Research Interests

Audiovisual speech; Audiovisual space and motion; Multisensory integration; Sensory vs. perceptual changes with age; Models of cognitive aging; Psychomusicology; Driving and self-motion influences on perceptual detection; Natural invariants and ecological perception.


Selected Publications (for more publications of this lab and a few other random things that google has opted to include, see my Google scholar profile http://scholar.google.com/intl/en/scholar/images/scholar_logo_lg_2011.gif).

  • Gordon, M. S., Russo, F. A., & MacDonald, E. (2013). Spectral Information for Detection of Acoustic Time-to-Arrival (TTA). 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.  
  • Rosenblum, L.D. & Gordon, M.S. (2012). The exotic sensory capabilities of humans. The Psychologist, 25, 904-907.
  • Brown, C. H. & Gordon, M. S. (2011). Motorcycle helmet noise and active noise reduction. Open Acoustics Journal, 4, 14-24. 
  • 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.
  • Gordon, M. S. & Allen, S. (2009). Audiovisual speech in older and younger adults: Integrating a distorted visual signal with speech in noise. Experimental Aging Research, 35, 202-219.
  • Gordon, M. S. & Schneider, B. (2007). Local control of gain for absolute discrimination of acoustic intensity. Perception & Psychophysics, 69, 232-240.
  • Gordon M. S. & Rosenblum, L. D. (2005). Effects of intra-stimulus modality change on audiovisual time-to-arrival judgments, Perception & Psychophysics, 67, 580-594.
  • Gordon, M. S. & Rosenblum, L. D. (2004). Perception of acoustic occlusion using body-scaled judgments. Ecological Psychology, 16, 87-113.



  • Brown, C. H., Foster, J. D., & Gordon, M. S. (2010). Psychology: A Work in Progress. Dubuque, IA: Great River Technologies. (Authors listed alphabetically)
  • Schwitzgebel, E. & Gordon, M. S. (2011). Human echolocation. In Perplexities of Consciousness (pp. 57-70), Boston, MA: MIT Press.

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