Vivien C. Tartter

Professor

Chair, Committee on Courses and Standing, CLAS Director, Academic Standards Director Masters and BA/MA Program in General Psychology

Main Affiliation

Psychology

Additional Departments/Affiliated Programs

Academic Standards

Areas of Expertise/Research

  • Language Processing
  • Psycholinguistics
  • Cognition

Building

NAC, Admin

Office

7/209, 216

Phone

212-650-5709, 212-650-5708

Vivien C. Tartter

Education

Degree/Date: B.A. 1973 Institution: Brown University Specialization: Mathematics, Applied Math, Psychology

Degree/Date: M.A. 1975 Institution: Brown University Specialization: Psychology

Degree/Date: Ph.D. 1977 Institution: Brown University Specialization: Psychology

Post-Doctoral Training 1979 Institution: Bell Laboratories Specialization: Communication

Research Interests

Cognitive psychology, perception, and psychology of language. Research in speech and sign language perception.

Publications

Publications:

Books:

Tartter, V. C. (1998). Language and Its Normal Processing. Sage Publications, Inc. 549 pp

Tartter, V. C. (1998). Language in Atypical Populations. Sage Publications, Inc. 334 pp

Tartter, V. C. (1986) Language Processes.  NY: Holt, Rinehart and Winston. 560 pp

 

Representative Articles:

Staikova, E., Gomes, H., Tartter, V., & Halperin, J.M. (2013). Pragmatic deficits and social impairment in children with ADHD. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry 54:12, 1275-1283.

 Pappas, T.N., Tartter, V. C., Seward, A. G., Genzer, B., Gourgey, K., & Kretzschmar, I. (Jan, 2009). Perceptual dimensions for a dynamic tactile display. In B. E. Rogowitz & T. N. Pappas (eds.),  Human Vision and Electronic Imaging XIV B.E. Rogowitz & T. N. Pappas (eds) Proc. SPIE, vol. 7240, (San Jose, CA), pp. 1-12.

Tartter, V. C., Gomes, H., Dubrovsky, B.,  Molholm, S., & Vala Stewart, R. (2002). Novel metaphors appear anomalous at least momentarily: Evidence from N400. Brain and Language, 80, 488-509.

Tartter, V. C., Hellman, S. A., & Chute, P. M. (1992). Vowel perception strategies of normal-hearing subjects and Nucleus multichannel and 3M/House cochlear implant patients. Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 92, 1269-1283.

Tartter, V. C. (1989). What's in a whisper? Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 86, 1678-1683.

Tartter, V. C. & Knowlton, K. C. (l98l).  Perceiving sign language from an array of 27 moving spots.  Nature, 289, 676-678.

Tartter, V. C. (l980).  Happy talk: Perceptual and acoustic effects of smiling on speech.  Perception & Psychophysics, 27, 24-27.

Additional Information

Professional Activities: Active citizen scientist with New York Mycological Society/ Activism in pro-immigration, anti-family-separation causes primarily with Immigrant Families Together.