Mark O’Dekirk, associate professor of psychology, joined the Meredith faculty in 2001. His areas of interest include perception, memory, and visual selective attention. In particular, his research interests have focused on differences between persons with and without mental retardation on various cognitive tasks. Recent paper presentations have been in the areas of Selective Attention & Mental Retardation; Flashbulb Memories; and Temperament & Post-traumatic Stress Disorder. He is also the faculty co-chair of the Carolinas Psychology Conference.
Courses Taught: Introduction to Psychology; Statistical Methods in Psychology; Research Methods in Psychology; The Psychology of Exceptional Individuals; Perception; Memory, Language & Cognition; and Memory & Memoir.
Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology, University of Alabama
M.A. in Experimental Psychology, University of Alabama
B.A. in Psychology, North Carolina State University
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