Applying Cognitive Science Principles to Promote Durable and Efficient Learning

December 3, 2014, 12:30 - 1:30 pm

Wisconsin Idea Room 159, Education Building, 1000 Bascom Mall

Sean Kang

Dartmouth College, Assistant Professor, Department of Education, Director of the Dartmouth Cognition & Education Laboratory

Sean Kang

Dr. Kang's research examines theoretical issues in the cognitive psychology of learning and memory that also have practical implications for education. The overarching goal of his work is to promote connections between basic cognitive science and educational practice. Dr. Kang's talk will outline new research directions in human memory and learning, and how the findings can be applied to enhance education.