Lawrence Edward Marks PhD

Professor of Epidemiology (Environmental Health) and of Psychology

Biographical Info

Lawrence Marks, PhD, and his research group study the ways that sensory systems transduce and process patterns of stimulus energy, and how the resulting information is encoded and represented in perception and cognition. Currently, research focuses on the ways that cognitive information and decisional processe interact with mulitsensory (gustatory and olfactory) processing in human flavor perception.

Education & Training

Harvard University (1965)
Harvard University, Center for Cognitive Studies (1965 - 1966)

Honors & Recognition

  • Society of Experimental Psychologists
  • Member
    Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering (2014)
  • Philosophiae doctorem honoris causa, Stockholm University,
  • Jacob Javits Award/ Claude Pepper Award, National Institutes of Health
  • Hunter College Hall of Fame

Professional Service

  • Member, Vantage Group (09/01/2014)
  • Board of Directors, American Synesthesia Association

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