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Hire Dr. Veronica Yan
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Learning Scientist. Assistant Professor in Educational Psychology.

Profile Summary
Subject Matter Expertise
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Work Experience

Assistant Professor

University of Texas at Austin

September 2017 - Present

Assistant Professor

University of Texas at Austin

August 2017 - Present

Learning Advisory Board, Chair

ScreenTime Solutions

March 2016 - November 2018

Postdoctoral Scholar

University of Southern California

October 2015 - July 2017

Postdoctoral Researcher

University of California Los Angeles

August 2014 - August 2016

Lecturer

University of California Los Angeles

June 2014 - August 2014

Education

PhD (Psychology)

University of California, Los Angeles

August 2009 - June 2014

BA Hons (Experimental Psychology)

UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE

October 2006 - June 2009

Certifications
  • Certification details not provided.
Publications
JOURNAL ARTICLE
Paulo F. Carvalho, Faria Sana, Veronica X. Yan(2020). Self-regulated spacing in a massive open online course is related to better learning . npj Science of Learning. 5. (1). Springer Science and Business Media {LLC}
Veronica X. Yan, Luke G. Eglington, Michael A. Garcia(2020). Learning Better, Learning More: The Benefits of Expanded Retrieval Practice . Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition. 9. (2). p. 204--214. Elsevier {BV}
Veronica X. Yan, Faria Sana (2020). Does the interleaving effect extend to unrelated concepts? Learners’ beliefs versus empirical evidence . Journal of Educational Psychology.
Veronica X. Yan, Faria Sana (2019). Interleaving Benefits the Learning of Complex Perceptual Categories: Evidence Against the Discriminative-Contrast Hypothesis . Journal of Cognitive Education and Psychology.
Faria Sana, Veronica X. Yan, Joseph A. Kim, Elizabeth Ligon Bjork, Robert A. Bjork(2018). Does Working Memory Capacity Moderate the Interleaving Benefit? . Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition. 7. (3). p. 361--369. Elsevier {BV}
Veronica X. Yan, Nicholas C. Soderstrom, Gayan S. Seneviratna, Elizabeth Ligon Bjork, Robert A. Bjork(2017). How Should Exemplars Be Sequenced in Inductive Learning? Empirical Evidence Versus Learners' Opinions . Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied. American Psychological Association ({APA})
Faria Sana, Veronica X. Yan, Joseph A. Kim(2017). Study sequence matters for the inductive learning of cognitive concepts . Journal of Educational Psychology. 109. (1). p. 84--98. American Psychological Association ({APA})
Sana, F., Yan, V.X., Kim, J.A.(2017). Study sequence matters for the inductive learning of cognitive concepts . Journal of Educational Psychology. 109. (1). p. 84-98.
Veronica X. Yan, Elizabeth Ligon Bjork, Robert A. Bjork(2016). On the difficulty of mending metacognitive illusions: A priori theories, fluency effects, and misattributions of the interleaving benefit . Journal of Experimental Psychology: General. 145. (7). p. 918--933. American Psychological Association ({APA})
Veronica X. Yan, Khanh-Phuong Thai, Robert A. Bjork(2014). Habits and beliefs that guide self-regulated learning: Do they vary with mindset? . Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition. 3. (3). p. 140--152. Elsevier {BV}
Yan, V.X., Thai, K.-P., Bjork, R.A.(2014). Habits and beliefs that guide self-regulated learning: Do they varywith mindset . Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition. 3. (3). p. 140-152.
Kou Murayama, Michiko Sakaki, Veronica X. Yan, Garry M. Smith(2014). Type I error inflation in the traditional by-participant analysis to metamemory accuracy: A generalized mixed-effects model perspective . Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition. 40. (5). p. 1287--1306. American Psychological Association ({APA})
Noh, S.M., Yan, V.X., Vendetti, M.S., Castel, A.D., Bjork, R.A.(2014). Multilevel Induction of Categories: Venomous Snakes Hijack the Learning of Lower Category Levels . Psychological Science. 25. (8). p. 1592-1599.
Murayama, K., Sakaki, M., Yan, V.X., Smith, G.M.(2014). Type I error inflation in the traditional by-participant analysis to metamemory accuracy: A generalized mixed-effects model perspective . Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning Memory and Cognition. 40. (5). p. 1287-1306.
Yan, V.X., Yu, Y., Garcia, M.A., Bjork, R.A.(2014). Why does guessing incorrectly enhance, rather than impair, retention? . Memory and Cognition. 42. (8). p. 1373-1383.
Michael S. Cohen, Veronica X. Yan, Vered Halamish, Robert A. Bjork(2013). Do students think that difficult or valuable materials should be restudied sooner rather than later? . Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition. 39. (6). p. 1682--1696. American Psychological Association ({APA})
Cohen, M.S., Yan, V.X., Halamish, V., Bjork, R.A.(2013). Do students think that difficult or valuable materials should be restudied sooner rather than later? . Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning Memory and Cognition. 39. (6). p. 1682-1696.
Cohen, Michael S. and Yan, Veronica X. and Halamish, Vered and Bjork, Robert A.(2013). Do students think that difficult or valuable materials should be restudied sooner rather than later? . Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition. 39. (6). p. 1682-1696. American Psychological Association
ANNOTATION
(2018). Memory in Educational Settings . Oxford Bibliographies Online Datasets.
BOOK
Bjork, Robert A.; Yan, Veronica X.; (2014). The Increasing Importance of Learning How to Learn . Washington University in St. Louis