Associate Professor of Psychology
Lisa K. Son, associate professor of psychology, joined the faculty of Barnard in 2002. Her research and teaching interests include cognitive psychology, learning, and memory.
“Metacognitive Control and Optimal Learning,” with L. K. Son and R. Sethi,Cognitive Science (2007).
“Transfer of Metacognitive Skills and Hint Seeking in Monkeys,” with N. Kornell and H. S. Terrace, Psychological Science (2007).
“Judgments of Learning: Evidence for a Two-Stage Model,” with J. Metcalfe,Memory and Cognition (2005).
“Metacognitive control: Children’s short-term versus long-term study strategies,”Journal of General Psychology (2005).
“Spacing one’s study: Evidence for a metacognitive control strategy,” Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition Vol. 30, No. 3 (2004): 601-604.
“Serial expertise of rhesus macaques,” with H. S. Terrace and E. M. Brannon,PsychologicalScience Vol. 14, Issue 1(2003).
“The adaptive control of encoding and retrieval,” with Schwartz, B. L., Applied Metacognition, B.L. Schwartz and T. Perfect eds. (Cambridge University Press: Cambridge, UK, 2002)
“Metacognitive and control strategies in study-time allocation,” with J. Metcalfe,Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition (2002).
Human and animal cognition and memory
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