Draft:Laurence T. Maloney

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Laurence T. Maloney is Professor of Psychology and Neural Science[1] at New York University. He develops and tests mathematical models of human behavior and is interested in decision making, movement planning, surface color perception, and new scaling methodologies for measuring visual appearance.

In recognition of his scholarship, Maloney has received several awards and honors. These include: the Humboldt Prize from Germany’s Humboldt Foundation and the Troland Research Award of the National Academy of Sciences which he shared with Brian Wandell. He is a Fulbright Scholar and a Guggenheim Fellow.

He is also a fellow of the Society of Experimental Psychologists, the Association for Psychological Science, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and the Psychonomics Society.

Before joining the faculty at New York University, Maloney was an assistant professor at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor in Psychology and in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (1985-1988). Maloney has a bachelor's degree in mathematics from Yale University (1973), a master's degree in mathematical statistics from Stanford University (1982), and a doctorate in Cognitive Psychology from Stanford (1985).


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