Memory processes are an integral part of the learning experience. This webinar will discuss research findings from cognitive psychology on how students acquire memories and use schemas to make sense of the information they are learning. An emphasis on how these principles of learning and memory can be applied to teaching methods and study skills will be addressed.
About the Presenter:
Dr. Lori Daniels received her Ph.D. in Psychology from Florida Atlantic University specializing in Cognition. Her research interests include human perception and attention focusing on how people regulate attention and the underlying biological basis which supports it. Dr. Daniels has ten years of experience developing and teaching various courses in Psychology. She is additionally interested in supporting critical thinking and metacognition in learning and has developed and taught student success seminars, worked first hand with administration to improve student retention and graduation rates, and has been lead coordinator for new student orientation.