Community Activities:

Presenting Memory as we Age to members of the Lifelong Learning Society (LLS) in Boca Raton.

Recent Published Work:

Presentation Sample:

My current research agenda revolves around an individual’s perception of self, and his / her surroundings.  Essentially, I explore how our thoughts impact our performance and decisions in our daily lives.  Topics in my research include aspects of academic self-concept,self-esteem, anxiety, weight status, time pressure, and bilingualism.  Published work includes the following articles:

As a secondary interest, I have explored various factors of risk-taking.

The process of learning has also been of interest.  The following articles explore pure discovery learning and the physiology of the learning process.

Presentations and other activities:

Attending the 2012 APS conference in Washington DC.

A 20 minute video of a presentation delivered  to members of the Lifelong Learning Society. Boca Raton, Florida. November 2, 2017.

Spending time with great friends at a Best Buddies event.

Research Psychologist


An unforgettable evening with Holocaust survivor Norman Frajman at the Holocaust Documentation and Education Center (HDEC).