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Psycholinguist Extraordinaire
Thomas J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, NY USA



Automated Computer Vision Assessment of Hypomimia in Parkinson Disease: Proof-of-Principle Pilot Study
Avner Abrami, Steven Gunzler, Camilla Kilbane, Rachel Ostrand, Bryan Ho, Guillermo Cecchi
Journal of Medical Internet Research 23(2), JMIR Publications Inc., Toronto, Canada, 2021
Abstract   hypomimia, facial expression, facial muscles, receiver operating characteristic, convolutional neural network, telemedicine, computer vision, disease, medicine, artificial intelligence


Speech-based characterization of dopamine replacement therapy in people with Parkinsons disease
R. Norel, C. Agurto, S. Heisig, J. J. Rice, H. Zhang, R. Ostrand, P. W. Wacnik, B. K. Ho, V. L. Ramos, G. A. Cecchi
npj Parkinsons disease 6(1), 2020
Abstract   speech tempo, parkinson s disease, rating scale, audiology, neurology, habituation, dopamine, medicine, automatic speech, motor function

Automated assessment of speech production and prediction of MCI in older adults
Victoria Sanborn, Rachel Ostrand, Jeffrey Ciesla, John Gunstad
Applied Neuropsychology, 1-8, Informa UK Limited, 2020
Abstract   population, cognition, speech production, disease, gerontology, psychology, cognitive screening

Detection of Acute 3,4-Methylenedioxymethamphetamine (MDMA) Effects Across Protocols Using Automated Natural Language Processing
Carla Agurto, Guillermo A. Cecchi, Raquel Norel, Rachel Ostrand, Matthew Kirkpatrick, Matthew J. Baggott, Margaret C. Wardle, Harriet de Wit, Gillinder Bedi
Neuropsychopharmacology (2020)

Using Automatic Assessment of Speech Production to Predict Current and Future Cognitive Function in Older Adults
Rachel Ostrand, John Gunstad
Journal of Geriatric Psychiatry and Neurology, 2020


Repeat after us: Syntactic alignment is not partner-specific
Rachel Ostrand, Victor S. Ferreira
Journal of Memory and Language108, 2019

Syntactic entrainment: The repetition of syntactic structures in event descriptions
Nicholas Gruberg, Rachel Ostrand, Shota Momma, Victor S. Ferreira
Journal of Memory and Language107, 216-232, 2019


Phonological markers of Oxytocin and MDMA ingestion
Carla Agurto, Raquel Norel, Rachel Ostrand, Gillinder Bedi, Harriet de Wit, Matthew J. Baggott, Matthew G. Kirkpatrick, Margaret Wardle, Guillermo Cecchi
Proc. Interspeech 2017, pp. 3142--3146


What you see isn't always what you get: Auditory word signals trump consciously perceived words in lexical access
Rachel Ostrand, Sheila E. Blumstein, Victor S. Ferreira, James L. Morgan
Cognition151, 96-107, Elsevier, 2016


When Hearing Lips and Seeing Voices Becomes Perceiving Speech: Auditory-Visual Integration in Lexical Access.
Rachel Ostrand, Sheila E Blumstein, James L Morgan
33rd Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society, Cognitive Science Society, 2011