Lauren Hecht


Assistant Professor and MCMS Representative in Psychological Science

Lauren is a cognitive psychologist and the primary investigator in the Vision Lab within the Perception & Attention (PAtt) Labs. She is interested in perception and attention, how they interact, and their influence on other cognitive processes. Although her research has predominantly focused on vision, she is also investigating questions that involve audition and olfaction.


PhD - University of Iowa, 2009; BA - Albion College, 2003

Courses Taught


FTS-100 (FTS:Animal Minds) and PSY-100 (General Psychology)

Synonym Title Times Taught Terms Taught
PSY-100General Psychology102016/SP, 2014/SP, 2013/FA, 2012/FA, 2011/FA, and 2010/FA
PSY-230Cognitive Psychology82015/FA, 2013/FA, 2013/SP, and 2011/SP
PSY-225Statistics and Research Methods II Lab52012/SP, 2011/FA, and 2010/FA
PSY-225Statistics and Research Methods II42012/FA, 2012/SP, 2011/FA, and 2010/FA
PSY-344AT:Attention32016/SP, 2012/SP, and 2011/SP
FTS-100FTS:Animal Minds22015/FA and 2014/FA
PSY-244ST:Adv Res Cognitive22014/FA and 2014/SP