Professor of Psychology & Department Chair
Office: D233 Science Building
Ph.D. - University of Nebraska-Lincoln
B.A. - University of Maine at Farmington
PSYC 110 - Introduction to Psychology
PSYC 200 - Research Methods in Psychology
PSYC 331 - Cognition
PSYC 375 - Learning
PSYC 377 - Evolutionary Psychology
My primary research interests are biological psychology (specifically evolution), learning, and cognition. I have conducted research in animal and human behavior, anthrozoology (human-animal interactions), evolutionary psychology, and research in higher eduction (including the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning). I encourage students who work withme to be involved in all steps of the research process such as reading/discussing research papers, helping with research design, collecting and analyzing data, and presentation of the results at professional meetings.
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J. L. (2015). A comparison between two
different activities for teaching learning principles: Virtual animal labs
versus human demonstrations. Scholarship of Teaching and Learning in
Psychology, 1(2), 182-188.
J. L., Kamil, A. C., & Webbink, K. E.
(2013). Changing room cues reduces the effects of proactive interference
in Clark’s nutcrackers, Nucifraga
columbiana. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal Behavior Processes, 39,
Lewis, J. L., & Kamil, A. C. (2006). Interference effects in the memory for
serially presented locations in Clark’s nutcrackers,
Nucifraga columbiana. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Animal
Behavior Processes, 32, 407-418.