Department of Psychology

Dr. Michael Gordon


Office:   Science East 2062C; Audiovisual Perception Laboratory, Science 2018
Phone:   973-720-3345
Office Hours:   M 3:30-4:30 PM, T 2:30-3:30 PM or by appointment

Department: Psychology
Position: Associate Professor/Department Chairperson
Area Specialization: Cognitive Psychology/Sensation & Perception

Research Interests

Audiovisual speech; Audiovisual space and motion; Multisensory integration; Music; Musical influences on perception of time; Cognitive approaches to music; Ecological models of sensation and perception. 


Selected Publications

  • Gordon, M.S. (2017). Change deafness across voices in music and language. Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 29(1), 53-64. doi: 10.1080/20445911.206.1223244

  • Gordon, M.S. (2016) Absolute tempo perception of popular music. Psychomusicology: Music, Mind, and Brain, 26, 236-246.  doi: 10.1037/pmu0000154

  • Gordon, M. S. & *Ancheta, J. (2016). Visual and acoustic information supporting a happily-expressed speech-in-noise advantage. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 70, 163-178. doi: 10.1080/17470218.2015.1130069.

  • Gordon, M.S., Russo, F.A., & MacDonald, E. (2013). Spectral information for detection of acoustic time to arrival. Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, 75(4):738-750. doi:10.3758/s13414-013-0424-2.

  • Gordon, M. S. (2012). Looking back: Finding the senses. The Psychologist, 25, 908-909.

  • Gordon, M. S. & *Hibberts, M. (2011). Audiovisual Speech from Emotionally Expressive and Lateralized Faces. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 64 (4), 730-750.

  • Gordon, M. S., Brown, C. H. & *Kolbusz, M. (2010). Hearing within rigid constraints: Speech detection while wearing a football helmet. Open Acoustics Journal, 3, 1-10.


Brown, C. H., Foster, J. D., & Gordon, M. S. (2010). Introduction to Psychology. Dubuque, IA: Great River Technologies/Kendall-Hunt Publishing. (Authors listed alphabetically)