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Scott Galster, PhD


Contact Information

Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute
8 Medical Center Drive
Morgantown, WV 26506


  • Department of Neuroscience
  • Rockefeller Neuroscience Institute
  • Chemical and Biomedical Engineering

Graduate Training

  • PhD: Applied Experimental Psychology, The Catholic University of America
  • MA: Applied Experimental Psychology, The Catholic University of America

Research Interests

Research Programs


Biomedical Engineering

Human Performance

Dr. Galster focuses on all aspects of human performance research, including physical, cognitive, behavioral, biomarker, physiological, environmental, and social measures used to assess an individual’s or team’s functional state. The focus of these efforts is to improve recovery and readiness and increase or optimize performance across multiple groups including Athletes, Military, Patients and the general Population (AMP2). He will be responsible for developing and maintaining several new initiatives in these areas, to advance the state of the art in research, and improve people’s lives.

Recent Publications

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  • Parasuraman R, Baldwin CL, Knott B, Warm JS, Finomore V, Boehm-Davis D, Galster SM. (2012). Neuroergonomics, technology, and cognition. Work: A Journal of Prevention, Assessment and Rehabilitation, 41, 5167-5171.