Dr. Randall Engle, Ph.D.

Primary Investigator


Research Interests

  • The nature and causes of limitations in working memory capacity
  • The role of those differences in real-world cognitive tasks
  • The association of working memory capacity and cognitive control to fluid intelligence

  • Dr. Tim Moran, Ph.D.

    Post-Doc


    Research Interests

  • The effects of anxiety on attention and memory
  • The detection of environmental threat
  • Attention training
  • Individual differences in emotion regulation
  • Statistical evaluation of psychophysiological measures

  • Tyler Harrison, M.S.

    Graduate Student


    Research Interests

  • The relationship between working memory and fluid intelligence
  • Working memory training
  • Individual differences in subjective organization
  • Prospective memory

  • Kenny Hicks, M.S.

    Graduate Student


    Research Interests

  • The relationship between working memory, creativity, and fluid intelligence
  • Web-based assessment of working memory capacity
  • The role of working memory capacity in computational models of human cognition (e.g., HyGene)

  • Christopher Draheim

    Graduate Student


    Research Interests

  • Individual differences in working memory capacity, fluid intelligence, and executive functioning
  • Relationship of post-error slowing and speed-accuracy tradeoffs to higher order cognition
  • Measurement of executive function tasks

  • Jason Tsukahara, M.A.

    Graduate Student


    Research Interests

  • Individual differences in working memory capacity
  • Mind wandering and it's relation to cognitive abilities
  • The relationship between general discrimination ability and executive functions
  • Pupilometry as a physiological index of cognitive activity

  • Jessie Martin

    Graduate Student


    Research Interests

  • Prospective memory
  • Executive functions
  • Dissociating the relationship between working memory capacity and fluid intelligence
  • Bilingualism, language proficiency, and cognition

  • Neesia Smith, M.A.

    Lab Manager


    Research Interests

  • Risk and resilience
  • Chronic stress and marital satisfaction
  • Literacy acquisition among African American children