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 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.
Courses Taught: Introduction to Psychology; Research Methods in Psychology; 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