Oklahoma State University

Shelia Kennison, Ph.D.

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Email: shelia.kennison@okstate.edu



Founder & Co-Director of the Oklahoma Network for Teaching of Psychology (ONTOP)
Director, Undergraduate Minor in Cognitive Science
APA Fellow, Divison 2



A.B, Harvard University
Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Postdoc in Cognitive Neuroscience, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign



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Dr. Kennison investigates language processing across the lifespan, including how linguistic knowledge is organized in memory, hemispheric differences in word processing in monolinguals and bilinguals, the cognitive processes involved in reading, language acquisition, and bilingualism.



  • Psyc 4343: Language Development
  • Psyc 3173: Introduction to Cognitive Science
  • Psyc 3033: Psychology of Humor
  • Psyc 3023: Psychology of Art
  • Psyc 6393: Language Development

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