Our research focuses
on memory and attention and their roles in human cognition.
participants include elementary school-age children, their parents, as well as young adults
We are located in the McAlester Annex
(Southeast corner of 6th and Elm Streets).
Directions and parking information
Department of Psychological Sciences
210 McAlester Hall
University of Missouri-Columbia
Columbia, Missouri 65211-2500 USA
Laboratory Phone: 573-882-7417
photo of Nelson Cowan and previous lab members
Timothy J. Ricker
Angela Aubuchon, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow, Indiana University
Amanda L. Gilchrist, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow, Georgia Institute of Technology
Graduate Student Excellence Awards from the Department of Psychological Sciences and from Life Sciences. In 2011, winner of award for best dissertation on campus.
Zhijian (David) Chen, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Toronto
Doctoral Student, Department of Psychology, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Candice C. Morey, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor & Rosalind Franklin Fellow, University of Groningen, Netherlands
Sponsored predoctoral NRSA; In 2008, one of 2 winners of the Outstanding Ph.D. Dissertation Award at the University of Missouri.
Anna Hismjatullina, Ph.D.
Department Chair, Department of Applied Behavior Analysis, Moscow Institute of Psychoanalysis
Emily M. Elliott, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, Louisiana State University
Noelle Wood, Ph.D.
Project Manager, Rhode Island Department of Mental Health
Linda S. Day, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Research Associate Professor Emeritus, Communication Science & Disorders, University of Missouri
Timothy Keller, Ph.D.
Senior Research Associate with expertise in fMRI, Center for Cognitive Brain Imaging, Carnegie Mellon University
Tina Miyake, Ph.D.
Visiting Assistant Professor, Experimental Psychology, Idaho State University
Michael Bunting, Ph.D.
Area Director, Cognitive Psychology, Center for the Advanced Study of Language, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
Winner of APA’s 2006 Young Investigator Award for the Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition
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