Michael S. Vitevitch

Social and Behavioral Sciences - Psychology
Professor
Chair
Primary office:
785.864.9312
Fraser Hall, 423
University of Kansas
1415 Jayhawk Boulevard
Lawrence, KS 66045-7556


Summary

Education

Teaching Interests

  • Introductory Psychology
  • General Psychology
  • Statistics
  • Network Science
  • Artificial Neural Networks

Research

I am currently using mathematical tools from the emerging field known as network science to measure the structure that exists among phonological word-forms in the mental lexicon, employing behavioral tasks to examine how that global structure influences language-related processes (such as spoken word recognition and speech production), and using computational models to assess the ability of current psycholinguistic theories to account for these effects

Research Interests

  • Speech Perception
  • Speech Production
  • Auditory Change Detection
  • Language Across the Lifespan
  • Language Acquisition
  • Second Language Processing
  • Network Science

Selected Publications


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