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Mengfei Cai

Department Chair, Associate Professor

B.A., Huazhong Normal University
M.S., Ph.D., Brigham Young University

instructs: Statistics and Research Methods, Experimental Psychology, Testing & Measurement


phone: 8096

research:Dr. Cai Studied at Huazhong Normal University and Brigham Young University, completing a Ph.D. in Applied Social Psychology. Her research interests are in effective parenting and coping, cognitive and social development, and culture differences.

Dr. Derek Zeigler

Assistant Professor

M.S., Ph.D. Ohio University

instructs: General Psychology, Behavior Modification, Psychological Experimentation, Learning & Behavior Analysis, Cognitive Psychology


phone: 8082

research: Dr. Derek Zeigler received his Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology from Ohio University with a concentration in cognitive psychology and cognitive science. Dr. Zeigler’s cognitive research concerns the nature of learning — particularly how concept learning processes are influenced by training and expertise.