member of graduate faculty
Office: 171 Centennial Science Hall
B.A. Gustavus Adolphus College;
Ph.D. University of Minnesota.
Lisa is the department's cognitive psychologist. She teaches Behavioral Statistics, Sensation & Perception and Memory & Thinking. Lisa's graduate training is in basic processes of visual perception, attention and memory. She has also done applied research involving the performance of everyday tasks by people with visual impairments. Every year Lisa supervises student research projects; many of these projects have been presented at local or regional conferences. Recent research interests include pareidolia as it relates to face perception, perception of and memory for autostereograms, and visual processing of text passages, cartoon faces, and familiar web logos.