Dr. Zimny may be reached through the Department of Psychology Office.

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


BA, 1969 University of Colorado: History and Russian language and literature

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

MA, 1970 University of Michigan: History

MS, 1981 University of Colorado: Physical Education (motor learning)

PhD, 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