He graduated from the University of Virginia in 1986 with a B.A. in Mathematics, and received his Ph.D. in computer science and psychology in 1992 from Carnegie Mellon University. He is now an associate professor at the University of Michigan with a specialty in cognition and cognitive neuroscience.
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