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Institute of Neuroscience Faculty

Michael Posner
Michael Posner

Professor, Department of Psychology,
Institute of Cognitive and Decision Sciences
B.S., 1957, University of Washington
Ph.D., 1962, University of Michigan

Research Interests
Neural mechanisms and structures underlying selective attention.


Michael Posner is Professor Emeritus at the University of Oregon and Adjunct Professor at the Weill Medical College in New York (Sackler Institute).

He is currently engaged in a project with Mary K. Rothbart to understand the development of brain networks underlying attention. This work explores the interaction of genes and experience in normal and atypical development.

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Last Updated 9/19/2014 -