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Marc Green, PhD

      Dr. Marc Green is a human factors expert with 34 years of experience in basic and applied research. He is experienced in light measurement, assessments of visibility and conspicuity and other aspects of perception, attention, decision-making, reaction time and memory. He has a master’s thesis in reaction time and a Ph. D. dissertation in visual perception from Northeastern University and was a postdoctoral fellow at Brown University and University of California Berkeley School of Optometry, where he also served as research faculty. He has also be a faculty member in optometry at Indiana University and in psychology at University of Toronto.   


      Dr. Green operates Visual Expert Human Factors Science and also serves as adjunct professor of ophthalmology at West Virginia Medical School. His background includes 90 published articles, abstracts and book chapters and numerous talks before a wide variety of scientific and professional organizations. He has also received grants and contracts from the National Eye Institute, the U.S. Air Force, the National Science Engineering and Research Committee and National Science Foundation. He has been interviewed by The New Yorker, CTV National TV Network in Canada, the National Post of Canada (twice), Canadian Broadcasting Company Radio, US National Public Radio and the Los Angeles Times.  He has also served as a consultant to NBC Dateline.

      Dr. Green has consulted in over 125 legal matters and has served as an expert in cases of police shooting and high-speed pursuit. He is author of  “’Is It A Gun? Or Is It A Wallet?’” Perceptual Factors In Police Shootings of Unarmed Suspects,” which appeared in Police Marksman, July/August, pp 52-54, 2005.



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