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Jeffrey Wagman
Jeffrey Wagman
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Dr. Jeffrey B. Wagman

 I am Professor of Psychology at Illinois State University and I am affiliated with the Cognitive and Behavioral Sciences Sequence in the Master's in Psychology Program. I have been at Illinois State University​ since 2003. I am also the Psychology Department Honors Coordinator and Chairperson of the Psychology Department Awards​ Committee. I am an Associate Editor of the journal Ecological Psychology. I was honored to receive the ISU Outstanding University Researcher Award in 2019. Julia Blau and I recently co-edited a book called Perception as Information Detection: Reflections on Gibson's Ecological Approach to Visual Perceptio​n.

 Research Interests

  • Perception-action
  • Ecological psychology
  • Perception of affordances​
  • Haptic perception and tool use
  •  Perceptual learning
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     Teaching Interest​s 

    • Introduction to Psychology
    • Cognition and Learning
    • Perception 
    • Cognitive Science


    Dr. Jeffrey B. Wagman


    CV (updated May 2019)


    Contact Information:

    Department of Psychology
    Campus Box 4620
    Illinois State University
    Normal, Illinois USA 61790