Research interests: Spatial cognition, spatial intelligence, spatial thinking, spatial memory, embodied cognition, scene perception, visual memory, eye tracking and science education
Dr. Kristin Gagnier is a post-doctoral research fellow in the Department of Psychology at Temple University and SILC (Spatial Intelligence and Learning Center). She received her Ph.D. in Cognitive Psychology from the University of Delaware under the mentorship of Dr. Helene Intraub. Kristin is interested in spatial cognition, how the brain forms and uses mental representations of space and how research on spatial cognition can help improve science education. Her current research project focuses on spatial intelligence and geoscience education.
SILC website: http://spatiallearning.org/
RISC website: http://www.temple.edu/psychology/risc/index.htm