Biography

 

I am a postdoctoral research fellow in the Department of Psychology at Temple University and SILC (Spatial Intelligence Learning Center).  I am also a member of the Research in Spatial Cognition (RISC) Lab at Temple.  I am interested in spatial cognition, how the brain forms and uses mental representations of space and how research on spatial cognition can help improve STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education.

I received my Ph.D. in Cognitive Psychology from the University of Delaware under the mentorship of Dr. Helene Intraub.  Prior to graduate school I worked with Drs. Jeremy Wolfe and Todd Horowitz at Visual Attention Laboratory at Harvard Medical School.  I have a bachelor of science in Psychology and Evolutionary Biology from the University of Arizona where I worked with Dr. Mary Peterson.