People

Michael J. Kane is a Professor of Psychology at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. He earned his B.A. in psychology from Haverford College and his Ph.D. in cognitive psychology from Duke University.

Mike has served as Associate Editor for the journals, Cognitive Psychology and Memory & Cognition, and he currently serves as Consulting Editor for Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, and Memory & Cognition.

Mike trains doctoral students within the Psychology Department's Cognitive Psychology program.

See Mike's research and Twitter profiles below. Contact Mike at mjkane@uncg.edu

Bridget A. Smeekens is a doctoral student in cognitive psychology working in the I.D.E.A. lab. She earned her B.S. in psychology from Michigan State University and her M.A. in psychology from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro.

Bridget's research focuses on individual differences attention control, working memory capacity, mind wandering, and creativity.

See Bridget's Google Scholar profile, and Twitter profile.

Contact Bridget at basmeeke@uncg.edu

Matthew S. Welhaf is a doctoral student in cognitive psychology working in the I.D.E.A. lab. He earned his B.A. and his M.A. in psychology from Nova Southeastern University.

Matt's research focuses on individual differences in attention control and mind wandering, with special interest in the contents of people's off-task thoughts.

See Matt's professional webpage, and Google Scholar profile.

Contact Matt at mswelhaf@uncg.edu

Rachel A. Booth will be a doctoral student in cognitive psychology working in the I.D.E.A. lab starting in Fall 2020, after completing a Fulbright in Germany (working with Oliver Wilhelm). She earned her B.S. in psychology from Mississippi State University.

Rachel's research interests are in problem solving, creativity, and mind wandering.

See Rachel's ResearchGate page.

Contact Rachel at r.ann.booth@gmail.com

LAB ALUMNI

Matt E. Meier, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at Western Carolina University.

Matt's research focuses on individual differences in working memory capacity and cognitive control.

See Matt's professional webpage, and Google Scholar profile.

Jennifer C. McVay, Ph.D., is teaching at Honolulu Community College, consulting on research design for defense contractors, raising a family, and running marathons in Hawaii.

See Jen's ResearchGate profile.

Bradley J. Poole, Ph.D., is Lead User Experience Researcher for BMO Financial Group in Chicago, IL.

See Brad's Linkedin profile.

Tina M. Miyake, Ph.D., is a Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology at Idaho State University.

Tina regularly teaches courses on research methods, statistics, and cognitive psychology.

See Tina's faculty profile.