Jeff Loucks

Associate Professor

Office: AH 336
Phone: 306-585-4033
Fax: 306-585-4772

Research interests
Broad research interests include the development of social cognition. More specific current interests include infant, child, and adult action perception, infant social cognition, and the 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