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Dr. CHAN Kit Ying (Vivien) (陳潔盈博士)

B. Soc. Sc. (CUHK), M. A.(U. of Kansas), PhD(U. of Kansas)

Assistant Professor

Contact Information

Office: Y7419 AC1
Phone: 34427073
Fax: 34420283
Email: vivien.chanky@cityu.edu.hk

Research Interests

  • Speech Perception and Production
  • Psycholinguistics
  • Foreign-accented Speech Processing
  • Second Language Acquisition
I obtained my Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Kansas in 2012. After that I worked as an Assistant Professor at James Madision University in USA. I joined the Department of Applied Social Studies at City University of Hong Kong in Aug 2016. I am specialized in Cognitive Psychology.


Previous Experience

  • Aug 2012 - Aug 2016, Assistant Professor, James Madison University.


Research Grant

  • Teaching Students Basic Programming Skills for Building Psychological Experiments through Online Learning Modules, Teaching Start-Up Grant for New Faculty, Office of Education Development and Gateway , Amount: HKD $100,000, 31 Dec 2016 - 31 Dec 2017, Kit Ying Chan (PI).


Publication Show All Publications Show Prominent Publications


Journal

  • Chan, K. Y. , Hall, H. D. & Assgari, A. (2017). The role of vowel formant frequencies and duration in the perception of foreign accent. Journal of Cognitive Psychology: the Voice, Speech, and Language. 29(1). 23 - 34. doi:10.1080/20445911.2016.1170746
  • Chan, K. Y. & Vitevitch, M. S. (2015). The influence of neighborhood density on the recognition of Spanish-accented words. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception & Performance. 41. 69 - 85.
  • Vitevitch, M. S. , Chan, K. Y. & Goldstein, R. (2014). Insights into failed lexical retrieval from network science. Cognitive Psychology. 68. 1 - 32.
  • Vitevitch, M. S. , Chan, K. Y. & Roodenrys, S. (2012). Complex network structure influences processing in long-term and short-term memory. Journal of Memory and Language. 67. 30 - 44.
  • Chan, K. Y. & Vitevitch, M. S. (2010). Network structure influences speech production. Cognitive Science. 34. 685 - 697.
  • Chan, K. Y. & Vitevitch, M. S. (2009). The influence of the phonological neighborhood clustering-coefficient on spoken word recognition. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception & Performance. 35. 1934 - 1949.

Book Chapter

  • Vitevitch, M. S. , Chan, K. Y. & Goldstein, R. (2014). Using English as a “model language” to understand language processing. Motor speech disorders: a cross- language perspective. Bristol, Buffalo, Toronto. Multilingual Matters Ltd.


External Services


Professional Activity

  • 2017 - Now, Reviewer, Phonetica.
  • 2016 - Now, Reviewer, Journal of the Acoustical Society of America.
  • 2016 - Now, Reviewer, Bilingualism: Language and Cognition.
  • 2014 - 2015, Reviewer, Frontiers.
  • 2014 - Now, Reviewer, Language and Speech.


Service in CityU


Administrative Assignment

  • Aug 2017 - Aug 2018, BSocSc (Psychology), Year-3 Coordinator.
  • 2016 - Now, BSSPSY Programmes, Admissions & Major Allocation Coordinator.
  • 2016 - 2018, Departmental Research Degree Committee (Marketing, Admission, and Education), Psychology representative.
  • 2016 - 2017, SS Newsletter Committee, Editor.

Teaching Service

  • 2016 - Now, Basic Psychology I.
  • 2016 - Now, Basic Psychology II.
  • 2016 - Now, Cognitive Psychology.
  • 2016 - 2017, Psychology for Young Professionals.
  • 2016 - Now, Psychology Research Paper.
  • 2016 - Now, Research Design & Analysis in Psychology.
  • 2016 - Now, Research Project in Psychology.


Last update date : 08 Aug 2017