Perception, Action, Cognition (PAC) Division

Ph.D. Programs in Perception, Action, Cognition

There are two Ph.D. Programs

Emphasis

  • Psychological mechanisms involved in spoken and written language.
  • Natural science, law-based approach to perception, primarily interpreted as informational contraints on action.
  • Computational and mathematical modeling of learning strategies, analogical bases to abstract knowledge, and social cognition.

Brochures

  • PAC Division brochure
  • Language & Cognition Program brochure
  • Ecological Psychology Program brochure

Core Faculty

  • Gerry Altmann (Language & Cognition)
  • Tehran Davis (Ecological)
  • James Dixon (Ecological)
  • Till Frank (Ecological)
  • Edward Large (Language & Cognition)
  • James Magnuson (Language & Cognition)
  • Emily Myers (Language & Cognition)
  • Jay Rueckl (Language & Cognition)
  • Whitney Tabor (Language & Cognition)
  • Eiling Yee (Language & Cognition)

Affiliated Faculty

  • Peter N. Kugler
  • Diane Lillo-Martin
  • William Mace
  • Kenneth Pugh
  • Richard C. Schmidt
  • Jeffrey Kinsella-Shaw
  • William Snyder

Emeritus Faculty

  • Claudia Carello
  • Carol Fowler
  • Leonard Katz
  • Claire Michaels
  • Donald Shankweiler
  • Robert Shaw
  • Michael Turvey

Research Labs

 

Division Contact

Dr. James Dixon
E-mail: james.dixon@uconn.edu