Anahid S. Modrek

Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology

Anahid Modrek

Contact

Downs Hall 24
4201 Henry Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19144

Anahid.Modrek@jefferson.edu

Anahid S. Modrek

Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology

Research Interest

I am a developmental psychologist by training. I study cognitive and sociocultural processes that affect the development of reasoning, learning, and academic achievement.

Education

PhD, Columbia University, NY (2016) 
BA, UC Berkeley, CA (2011)

Publications

Modrek, A. S., Kuhn, D., Conway, A., Arvidsson, T. (2019) Cognitive regulation, not behavior regulation, predicts learning. Learning and Instruction, 60(C), 237-244

Kuhn, D., & Modrek, A. (2018) Do reasoning limitations undermine discourse? Thinking & Reasoning, 24(1), 97-116.

Modrek, A., & Kuhn, D. (2017). A cognitive cost of the need to achieve? Cognitive Development, 44, 12-20.

Awards

Arthur Zankel Urban Research Fellow (2011-2013)

Focus Areas

individual differences, learning, reasoning, self-regulation, autonomy, discourse, achievement