Cognition & Perception Faculty

Primary Faculty

Affiliations Research question
photo Karen Adolph Cognition & Perception
Developmental
Center for Neural Science
How do infants learn new motor skills? ... (more)
photo Marisa Carrasco Cognition & Perception
Center for Neural Science
Center for Brain Imaging
What is attention? ... (more)
photo Ted Coons Cognition & Perception
Center for Neural Science
How does music move us? ... (more)
photo Clay Curtis Cognition & Perception
Center for Neural Science
Center for Brain Imaging
How does the brain control reflexes to allow voluntary behavior? ... (more)
photo Lila Davachi Cognition & Perception
Center for Neural Science
Center for Brain Imaging
How are memories formed? ... (more)
Nathaniel Daw Cognition & Perception
Center for Neural Science
Center for Brain Imaging
Center for Neuroeconomics
How does the brain learn from trial and error to make decisions? (more)
Todd Gureckis Cognition & Perception How do we learn through interaction with our environment? ... (more)
David Heeger Cognition & Perception
Center for Neural Science

Center for Brain Imaging
Center for Neuroeconomics
How does the brain account for conscious visual perception and visually-guided behavior? ... (more)
Brice Kuhl Cognition & Perception How do we remember the past, why do we forget it, and what are the underlying neural mechanisms
photo Michael Landy C & P Program Coordinator
Cognition & Perception
Center for Neural Science
Center for Brain Imaging
Center for Neuroeconomics
How does vision determine the size, shape, and boundaries of objects in our environment? ... (more)
Wei Ji Ma Cognition & Perception
Center for Neural Science
How does the brain perceive, remember, and decide under uncertainty? ... (more)
photo Larry Maloney Cognition & Perception
Social
Center for Neural Science
Center for Neuroeconomics
Center for Experimental Social Science
How do organisms gather information and act on it? ... (more)
Alec Marantz

Cognition & Perception
Linguistics

How does the brain accomplish symbolic computation? (more)
photo Gary Marcus Cognition & Perception
Developmental
What are the building blocks of the mind? ... (more)
photo Brian McElree Cognition & Perception
Social
How do people understand sentences within the limits of working memory? ... (more)
photo Gregory Murphy

Chair
Cognition & Perception

How does what you know affect the concepts you form? ... (more)
photo Denis Pelli Cognition & Perception
Center for Neural Science
Center for Brain Imaging
How do we recognize familiar objects like words and faces? ... (more)
photo Liz Phelps Cognition & Perception
Center for Neural Science
Center for Brain Imaging Center for Neuroeconomics
What can cognitive neuroscience tell us about emotion? ... (more)
David Poeppel Cognition & Perception What kind of cognitive and neurobiological mechanisms form the basis for speech perception and auditory cognition? .... (more)
photo Liina Pylkkänen Cognition & Perception
Linguistics

Center for Neuromagnetism
What are the neural bases of language? ... (more)
photo Bob Rehder

Director of Undergraduate and Graduate Studies
Cognition & Perception

How does perceived cause and effect determine categories? ... (more)
Marjorie Rhodes Cognition & Perception
Developmental
How do concepts develop? ... (more)
Athena Vouloumanos Cognition & Perception
Developmental
Is speech a special sound for humans? ... (more)
Jonathan Winawer Cognition & Perception How does biology support perception, and how does perception support cognition? ... (more)
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Associated & Affiliated Faculty

Emily Balcetis Emily Balcetis Social
Cognition & Perception
How do motivations influence perception? ... (more)
photo Ned Block Philosophy
Cognition & Perception
How can consciousness be explained in terms of the brain? ... (more)
Adam Buchwald Steinhardt's Dept. of Communicative Sciences and Disorders
Cognition & Perception
What cognitive processes underlie the production and perception of spoken and written language? ... (more)
Lisa Davidson Linguistics
Cognition & Perception
How do people learn to produce and perceive sounds that are not found in their native language?... (more)
photo Jon Freeman Social
Cognition & Perception
What are the cognitive and neural mechanisms that underlie how we see and understand other people?... (more)
Adamantios Gafos Linguistics
Cognition & Perception

 
Paul Glimcher Center for Neural Science
Cognition & Perception
Center for Brain Imaging
Center for Neuroeconomics
My research on planning and action in the oculomotor system focusses on two structures that seem to pass these movement-related decisions to the superior colliculus: the substantia nigra and the parietal cortex. ... (more)
photo Peter Gollwitzer Associate Chair
Social
Cognition & Perception
How do goals and plans affect cognition and behavior? ... (more)
Michael Hawken Center for Neural Science
Cognition & Perception
My interest is in the role neurons play in visual perception and visuomotor behavior. ... (more)
Roozbeh Kiani Roozbeh Kiani Center for Neural Science
Neuroeconomics
How does the brain combine different sources of evidence to render a decision and guide behavior in an uncertain environment? ... (more)
Lynne Kiorpes Center for Neural Science
Cognition & Perception
My current research efforts include studies of the development of visual function in young macaque monkeys under conditions of normal and abnormal visual experience. ... (more)
John Krauskopf Center for Neural Science
Cognition & Perception
More recently, I have concentrated on problems of color vision using both psychophysical and electrophysiological techniques. ... (more)
Joe LeDoux Center for Neural Science
Cognition & Perception
My current research is concerned with the identification of the neural systems and cellular mechanisms used by the brain to assign emotional significance to sensory stimuli. ... (more)
Sudannah V. Levi Susannah Levi Steinhardt's Dept. of Communicative Sciences and Disorders
Cognition & Perception
How do people learn to deal with variability in the speech signal? ... (more)
Tony Movshon Center for Neural Science
Cognition & Perception
Center for Brain Imaging
I am interested in the way the brain encodes and decodes visual information, and in the mechanisms that put that information to use in the control of behavior. ... (more)
Nava Rubin Center for Neural Science
Cognition & Perception
Center for Brain Imaging
I study human visual perception and the neural basis of vision. ... (more)
Mal Semple Center for Neural Science
Cognition & Perception
My research currently embraces studies at the auditory brainstem, midbrain, and cortex. ... (more)
Bob Shapley Center for Neural Science
Cognition & Perception
Center for Brain Imaging
My colleagues and I are interested in the neural mechanisms that lead to the visual perception of objects and patterns. ... (more)
Eero Simoncelli Center for Neural Science
Cognition & Perception
My research addresses a variety of basic issues in the analysis and representation of visual imagery. ... (more)
Wendy Suzuki Center for Neural Science
Cognition & Perception
Center for Brain Imaging
What are the neural mechanisms underlying memory? ... (more)
Thomas Thesen Medical Center's Department of Neurology
Cognition & Perception
How does the brain integrate information from the different senses and process language? ... (more)
photo Yaacov Trope Social
Cognition & Perception
How does distance affect self control? ... (more)
photo Jim Uleman Social
Cognition & Perception
How do we perceive others, conciously and unconsciously, and what are the consequences? ... (more)
Jay Van Bavel Jay Van Bavel Social
Cognition & Perception
How do our identities, values,and motivations change our perceptions and evaluations of others? ... (more)
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Emeritus & Retired Faculty

photo Doris Aaronson Cognition & Perception
How does language affect reading, memory, and problem solving? ... (more)
Murray Glanzer Cognition & Perception Currently I am studying basic aspects of recognition memory, applying signal detection theory. ... (more)
Lloyd Kaufman Cognition & Perception
Center for Neural Science
How do humans perceive depth and size at truly vast distances?
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