Morton Ann Gernsbacher
Position title: Vilas Research Professor and the Sir Frederic C. Bartlett Professor of Psychology
Phone: (608) 262-6989
Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience
I research cognitive neuroscience of human communication and attention. I’m also interested in atypical communication and cognition, as well as electronically mediated communication (including electronic interaction for online learning and education).
Gernsbacher, M.A., & Pripas-Kapit, S. (2012). Who’s missing the point? A commentary on claims that autistic persons have a specific deficit in figurative language comprehension. Metaphor & Symbol, 27, 93-105. PDF
Gallese, V., Gernsbacher, M.A., Heyes, C., Hickok, G., & Iacoboni, M. (2011). Mirror neuron forum. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 6, 369-407. PDF
Stevenson, J.A., Harp, B. & Gernsbacher, M.A. (2011) Infantilizing autism. Disability Studies Quarterly, 31(3). HTML