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Lawrence Marks, PhD

Professor Emeritus and Senior Research Scientist in Epidemiology (Environmental Health Sciences)

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Lawrence Marks, PhD

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Office Location

Mailing Address

  • Environmental Health Sciences

    290 Congress Avenue

    New Haven, CT, 06519

    United States



Lawrence Marks, PhD, studies how humansensory systems transduce and process patterns of stimulus energy, and how the resulting information is encoded and represented in perception and cognition. Current work focuses on developing sensory-cognitive models of multisensory (gustatory and olfactory) perception of flavors and, more generally, on theoretical implications of multisensory processing for perception and cognition.

Education & Training

  • PhD
    Harvard University (1965)
  • Post-doctoral
    Harvard University

Honors & Recognition

AwardAwarding OrganizationDate
MemberConnecticut Academy of Science and Engineering2014
Society of Experimental Psychologists2004
Philosophiae doctorem honoris causa, Stockholm University,1994
Jacob Javits Award/ Claude Pepper Award, National Institutes of Health1987
Hunter College Hall of Fame1985

Professional Service

Vantage GroupBoard of Directors2014 - 2017
Board of Directors, American Synesthesia Association
Secondary appointment, Professor of Psychology

Departments & Organizations