Michael T. Turvey
Michael T. Turvey
Title: Board of Trustees' Distinguished Professor Emeritus
Departmental Program: Perception, Action, Cognition: Ecological Psychology
Office Phone: (860) 486-3906
Lab Phone: (860) 486-6149
Web site: Center for the Ecological Study of Perception and Action (CESPA)
Department of Psychology
406 Babbidge Road, Unit 1020
University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT 06269-1020
Preferred Means of Contact: E-mail
- Dynamic touch
- Interlimb coordination
- Optic flow
- Postural stability
- Visual word recognition
- Ecological and Representational/Computational
- Approaches to Perception
- Control and Coordination of Action
- Gallantucci, B., Fowler, C., & Turvey, M. T. (2006). The motor theory of speech perception reviewed. Pyschonomics Bulletin and Review, 13, 361-377.
- Lukatela, G., Eaton, T., Moreno, M., & Turvey, M. T. (2007). Equivalent inter- and intra-modality long-term priming: Evidence for a common lexicon for words seen and words heard. Memory & Cognition, 35, 781-800.
- Chemero, A., & Turvey, M. T. (2007). Complexity, hypersets, and the ecological approach to perception-action. Biological Theory, 2, 23-36.
- Hajnal, A., Fonseca, S., Kinsella-Shaw, J., Silva, P., Carello, C., & Turvey, M. T. (2007). Haptic selective attention by foot and by hand. Neuroscience Letters, 419, 5-9.
- Turvey, M. T. (2007). Action and perception at the level of synergies. Human Movement Science, 26, 657-697.
- Rhodes, T. & Turvey, M. T. (2007). Human memory retrieval as Lévy foraging. Physica A, 385, 255-260.
- John S. Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship, 1973
- Early Career Award, American Psychological Association, 1974
- University of Connecticut Alumni Award for Teaching Excellence, 1975
- Fellow at Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford, CA, 1980
- James McKeen Cattell Fellowship, 1987
- University of Connecticut Alumni Association Distinguished Professor 1994-1997
- Honorary Doctor of Philosophy, Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam, 1995
- Distinguished Scientist Lecturer, American Psychological Association, 1998
- Fellow of the Society for Experimental Psychologists (elected 1999)
- University of Connecticut Board of Trustees’ Distinguished Professor, 2000
- American Psychological Foundation F. J. McGuigan Lecturer, 2003
- Fellow, Japan Society for the Promotion of Science, 2004
- “Ig Nobel” Prize in Physics, 2004
- Ohio State University Distinguished Alumnus Award 2006