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Communication Sciences & Disorders

Associate Professor, Dr. Chao-Yang Lee
(740) 593-0232
Grover Center W225


Postdoctoral trainee: Speech Communication Group, MIT, Research Laboratory of Electronics
Ph.D. Cognitive Science: Brown University
M.A., Linguistics: Brown University
B.S., Psychology: National Chengchi University

Research Interests 

Dr. Lee's research explores the contribution of phonetic and cognitive knowledge to speech perception and spoken word recognition, particularly pertaining to the processing of lexical tones. He has also been engaged in collaborative projects with colleagues in hearing science, psychology, linguistics, and music.


Selected Publications

Dr. Lee's publications include "Acoustic characteristics of Mandarin voiceless fricatives" in the Journal of Chinese Linguistics, "Perception of lexical tones and musical pitch by musicians and non-musicians," (2013) in the Speech and Hearing Review, "The Sound of fear" (2012) in the Journal of Anxiety Disorders, and "Linguistically directed attention to the temporal aspect of action events in monolingual English speakers and Chinese-English bilingual speakers with varying English proficiency" (2012) in Bilingualism: Language and Cognition. 

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