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Susan T. Zimny


Uhler 303

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Spring 2014 Office Hours

  • Monday 1:25–3:20 
  • Wednesday 1:25–3:20
  • Thursday 2:00–3:15 

How I became interested in Psychology

I am not sure. It was, perhaps, a combination of wanting to understand the actions and thinking of my species, the ability to explore those issues using experimental techniques, and the inspiring professors that conveyed a real sense of excitement and discovery.

Areas of Interest

Cognition, Discourse Processing, Environmental Psychology


B.A., 1969 University of Colorado: History and Russian language and literature

Certificate of foreign language study, 1969 University of Leningrad, U.S.S.R.

M.A., 1970 University of Michigan: History

M.S., 1981 University of Colorado: Physical Education (motor learning)

Ph.D., 1987 University of Colorado: Experimental Psychology (cognition)

Courses Taught

Introductory Psychology, Research Design and Statistics I and II (with laboratory), Cognition (with laboratory), Sensation and Perception (with laboratory), Human Memory, Discourse Processing, Construction Integration Model of Cognition

  • Psychology Department
  • Uhler Hall, Room 101
    1020 Oakland Avenue
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-2426
  • Fax: 724-357-2214
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.