Gary F. Marcus (born February 8, 1970 in Baltimore, MD) is a research psychologist whose work focuses on language, biology, and the mind. Dr. Marcus is a Professor in the Department of Psychology at New York University and Director of the NYU Infant Language Center.
His published works include The Algebraic Mind: Integrating Connectionism and Cognitive Science, The Birth of the Mind: How a Tiny Number of Genes Creates the Complexities of Human Thought as well as Kluge: The Haphazard Construction of the Human Mind, published in April 2008. Editor of The Norton Psychology Reader, Marcus has also published his research on developmental cognitive neuroscience in more than forty articles in leading journals. In 1996, he won the Robert L. Fantz award for new investigators in cognitive development.