Acacia Overoye


Movement & Memory

This line of research explores how our own hand movements and those of others influence the way we remember events and understand various concepts. Several projects focus educational contexts while others examine the mechanisms underlying gesture and memory. 

Uncertainty & Learning

The process of overcoming uncertainty has the power to create conditions of learning that facilitate long-term retention as well as a deeper and more transferable understanding of the material being learned. This research investigates how uncertainty be used to improve learning and the boundaries of it's effectiveness as a teaching tool.

Operant Conditioning in Nymphicus hollandicus

Note: Not an actual research area. Just my pet cockatiels.