Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Ph.D. Baylor University, 2019
Office: Johnson Tower 324
Phone: (509) 335-5956
- Decision making
- Metacognition and learning
In my research, I focus on factors that can influence memory and decision making in diverse contexts. Specifically, I have investigated how factors such as cognitive load, stereotypes, and metacognitive ability affect the way people are able to recall information and the types of decisions they later make. I am currently working in the Affective and Cognitive Influences of Decisions (ACID) Lab to explore how sleep restriction affects memory and decision making.
Kurinec, C. A., & Weaver, C. A. (2019). Dialect on trial: Use of African American Vernacular English influences juror appraisals. Psychology, Crime & Law. doi: 10.1080/1068316X.2019.1597086
Kurinec, C. A., & Weaver, C. A. (2018). Do memory-focused jury instructions moderate the influence of eyewitness word choice? Applied Psychology in Criminal Justice, 14, 55-69.
Scullin, M. K., Kurinec, C. A., & Nguyen, K. (2017). The effects of implementation intention strategies on prospective memory cue encoding. Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 29, 929-938. doi: 10.1080/20445911.2017.1329205
Scullin, M. K., McDaniel, M. A., Dasse, M., Lee, J., Kurinec, C., Tami, C., & Krueger, M. (2018). Thought probes during prospective memory encoding: Evidence for perfunctory processes. PLoS ONE, 13, e0198646. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0198646