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Faculty Image Yoonhee Jang
Office:
Phone: (406) 243-5571
Email: yoonhee.jang@umontana.edu

 

Current Position:

Assistant Professor

Field Of Study:

Cognitive Psychology

Research Interests:

Human memory, learning, confidence judgments, and metacognition

Signal Detection Theory and computational models of human cognition

Applying cognitive science to education and individual differences

I will be taking new graduate students for next year.

Courses:

PSYX 222 Psychological Statistics

PSYX 280 Fundamentals of Memory and Cognition

PSYX 565 Advanced Cognition

Selected Publications:

Jang, Y., Wixted, J. T., Pecher, D., Zeelenberg, R., & Huber, D. E. (2012). Decomposing the interaction between retention interval and study/test practice: The role of retrievability. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 65, 962-975.

Gupta, N., Jang, Y., Mednick, S. C., & Huber, D. E. (2012). The road not taken: The detrimental role of fluency in creativity. Psychological Science, 23, 288-294.

Jang, Y., Mickes, L., & Wixted, J. T. (2012). Three tests and three corrections: Comment on Koen and Yonelinas (2010). Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 38, 513-523.

Jang, Y., Wallsten, T. S., & Huber, D. E. (2012). A stochastic detection and retrieval model for the study of metacognition. Psychological Review, 119, 186-200.

Jang, Y., Wixted, J. T., & Huber, D. E. (2011). The diagnosticity of individual data for model selection: Comparing signal-detection models of recognition memory. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 18, 751-757.

Jang, Y., Wixted, J. T., & Huber, D. E. (2009). Testing signal-detection models of yes/no and two-alternative forced-choice recognition memory. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 138, 291-306.

Wallsten, T. S., & Jang, Y. (2008). Predicting binary choices from probability phrase meanings. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 15, 772-779.

Jang, Y., & Huber, D. E. (2008). Context retrieval and context change in free recall: Recalling from long-term memory drives list isolation. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 34, 112-127.

Jang, Y., & Nelson, T. O. (2005). How many dimensions underlie judgments of learning and recall? Evidence from state-trace methodology. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 134, 308-326.

Seo, C.-W., Lee, J.-H., & Jang, Y. (1997). Interactive inference processing between explicit text information and implicit knowledge. Korean Journal of Experimental and Cognitive Psychology, 9, 139-165.

Lee, H., & Jang, Y. (1996). Emotion and memory. Korean Journal of Cognitive Science, 7, 61-80.

Jang, Y., & Lee, M.-Y. (1995). Characters' emotional states inference in narrative text. Korean Journal of Experimental and Cognitive Psychology, 7, 79-90.