Psychology Faculty Listing

Primary Program Faculty

  • Professor Emerita, Cognitive and Learning Sciences

Research Interests

  • Motivation Science
  • Self-Efficacy
  • Impact of Values on Behavior
  • Cognitive Dissonance
  • Individual Differences in STEM Learning
  • Professor, Cognitive and Learning Sciences
  • Visiting Professor, Department of Secondary and Post-School Education, Rhodes Univiersity

Research Interests

  • Cultural foundations of cognition 
  •  Media theory and criticism
  • Lifespan development theory
  • STEM education
  • Digital Literacy Project @ Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa:  with funding from Carnegie Foundation.
  • Professor of Psychology, Cognitive and Learning Sciences

Research Interests

  • Computational Modeling
  • Recognitional Decision Making
  • Perceptual and Memory Processes
  • Representations of Cultural Knowledge
  • Assistant Professor, Applied Cognitive Science and Human Factors

Research Interests

  • Injury/Illness Prevention
  • Implementation Science
  • Information Design
  • Risk Assessment and Communication 
  • Assistant Professor, Cognitive and Learning Sciences
  • Interim Graduate Program Director, Cognitive and Learning Sciences

Research Interests

  • Cognitive demand of physical tasks
  • Cognitive state assessment
  • Multitasking
  • Sustained attention 
  • Department Chair and Associate Professor, Cognitive and Learning Sciences
  • Affiliated Associate Professor, Computer Science

Research Interests

  • Basic and applied attention
  • Models of attention
  • Human performance in aviation
  • Display design
  • Tech adoption
  • Technology training
Kay Tislar

Kay Tislar

  • Assistant Teaching Professor, Cognitive and Learning Sciences
  • Undergraduate Advisor, Cognitive and Learning Sciences

Research Interests

  • Multimedia and e-learning
  • Software interface design and usability
  • Software requirements and other documentation
  • Technical communications 
  • Associate Professor, Cognitive and Learning Sciences
  • Associate Professor, Kinesiology and Integrative Physiology

Links of Interest

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Research Interests

  • Cognitive Aging
  • Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Motor Learning
  • Sensorimotor Control
  • Memory
  • Cognitive Control
  • Associate Professor, Cognitive and Learning Sciences
  • Affiliated Associate Professor, Computer Science
  • Director, Center for Human-Centered Computing

Research Interests

  • Decision Making
  • Problem Solving
  • Learning and Video Games for STEM
  • CSCW
  • Structured Analytic Techniques

Allied Faculty

  • Emeritus Professor, Cognitive and Learning Sciences
  • Research Professor, Cognitive and Learning Sciences

Research Interests

  • STEM Learning and Teaching
  • Teacher Professional Development
  • Earth Science Education
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Cognitive and Learning Sciences

Research Interests

  • Trauma & Complex Trauma
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Impact of Substance Use Disorders on Children and Families
  • Mental Health Outcomes for LGBTQIA+ youth
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, Cognitive and Learning Sciences
  • Instructor, Social Sciences
  • Emeritus Professor, Cognitive and Learning Sciences

Research Interests

  • Neuroscience of Learning and Memory
  • Educational Reform and Redesign
  • Persuasion and Attitude Change
  • Adjunct Associate Professor, Computer Science and CLS

Research Interests

  • Human-Computer Interaction/ Human-Robot Interaction
  • Auditory Displays/ Sonification
  • Affective Computing/ Emotional Design
  • Automotive User Interfaces
  • Assistive Technology for Special Populations
  • Aesthetic Computing/ Media Art
Peter Stacy

Peter Stacy

  • Research Assistant Professor

Research Interests

  • Early Childhood Attachment
  • Program Development Specialist, Manufacturing and Mechanical Engineering Technology
  • Affiliated Research Assistant Professor, Cognitive and Learning Sciences

Research Interests

  • Cognitive Psychology

  • Educational Research and Assessment

  • Project Evaluation

  • Culture Difference

  • Quantitative and Qualitative Data Analysis

  • Statistical Analysis

  • R Programming Language