Cognitive Sciences

Sarah F. Brosnan (NBN). Economic decision making behavior in primates; social cognition; evolution of behavior; inequity responses; cooperation; social comparison; ‘irrational’ behaviors. Emory University, 2004, associate professor.

Chris Conway (DEV). Cognitive neuroscience of learning and language; atypical language development; event-related brain potentials (ERP); cognitive training. Cornell University, 2005, assistant professor.

Kim Darnell.  Psycholinguistics; scholarship of teaching and learning. The Ohio State University, 1998, senior lecturer.

Gwen A. Frishkoff(NBN). Cognitive and brain bases of language; reading and vocabulary acquisition; semantic processing; event-related potentials (ERP); neurocognitive ontologies. University of Oregon, 2004, assistant professor.

Yuki Fujioka. (Department of Communication) social psychological effects of mediated messages, communication and ethnic minorities and communication and health decision making. associate professor.

Heather M. Kleider (chair). Eyewitness memory, false memory and memory suggestibility, face recognition, heuristic recollection processes and stereotyping as it relates to memory error. Arizona State University; 2001, associate professor.

Marika Lamoreaux.  Social psychology, scholarship of teaching and learning.  University of Delaware, 2008, lecturer. 

Şeyda Özçalışkan (DEV). Typical and atypical language development; role of gesture in language and cognitive development; cross-linguistic variation in early semantic development; cross-linguistic variation in metaphor structure and development of metaphorical ability. University of California, Berkeley, 2002, assistant professor.

Kevin Swartout (COM).  Social correlates of violence with an emphasis on violence against women; how alcohol and substance use relate to aggressive behavior; longitudinal data analysis using latent variable and multilevel regression techniques. University of North Carolina at Greensboro, 2011, assistant professor.

David A. Washburn (NBN). Comparative cognition, attention and executive function, individual differences in training and decision making.  Georgia State University, 1991, professor.

 Rebecca Williamson. Cognitive development and social learning mechanisms in young children. Stanford University, 2005, assistant professor.

James L Pate (emeritus). History of psychology, cognitive psychology, experimental design, language. University of Alabama, 1963, professor emeritus.

R. Thompson Putney (emeritus). Cognitive psychology, history of psychology. University of Missouri, 1966, associate professor emeritus.

Duane M. Rumbaugh (emeritus). Comparative psychology, learning, language. University of Colorado, 1955, regents professor emeritus.