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  • Maura A. E. Pilotti, PhD.

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    Associate Professor

  • College :

    College of Sciences and Human Studies

  • Department :

    Humanities & Social Sciences

Maura A. E. Pilotti is a cognitive scientist whose research interests include learning and memory processes across the lifespan and in different cultures. Currently, her research focuses on the interrelations of memory, language, culture, and emotion. She received her Ph.D. in Cognitive Psychology at the City University of New York (USA). She teaches psychology, and courses related to research and assessment.

  • 1997              Ph.D. in Psychology, Graduate Center of the City University of New York
  • 1993             Certificate in Teaching in Urban Colleges, Center for Advanced Study in Education, FIPSE Project, New York
  • 1985              Laurea in Psychology, Universita' degli Studi di Padova, Italy


ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0001-7955-680X

Scopus Author ID: 7004200241

Undergraduate Courses: Introductory Psychology*, Statistics*, Experimental Psychology, Research Methods, Cognitive Psychology*, Research in Memory and Cognition*, Applied Cognitive Psychology, Physiological Psychology, Techniques in Physiological Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Lifespan Development*, Psychology of Aging, Group Processes, Social Psychology*, Applied Behavioral Science Capstone*, Elective Courses (e.g., ‘Reading the News: An Exploration of Applied Cognition’ and ‘Insights into Human Nature’), Independent Study, and Independent Research. * Also taught online or via ITV mode

Undergraduate Courses Specifically Taught at PMU: Introductory Psychology, Writing and Research, Learning Outcome Assessment I, Learning Outcome Assessment II, Critical Thinking and Problem Solving, Leadership and Teamwork, Technical Writing, and Psychology and Law.

Graduate Courses: Statistics, Research Design, Memory and Cognition, Ethics in Psychology, and Independent or Directed Study.


Membership: American Psychological Association, American Psychological Society, Eastern Psychological Association, International Reading Association, Psi Chi, Psychonomic Society, Rocky Mountain Psychological Association (RMPA), Sigma Xi, and Western Psychological Association (WPA).