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Morton Gernsbacher

Morton Gernsbacher

Expert on cognitive neuroscience, psycholinguistics, autism spectrum conditions and disability advocacy

Professor and research professor, psychology College of Letters and Science Work: 608-262-6989 — Home and cell phones available upon request Home page


  • Language comprehension, production, and development
  • Autism spectrum conditions
  • Autistic self-advocacy and disability rights and advocacy


  • Past president, Association for Psychological Science (formerly American Psychological Society)
  • Adviser to National Science Foundation, social, behavioral and economic sciences division
  • Hilldale Award for distinguished professional accomplishments
  • Fellow: Society for Experimental Psychologists, American Psychological Association, American Psychological Society, American Educational Research Association, American Association for the Advancement of Science