Robert A. Rescorla
Robert A. Rescorla is an American experimental psychologist. He is Emeritus Professor of Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania. He received his B.A. from Swarthmore College and his Ph.D. under...
Anne Treisman
Anne Marie Treisman (born 27 February 1935 in Wakefield, Yorkshire) is a psychologist currently at Princeton University's Department of Psychology. She researches visual attention, object perception, ...
Mirror neuron
A mirror neuron is a neuron that fires both when an animal acts and when the animal observes the same action performed by another. Thus, the neuron "mirrors" the behavior of the other, as though the o...
Nancy Kanwisher
Nancy Kanwisher is a professor in the Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences and an investigator at the McGovern Institute for Brain Research at MIT. She studies the neural and cognitive mechanis...
Michael Gazzaniga
Michael S. Gazzaniga (born December 12, 1939) is a professor of psychology at the University of California, Santa Barbara, where he heads the new SAGE Center for the Study of the Mind. He is one of th...
Synesthesia
Synesthesia (also spelled synæsthesia or synaesthesia; from the Ancient Greek σύν syn, "together", and αἴσθησις aisthēsis, "sensation") is a neurological phenomenon in which stimulation of one sensory...
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Susan Carey
Susan E. Carey (born 1942) is an American psychologist. She is a Professor of Psychology at Harvard University. She is an expert in language acquisition and children's development of biological conce...
Daniel Kahneman
Daniel Kahneman (Hebrew: דניאל כהנמן‎, born March 5, 1934) is an Israeli-American psychologist notable for his work on the psychology of judgment and decision-making, as well as behavioral econo...
Michael Posner (psychologist)
Michael I. Posner (born September 12, 1936) is an American psychologist, the editor of numerous cognitive and neuroscience compilations, and an eminent researcher in the field of attention. He is curr...
Roberta Klatzky
Roberta "Bobby Lou" Klatzky is a Professor of Psychology at Carnegie Mellon University (CMU). She specializes in human perception and cognition, particularly relating to visual and non-visual percepti...
Brian Wandell
Brian A. Wandell is the Isaac and Madeline Stein Family Professor at Stanford University, where he was a former Chair of the Psychology Department.His work in visual neuroscience uses both functional ...
Elissa L. Newport
Elissa L. Newport is a Professor of Neurology at Georgetown University. She specializes in language acquisition and developmental psycholinguistics, focusing on the relationship between language deve...
Martha Farah
Martha Farah is a cognitive neuroscience researcher at the University of Pennsylvania. She has worked on an unusually wide range of topics; the citation for her lifetime achievement award from the As...
C. Randy Gallistel
Charles Ransom Gallistel (born May 18, 1941) is a Professor of Psychology at Rutgers University. He is an expert in the cognitive processes of learning and memory, using animal models to carry out re...
Rochel Gelman
Rochel Gelman (born January 23, 1942) is a psychology professor at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ, and Co-Director of the Center for Cognitive Science.
Rochel Gelman was born in Toronto, Ca...
John Robert Anderson (psychologist)
John Robert Anderson (born August 27, 1947 in Vancouver, British Columbia) is a Canadian-born American psychologist. He is currently professor of Psychology and Computer Science at Carnegie Mellon Uni...
Mirror box
A mirror box is a box with two mirrors in the center (one facing each way), invented by Vilayanur S. Ramachandran to help alleviate phantom limb pain, in which patients feel they still have a limb aft...
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George Armitage Miller
George Armitage Miller (February 3, 1920 – July 22, 2012) was one of the founders of the cognitive psychology field. He also contributed to the birth of psycholinguistics and cognitive science in gene...
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George Sperling
George Sperling (born 1934) is an American cognitive psychologist. He is a Distinguished Professor of both Cognitive Science and Neurobiology & Behavior at the University of California, Irvine. Sp...
Keith Holyoak
Keith James Holyoak (born January 16, 1950) is a Canadian-American researcher in cognitive psychology and cognitive science, working on human thinking and reasoning. Holyoak's work focuses on the role...
David Premack
David Premack (born October 26, 1925 in Aberdeen, South Dakota) is Emeritus Professor of Psychology at the University of Pennsylvania, USA. He was educated at the University of Minnesota when logical ...
Vilayanur S. Ramachandran
Vilayanur Subramanian Ramachandran (born 1951) is a neuroscientist known primarily for his work in the fields of behavioral neurology and visual psychophysics. He is currently a Professor in the Depar...
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R. Duncan Luce
Robert Duncan Luce (May 16, 1925 – August 11, 2012) was a renowned mathematician and social scientist, and one of the most preeminent figures in the field of mathematical psychology. At the end ...
Robert Sternberg
Robert Sternberg (born December 8, 1949) is an American psychologist and psychometrician. He is currently Professor of Human Development at Cornell University. Prior to joining Cornell, Sternberg was ...
Herbert H. Clark
Herbert Herb Clark (born 1940) is a psycholinguist currently serving as Professor of Psychology at Stanford University. His focuses include cognitive and social processes in language use; interactive ...
Linda B. Smith
Linda B. Smith is a Professor of Psychology and Cognitive Science at Indiana University. Smith earned her Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania.Smith is the author (or co-author) of more than 100 ...
Lynn Nadel
Lynn Nadel (born 12 November 1942) is the Regents' Professor of psychology at the University of Arizona. Nadel specializes in memory, and has investigated the role of the hippocampus in memory format...
James McGaugh
James L. McGaugh (born December 17, 1931) is an American neurobiologist working in the field of learning and memory. He is currently a Research Professor at the University of California, Irvine.Educa...