Lawrence W. Barsalou
|Born||November 3, 1951|
San Diego, California
|Education||B.A. University of California, San Diego (1977)|
|Institutions||University of Chicago, Georgia Institute of Technology, Emory University, University of Glasgow (Current)|
|Thesis||Context-independent and context-dependent information in concepts (1982)|
|Doctoral advisor||Gordon Bower|
At the University of Glasgow, he is a professor of psychology, performing research in the Institute of Neuroscience and Psychology. He received a bachelor's degree in psychology from the University of California, San Diego in 1977 (George Mandler, advisor), and a Ph.D. in Cognitive Psychology from Stanford University in 1981 (Gordon Bower, advisor). Since then, Barsalou has held faculty positions at Emory University, the Georgia Institute of Technology, and the University of Chicago, joining the University of Glasgow in 2015. Barsalou's research addresses the nature of human conceptual processing and its roles in perception, memory, language, thought, social interaction, and health cognition.
- Barsalou, Lawrence. Cognitive psychology: An overview for cognitive scientists. (1992) Lawrence Erlbaum Associates. ISBN 978-0898599664.
- "Lawrence Barsalou". Barsalou Lab. 2015-10-22. Retrieved 2019-08-03.