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Michael T. Turvey

Title: Board of Trustees' Distinguished Professor (Emeritus)

Departmental Program: Experimental: Ecological Psychology

Contact Information:

Department of Psychology
406 Babbidge Road, Unit 1020
University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT 06269-1020

E-mail: michael.turvey@uconn.edu

Office Phone: (860) 486-3906
Lab Phone: (860) 486-6149

Preferred Means of Contact: E-mail

Research Interests:

  • Dynamic touch
  • Interlimb coordination
  • Optic flow
  • Postural stability
  • Visual word recognition

Representative Recent Publications:

Frank, T., Blau, J., & Turvey, M. T. (2009). Nonlinear attractor dynamics in the fundamental and extended prism adaptation paradigm. Physics Letters A, 373, 1022-1030.

Turvey, M. T., Romaniak-Gross, C., Isenhower, R. W., Arzamarski, R., Harrison, S., & Carello, C. (2009). Human odometry is gait-symmetry specific. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences, 276, 4309-4314.

Bonnet, C., Carello, C., & Turvey, M. T. (2009). Diabetes and postural stability: Review and hypotheses. Journal of Motor Behavior, 41, 172-190.

Stepp, N., & Turvey, M. T. (2010). On strong anticipation. Cognitive Systems Research, 11, 148-164.

Harrison, S., & Turvey, M. T. (2010). Place learning by mechanical contact. Journal of Experimental Biology, 213, 1436-1442.

Moreno, M., Stepp, N., & Turvey, M. T. (2011). Whole body lexical decision. Neuroscience Letters, 490, 121-124.


Department of Psychology
University of Connecticut
406 Babbidge Rd, U-1020
Storrs, CT