Dr. Ephraim Grossman
Born: January 15, 1967
Place of Birth: New York, NY, U.S.A
Arrival in Israel:1969
Married. Four children
Present address: 24 Shivtei Israel st. Modi'in, Israel 71724
1973-1982 Local elmentary and junior high schools
1982-1985 10th & 12th grades – Kfar Haroe Yeshva High School
1983-1984 11th grade (L6) – King David High School Liverpool, England
1985-1991 Combined Compulsory service and religious studies
1991-1995 Hebrew University of Jerusalem Department of Psychology
B.A. granted 1996
1995- Present Bar Ilan University Department of Psychology
M.A. granted 1998.
Thesis Title: "Directed Forgetting in Everyday Life"
Bar Ilan University Department of Psychology
Ph.D granted 2006.
Ph.D. Dissertation Title: “Sleep Inertia for a Variety of Tasks
After Awakening from Normal Sleep and Recovery Sleep after
1995-1997 Elementary School Teacher, Mohliver School, Beni Brak
1997 - Present Statistics advisor and Assistant Lecturer, The Interdisciplinary
Department of Social Sciences, Bar Ilan University
1997-1999 'Research Evaluation' Research Coordinator for the Jewish Agency
Education Department 'Recreation Modules' Program
1998-2005 Lecturer of Introductory Psychology and Introductory Statistics at
Various Teachers and Nurseing Colleges (yearly or semesterial
2000 Lecturer of Research Methods & SPSS Statistical Package, Yehuda &
Shomron College, Ariel
2003 - Present Educational Psychology Resident, City of Jerusalem Psychological
2006 – 2008 Lecturer of Research Methods & Introductory Statistics courses,
MIVHAR College, Beni-Brak
R. Rosenbluth, E. S. Grossman, M. Kaitz (2000). Performance of
early-blind and sighted children on olfactory tasks. Perception 29, 101-110.
E. S., Grossman (2004). Alertness and Performance During Sustained
Emergencies. Megamot 43, 577-588. (Hebrew).
M. Kaitz, Y. Bar-Haim, M. Lehrer, E. S. Grossman (2004). Adult
attachment style and interpersonal distance. Attach Hum Dev. 3, 285-304.
Papers and Posters Presented at Conferences
E. S., Grossman and H. Babkoff. Recovery from Sleep Inertia in
Young Adults. Poster presented at the Focus on Respiratory Care and Sleep
Medicine. Cleveland Oh. Apr. 7-9 2005. (Awarded first prize on poster
E. S., Grossman and H. Babkoff. Poster presented at the AASM 9th
convention. Baltimore Md. June. 7-12 2008.
M. Sofer, D. Grosman and E. S. Grossman. "The Communal and
Renewing Kibbutz: Ideology, Management and Institutional Change." –
Lecture presented at an international workshop entitled 'Rural Cooperation in
the 21st Century: Lessons from the Past, Pathways to the Future'. Rehovot,
Israel, June 15-17, 2009.
E. S., Grossman and H. Babkoff. Sleep Inertia: A Field Study. Poster
presented at The 20th Congress of the European Sleep Research society.
Lisbon, Portugal 14 -18 September 2010.
E. S., Grossman and H. Babkoff. Aging, Performance and Subjective
Sleepiness under Normal and Sleep Deprived Conditions. Poster presented at
The 20th Congress of the European Sleep Research society. Lisbon, Portugal
14 -18 September 2010.
E. Ben-Artzi, E. S. Grossman, and H. Babkoff. Age and short term
sleep deprivation. Poster presented at The 52nd Annual Meeting of the
Psychonomic Society. Seattle, Washington, 3 -6 November 2011.
Grants & Awards
E.S. Grossman and H. Babkoff. The Effects of Steep Body
Temperature Change on Sleep Quality. Study sponsored by MyZeo Research
E.S. Grossman and H. Babkoff. Objective and Subjective Sleep. Study
sponsored by MyZeo Research Center 2011.
Bar-Ilan University, The Interdisciplinary Department of Social
Sciences, Annual Conference of the Phoenix Road Safety Program: Driving
Performance under the Influence of Sleep Inertia. Aug. 26th 2006.
Ministry of Internal Security, Meeting of the High Command of the
Israel Traffic Police, Neurim Campus, Netanya. Sleep Deprivation and Sleep
Inertia and their Influence on Driving Performance. Sep. 6th 2006.
Member of an academic committee for examining the curriculum of
The Interdisciplinary Department of Social Sciences. Oct. – Nov. 2007.
1. The difference in subjective and objective measures during sleep
2. The effect of passive body heating during sleep
3. Emotions and skillsets (in collaboration with Dr. Hoffman)