Journal Articles

  1. 1. Zhu, S., Chong, S., Chen, Y., & Ng, M. (in submission). Effect of language on voice quality – A study of English and Mandarin produced by American and Chinese bilingual speakers. Journal of Voice.

  2. Chan, H. F., Rosen, C. A., Schneider, S. L., & Ng, M. L. (in submission). Psychometric properties of the Chinese (Cantonese) version of the Speech Handicap Index in patients after total laryngectomy. Journal of Voice.

  3. Lui, H. Y., & Ng, M. L. (in submission). Rice congee as an alternative to thickened liquids for dysphagic patients. Dysphagia.

  4. Ng, M., & Ki, A. (in submission). Acoustic characteristics associated with liquid swallowing sounds of different bolus consistencies. International Journal of Language & Communication Disorders.

  5. Wong, L. Y., Ng, M., & Tong, E. T. S. (accepted). How accurate are the consistency labels used in Hong Kong? An objective study of consistency of thickened liquids using IDDSI and consistometric measurements. Folia Phoniatrica et Logopaedica.

  6. Hui, T. F., Cox, S. R., Huang, T., Chen, W.-R., & Ng, M. (accepted). The effect of clear speech on Cantonese alaryngeal speakers’ intelligibility. Folia Phoniatrica et Logopaedica.

  7. Ng, M., & Woo, H. K. (online). Effect of total laryngectomy on vowel production – An acoustic study of vowels produced by alaryngeal speakers of Cantonese. International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 1-10.
    doi: 10.1080/17549507.2021.1876166

  8. Wang, T., Hong, Y., Wang, Q., Su, R., Ng, M. L., Xu, J., Wang, L., & Yan, N. (2021). Identification of mild cognitive impairment among Chinese based on multiple spoken tasks. Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, (Preprint), 1-20.
    doi: 10.3233/JAD-201387

  9. Chan, H. F., Ng, M. L., Rosen, C., & Schneider, S. L. (2021). Cultural adaptation and validation of Speech Handicap Index (SHI): A scoping review. American Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 30(2), 748-760.
    doi: 10.1044/2020_AJSLP-20-00236

  10. Ng, M. (2021). The use of the Lombard effect in improving alaryngeal speech. Journal of Voice, 35(1), 18-28.
    doi: 10.1016/j.jvoice.2019.07.007

  11. Chan, H. F., Ng, M. L., Kim, H., & Kim, D. Y. (2020). Swallowing-related quality of life among oral-feeding Chinese patients of Parkinson’s Disease – A preliminary study using Chinese SWAL-QOL. Disability and Rehabilitation, 1-7.
    doi: 10.1080/09638288.2020.1791979

  12. Wang, Z., Yao, L., Ng, M. L., Chen, Y., & Zhang, W. (2020). Acoustic analysis of Mandarin Chinese vowels produced by young adults. Rehabilitation Medicine, 30(3), 183-191.
    王臻旎、陈旸、吴民华、姚立群、张伟明(2020)。成人普通话元音的声学分析。康复学报,第30卷,第3期,183-191页。
    doi: 10.3724/SP.J.1329.2020.03004

  13. He, Y., Qi, S., Wang, L., He, W., Tan, C., Zhang, H., Chen, Y., Ng, M., & Yan, N. (2019). The characteristics of intelligence profile and eye gaze in facial emotion recognition in mild and moderate preschoolers with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 10, 402.
    doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2019.00402
  14. Zhang, H., Su, I-F., Chen, F., Ng, M., Wang, L., & Yan, N. (2019). The time course of orthographic and semantic activation in Chinese character recognition: Evidence from ERP study. Language, Cognition and Neuroscience, 35(3), 292-309.
    doi: 10.1080/23273798.2019.1652762
  15. Ng, M., & Tsang, G. (2019). The Lombard effect associated with Chinese male alaryngeal speech. International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 21(6), 584-592.
    doi: 10.1080/17549507.2018.1551932
  16. Ng, M., Tong, E. T.-S., & Yu, K. K. M. (2019). Articulatory contact pressure during bilabial plosive production in esophageal and tracheoesophageal speech. Folia Phoniatrica et Logopaedica, 71(1), 1-6.
    doi: 10.1159/000493344
  17. Wong, M. N., Chan, Y., Ng, M., & Zhu, F. F. (2019). Effects of transcranial direct current stimulation over the Broca’s area on tongue twister production. International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 21(2), 182-188.
    doi: 10.1080/17549507.2017.1417480
  18. Ng, M., Yan, N, Chan, V., & Chen, Y., & Lam, P. K. Y. (2018). A volumetric analysis of vocal tract associated with laryngectomees by using acoustic reflection technology. Folia Phoniatrica et Logopaedica, 70, 44-49.
    doi: 10.1159/000486714
  19. Ng, M. & Wong, B. Y. H. (2018). Voice performance in tonal language speakers with glottal insufficiency due to unilateral vocal fold paralysis after injection laryngoplasty: a multidimensional study of Cantonese patients. Hong Kong Medical Journal, 24 (suppl. 2), S42-44.
  20. Ng, M., Yan, N., Chiu, K. N., & Chen, Y. (2017). Acoustic and electroglottographic characteristics associated with tracheoesophageal speech of Cantonese. Rehabilitation Medicine, 27(5), 5-11.
    吴民华、燕楠、赵嘉丽、陈暘(2017)。粤语中食气管语的声学与电声门特性。康复学报,第27卷,第5期,5-11页。
    doi: 10.3724/SP.J.1329.2017.05005
  21. Ng, M., & Lau, D. (2017). A perceptual and acoustic study of voice gender in prepubertal children. Speech, Language and Hearing, 20(3), 123-129.
    doi: 10.1080/2050571X.2016.1253534
  22. Wong, M. N., Kuruvilla, M., & Ng, M. (2017). Differential effects of increased loudness on tongue kinematics in individuals with PD? Analyses of two cases. Speech, Language, and Hearing, 20(1), 49-56.
    doi: 10.1080/2050571X.2016.1206694
  23. Li, X., To, C. K. S., & Ng, M. (2017). Effects of L1 tone on perception of L2 tone – a study of Mandarin tone learning by native Cantonese children. Bilingualism: Language and Cognition, 20(3), 549-560.
    doi: 10.1017/S1366728916000195
  24. Ng, M. L., Chen, Y., & Wong, S. (2016). Lingual movement during speech production by a speaker of Cantonese with dysarthria – An electromagnetic articulographic study. Rehabilitation Medicine, 26(5), 8-16, 24.
    吴民华、陈暘、王芷琪(2016)。电磁构音图谱仪对神经控制异常性构音障碍粤语患者说话时舌头运动的研究。康复学报,第26卷,第5期,8-16, 24页。
    doi: 10.3724/SP.J.1329.2016.05008
  25. Jiang, C., McPherson, B., & Ng, M. (2016). Voice onset time of alveolar stop /t/ and realization of unaspirated affricates associated with Mandarin-speaking children with repaired cleft palate. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, 86, 150-155.
    doi: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2016.03.042
  26. Wong, B. Y.-H., Yu, S.-Y., Ho, W.-K., Wei, W. I., & Ng, M. (2016). Injection laryngoplasty using hyaluronic acid for Chinese patients with unilateral vocal fold paralysis. Speech, Language and Hearing, 19(3), 153-160.
    doi: 10.1080/2050571X.2016.1159407
  27. Jiang, C., Whitehill, T. L., McPherson, B., & Ng, M. (2016). Spectral moment analysis of affricates produced by Putonghua-speaking pre-adolescents with repaired cleft palate. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, 84, 137-142.
    doi: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2016.01.029
  28. Yu, S., Lee, T., & Ng, M. (2016). Surface electromyographic activity of extrinsic laryngeal muscles in Cantonese tone production. Journal of Signal Processing Systems, 82(2), 287-294.
    doi: 10.1007/s11265-015-1022-4
  29. Wang, Z., Yu, P., Yan, N., Wang, L., & Ng, M. (2016). Automatic assessment of pathological voice quality using multidimensional acoustic analysis based on the GRBAS scale. Journal of Signal Processing Systems for Signal Image and Video Technology, 82(2), 241-251.
    doi: 10.1007/s11265-015-1016-2
  30. Jiang, C., Whitehill, T. L., McPherson, B., & Ng, M. (2015). Consonant accuracy in Mandarin-speaking children with repaired cleft palate. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, 79(12), 2270-2276.
    doi: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2015.10.022
  31. Lai, T. Y., Wong, M. N., Ng, M. L., & Tong, E. T. (2015). Effects of aspiration and vowel context on lip and jaw kinematics in Cantonese bilabial plosive production. Speech, Language, and Hearing, 18(4), 212-218.
    doi: 10.1179/2050572815Y.0000000010
  32. Ng, M. L., & Xiong, M. Y. (2015). Chinese alaryngeal speech rehabilitation and their acoustical characteristics: A comprehensive review. Rehabilitation Medicine, 25(2), 44-49.
    吴民华、熊明月(2015)。汉语无喉复声的四种常见方法简介及嗓音特性对比。康复学报,第25卷,第2期,29-34页。
    doi: 10.13261/j.issn.2096-0328.2015.02.013
  33. Poon, M. S. F., & Ng, M. (2015). The role of fundamental frequency and formants in gender identification. Speech, Language and Hearing, 18(3), 161-165.
    doi: 10.1179/2050572814Y.0000000058
  34. Chan, L. K., Bridges, S. M., Doherty, I., Ng, M., Jin, J., Sharma, N., Chan, N. K., & Lai, Y. Y. H. (2015). A qualitative study on how health professional students and their PBL facilitators perceive the use of mobile devices during PBL. Interdisciplinary Journal of Problem-Based Learning, 9(1), 83-95.
    doi: 10.7771/1541-5015.1510
  35. Jiang, C., Whitehill, T. L., McPherson, B., & Ng, M. (2015). Spectral features and perceptual judgment of place of affricate articulation in normal Putonghua-speaking pre-adolescents and those with cleft palate. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, 79(2), 179-185.
    doi: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2014.12.003
  36. Yan, N., & Ng, M. (2014). Identification of accent in spoken English by Cantonese ESL speakers. WIT Transactions on Information and Communication Technologies, 74, 447-454.
    doi: 10.2495/ICCSA140551
  37. Ng, M., Bridges, S., Law, S. P., & Whitehill, T. (2014). Designing, implementing and evaluating an online problem-based learning (PBL) environment – A pilot study. Clinical Linguistics & Phonetics, 28(1-2), 117-130.
    doi: 10.3109/02699206.2013.807879
  38. Yan, N., Ng, M., Man, M. K., & To, T. H. (2013). Vocal tract dimensional characteristics of professional male and female singers with different types of singing voices. International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 15(5), 484-491.
    doi: 10.3109/17549507.2012.744429
  39. Yan, N., Ng, M., Wang, D., Zhang, L., Chan, V., & Ho, R. S. (2013). Nonlinear dynamical analysis of laryngeal, esophageal, and tracheoesophageal voices of Cantonese. Journal of Voice, 27(1), 101-110.
    doi: 10.1016/j.jvoice.2012.06.009
  40. Chen, Y., Ng, M., & Li, T. (2012). English vowels produced by Cantonese-English bilingual speakers. International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 14(6), 557-568.
    doi: 10.3109/17549507.2012.718360
  41. Ng, M., & Chan, M. W. (2012). Analyzing neoglottal vibration of Cantonese tracheoesophageal speech – A preliminary aerodynamic study using inverse-filtering. Folia Phoniatrica et Logopaedica, 64(6), 283-289.
    doi: 10.1159/000346878
  42. Yan, N., Lam, P. K. Y., & Ng, M. (2012). Pitch control in esophageal and tracheoesophageal speech of Cantonese. Folia Phoniatrica et Logopaedica, 64, 241-247.
    doi: 10.1159/000342825
  43. Tang, C., Ng, M., Chen, Y., & Yan, N. (2012). Constructing a physiological equivalent of the Cantonese vowel quadrilateral using electromagnetic articulography (EMA). Asia Pacific Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing, 15(3), 163-173.
    doi: 10.1179/136132812805253578
  44. Ng, M., Chen, Y., & Chan, E. Y. K. (2012). Differences in vocal characteristics between Cantonese and English produced by proficient Cantonese-English bilingual speakers – A long-term spectral analysis. Journal of Voice, 26(4), e171-e176.
    doi: 10.1016/j.jvoice.2011.07.013
  45. Ng, M., & Chen, Y. (2011). Proficiency in English sentence stress production by Cantonese speakers who speak English as a second language (ESL). International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 13(6), 526-535.
    doi: 10.3109/17549507.2011.580783
  46. Zhang, L., & Ng, M. (2011). An acoustics-based assessment of error patterns in English sounds produced by Cantonese ESL speakers. Asia Pacific Journal of Speech, Language and Hearing, 14(2), 73-84.
    doi: 10.1179/136132811805334867
  47. Ng, M. (2011). Aerodynamic characteristics associated with esophageal and tracheoesophageal speech of Cantonese. International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 13(2), 137-144.
    doi: 10.3109/17549507.2011.534176
  48. Ng, M., Chen, Y., Wong, S., & Xue, S. (2011). Interarticulator timing control during inspiratory phonation. Journal of Voice, 25(3), 319-325.
    doi: 10.1016/j.jvoice.2010.01.001
  49. Lam, P. K. Y., Ng, M., Cheung, T. K., Wong, B. Y. H., Tan, V. P. Y., Fong, D. Y. T., Wei, W. I., & Wong, B. C. Y. (2010). Rabeprazole is effective in treating laryngopharyngeal reflux. Clinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology, 8(9), 770-776.
    doi: 10.1016/j.cgh.2010.03.009
  50. Xue, S., Kane, L., & Ng, M. (2010). Quantification of vocal tract configurations of older children with Down syndrome using acoustic reflection technology: a pilot study. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, 74, 378-383.
    doi: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2010.01.007
  51. Xue, S. A., Cheng, R. W. C., & Ng, M. (2010). Vocal tract dimensional development of adolescents: An acoustic reflection study. International Journal of Pediatric Otorhinolaryngology, 74, 907-912.
    doi: 10.1016/j.ijporl.2010.05.010
  52. Ng, M., Hsueh, G., & Leung, C. S. (2010). Voice pitch characteristics of Cantonese and English produced by Cantonese-English bilingual children. International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 12(3), 230-236.
    doi: 10.3109/17549501003721080
  53. Cheung, T. K., Lam, P. K. Y., Wei, W. I., Wong, W. M., Ng, M., & Wong, B. C. Y. (2009). Quality of life in patients with laryngopharyngeal reflux. Digestion, 79(1), 52-57.
    doi: 10.1159/000205267
  54. Ng, M., & Chu, R. (2009). An acoustical and perceptual study of vowels produced by alaryngeal speakers of Cantonese. Folia Phoniatrica et Logopaedica, 61, 97-104.
    doi: 10.1159/000209272
  55. Liu, H., & Ng, M. (2009). Formant characteristics of vowels produced by Mandarin esophageal speakers. Journal of Voice, 22(2), 210-218.
    doi: 10.1016/j.jvoice.2007.09.002
  56. Ng, M., Liu, H., Zhao, Q., & Lam, P. K. Y. (2009). Long-term average spectral characteristics of Cantonese alaryngeal speech. Auris Nasus Larynx, 36(5), 571-577.
    doi: 10.1016/j.anl.2008.12.005
  57. Ng, M., & Wong, J. (2009). Voice onset time characteristics of esophageal, tracheoesophageal, and laryngeal speech of Cantonese. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 52, 780-789.
    doi: 10.1044/1092-4388(2008/07-0182)
  58. Ng, M., Wong, R. K., Wei, W. I., Wong, Y. H., & Lam, P. K. Y. (2008). Acoustic changes in Chinese patients with cancer-related unilateral vocal fold paralysis after medialization thyroplasty. Contemporary Issues in Communication Science and Disorders, 35, 17-24.
  59. Ng, M., Chen, Y., & Sadaka, J. (2008). Vowel features in Turkish Accented English. International Journal of Speech-Language Pathology, 10(6), 1-10.
    doi: 10.1080/17549500802399007
  60. Liu, H., Ng, M., Wan, M., Wang, S., & Zhang, Y. (2008). The effect of tonal changes on voice onset time in Mandarin esophageal speech. Journal of Voice, 23(2), 255-260.
    doi: 10.1016/j.jvoice.2006.08.013
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    doi: 10.1016/j.otohns.2006.11.009
  62. Liu, H., & Ng, M. (2007). Electrolarynx in voice rehabilitation. Auris Nasus Larynx, 34, 327-332.
    doi: 10.1016/j.anl.2006.11.010
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