Anne Treisman, PhD, is the James S. McDonnell Professor of Psychology at Princeton University. She received her BA from Cambridge University and her D.Phil. from the University of Oxford. She has previously held positions at Oxford University, the University of British Columbia, a Fellowship at the Canadian Institute for Advanced Research, a position at the University of California, Berkeley, and visiting positions at Bell Laboratories, at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences, Stanford and at the Russell Sage Foundation, New York. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society, London, a member of the National Academy of Sciences, US, of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, of the American Philosophical Society, and a William James Fellow of the Association for Psychological Science.
She received a number of prizes and honors including the Howard Crosby Warren award of the Society for Experimental Psychology, the Distinguished Scientific Contribution Award of the American Psychological Association, the George A. Miller Award from the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, and honorary degrees from the University of British Columbia and University College London. She has published many papers on attention and visual memory, starting with selective listening and filter theory, and continuing with the binding problem in vision, and with studies of visual memory, both implicit and explicit.