Alumni

Graduate Students

  • Name: Jessie Martin

  • Graduation Year: 2018

  • Dissertation Title: Individual differences in prospective memory performance: A micro- and macro-analytic investigation of intention execution, and ongoing task cost

  • Where Are They Now?: Post-Doctoral Researcher, Georgia Institute of Technology
  • Name: Tyler Harrison

  • Graduation Year: 2017

  • Dissertation Title: N-back as a measure of working memory capacity

  • Where Are They Now?: Assistant Professor, University of North Georgia—Dahlonega
  • Name: Zach Shipstead

  • Graduation Year: 2011

  • Dissertation Title: The common elements of working memory capacity and fluid intelligence: Primary memory, secondary memory, and executive attention

  • Where Are They Now?: Visiting Assistant Professor, Colby College
  • Name: Thomas Redick

  • Graduation Year: 2009

  • Dissertation Title: Individual differences in working memory capacity and the distinction between proactive and reactive control

  • Where Are They Now?: Associate Professor, Purdue University
  • Name: Richard P. Heitz

  • Graduation Year: 2007

  • Dissertation Title: Neural correlates of speed-accuracy tradeoff: An electrophysiological analysis

  • Where Are They Now?: Senior Program Manager – Big Data and Advanced Analytics, Abbott
  • Name: Nash Unsworth

  • Graduation Year: 2006

  • Dissertation Title: Individual differences in complex memory span and episodic retrieval:Examining the dynamics of delayed and continuous distractor free recall

  • Where Are They Now?: Professor, University of Oregon
  • Name: Tabitha Payne

  • Graduation Year: 2003

  • Dissertation Title: Working memory capacity and pitch discrimination

  • Where Are They Now?: Associate Professor, Kenyon College
  • Name: Karen Daniels

  • Graduation Year: 2002

  • Dissertation Title: Control, automaticity, and working memory: A dual-process analysis

  • Where Are They Now?: Associate Professor, University of North Carolina—Wilmington
  • Name: M. Kathryn Bleckley

  • Graduation Year: 2000

  • Dissertation Title: Working memory capacity as controlled attention: Implications for visual selective attention

  • Where Are They Now?: Personnel Research Psychologist, Federal Aviation Administration
  • Name: David Z. Hambrick

  • Graduation Year: 2000

  • Dissertation Title: Effects of domain knowledge, working memory capacity and age on cognitive performance

  • Where Are They Now?: Professor, Michigan State University
  • Name: Natalie Oransky

  • Graduation Year: 1999

  • Dissertation Title: An examination of semantic priming in a lexical decision task using the process dissociation procedure

  • Where Are They Now?: Fourth Grade Teacher, Two Rivers Community School
  • Name: Stephen W. Tuholski

  • Graduation Year: 1997

  • Dissertation Title: Examining the relationships among attentional resources, working memory, and fluid intelligence

  • Where Are They Now?: Consultant, Tuholski Litigation Consulting and Empirical Creative, LLC
  • Name: Andrew R. A. Conway

  • Graduation Year: 1996

  • Dissertation Title: An investigation of selective attention: A test of the episodic retrieval theory of negative priming

  • Where Are They Now?: Professor, Claremont Graduate University
  • Name: Virginia M. Rosen

  • Graduation Year: 1996

  • Dissertation Title: Individual differences in working memory capacity and resistance to interference in a paired-associate task

  • Where Are They Now?: Medical Researcher, Optum
  • Name: Linda LaPointe

  • Graduation Year: 1995

  • Dissertation Title: Cognitive processing occurring in the response period of recall tasks: Subvocal rehearsal or memory search?

  • Where Are They Now?: Professor, South Carolina State University
  • Name: Paula Skedsvold

  • Graduation Year: 1993

  • Dissertation Title: Primacy effects in impression formation: The role of working memory capacity

  • Where Are They Now?: Science Policy Consultant and Advocate (e.g., Federation of Associations in Behavioral and Brain Sciences
  • Name: Judy Cantor

  • Graduation Year: 1992

  • Dissertation Title: Working memory capacity as long-term memory activation

  • Where Are They Now?: Head of Virtual Channels Fraud and Cyber Threat Management, Wells Fargo
  • Name: B.J. Casey

  • Graduation Year: 1990

  • Dissertation Title: Testing a new theory of the psychological refractory period

  • Where Are They Now?: Professor, Yale University
  • Name: Marilyn L. Turner

  • Graduation Year: 1987

  • Dissertation Title: Do individual differences in working memory capacity predict higher level cognitive abilities

  • Where Are They Now?: Professor (Retired), Wichita State University
  • Name: Edward Vance Truesdale

  • Graduation Year: 1981

  • Dissertation Title: Case-structure patterns of verbs and judgement of sentence topic

  • Where Are They Now?: --
  • Name: Malcolm Dick

  • Graduation Year: 1984

  • Dissertation Title: The effect of mnemonic instructions on intentional and incidental remembering in children

  • Where Are They Now?: Senior Neuropsychologist, University of California—Irvine Institute for Memory Impairments and Neural Disorders
  • Name: David A. Balota

  • Graduation Year: 1981

  • Dissertation Title: Automatic and attentional activation in semantic and episodic memory: Implications for the utility of conscious awareness

  • Where Are They Now?: Professor, Washington University
  • Name: E. Selman Watson

  • Graduation Year: 1980

  • Dissertation Title: Hemispheric lateralization of phonetic processes vs. mnemonic load as the primary determinant of the ear symmetry in normal and dyslexic children

  • Where Are They Now?: Private Clinical Practice
  • Name: Jack J. Kramer

  • Graduation Year: 1979

  • Dissertation Title: Teaching awareness of strategic behavior in combination with strategy training: Effects on children’s memory performance

  • Where Are They Now?: --
  • Name: Barbara W. S. Poteat

  • Graduation Year: 1977

  • Dissertation Title: Formal operation problem solving as a function of sex, interest and record keeping

  • Where Are They Now?: --

Post-Doctoral Researchers

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