Science of Learning and Metacognition Lab

Veronica Yan

P.I., SLAM lab

veronicayan@austin.utexas.edu

Interests: Effective, motivated self-regulated learning -- the cognitive underpinnings of effective learning strategies and socio-psychological, motivational mindsets that enhance academic achievement

I will be accepting applications for Educational Psychology PhD students in the Fall 2017 application round.

Graduate Students

Nathaniel Raley

Ph.D. Candidate

Interests: long-term retention, transfer of learning, retrieval processes, adaptive learning technology, psychometrics, causal inference, Bayesian statistical methods

Lisi Wang

2nd year Ph.D. student

Interests: effective learning strategies, desirable difficulty, metacognition, and self-regulated learning.

Derek Hanson

2nd year Ph.D. student

Interests: disfluency, choice in the classroom, self-regulated learning, effective study habits

Katherine Wilson

1st year Ph.D. student

Interests: motivation, self-regulated learning, social cognition, learning mindsets, intervention design

Undergraduate Researchers

  • Kimberly Nguyen (3rd year, Biology/Pre-med major)
  • Matthan Moy (2nd year, Management Information Systems/Pre-med major)

Collaborators