Russell Whitman

Russell Whitman

Professor Emeritus


Russell Whitman




Baccalaureate: Syracuse U., Syracuse, N.Y., B.S., 1968 Graduate: Queen's University, 1968-1970 Brandeis U., Waltham, Mass., Ph.D.,1973 Licensure: Licensed Psychologist, Michigan

Awards and grants

 Presidential Award for Extraordinary Service to WayneStateUniversity, 2000

Presidential Award for Extraordinary Service to WayneStateUniversity, 1997

Recipient of WayneStateUniversity's "President's Award for Excellence in Teaching"

National Academy of Neuropsychology, Fellow

Selected publications

Milberg, W., Whitman, R.D. & Woodard, J. (In Press) Clinical Neuropsychology in APA Accredited Training Programs, In William Barr (Ed). History of APA Clinical Programs, APA Press.

Whitman, Doug, Lee Wurm, Erin Holcomb, Zhenni Wang, Jo Fu Liao, Sarah A. Van Dyke (2016). Hemispheric processing of Chinese hànzì and English words: a lateralized lexical decision study, Cogent Psychology, (2016), 3: 1135862 

Helder, Emily J., Virginia Zuverza-Chavarria, R. Douglas Whitman (2016). Executive Functioning and Lateralized Semantic Priming in Older Adults, Cogent Psychology. 10.1080/23311908.2016.1182687.

Kristen L. Votruba, Lisa J. Rapport, R. Douglas Whitman, Alex Johnson, Scott Langenecker. (2013). Neuropsychological Functioning among Patients with Chronic Aphasia Predicts Improvement in Speech Language Therapy. Topics in Stroke Rehabilitation, 20(5):421-431

Vos, L., & Whitman, D. (2014). Maintaining perceptual constancy while remaining vigilant: Left hemisphere change blindness and right hemisphere vigilance. Laterality, Asymmetries of Body, Brain and Cognition, 19(2), 129-145. PMID: 23574348 

Whitman, R. Douglas (2011). Cognition, Wiley Publishing, New York.