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Megan Sumeracki

Megan Sumeracki

Craig-Lee (CL) 359
(401) 456-8581
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Academic Background

B.A. Psychological Science, Purdue University, 2009
M.A. Experimental Psychology, Washington University in St. Louis, 2011
Ph.D. Cognitive Psychology, Purdue University, 2014


Cognitive Psychology
Research Methods in Cognition

Human learning and memory
Retrieval processes
Application of cognition to education

Recent Publications

Sumeracki, M. A., & Weinstein, Y. (2018). Six strategies for effective learning. Academic Medicine, 93, p. 666.

Weinstein, Y., Madan, C., & Sumeracki, M. A. (2018). Teaching the science of learning. Cognitive Research: Principles & Implications, 3:2, 1-17.

Weinstein, M. A., & Sumeracki, M. A. (2017). Are Twitter and blogs important tools for the modern psychological scientist? Perspectives on Psychological Science. 12, 1171-1175.

Smith, M. A., Blunt, J. R., Whiffen, J. W. & Karpicke, J. D. (2016). Does providing prompts during retrieval practice improve learning? Applied Cognitive Psychology, 30, 544-553.

Karpicke, J. D., Blunt, J. R., & Smith, M. A. (2016). Retrieval-based learning: Positive effects of retrieval practice in elementary school children. Frontiers in Psychology, 7, 350: 1-8.

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