My Research

How does test anxiety contribute to learning outcomes?

How has the transition to remote learning due to the COVID-19 pandemic impacted student anxiety?

How can evidence-based practices support students with test anxiety?

Anxiety and Learning



How does the numerical value of items influence learning, memory, and metacognition?

Can a schematic reward structure facilitate learning?

How does the accent of the instructor impact learning and student perceptions of learning?

How does the amount of text on slides impact learning and perceptions of learning?

Student Perceptions
of Instruction

Value-Directed Learning and Memory

How has COVID-19 impacted the mood of older adults?

How has COVID-19 impacted perceptions of time for older adults?

Memory, Metacognition, and Learning Across the Lifespan

How do proper names influence the learning of new materials?

When learning new scientific terms, is it better for learning and memory to use proper names or more descriptive labels?

Learning in Complex Domains