Edward Wasserman

Ed Wasserman received his B.A. in psychology from UCLA and his Ph.D. from Indiana University. He was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Sussex, England; a National Academy of Sciences Exchangee at the Institute of Higher Nervous Activity and Neurophysiology, Moscow, USSR; a Visiting Scientist at the Center for Research in Cognitive Neuroscience, Marseille, France; and a Visiting Professor of Psychology at Keio University, Tokyo, Japan. His only academic position has been at The University of Iowa, where is Stuit Professor Experimental Psychology. He has served as President of the Comparative Cognition Society as well as President of Divisions 3 (Experimental Psychology), 6 (Behavioral Neuroscience and Comparative Psychology), and 25 (Behavior Analysis) of the APA. He is a member of the Society of Experimental Psychologists. And, he was the recipient of the D. O. Hebb Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award from Division 6 of the APA, the Career Research Award from the Comparative Cognition Society, and the Distinguished Contributions to Basic Behavioral Research Award from Division 25 of the APA. He has edited four volumes, including the Oxford Handbook of Comparative Cognition and How Animals See the World. Wasserman has published extensively in the areas of comparative cognition and perception.


Richard L. Solomon Distinguished Lecture: Edward Wasserman