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Arthur Shimamura

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Applications to Teaching: Views from Cognitive and Social Psychology

Professor, Department of Psychology

Arthur Shimamura is Professor of Psychology, Director of the Shimamura Cognitive Neuroscience Laboratory, and a faculty member of the Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute at UC Berkeley. His research interests include cognitive neuroscience, frontal lobe function, and basic memory research. He has published extensively, including recent articles in such journals as Cognitive, Affective, and Behavioral Neuroscience, the Psychological Review, Neuroimage, Memory, the Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, and the American Journal of Psychology, and he is the co-editor with Janet Metcalfe of the collection Metacognition: Knowing About Knowing (MIT Press, 1994). Professor Shimamura is a recipient of the Distinguished Teaching Award from the UC Berkeley Division of Social Sciences, has been Scientific Advisor for the San Francisco Exploratorium Science Museum, and was awarded a Guggenheim Fellowship in 2008 to examine art, mind, and brain.

Active Learning AND Testing: The Key to Long-Lasting Memories

Talk by Arthur Shimamura for the How Students Learn Working Group on March 8, 2011.
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