Eric Leonardis

Course Title: Introduction to Cognitive Science

Eric Leonardis is a Ph.D. student in the Cognitive Neuroscience and Neuropsychology Lab, Department of Cognitive Science, University of California, San Diego. He is investigating the neural basis of biological motion perception, the uncanny valley and human-robot interaction. He studied abroad in China and his triple undergraduate major includes Chinese Studies (Language and Culture).

  • Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY - Bachelor of Arts: Triple Major in Psychology, History and Chinese Studies (Language and Culture)
  • University of California, San Diego, Department of Cognitive Science - Ph.D. (in process)
  • Peer Teacher - Chinese 003 - Intermediate Chinese, Hofstra University - 2013
  • Teaching Assistant - Physical Computation for Psychology - Hofstra University - June 2013 - August 2014
  • Peer Teacher - Inhuman Race: Monstrous Doppelgaeners and the Undead - Hofstra University - 2011
  • Lab Assistant - Human and Artificial Learning Lab - Hofstra University - June 2013 - August 2014
  • Research Assistant/Author - Substance Abuse Recovery and Lifestyle Change - South Shore Counseling - June 2011 - August 2014
  • Research and Editing Assistant - "The Evolution of Psychology" (Textbook), Hofstra University - January 2013 - August 2014

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