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Jeff Loucks

Acting Head, Associate Professor

Office: AH 336
E-mail: jeff.loucks@uregina.ca
Phone: 306-585-4033
Website: http://uregina.ca/~loucks5j

Current classes
Fall 2021 - PSYC 210, PSYC 374

Research interests

  • development of social cognition
  • infant, child, and adult action perception
  • infant social cognition
  • relation between motor experience and action understanding.

Recent Awards

  • Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award
  • Clarence & Lucille Dunbar Fellowship, University of Oregon

Recent Funding

  • Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council
  • Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council

Representative Publications

Loucks, J., & Sommerville, J. A. (2012). The role of motor experience in understanding action function: The case of the precision grasp. Child Development, 83, 801-809.

Loucks, J., & Sommerville, J. A. (2012). Developmental changes in the discrimination of dynamic human actions in infancy. Developmental Science, 15, 123-130.

Loucks, J. (2011). Configural information is processed differently in human action. Perception, 40, 1047-1062.

Loucks, J. (2009). Sources of information for discriminating dynamic human actions. Cognition, 111, 84-97