker Speech Intelligibility without Shifts of Spatial Attention, Frontiers in Auditory Cognitive Neuroscience

Allen, K. Alais, D., Shinn-Cunningham, B. and Carlile, S. (2011) Masker Location Uncertainty in Multi-talker Conditions, Journal of the Acoustical Society of America 130(4):2043-2053 

Komisaruk, B.R., Wise, N., Frangos, E., Liu, W.C., Allen, K., Brody, S. (2011) Women's Clitoris, Vagina, and Cervix Mapped on the Sensory Cortex: fMRI Evidence Journal of Sexual Medicine. 8(10):2822-2830

Allen, K., Ibara, S., Seymour, A., Cordova, N. and Botvinick, M. (2010) Abstract structural representations of goal-directed behavior, Psychological Science 21(10):1518-24.

Allen, K, Alais, D and Carlile, S (2009) Speech Intelligibility Reduces Over Distance from an Attended Location: Evidence for an Auditory Spatial Gradient of Attention, Perception and Psychophysics, 71:164-173.

Allen, K, Alais, D and Carlile, S, (2008) The Contributions of Talker Characteristics and Spatial Location to Auditory Streaming, Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 123:1562-1570.