Assistant Professor of Psychology (2008)
Hoffberger Science Building 117
B.A., Western Maryland College (now McDaniel College), 1999
M.A. and Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 2004
Areas of Scholarly Expertise and Interest
Memory strategies, Metacognition/Metamemory, Teaching and Learning methods in Psychology, Short-term and working memory, Cognitive aging
McCabe, J., Doerflinger, A., & Fox, R. (2011). Student and faculty perceptions of e-feedback. Teaching of Psychology, 38, 173-179.
McCabe, J. (2011). Metacognitive awareness of learning strategies in undergraduates. Memory & Cognition, 39, 462-476.
McCabe, J. A., Osha, K. L., Roche, J. A., & Susser, J. A. (2011, May). Undergraduates' knowledge and use of mnemonics: A survey study. Poster presented at the 18th Annual APS-STP Teaching Institute, at the 23rd Annual Association for Psychological Science Convention, Washington, DC.
McCabe, J. A., Craig, A. A., Foley, J. E., Rose, A., Cephas, R. M., & Chefitz, L. S. (2011, March). Adding gestures to mnemonics: Do hands help recall? Poster presented at the Eastern Psychological Association Conference, Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Susser, J. A., & McCabe, J. A. (2011, March). From the lab to the dorm room: Metacognitive awareness and use of the spacing effect. Poster presented at the Eastern Psychological Association Conference, Boston, Massachusetts.
McCabe, J. A. (2010, November). Metacognition in college students: Predicting the outcomes of learning scenarios. Poster presented at the 51st Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, St. Louis, Missouri.
McCabe, J. A., Osha, K. L., Graves, K. A., Marx, E. R., Myrtetus, E. A., & Roche, J. A. (2010, March). Self-regulation in the classroom predicts memory performance in the laboratory. Poster presented at the Eastern Psychological Association Conference, Brooklyn Bridge, New York.
McCabe, J. A. (2010, January). Learning about memory using Teaching of Psychology. Poster presented at the 31st Annual National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology, St. Petersburg Beach, Florida.
McCabe, J. A. (2009, October). Another MATOP: "Mnemonics Applied to the Teaching of Psychology." Paper presented at the 11th Annual Mid-Atlantic Teachers of Psychology (MATOP) Conference, Largo, Maryland.
McCabe, J., & Hartman, M. (2008). Working memory for item and temporal information in younger and older adults. Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition, 15, 574-600.
McCabe, J., & Hartman, M. (2008). An analysis of age differences in perceptual speed. Memory and Cognition, 36, 1495-1508.
Instructional Resource Award (Project title: Best Practices for Integrating Mnemonics into Psychology Instruction), Society for Teaching of Psychology, 2010. To be published on the STP web site (teachpsych.org).
Goucher Summer Science Research Program (2010)