Howard Nusbaum

Howard NusbaumCourtesy University of Chicago

Howard C. Nusbaum is a Professor at the University of Chicago in the Department of Psychology, a member of the Committee on Computational Neuroscience and co-Director of the Center for Cognitive and Social Neuroscience. He works on scientific questions in wisdom, the psychology, neurobiology, and comparative biology of language use, the role of sleep in learning, attention and working memory, and the neurobiology of economic decisions. He received the 2007 University of Chicago Future Faculty Mentorship Award and the 2012 Llewellyn John and Harriet Manchester Quantrell Award for Excellence in Undergraduate Teaching. He is a Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science and an Associate Editor for the journal Brain and Language and the journal PLoS One.