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Jay Friedenberg is Associate Chair and Associate Professor of the Psychology Department at Manhattan College, where he directs the Cognitive Science program. He obtained his Ph.D. in cognitive psychology in 1995 at the University of Virginia. His academic interests are in the areas of vision and philosophy of mind. He teaches courses in introductory and physiological psychology, sensation and perception, and research methods.
Dr. Friedenberg has an active research program, investigating the visual estimation of center of mass. He has published articles on symmetry detection and face perception. Dr. Friedenberg is a member of the New York Academy of Sciences, The Psychonomic Society, Phi Beta Kappa, and Sigma Xi. He is a yoga instructor and lives in Riverdale New York with a fat cat called Mimi.


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Cognitive science -- Textbooks.