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 interactions of cognitive information with mulitsensory (gustatory and olfactory) processing in human flavor perception.

International Activity

  • Cross-Modal Interactions in Speeded Classification of Dynamic Stimuli
    Israel   (2008)
    Professor Lawrence E. Marks of Yale University and John B. Pierce Laboratory collaborates with Professor Zohar Eitan of the Department of Musicology at Tel Aviv University to study the cross-modal interactions in speeded classification of dynamic stimuli.

Education & Training

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

Honors & Recognition

  • Society of Experimental Psychologists
  • Philosophiae doctorem honoris causa, Stockholm University,
  • Jacob Javits Award/ Claude Pepper Award, National Institutes of Health
  • Hunter College Hall of Fame

Professional Service

  • Board of Directors, American Synesthesia Association

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