We study visual, auditory and olfactory perception

Leslie Kay PhD

Professor, Department of Psychology and The College

Professor Kay received a BA in Liberal Arts from St. John’s College in Santa Fe, New Mexico and then worked for the original GenBank project at Los Alamos National Laboratory from 1982-85. She worked as a programmer/analyst in business applications for a number of years in the mid- to late 80s, and then returned to graduate school at UC Berkeley. She completed her dissertation research in the laboratory of Walter J. Freeman, and received a Ph.D. in Biophysics in 1995. Kay completed postdoctoral research in the laboratory of Gilles Laurent at the California Institute of Technology, where she studied olfactory bulb mitral cell responses to changes in odor context.

Sarah E. London PhD

Associate Professor, Department of Psychology and The College

Professor London received her BA in Biology and Psychology from Middlebury College and her Ph.D. in in Neuroscience from the University of California, Los Angeles. She completed a Postdoctoral Fellowship and was also a Research Scientist at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

Brian J. Prendergast PhD

Professor, Department of Psychology and The College

Professor Prendergast received his BA in Psychology from Williams College and Ph.D. in Psychology from University California, Berkeley, where he was awarded a postdoctoral fellowship. He also received postdoctoral fellowships from Johns Hopkins University and The Ohio State University.

Steven K. Shevell PhD

Eliakim Hastings Moore Distinguished Service Professor

Departments of Psychology and Ophthalmology & Visual Science

Professor Shevell received an A.B. in Psychology and M.S. in Engineering from Stanford University; an M.A. in statistics from University of Michigan; and a Ph.D. in Psychology (mathematical psychology area) from the University of Michigan. He is the founding associate editor of the Journal of Vision, former senior editor of Vision Research, past- president of the Vision Sciences Society and a Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science (APS), the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO), the Optical Society of America, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).

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