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Leonard J. Smart

Leonard J. (Jay) Smart has been granted tenure.

An assistant professor of psychology, Smart conducts research focusing on people’s abilities to adaptively coordinate perception and action, both in real and virtual environments.

He studies postural control and the consequences of loss of or inappropriate control, resulting in motion sickness.

He has published six articles in refereed journals and two book chapters.

Additionally, he has presented 36 papers or posters at professional meetings.

Smart teaches human factors, research methods, cognition and perception.

He is viewed as an outstanding research mentor for undergraduates. Twenty undergraduates have worked in his laboratory; 13 of these have been co-authors on conference presentations and have applied for or are attending graduate school.

He has played a major role in coordinating recruitment of graduate students to the graduate program in brain and cognitive science.

Date Published: 03/04/2004
Volume: 23   Number: 27


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