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 elementary school-age children, their parents, as well as young adults (college freshmen).


Lab Members

Contact Us

We are located in the McAlester Annex 
(Southeast corner of 6th and Elm Streets). 

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: wmlabmu@gmail.com
Fax:  573-882-7710


Research interests
Publications

photo of Nelson Cowan and previous lab members

Dr. Nelson Cowan
Dr. Nelson Cowan

Professor of Psychology - Principal Investigator

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

Lead Research Associate

Email: SaultsS@missouri.edu


Garrett Hinrichs
Lab Manager

Email: gahd58@mail.missouri.edu


Bret Glass
Supervisor of Laboratory Services

Email: glassb@missouri.edu


Chris Dopuch
Assistant Programmer & Research Assistant

Email: cdp73@mail.missouri.edu


Suzanne Redington
Undergraduate Research Assistant

Email: slr4m7@mail.missouri.edu

Dawei Li
Bridget Whitehead
Research Assistant

Email: bcjwhite@gmail.com


Evie Vergauwe
Postdoctoral Fellow

Email: vergauwee@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.

Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Missouri-Columbia
Department of Psychological Sciences
Perception & Cognition Lab

Email: tjr899@mail.missouri.edu


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


2011
Amanda L. Gilchrist, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Cottey College, Nevada, MO
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.
Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Toronto
Email: davidzj.chen@utoronto.ca


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


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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