St. Bonaventure University

Faculty


Kaminske, Althea Need

bauernschmidt-althea

ACADEMIC DEPARTMENT
Psychology
ACADEMIC SCHOOL
School of Arts and Sciences

TITLES/RESPONSIBILITIES
Associate Professor of Psychology
Director, Behavioral Neuroscience
Co-Director, Center for Attention, Learning, & Memory
CONTACT
Office phone: (716) 375-2505
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OFFICE
De La Roche 100 G
COURSES TAUGHT
  • PSYC 101. An Introduction to Psychology
  • PSYC 302. Experimentation in Human Memory and Cognition (laboratory)
  • PSYC 422. Cognition
ACADEMIC DEGREES
  • Ph.D., Cognitive Psychology, Purdue University, 2013
    • Dissertation: Interest as a Cue for Metacognitive Control
  • M.S., Cognitive Psychology, Purdue University 2010
    • Thesis: Analogical Problem Solving and Prospective Memory
  • B.S., Psychology, Indiana University, 2008
    • Thesis: Working Memory Training and Implicit Learning
  • B.A., Linguistics, Indiana University, 2008
    • Minor: Anthropology
OTHER EDUCATION
PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND
ACCOMPLISHMENTS

Honors and Awards:

  • Leo F. Keenan Jr. Faculty Appreciation Award, 2015
  • Sigma Xi Graduate Student Research Award, 2012
  • David A. Santogrossi Graduate Instructor Award, 2012
  • Graduate School Summer Research Grant, 2012
  • Departmental Award for Graduate Research Innovation, 2011
  • Excellence in Research Award, Indiana University, 2008

Publications:

  • Conway, C. M., Bauernschmidt, A., Huang, S. S., & Pisoni, D.B. (2010). Implicit statistical learning in language processing: Word predictability is the key. Cognition, 114, 356-371.
  • Karpicke, J. D., & Bauernschmidt, A. (2011). Spaced Retrieval: Absolute Spacing Enhances Learning Regardless of Relative Spacing. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 37(5), 1250-1257.
TEACHING PHILOSOPHY
CURRENT RESEARCH INTERESTS/PROJECTS
  • Human learning and memory
  • Applying cognitive science to education
  • Complex learning and comprehension
  • Problem solving
  • Metacognition and self-regulated learning
PERSONAL INTERESTS/COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
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