By: By Joe Serwach - News Service
Thursday, May 14, 2009
David Meyer, a nationally renowned expert on multi-tasking, is director of the Department of Psychology's Brain Cognition and Action Laboratory. His research has also dealt with fundamental aspects of human perception, attention, learning, memory, language, movement control, reaction time, personality and cognitive style, cognitive aging, cognitive neuroscience, human-computer interaction, executive mental control, mathematical models, and computational models.
The National Academy of Sciences is a private, nonprofit, honorific society of distinguished scholars engaged in scientific and engineering research, dedicated to the furthering science and technology and to their use for the general welfare. Established in 1863, the National Academy of Sciences has served to "investigate, examine, experiment, and report upon any subject of science or art" whenever called upon to do so by any department of the government.
For more information, or for the full list of newly elected members, go to http://www8.nationalacademies.org/onpinews/newsitem.aspx?RecordID=04282009.