Henry L. Roediger, III: Making It Stick: The Science of Successful Learning

James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor of Psychology, Washington University in St. Louis John P. McGovern Award Lecture in the Behavioral Sciences
Friday, February 17, 2017: 12:00 PM-1:00 PM
Room 306 (Hynes Convention Center)
Dr. Henry L. Roediger, III is a psychologist who focuses on human learning and memory. His research interests include factors that greatly increase learning and retention and their application to education; memory illusions and the development of false memories; the study of people with highly superior memory abilities; and collective and historical memory. He received a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Washington & Lee University and his Ph.D. in cognitive psychology from Yale University. He previously taught at Purdue University, the University of Toronto, and Rice University. Roediger is a past president of the Association for Psychological Science, served on the governing board of the Psychonomic Society, and received a Guggenheim Fellowship. He is a fellow of AAAS, the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the American Psychological Association (APA), and the American Psychological Society (APS). Roediger received the APS William James Lifetime Achievement Award. He is a member of the Society of Experimental Psychologists and received its Howard Crosby Warren Medal for his studies of illusory memories. He recently received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Society of Experimental Psychology and Cognitive Science, a division of APA.
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