Multimodal Integration; Audiovisual Speech Perception;  Auditory Perception; Face Perception; Ecological Approach to Perception and Action


1983-1989     University of Connecticut    Ph.D.

1979-1983     State University of New York at Binghamton    B.A.


2001-present    Professor                     University of California Riverside, CA

1996-2001       Associate Professor      University of California Riverside 

1989-1996       Assistant Professor       University of California Riverside, CA

1988-1989       Instructor                     Wellesley College


1990 - University of California Regents Faculty Fellowship

1992 - 1996 - National Science Foundation Research Grant

"Audiovisual Kinematic Specification of Articulatory Dynamics" ~$230,000

1997 - 2001 - National Science Foundation Research Grant

"Visual Speech and Face Recognition:  Common Informational Attributes" ~$240,000

2001 - 2005 – National Science Foundation Research Grant

“Cross-Modal Information for Speech and Speakers” ~$270,000

2007-2008 – National Federation of the Blind

“Hearing Quiet Cars” $7500

2007-2010 – National Institute of Health Research Grant

“Audiovisual Tests of Speech Alignment” ~$755,000


2004 - 2006 – Chair in Teaching Excellence UCR College of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences


    Pastore, R.E., Schmuckler, M.A., Rosenblum, L.D. and Szczesuil, R. (1983).  Duplex perception with musical stimuli.  Perception and Psychophysics, 33, 469-474.

    Pastore, R.E., Szczesuil, R., and Rosenblum, L. (1984).  Does silence simply separate speech components?  Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, 75, 1904-1907.

    Carello, C., Rosenblum, L.D., and Grosofsky, A. (1986). Static depiction of movement. Perception, 15, 41-58.

    Turvey, M.T., Rosenblum, L.D., Schmidt, R.C., and Kugler, P.N. (1986).  Fluctuations and   phase symmetry in coordinated rhythmic movements. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 12, 564-583.

    Rosenblum, L.D.,  Carello, C., Pastore, R.E. (1987).  Relative effectiveness of three stimulus   variables for locating a moving sound source.  Perception, 16, 175-186.

    Turvey, M.T., Schmidt, R.C., Rosenblum, L.D., and Kugler, P.N. (1988).  On the time allometry of coordinated rhythmic movements. Journal of Theoretical Biology, 130, 285-325.

    Rosenblum, L.D. and Turvey, M.T. (1988).  Maintenance tendency in coordinated rhythmic   movements: Relative fluctuations and phase.  Neuroscience, 27, 289-300.

    Turvey, M.T., Schmidt, R.A., and Rosenblum, L.D. (1989).  'Clock' and 'Motor' components in absolute coordination of rhythmic movements.  Neuroscience, 33, 1-10.

    Kugler, P.N., Turvey, M.T., Schmidt, R.C. and Rosenblum, L.D. (1990).  Investigating a nonconservative invariant of motion in coordinated rhythmic movements.  Ecological Psychology, 2(2), 151-189.

    Bingham, G.P., Schmidt, R.C., and Rosenblum, L.D. (1990).  Hefting for maximum distance thrown:  A smart perceptual mechanism.  Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance. 15, 507-528.

    Fowler, C.A. and Rosenblum, L.D. (1991).  Perception of the phonetic gesture.  In I.G. Mattingly and M. Studdert-Kennedy (Eds.),  Modularity and the Motor Theory.  Hillsdale, NJ: Lawrence Earlbaum. 

    Fowler, C.A. and Rosenblum, L.D. (1991).  Duplex perception:  A comparison of monosyllables and slamming doors.  Journal of Experimental Psychology:  Human Perception and Performance. 16, 742-754.

    Bingham, G.P., Schmidt, R.C., Turvey, M.T., and Rosenblum, L.D. (1991).  Task dynamics and resource dynamics in the assembly of a coordinated rhythmic activity.  Journal of Experimental Psychology:  Human Perception and Performance. 17, 359-381. 

    Rosenblum, L.D. and Fowler, C.A. (1991).  Audio-visual investigation of the loudness-effort effect for speech and nonspeech stimuli.  Journal of Experimental Psychology:  Human Perception and Performance. 17 (4) 976-985.

    Rosenblum, L.D., and Saldaña, H.M. (1992).  Discrimination tests of visually-influenced syllables.  Perception and Psychophysics.  52 (4), 461-473.

    Rosenblum, L.D., Saldaña, H.M., and Carello, C. (1993).  Dynamical constraints on pictorial action lines.  Journal of Experimental Psychology:  Human Perception and Performance. 19 (2) 381-396.

    Saldaña, H.M. and Rosenblum, L.D.  (1993).  Visual influences on auditory pluck and bow judgments.  Perception and Psychophysics. 54 (3), 406-416.

    Rosenblum, L.D.  (1993).  Acoustical information for controlled collisions.  In A. Schick (Ed.),  Contributions to Psychological Acoustics.  Oldenburg, Germany:  Bibliotheks- und Informationssystem der Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg.

    Rosenblum, L.D., Wuestefeld, A.P., and Saldaña, H.M (1993).  Auditory Looming Perception:  Influences on Anticipatory Judgments.  Perception.  22, 1467-1482.

    Rosenblum, L.D.  (1994).  How special is audiovisual speech integration?  Current Psychology of Cognition.  13(1), 110-116.

    Saldaña, H.M. and Rosenblum, L.D.  (1994).  Selective adaptation in speech perception using a compelling audiovisual adaptor.  Journal of the Acoustical Society of America.  95(6), 3658-3661.

    Bingham, G.P., Rosenblum, L.D., and Schmidt, R.C. (1995).  Dynamics and the orientation of kinematic forms in visual event recognition. Journal of Experimental Psychology:  Human Perception and Performance. 21(4), 1473-1493.

    Rosenblum, L.D. and Saldaña, H.M.  (1996).  An audiovisual test of kinematic primitives for visual speech perception.  Journal of Experimental Psychology:  Human Perception and Performance. 22(2), 318-331.

    Rosenblum, L.D., Wuestefeld, A.P., and Anderson, K.L.  (1996).  Auditory reachability:  An affordance approach to the perception of sound source distance.  Ecological Psychology.  8(3), 1-24.

    Rosenblum, L.D., Johnson, J. A., & Saldaña, H.M. (1996).  Visual kinematic information for embellishing speech in noise.  Journal of Speech and Hearing Research  39(6), 1159-1170.

    Rosenblum, L.D., Schmuckler, M.A., & Johnson, J.A. (1997).  The McGurk effect in infants.  Perception & Psychophysics, 59(3), 347-357.

    Rosenblum, L.D. & Saldaña, H.M. (1998).  Time-varying information for visual speech perception.  In R. Campbell, B. Dodd, D. Burnham (Eds.),  Hearing by Eye:  Part 2, The Psychology of Speechreading and Audiovisual Speech.  Earlbaum:  Hillsdale, NJ, pp. 61-81.

    Rosenblum, L.D., Yakel, D.A., & Greene, K.G. (2000).  Face and mouth inversion affects on visual and audiovisual speech perception. Journal of Experimental Psychology:  Human Perception and Performance. 26(3), 806-819.

    Rosenblum, L.D., Gordon, M.S., & Jarquin, L.  (2000).  Echolocation by moving and stationary listeners. Ecological Psychology, 12 (3), 181-206.

    Rosenblum, L.D., Gordon, M.S. & Wuestefeld, A.P. (2000).  Effects of performance feedback and feedback withdrawal on auditory looming perception. Ecological Psychology, 12 (4), 273-291.

    Yakel, D.A., Rosenblum, L.D., & Fortier, M.A. (2000).  Effects of talker variability on speechreading. Perception & Psychophysics, 62, 1405-1412.

    Rosenblum, L.D. & Yakel, D.A. (2001). The McGurk effect from single and mixed speaker stimuli. Acoustic Research Letters Online, 2, 67-72.

    Rosenblum, L.D. & Gordon, M.S. (2001). The generality of specificity: Some lessons from audiovisual speech. Behavioral & Brain Sciences, 24(2), 239-240.

    Gordon, M.S. & Rosenblum, L.D. (2001). Audiovisual Speech Web-Lab: An internet teaching and research laboratory. Behavioral Research Methods, Instruments, & Computers. 33(2), 267-269.

    Rosenblum, L.D., Yakel, D.A., Baseer, N., Panchal, A., Nordarse, B.C. & Niehus, R.P. (2002). Visual speech information for face recognition. Perception & Psychophysics, 64(2), 220-229.

    Rosenblum, L.D. (2002). The perceptual basis of audiovisual speech integration. Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Spoken Language Processing, 3, 1461-1464.

    Rosenblum, L.D. (2004). Perceiving articulatory events: Lessons for an ecological psychoacoustics. In J.G. Neuhoff (ed.) Ecological Psychoacoustics. Elsevier: San Diego, CA. pp. 219-248.

    Gordon, M.S. & Rosenblum, L.D. (2004). Perception of acoustic sound-obstructing surfaces using body-scaled judgments. Ecological Psychology, 16, 87-113.

    Rosenblum, L.D. (2005). The primacy of multimodal speech perception. In D. Pisoni & R. Remez (Eds.). Handbook of Speech Perception. Blackwell:  Malden, MA. pp. 51-78.

    Gordon, M.S. & Rosenblum, L.D. (2005).  Effects of Intra-Stimulus Modality Change on Audiovisual Time-to-Arrival Judgments. Perception & Psychophysics, 67, 580-594.

    Rosenblum, L.D., Smith, N.M., Nichols, S. Lee, J. & Hale, S. (2006). Hearing a face: Cross-modal speaker matching using isolated visible speech. Perception & Psychophysics, 68, 84-93.

    Rosenblum, L.D., Smith, N.M. & Niehus, R.P. (2007). Look who’s talking: Recognizing friends from visible articulation. Perception, 36, 157-159.

    Rosenblum, L.D., Miller, R.M. & Sanchez, K. (2007). Lipread me now, hear me better later: Crossmodal transfer of talker familiarity effects. Psychological Science, 18, 392-396.

    Rosenblum, L.D. & Robart, R.L. (2007). Hearing silent shapes: Identifying the shape of a sound-obstructing surface. Ecological Psychology, 19, 351-366.   

    Rosenblum, L.D. (2008). Speech Perception as a Multimodal Phenomenon. Current Directions in Psychological Science, 17, 405-409.

    Sanchez, K., Miller, R.M., & Rosenblum, L.D. (2010).Visual Influences on Alignment to Voice Onset Time. Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research, 53, 262-272.

    Miller, R.M., Sanchez, K., & Rosenblum, L.D. (In press). Alignment to Visual Speech Information. In press at Attention, Perception, & Performance.


    Rosenblum, L.D. (2010). See What I’m Saying: The Extraordinary Powers of Our Five Senses. W.W. Norton & Company, New York, NY.

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