Arthur Kramer is the Director of the Beckman Institute for Advanced Science and Technology, Urbana, IL, USA, and the Swanlund Chair and Professor of psychology and neuroscience at the University of Illinois, IL, USA. Kramer received his Ph.D. degree in cognitive/experimental psychology from the University of Illinois in 1984. He holds appointments in the Department of Psychology, Neuroscience Program, and the Beckman Institute. Kramer's research projects include topics in cognitive psychology, cognitive neuroscience, aging, and human factors. A major focus of his lab's recent research is the understanding and enhancement of cognitive and neural plasticity across the lifespan. He is a former Associate Editor of Perception and Psychophysics and is currently a member of six editorial boards. Professor Kramer is also a fellow of the American Psychological Association, American Psychological Society, a former member of the executive committee of the International Society of Attention and Performance, and a recent recipient of a NIH Ten-Year MERIT Award. Kramer's research has been featured in a long list of print, radio and electronic media including the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Chicago Tribune, CBS Evening News, Today Show, NPR, and Saturday Night Live.
Biography Updated on 5 June 2013