Lawrence Edward Marks, PhD

Professor Emeritus and Senior Research Scientist in Epidemiology (Environmental Health)

Departments & Organizations

School of Public Health: Environmental Health Sciences

Faculty Research

Office of Cooperative Research

Biography

Lawrence Marks, PhD, studies how humansensory systems transduce and process patterns of stimulus energy, and how the resulting information is encoded and represented in perception and cognition. Current work focuses on developing sensory-cognitive models of multisensory (gustatory and olfactory) perception of flavors and, more generally, on theoretical implications of multisensory processing for perception and cognition.

Education & Training

PhD Harvard University (1965)
Post-doctoral Harvard University

Honors & Recognition

  • MemberConnecticut Academy of Science and Engineering (2014)

  • Society of Experimental Psychologists (2004)

  • Philosophiae doctorem honoris causa, Stockholm University, (1994)

  • Jacob Javits Award/ Claude Pepper Award, National Institutes of Health (1987)

  • Hunter College Hall of Fame (1985)

Professional Service

  • Vantage Group (2014 - 2017) Board of Directors

  • Board of Directors, American Synesthesia Association

  • Secondary appointment, Professor of Psychology

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Contact Info

Lawrence Edward Marks, PhD
Lab Location
Pierce Laboratories
290 Congress Avenue

New Haven, CT 06519
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Office Location
Pierce Laboratories
290 Congress Avenue

New Haven, CT 06519
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Mailing Address
290 Congress Avenue
New Haven, CT 06519

Curriculum Vitae

Sensory Information Processing