Assistant Professor of Applied Psychology
Ph.D., Cognitive Psychology, Emphasis on Spatial Cognition, Miami University
M.A., Cognitive Psychology, Miami University
B.A., Psychology, Shippensburg University
office: 112 Franco Bldg.
Dr. Nathan Greenauer is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at Penn State Berks. Dr. Greenauer's teaching interests include cognition, principles of learning, and tests & measurements. His research interests lie in the area of spatial cognition and include, among others, the study of the organization and structure of long-term spatial memory, the development of spatial category formation, the embodied basis of spatial knowledge, and the integration of spatial knowledge across experiences. His research has been published in professional journals such as Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory & Cognition, Psychological Research, and Psychonomic Bulletin & Review. He welcomes the opportunity to discuss his research with students ans is available to supervise independent studies with students who are interested in learning about conducting research.
Most Recent Publications:
Greenauer, N., & Waller, D. (2010). Micro- and macro-reference frames: Specifying the relations between spatial categories in memory. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory & Cognition, 36, 938-957.
Greenauer, N., & Waller, D. (2008). Intrinsic array structure is neither necessary nor sufficient for non-egocentric coding of spatial layouts. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 15, 1015-1021.