Professor of Psychology
Lori L. Holt is a Professor of Psychology at Carnegie Mellon University and is affiliated with CMU's Neuroscience Institute and Pittsburgh’s Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition. She has been a member of the Department of Psychology and the Dietrich College of Humanities and Social Sciences at Carnegie Mellon University since earning her Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in 1999. Dr. Holt is the recipient of a 21st Century Scientist Award for Mind, Brain and Behavior from the James S. McDonnell Foundation and her research has been recognized by awards from her peers at the Acoustical Society of America, the American Speech, Language and Hearing Association and the National Organization for Hearing Research. In 2007, the Association for Psychological Science named her a Rising Star in Psychology. In 2013, Dr. Holt was awarded the Troland Research Award from the National Academy of Sciences. Her research has been supported by the National Institutes of Health, the National Science Foundation, the Binational Science Foundation, the Department of Defense, the Swedish Tercentenary Foundation, the James S. McDonnell Foundation, and other foundations.
Areas of Interest
- Speech perception
- Auditory cognitive neuroscience
- 85-219 Biological Foundations of Behavior
Awards and Honors
- Troland Research Award from the National Academy of Sciences, 21st Century Scientist Award for Mind, Brain and Behavior from the James S. McDonnell Foundation