Sara J. Margolin

Sara J. Margolin , Ph.D

Associate Professor (Psychology)
(585) 395-2908
Office: Holmes Hall 127


  • PhD, Cognitive Psychology, with a Certificate in Gerontology, University of Florida - 2007
  • M.S., Cognitive Psychology, University of Florida - 2005
  • B.S. (cum laude), Psychology with Mathematics Minor, University of Florida - 2002

Areas of Specialty


  • Cognitive Processes
  • Sensation and Perception
  • Research Methods
  • Psychology of Aging
  • Principles of Psychology

Research Interests

  • Factors impacting language at both the word and sentence levels; both age-related changes and changes induced by our use of technologies; the effects of misspellings on reading comprehension in young and older adults; the effects of negation on reading comprehension and metacomprehension in young adults and older adults.