Western Kentucky University

Department of Psychology - Full-time faculty - Jenni Redifer


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Dr. Jenni Redifer

Dr. Jenni Redifer

Assistant Professor, Educational and Cognitive Psychology

Office:  GRH 3024
Phone:  270-745-4081
Email:  jenni.redifer@wku.edu

Research Interests

My research examines cognitive factors related to student learning and achievement. I am interested in how working memory capacity (the limited attentional resources we have available during effortful tasks) influences problem-solving and retrieval of information from long-term memory. Part of this work investigates methods for teaching effective strategies to individuals with low working memory capacity (i.e., fewer attentional resources).

Courses Taught

  • PSY 310 Educational Psychology
  • PSY 405 Cognitive Psychology
  • EDLD 722 Survey Methods for Educational Leaders

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 Last Modified 11/12/13