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Jennifer McCabe

Associate Professor of Psychology

Julia Rogers G20
410-337-6558
Jennifer.McCabe@goucher.edu


Education

B.A., Western Maryland College (now McDaniel College)
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


Recent Publications/Presentations/Performances

McCabe, J. A., Osha, K. L., Roche, J. A., & Susser, J. A. (2013). Psychology students' knowledge and use of mnemonics. Teaching of Psychology, 40(3), 183-192doi: 10.1177/0098628313487460

McCabe, J., Osha, K. L., Roche, J. A., & Susser, J. A. (in press). Psychology students' knowledge and use of mnemonics. Teaching of Psychology.

Susser, J. A., & McCabe, J. (2013). From the lab to the dorm room: Metacognitive awareness and use of spaced study. Instructional Science, 41(2), 345-363. doi: 10.1007/s11251-012-9231-8

McCabe, J. A., Collins, E. K., Meyers-Orr, B. M., & Witham, M. B. (2013, March). Getting the GIST of memory: Teaching effective learning strategies in Introductory Psychology. Poster presented at the Eastern Psychological Association Conference, New York, New York.

Shevlin, B. R. K. & McCabe, J. A. (2013, March). Cognitive reflection in undergraduates: Relationships with educational experiences and metacognition. Poster presented at the Eastern Psychological Association Conference, New York, New York.

McCabe, J. A. (2013, January). The Introductory Psychology Laboratory as Gateway to Scientific Literacy. Participant Idea Exchange (PIE) session at the 35th Annual National Institute on the Teaching of Psychology, St. Petersburg Beach, Florida.

McCabe, J. A., Chefitz, L. S., Shevlin, B. R. K., & Turpin, S. (2012, March). Hand gestures and mnemonics: Effects of viewing and enacting. Poster presented at the Eastern Psychological Association Conference, Pittsburgh, PA. 

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., 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.

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.

 


Funded Research

Instructional Resource Award (Project title: Learning Strategy Demonstrations for the Psychology Classroom), Society for the Teaching of Psychology, 2013. To be published on the STP web site (teachpsych.org).

Instructional Resource Award (Project title: Integrating Mnemonics into Psychology Instruction), Society for Teaching of Psychology, 2010. Peer reviewed and published on the STP web site, http://www.teachpsych.org/otrp/resources/mccabe11.pdf

Goucher Summer Science Research Program (2010, 2012)


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