Gary Marcus
Dr. Marcus is Director of the NYU Infant Language Learning Center, and Associate Professor at the Department of Psychology at New York University. After received a B.A. in Cognitive Science from Hampshire College at age 19, he received his Ph.D. from MIT's Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences at age 23, he taught briefly at the Universiy of Massachusetts before arriving in New York City.

Author of two books about the origins and nature of the mind and editor of a third, his research on developmental cognitive neuroscience has been published in over thirty articles in leading journals such as Science, Nature, Cognition, Cognitive Psychology, and the Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development. In 1996 he won the Robert L. Fantz award for new investigators in cognitive development, and in 2002-2003 Marcus he was a Fellow of the Center for Advanced Study in Social and Behavioral Sciences in Stanford, CA.


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