Stacy Birch, Ph.D

Associate Professor
(585) 395-2484
sbirch@brockport.edu
Office: Holmes Hall 130

Education

  • PhD, Cognitive Psychology, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign - 1993
  • M.A., Cognitive Psychology, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign - 1990
  • B.A. (summa cum laude) Honors Psychology and English, Eastern Illinois University, Charleston - 1987

Areas of Specialty

Courses

  • Biopsychology
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • NeuroCognition
  • Human Memory
  • Introductory Psychology
  • Psychology of Reading
  • Research Methods

Research Interests

  • Language: Role of linguistic factors (e.g., focus; syntactic prominence) in comprehension of sentences and discourses; Role of phonological information in reading; Reading impairment.

  • Memory: Memory for different levels of information (surface information, conceptual information) and memory for recently-viewed events (e.g., eyewitness memory)