David A. Rosenbaum

David A. Rosenbaum

Fellow: Awarded 2012
Field of Study: Psychology

Competition: US & Canada

Pennsylvania State University

David A. Rosenbaum (b. October 3, 1952) is a cognitive psychologist whose main interests are human perception and performance. He has helped marry cognitive psychology and motor control. Rosenbaum attended public schools in Philadelphia and then attended Swarthmore College (B.A., 1970-1973) and Stanford University (Ph.D., 1973-1977). He worked at Bell Laboratories (1977-1981), Hampshire College (1981-1987), and the University of Massachusetts, Amherst (1987-1994). He has taught at Pennsylvania State University since 1994. Rosenbaum was a recipient of a National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship (1973-1976), a National Institutes of Health Research Career Development Award (1985-1990), and a National Institutes of Health Research Scientist Development Award (1992-1997). His work been supported by grants from the National Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Health, as well as grants from the Dutch, French, and German equivalents of NSF. Rosenbaum is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Psychological Association, the American Psychological Society, and the Society of Experimental Psychologists. He served as Editor of Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance (a publication of the American Psychological Association) from 2000 to 2005.

Spouse: Judith F. Kroll, Guggenheim Fellow in Psychology, 2013

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