Steven G. Zecker

Steven Zecker's work focuses on the role of attention and auditory processing skills in learning. Many individuals with learning problems experience significant impairments in one or both of these areas.


PhD Cognitive Psychology, Wayne State University
MA Cognitive Psychology, Wayne State University
BA Psychology and Sociology, The University of Michigan

Awards and Honors

2010 Clarence Simon Award for Teaching and Mentoring


Bowen, R.W., Wright, B.A. & Zecker, S.G. (2001). Pattern masking deficits associated with dyslexia: An analysis of psychometric functions. Vision Science and Its Applications, OSA Technical Digest (Optical Society of America Washington, D.: 60-63.

Cunningham, J., Nicol, T., Zecker, S.G., Bradlow, A. & Kraus, N. (2001). Neurobiologic responses-to speech in noise in children with learning problems: Deficits and strategies for improvement. Clinical Neurophysiology 112: 758-767.

Wright, B.A., Bowen, R.W. & Zecker, S.G. (2000). Nonlinguistic perceptual deficits associated with reading and language disorders. Current Opinion in Neurobiology, 10: 482-486.


CSD 404-2 Advanced Statistics Experimental Design in Communicative Disorders
CSD 444 Development and Disorders of Mathematics
CSD 488 Psychoeducational Assessment and Testing Principles
CSD 388 Attention Deficit Disorder and Related Behavior Disorders
CSD 466 Nature and Measurement of Intelligence


Steven G. Zecker

Associate Professor


Communication Sciences and Disorders


Frances Searle Building
2240 Campus Drive, Room 2-331
Evanston, IL 60208-2952



Graduate Programs:

Communication Sciences and Disorders