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Yana Weinstein

Yana WeinsteinYana Weinstein is an assistant professor at the University of Massachusetts Lowell. She received her PhD in psychology from University College London in 2009 and had four years of postdoctoral training at Washington University in St. Louis. The broad goal of her research is to help students make the most of their academic experience. Yana's research interests lie in improving the accuracy of memory performance and the judgments students make about their cognitive functions. Yana tries to pose questions that have direct applied relevance, such as:

  • How can we help students choose optimal study strategies?
  • Why are test scores sometimes so surprising to students?
  • How do retrieval practice help students learn?

About Weinstein


Psychology Department
University of Massachusetts Lowell
Lowell, MA 01854

  2424 American Lane • Madison, WI 53704-3102 USA
Phone: +1 608-441-1070 • Fax: +1 608-443-2474 • Email:

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