Faculty and Labs
Dr. Philip Marshall
Research Interests: human-animal interaction generally, with a special interest in how humans process information about companion animals. Historically, also a well-developed interest in the areas of human memory, motor skills, and aging.
Dr. Miranda Scolari
Selective Attention & Perception Lab
Research Interests: The functions and limitations of the human visual system, and how mechanisms of attention recruit regions of the brain that process visual input in order to facilitate behavioral goals.
Dr. Michael J. Serra
Learning & Metacognition Lab
Research Interests: Multimedia (e.g., visual and verbal materials, comic books, video games) and Multimedia Learning (e.g., learning from text with diagrams, causal learning diagrams), Metacognition (thinking about thinking), Reading Comprehension, Memory, Education (learning and studying).
Dr. Roman Taraban
Research Interests: text processing, text and discourse analysis, language learning, category induction, engineering problem solving, connectionist modeling.
Dr. Alice Young
Research Interests: psychopharmacology, discriminative and reinforcing effects of drugs and the roles of receptor-mediated processes in the development of drug tolerance and dependence.
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