Contact & Location


Psychology & Communications Studies

Physical Address:
Student Health Center (832 Ash St.)
2nd Floor & Basement
PHONE: (208) 885-6324
FAX:(208) 885-7710


Mailing Address:
Psychology & Communications Studies
c/o University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 3043
Moscow, ID 83844-3043


Ben Barton
Benjamin K. Barton, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Benjamin Barton teaches Cognitive Development classes. His research interests include Etiology and prevention of unintentional injuries from early childhood to late adulthood.
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Rajal G Cohen
Rajal G. Cohen
Assistant Professor
Rajal Cohen studies the interconnectedness of cognition, posture, and action, with a special interest in principles that apply accross the spectrum from high performance to dysfunction.
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Brian Dyre
Brian Dyre, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Brian Dyre's research interests include Visual Psychophysics, Mathematical Modeling of Visual Processes, and Visual Displays and Virtual Environments.
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Russell Jackson
Russell E. Jackson
Assistant Professor
Russell Jackson is an assistant professor of pyschology. He investigates ways in which navigation and perception may reflect the environments in which humans evolved. Dr. Jackson uses physical and virtual reality methods in order to address human factors associated with falling, one of the largest sources of accidental injury and death.
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Todd Thorsteinson
Todd Thorsteinson, Ph.D.
Todd Thorsteinson is an industrial-organizational psychologist, with research interests in decision making, personnel selection, and recruitment.
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Steffen Werner
Steffen Werner, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Steffen Werner's research interests are in visual and spatial cognition, virtual environments, human factors, and applied cognitive psychology. He has created the website "" which provides educational resources for the field of cognitive neuroscience.
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