David B. Pisoni, Ph.D.

Chancellors' Professor of Psychology and Cognitive Science
Director, Speech Research Laboratory,
Indiana University

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E-mail: pisoni@indiana.edu
Office: 812-855-1155
Fax: 812-855-4691
Address:
Speech Research Laboratory
Dept of Psychology
Indiana University
Bloomington, IN 47405-1301

Education Consulting Activities
Professional Experience Honors & Awards
Current Research Interests Representative Publications
Teaching Interests & Experience Professional Memberships

Education:

1975-1976 Massachusetts Institute of Technology ,Cambridge, MA
NIH Post-doctoral Fellowship
1971, August University of Michigan ,Ann Arbor, MI
Ph.D.
1968, June Queens College of the City University of New York Flushing, NY.
B.A.

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Professional Experience:

10/96 to Present Chancellors' Professor of Psychology and Cognitive Science
Indiana University, Bloomington
8/71 to 10/96 Professor of Psychology and Cognitive Science
Indiana University, Bloomington
8/93 to Present Adjunct Professor of Indianapolis Otolaryngology-Head and Neck Surgery
Indiana University School of Medicine
12/90 to Present Adjunct Professor of Linguistics
Indiana University, Bloomington
11/1/73 to Present Director, Speech Research Laboratory
Indiana University, Bloomington
11/81 to Present Editorial Board
Speech Technology
1/86 to Present Editorial Board
Computer Speech and Language
7/78 to 8/85 Associate Editor
Perception & Psychophysics
9/75 to 7/76;
9/78 to 6/79;
9/85 to 6/86
Research Associate, Visiting Scientist
Speech Communications Group, Research Laboratory of Electronics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
1/74 to 12/76 Member-Editorial Board
Cognitive Psychology
7/1/74 to 6/30/78 Member-Study Section Research Review Committee
NIMH Personality and Cognition
6/75 to 6/78 Consulting Editor
Perception & Psychophysics
6/72 - 8/72;
6/73 - 8/73
Visiting Research Associate
Haskins Laboratories, Yale University
6/70 - 5/71 Visiting Research Fellow
Haskins Laboratories
7/69 - 1/71 Teaching Fellow
Department of Psychology, University of Michigan,
6/65 - 8/68 Research Assistant
Verbal Behavior Project, Biometrics Research New York State Department of Mental Hygiene

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Current Research Interests:

Artificial Intelligence Human Memory
Cochlear Implants Production and Synthesis
Cognition Reading
Developmental Processes in Speech and Language Speech Analysis and Recognition
Experimental Phonetics & Phonology Speech Perception
Experimental Psycholinguistics Spoken Language Understanding
Hearing Impairment Voice Technology
Human Factors of Speech I/O Word Recognition and Lexical Access

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Teaching Interests & Experience:

Applied Human Learning
Cognitive Psychology
Cognitive Science
Human Factors Engineering
Human Memory
Introductory Psychology
Language & Cognition
Psycholinguistics
Psychology of Reading
Speech Perception and Production
Sensation & Perception

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Consulting Activities:

Texas Instruments IBM Corp.
National Transportation Safety Board GTE
General Motors Research Labs Sparta, Inc.
National Bureau of Standards Pitney Bowes
Bell Labs (Naperville, Lincroft & Murray Hill) Speech Plus
Nippon Telephone & Telegraph VII. MIT-Lincoln Labs
Digital Equipment Corp Honeywell



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Honors & Awards:


1996 Tracy M. Sonneborn Award
1994 Acoustical Society of America Fellow
1990-1994 Claude Pepper Award
1987-1994 Jacob K. Javits Neuroscience Investigator Award
1985-1986 James McKeen Cattell Award
1982 American Association for the Advancement of Science
1982 Distinguished Faculty Research Lecture Award, Indiana University
1981 Who's Who in America
1978-1979 Guggenheim Fellow
1970-1971 Rackham Prize Fellow - University of Michigan
1968, June Magna Cum Laude - Queens College
1967-1968 President, Queens College Chapter of Psi Chi

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Representative Publications:

1998 Aslin, R.N., Jusczyk, P.W. and Pisoni, D.B.
Speech and auditory processing during infancy: Constraints on and precursors to language.
In W. Damon (Series Ed.), Handbook of Child Psychology. Fifth Edition, Volume 2: Cognition, Perception & Language (D. Kuhn & R. Siegler, Eds.). New York: Wiley. Pp. 147-198.
1998 Kirk, K.I., Pisoni, D.B. and Miyamoto, R.C.
Effects of stimulus variability on speech perception in hearing impaired listeners.
Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 40, 1395-1405
1997 Lively, S.E. and Pisoni, D.B.
On prototypes and phonetic categories: A critical assessment of the perceptual magnet effect in speech perception.
Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 1997, 23, 1665-1679.
1997 Remez, R.E., Fellowes, J.M., Pisoni, D.B., Goh, W.D. and Rubin, P.E.
Audio-visual speech perception without traditional speech cues: A second report.
In C. Beniot and R. Campbell (Eds.), Proceedings of the ESCA Workshop on Audio-Visual Speech Processing: Cognitive and Computational Approaches (pp. 73-76). 1997, Grenoble: European Speech Communication Association.
1997 Ryalls, B.O. and Pisoni, D.B.
The effect of talker variability on word recognition in preschool children.
Developmental Psychology, 33, 441-451.
1997 Pisoni, D.B.
Word identification in noise.
In F. Grosjean and H. Frauenfelder (Eds.), A Guide to Spoken Word Recognition Paradigms. Hove, England: Psychology Press, 1997, Pp. 681-687.
1997 Sommers, M.S., Kirk, K.I. and Pisoni, D.B.
Some considerations in evaluating spoken word recognition by normal-hearing and cochlear implant listeners I: The effects of response format.
Ear & Hearing, 1997, 18, 89-99.
1997 Bradlow, A.R., Pisoni, D.B., Yamada, R.A. and Tohkura, Y.
Training Japanese listeners to identify English /r/ and /l/ IV: Some effects of perceptual learning on speech production.
Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 1997, 101, 2299-2310.
1997 Miyamoto, R.T., Kirk, K.I., Robbins, A.M., Todd, S.L., Riley, A.I., and Pisoni, D.B.
Speech perception and speech intelligibility of children with multichannel cochlear implants.
In I. Honjo & H. Takahashi (Eds.), Cochlear Implant and Related Sciences Update. Basel, Switzerland: Karger, 1997, Pp. 198-203.
1997 Kirk, K.I., Diefendorf, A.O., Pisoni, D.B. and Robbins, A.M.
Assessing speech perception in children.
In L.L. Mendel and J.L. Danhauer (Eds.), Speech Perception Assessment. San Diego: Singular Press, 1997, Pp. 101-132.
1997 Pisoni, D.B.
Some Thoughts on "Normalization" in Speech Perception.
In K. Johnson and J.W. Mullennix (Eds.), Talker Variability in Speech Processing. San Diego: Academic Press, 1997, Pp. 9-32.
1997 Pisoni, D.B.
Perception of synthetic speech produced by rule: A selective review and interpretation of research over the last 15 years.
In J.P.H. van Santen, R.W. Sproat, J.O. Olive & J. Hirschberg (Eds.), Progress in Speech Synthesis. New York: Springer-Verlag. 1997, Pp. 541-560.
1997 Bradlow, A.R., Torretta, G.M. and Pisoni, D.B.
Intelligibility of normal speech I: Global and fine-grained acoustic-phonetic talker characteristics.
Speech Communication, 1996, 20, 255-272. 1997
1996 Pisoni, D.B.
Word identification in noise.
Language and Cognitive Processes, 1996, 11 (6), 681-687.
1996 Saldaña, H.M., Pisoni, D.B., Fellowes, J.M., and Remez, R.E.
Audio-visual speech perception without speech cues: A first report.
In D. Stork and M.E. Hennecke (Eds.), Speechreading by Humans and Machine: Models, Systems, and Applications. Berlin: Springer-Verlag. 1996, 145-151.
1996 Saldaña, H. M., Nygaard, L.C. and Pisoni, D.B.
Encoding of visual speaker attributes and recognition memory for spoken words.
In D. Stork and M.E. Hennecke (Eds.), Speechreading by Humans and Machine: Models, Systems, and Applications. Berlin: Springer-Verlag. 1996, Pp. 275-281.
1996 Pisoni, D.B., Saldaña, H.M., & Sheffert, S.M.
Multi-modal encoding of speech in memory: A first report.
Proceedings of the International Congress on Spoken Language Processing-96. Philadelphia, PA, October, 1996. Pp. 1664-1667.
1996 Yamada, R.A., Tohkura, Y., Bradlow, A.R. and Pisoni, D.B.
Does training in speech perception modify speech production?
Proceedings of the International Congress on Spoken Language Processing-96. Philadelphia, PA, October, 1996. Pp. 606-609.
1996 Saldaña, H.M., Pisoni, D.B., Fellowes, J.M., and Remez, R.E.
Audio-visual speech perception without speech cues.
Proceedings of the International Congress on Spoken Language Processing-96. Philadelphia, PA, October, 1996. Pp. 2187-2190.

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Professional Memberships:

Acoustical Society of America
Linguistic Society of America
Midwestern Psychological Association
Psychonomics Society
Association for Research in Otolaryngology
American Association for Advancement of Science
Human Factors Society
National Academy of Sciences, Committee on Hearing and Bioacoustics (CHABA) VI.


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