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Dr. Thadeus Meeks

Associate Professor


Education: Ph.D., 2009
University of Georgia

Cognitive Psychology

(618) 650-3438


About Dr. Meeks

J. Thadeus Meeks won the Researcher of the Year Award from the SIUE chapter of Sigma Xi in 2011. In 2009, he received his Ph.D. from the University of Georgia in cognitive psychology. Dr. Meeks presently teaches Cognitive Psychology, Research Methods and Statistics, Sensation and Perception, and Foundations of Psychology. His research interests broadly revolve around human learning and memory. More specifically, he is interested in such topics as how we remember to complete our intentions (prospective memory), how we remember the source of information, and how we experience the different varieties of memory. His research has been published in such journals as Memory & Cognition, Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory and Cognition, and the Journal of Memory and Language. Dr. Meeks also enjoys sports, outdoor activities, and cooking.

Mentoring Expertise

Dr. Meeks is available to mentor students interested in pursuing graduate degrees in experimental areas of psychology, especially those interested in cognitive psychology.

Representative Publications

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