Martin S. Banks

PhD (Psychology)

Banks is known for his work on basic and applied research on human visual development, visual space perception, multi-sensory integration, and the development and evaluation of advanced displays. He received a B.A. in Psychology from Occidental College in 1970, M.S. in Experimental Psychology from UC San Diego in 1973, and PhD in Developmental Psychology from the University of Minnesota in 1976. He is a member of UC Berkeley’s Vision Science, Neuroscience, Psychology, and Bioengineering graduate programs. Notable awards are the McCandless Award, American Psychological Association; Koffka Medal, Giessen University; Holgate Fellow, Durham University; Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science; Fellow, American Psychological Society; Prentice Award, American Academy of Optometry; Honorary Professor, University of Wales; Borish Scholar, Indiana Univ; Schade Prize, Society for Information Display, and Tillyer Award from the Optical Society of America. He was elected to the National Academy of Sciences in 2019. Email: Website: Banks Lab.