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Michael F. Bunting

Director of Research

Research Area

  • Cognitive Psychology


  • Postdoctoral appointment, University of Missouri, 2005
  • PhD, University of Illinois, 2003
  • MA, University of Illinois, 1999
  • BA, Loras College, 1997

Research Interests

  • Nature, organization, and trainability of working memory and selective attention
  • Structure of the inductive reasoning domain and the relationship between reasoning ability (i.e., general fluid intelligence) and working memory capacity
  • Cognitive and non-cognitive determinants of human aptitude and acquired abilities, including complex skill acquisition and aptitude for foreign language learning