Julie M. Baker, Ph.D.

Research Assistant Professor

B.A., B.S., Missouri University of Science and Technology
M.A., University of North Carolina at Greensboro
Ph.D., Kent State University

108-C Hines Hall
jmbaker1@barton.edu | 800-345-4973 x6498

Dr. Julie Baker is a cognitive psychologist whose research focuses on memory, learning, and metacognition. Metacognition means “thoughts about thoughts” and research in this area focuses on people’s ability to predict their knowledge and rate their understanding of various information. Her dissertation investigated the influence of several cues on people’s ability to predict their performance on a memory test. Baker teaches a variety of courses, and especially enjoys teaching Cognitive Psychology, Introductory Psychology, and Statistics.