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Samuel Day, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Phone: 570-372-4434
Office Location: Fisher Hall - Rm 142

Academic Credentials:
PHD, Northwestern University
BA, Carson-Newman College

Day received his Ph.D. in cognitive psychology from Northwestern University and completed a postdoctoral fellowship with the Department of Brain and Behavioral Sciences at Indiana University. His recently taught courses include Cognitive Psychology, Sensation & Perception, and Principles of Psychology. Day is an active researcher, with recent publications in The Encyclopedia of Mind, Educational Psychologist, The Journal of Experimental Psychology, and Memory & Cognition. His research interests include reasoning and problem solving; the role of perceptually rich computer simulations in learning and education; music cognition; and judgment and decision making.


  • PSYC-101 Principles of Psychology
  • PSYC-340 Cognitive Psychology
  • PSYC-346 Sensation and Perception
  • PSYC-421 Directed Research
  • PSYC-525 Independent Research

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