Meredith Lanska: CV

Curriculum Vita

Meredith L. Lanska


Department of Psychology

Binghamton University

PO Box 6000, Binghamton, NY 13902

Phone: (415) 505 – 4116

mlanska1@binghamton.edu


Education:

Doctor of Philosophy in Cognitive Psychology, Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY, expected May 2015

    Dissertation:  “Transfer Appropriate Fluency: The effect of encoding on the influence of fluency on recognition memory judgments.”


Master of Science in Psychology, Binghamton University, Binghamton, NY, 2012

    Thesis:  “Fluency effects in recognition memory: Are perceptual fluency and conceptual fluency interchangeable?” 


Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA, 2009


Publications:

Westerman, D. L., Klin, C. M., & Lanska, M. (in press). On the (Elusive) Role of Oral Motor-Movements in Fluency-Based Memory Illusions. Journal of 

            Experimental Psychology: Learning Memory, and Cognition. 


Westerman, D. L., Lanska, M., & Olds, J. M. (in press). The effect of processing fluency on impressions of familiarity and liking. Journal of Experimental 

            Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition.


Olds, J. M., Lanska, M., & Westerman, D. L. (2014). The Role of Perceived Threat in the Survival Processing Memory Advantage. Memory, 22, 26-35. 


Lanska, M., Olds, J. M., & Westerman, D. L. (2014). Fluency effects in recognition memory: Are perceptual fluency and conceptual fluency interchangeable?  

        Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 40, 1-11.


Morsella, E., Ben-Zeev, A, Lanska, M. & Bargh, J. (2010). The spontaneous thoughts of the night: How future action breeds intrusive cognitions. Social Cognition, 

        28, 640-649.


Morsella, E., & Lanska, M., Berger, C. C., & Gazzaley, A. (2009). Indirect cognitive control through top-down activation of perceptual symbols. European Journal         of Social Psychology, 39, 1173-1177.


Selected Presentations:


Lanska, M., & Westerman, D. L. (2014). Transfer appropriate fluency: The impact of encoding task on fluency-based false recognition. Poster accepted for 

        presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Psychonomics Society – Long Beach, CA. 


Lanska, M., & Westerman, D. L. (2013). A comparison of three perceptual fluency manipulations. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Psychonomics 

        Society – Toronto, ON. 


Lanska, M., & Westerman, D. L. (2012). The role of expectation on the attribution of perceptual and conceptual fluency. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of             the Psychonomics Society – Minneapolis, MN. 


Lanska, M., & Westerman, D. L. (2012). The effect of perceptual and conceptual fluency in the same recognition context. Paper presented at the Eastern 

        Psychological Association – Pittsburgh, PA. 


Lanska, M., Olds, J. M., & Westerman, D. L. (2011). Flexible fluency: Conceptual and perceptual fluency can be used interchangeably. Poster presented at the                 Annual Meeting of the Psychonomics Society – Seattle, WA. 


Lanska, M., & Westerman, D. L. (2011). The impact of multiple types of fluency on recognition memory. Poster presented at the Annual Convention of the                         Association for Psychological Science – Washington D.C.


Lanska, M., Ben-Zeev, A., & Morsella, E., (2010). Future action influences the content of spontaneous autobiographical memory: A new paradigm. Poster presented         at the Annual Convention of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology – Las Vegas, Nevada.


Lanska, M. (2009). Episodes for future action: The role of context in episodic memory. Presentation given at the Psi-Chi National Honor Society Annual 

        Conference – San Francisco State University, San Francisco, California.

Lanska, M., Rigby, T., Gerrits, T., & Morsella, E. (2009). The forward-looking bias of the mind/brain: How future tasks breed intrusive cognitions. Poster presented         at the Annual Convention of the Association for Psychological Science – San Francisco, California.


Lanska, M., Rigby, T., Gerrits, T., & Morsella, E. (2009). The prospective brain: How future actions breed intrusive cognitions and interfere with current tasks.                Poster presented at the Annual Convention of Cognitive Neuroscience – San Francisco, California.


Lanska, M., Morsella, E., Ben-Zeev, A., and Bargh, J. A. (2009). The spontaneous thoughts of the night: How future action breeds intrusive cognitions. Poster 

        presented at the Annual Convention of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Tampa, Florida.


Research Interests: 

        Human Memory

        Heuristics and Decision-Making

        The attributional process of the feeling of familiarity

        The role of prior learning on the diagnostic value of heuristics during judgment making


Programming Tools: 

SPSS

SAS

Comprehensive Meta-Analysis

R

E-Prime

Psyscope

Microsoft Office Suite

Prezi

Google Drive


Courses Taught:

Introduction to Psychology (Summer 2012, 2013, 2014)

Cognition (Winter 2014, pending 2015) 

Teaching Assistant Experience: 

Statistics

Psycholinguistics

Industrial Organization Psychology

Lab in General Psychology

Perception Lab

Research Methods

Memory 

 

Service:

Ad hoc reviewer:

Journal of Experimental Psychology: General


President, Psychology Graduate Student Organization, 2014-2015

Secretary, Psychology Graduate Student Organization, 2012-2014

Secretary, Graduate Woman’s Association, 2012-2014

Cognitive Representative, Psychology Graduate Student Organization, 2011-2012

Secretary, Psi Chi Honor Society, 2008-2009

Honors, Awards, Memberships:

Departmental Honors in Research, Binghamton University, 2014

Full tuition stipend and scholarship, Binghamton University, 2010-2015

Psychology Honor’s Student, San Francisco State University, 2008-2009

Deans list, San Francisco State University, 2006-2009

Psi Chi Honor Society

Eastern Psychological Association

Association of Psychological Science 

Psychonomic Society


*CV is attached as a PDF

 


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Meredith Lanska,
Oct 31, 2014, 6:26 AM
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