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Jason Ozubko

Associate Professor of Psychology
Bailey 133
(585) 245-5249
ozubko@geneseo.edu

Jason Ozubko has been a member of the Geneseo faculty since 2015.

Office Hours

Tues Noon-2pm, Thurs 1-2pm or by appointment

Research Interests

Dr. Ozubko's research examines the cognitive and neuropsychological properties of human memory. Dr. Ozubko uses both experimental and neuroimaging techniques to investigate episodic and spatial memory. As for episodic memory, much of his research focuses on distinctiveness effects in memory, the influence of semantics on memory, and properties of forgetting over time. For spatial memory, Dr. Ozubko investigates the neuropsychological consequences of learning and navigating in new and familiar environments. His lab uses techniques ranging from classic cognitive experimental paradigms to mathematical models and virtual reality headsets.

Human Memory and Cognition Laboratory Website

Area of Interest

  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Human Memory
  • Spatial Memory
  • False Memories

Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • Ph.D., Cognitive Psychology, University of Waterloo, 2011

  • M.A., Cognitive Psychology, University of Waterloo, 2007

  • B.Sc., Psychology, University of Toronto Scarborough, 2005

Recent Courses Taught

  • Introduction to Cognitive Psychology

  • Introduction to Behavioral Statistics

  • Advanced Research Seminar: The Cognitive Neuroscience of Memory

Classes

  • PSYC 225: Intro to Cognitive Psychology

    The human organism possesses a complex system of mental abilities--including perceiving, remembering, language, problem solving, reasoning, and decision making--through which it acquires, organizes, and utilizes knowledge of the environment. Cognitive psychology is the study of this sophisticated processing system. Prerequisites: PSYC 100. Offered every semester.

  • PSYC 305: AppResMeth:Neuroimaging in Psy

    A selected-topic course focused on applied data management and analysis. Students will learn to apply qualitative and/or quantitative data collection, management and/or analysis skills. Prerequisites: Proficiency in Basic Requirements. Some topics may require additional prerequisites which will be published in Knightweb. May be taken more than once with different subtitles. Credits: 3 (3-0). Offered every year.

  • PSYC 397: Undergraduate Research Seminar

    This course provides experience in formulating research projects and applying research techniques in psychology through participation in a faculty-supervised research project and a student-faculty research seminar. May be taken more than once for credit. Prerequisites: Proficiency in Basic Requirements and instructor permission. Offered by individual arrangement