Edward Auer

Edward T. Auer, Jr.

Assistant Professor

Phone: (785) 864-1460
Fax: (785) 864-3974

B.A., 1987, University of Rochester
M.A., 1991, S.U.N.Y. at Buffalo
Ph.D., 1992, S.U.N.Y. at Buffalo

Director, Perceptual Neuroscience Laboratory


Dr. Auer's interests include human learning and memory, cognitive neuroscience, cognitive psychology, psycholinguistics, spoken word recognition, speech perception and sensation and perception.


Auer, E. T., Jr., Bernstein, L. E., Sungkarat, W., & Singh, M. (2007). Vibrotactile activation of the auditory cortices in deaf and hearing adults. Neuroreport 18(7), 645-648.

Auer, E.T., Jr., & Bernstein, L.E. (In press). Enhanced visual speech perception in individuals with early-onset hearing impairment. Journal of Speech Language and Hearing.

Moody-Antonio, S., Takayanagi, S., Masuda, A., Auer, E.T., Jr., Fisher, L., & Bernstein, L.E. (2005). Improved speech perception in adult congenitally deafened cochlear implant recipients. Otology and Neurotology, 26(4), 649-654.

Auer, E.T., Jr., & Luce, P.A. (2005). Phonotactics in spoken word recognition. In D.B. Pisoni & R.E. Remez (Eds.), Handbook of speech perception (pp. 610-630). New York, NY: Blackwell.

Bernstein, L.E., Auer, E.T., Jr., & Takayanagi, S. (2004). Auditory speech detection in noise enhanced by lipreading. Speech Communication, 44(1), 5-18.

Bernstein, L.E., Auer, E.T., Jr., & Moore, J. (2004). Modality specific processing of audiovisual speech. In B.E. Stein & G. Calvert (Eds.), Handbook of Multisensory Processes, MIT Press.

Bernstein, L.E., & Auer, E.T., Jr.(2003). Speech perception and spoken word recognition. In M. Marschark & P.E. Spencer (Eds.), Handbook of deaf studies, language, and education: Oxford University Press.

Auer, E.T., Jr. (2002) The influence of the lexicon on speechread word recognition: Contrasting segmental and lexical distinctiveness. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 9(2), 341-347.

Bernstein, L.E., Auer, E.T., Jr., Moore, J.K., Ponton, C.W., Don, M., & Singh, M. (2002). Visual speech perception without primary auditory cortex activation. Neuroreport, 13(3), 311-315.

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