Working-Memory Laboratory Department of Psychological Sciences
University of Missouri-Columbia
Working-Memory Laboratory Working-Memory Laboratory
Working-Memory Laboratory Nelson Cowan, Director Working-Memory Laboratory
Working-Memory Laboratory

Welcome!

Our research focuses on memory and attention and their roles in human cognition.

Our participants include children (grades 1st thru 7th) and their parents/guardians, as well as college aged students.


Lab Members

Contact Us

We are located in the McAlester Annex 
(A small brick building located in the parking lot of McAlester Hall on the South side of Peace Park @ 6th and Elm Street). 

Map

Directions and parking information

McAlester Annex

Mailing Address
Department of Psychological Sciences 
210 McAlester Hall 
University of Missouri-Columbia
Columbia, Missouri 65211-2500 USA 

Laboratory Phone: 573-882-7417 
Email (Preferred): wmlabmu@gmail.com
Fax:  573-882-7710

Research interests

Publications

Photo of Nelson Cowan & former lab members

Dr. Nelson Cowan
Dr. Nelson Cowan

Curators Distinguished Professor of Psychology - Principal Investigator

Email: CowanN@missouri.edu
Scott Saults
Dr. Scott Saults

Lead Research Associate

Email: SaultsS@missouri.edu


Bret Glass
CSM Operations Coordinator

Email: glassb@missouri.edu


Gerly Kukk
Visiting PhD Student, University of Tartu (Estonia)

Department of Psychophysiology - Institute of Psychology
Email: gerly.kukk.001@ut.ee


Chris Blume
Graduate Student

Email: blumecl@missouri.edu


Kyle Hardman

Graduate Student
Email: kh832@mail.missouri.edu

Winner of the 2013 Department of Psychological Sciences Outstanding Master's Thesis Award.


Kaity Clark
Graduate Student

Email: kmcw24@mail.missouri.edu


Former Graduate Students

Dawei Li
2013
Dawei Li, Ph.D.

Postdoctoral Fellow, Duke University
Email: dlmgf@mail.missouri.edu


2013
Timothy J. Ricker, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor Psychology, College of Staten Island
The City University of New York

Email: Timothy.Ricker@csi.cuny.edu


2012
Angela Aubuchon, Ph.D.
Postdoctoral Fellow, Indiana University
Email: amaubuch@indiana.edu


2012
Joshua Sandry, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Montclair State University, New Jersey
Email: sandryj@mail.montclair.edu


2011
Amanda L. Gilchrist, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Cottey College, Nevada, Missouri
Email: amanda.gilchrist@psych.gatech.edu

Graduate Student Excellence Awards from the Department of Psychological Sciences and from Life Sciences. In 2011, winner of award for best dissertation on campus.


2009
Zhijian (David) Chen, Ph.D.
Lab Manager, Noa Ofen Laboratory for Cognitive and Brain Development
Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan

Email: by0300@wayne.edu


2008
Christopher Zwilling
Doctoral Student, University of Illinois

Department of Psychology, Urbana-Champaign
Email: zwillin1@illinois.edu


2007
Candice C. Morey, Ph.D.
Chancellor’s Fellow, School of Philosophy, Psychology, and Language Sciences
Department of Psychology, University of Edinburgh

Email: cmorey@staffmail.ed.ac.uk

Sponsored predoctoral NRSA; In 2008, one of 2 winners of the Outstanding Ph.D. Dissertation Award at the University of Missouri.


2006
Anna Hismjatullina, Ph.D.
Department Chair, Department of Applied Behavior Analysis
Moscow Institute of Psychoanalysis
Email: u_r_grand@hotmail.com


2001
Emily M. Elliott, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Department of Psychology
Louisiana State University

Email: eelliott@lsu.edu


1996
Noelle Wood, Ph.D.
Project Manager, Rhode Island Department of Mental Health


1995
Linda S. Day, Ph.D., CCC-SLP
Research Associate Professor Emeritus
Communication Science & Disorders, University of Missouri

Email: DayL@health.missouri.edu


1994
Timothy Keller, Ph.D.
Senior Research Associate with expertise in fMRI
Center for Cognitive Brain Imaging
Carnegie Mellon University

Email: tk37@andrew.cmu.edu

Former Post-Doc Students

2013 - 2015
Evie Vergauwe
University of Geneva, Switzerland

Email: Evie.Vergauwe@unige.ch
Recently selected as a Rising Star in the Association for Psychological Science (APS). “The Rising Star designation recognizes outstanding psychological scientists in the earliest stages of their research career post-PhD whose innovative work has already advanced the field and signals great potential for their continued contributions.”


2007-2009
Tina Miyake, Ph.D.
Visiting Assistant Professor, Experimental Psychology
Idaho State University
Email: miyatin2@isu.edu


2003-2005
Michael Bunting, Ph.D.

Area Director, Cognitive Psychology, Center for the Advanced Study of Language
University of Maryland, College Park, MD

Email: miyatin2@isu.edu

Winner of APA’s 2006 Young Investigator Award for the Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition

 

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revised: July 2016
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