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Myra Smith

Professor of Psychology, Emerita

Degree

BA University of Hawaii 1955; MA University of Pennsylvania 1957; PhD Cornell University 1967

Teaching Experience

Skidmore College 1978-80; University of Hawaii 1957-58

Specialties

Perception and cognition, psychology of language, neuropsychology

Interests

Cerebral lateralization of cognitive processes, neuropsychology of aging, hormonal influences on behavior, individual differences in cognitive processing

Publications

Articles in several edited works, including R. Malatesha & L. Hartlage, Neuropsychology and Cognition (1982) and T.M. Schlecter & M. P. Toglia, New Directions in Cognitive Science (1985), and in journals including Science, American Journal of Physiology, Physiological Psychology, Journal of Development and Behavioral Pediatrics, Personality and Individual Differences

Professional Experience

Research affiliate, pediatric neurology, Yale University Medical School 1983-84; Sloan Foundation Fellow in Neurosciences, Colgate University 1973-74; Visiting Fellow, Cornell University 1972-73; Assistant neurophysiologist, University of Michigan 1967-68; Research associate in neuroanatomy, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand 1969-72

Distinctions

Program director, National Science Foundation 1994-96; NIMH Postdoctoral Fellowship 1967-72