Anne Treisman

Psychologist, Award Winner

1935 –

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Who is Anne Treisman?

Anne Marie Treisman is a psychologist currently at Princeton University's Department of Psychology. She researches visual attention, object perception, and memory. One of her most influential ideas is the feature integration theory of attention, first published with G. Gelade in 1980. Treisman has taught at Oxford, University of British Columbia, University of California, Berkeley and Princeton. In 2013, Treisman received the National Medal of Science from President Barack Obama for her pioneering work in the study of attention. During her long career, Treisman has experimentally and theoretically defined the issue of how information is selected and integrated to form meaningful objects that guide human thought and action.

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Born
Feb 27, 1935
Wakefield
Spouses
Nationality
  • England
  • United States of America
Profession
Education
  • University of Oxford
  • University of Cambridge
Employment
  • Princeton University
Lived in
  • New York City

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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