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Jennifer Wiley, PhD

Professor of Psychology, University of Illinois at Chicago



Information for Former Students:
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Course information:
PSCH 321 Developmental Lab, Fall 2014
PSCH 352 Cognitive Psychology, Fall 2021
PSCH 353 Cognitive Lab, Fall 2020
PSCH 555 Problem Solving & Reasoning, Fall 2020
PSCH 459 Cognitive Methods, Spring 2006
PSCH 557 Skill & Knowledge Acquisition, Fall 2021
PSCH 558 Creativity, Innovation & Insight, Spring 2011

Academic Information:
Vita and Publications List
Comprehension, Creativity and Collaboration Laboratory

Research Interests:
Comprehension, metacomprehension and problem solving. Effects of individual differences in working memory capacity and spatial ability. The impact of collaboration on learning and problem solving. Conditions that enable people to think creatively or more effectively.

Media Coverage:
Science News: A boozy glow may trigger problem-solving insights
WIRED: Why Being Sleepy and Drunk Are Great for Creativity
Psychology Today
Wall Street Journal: How to be creative

Dr. Jennifer Wiley
Office: 1054C BSB
Phone: 312-355-2501
Email: jwiley@uic.edu
Mailing Address: 1007 W. Harrison St (MC 285)
Chicago IL 60607


Current Lab Team

Tricia Guerrero * Lena Hildenbrand * Michael Cervantes
Lamorej Roberts * David Sarmento * Lane Adams
Taylor Strickland * Aynsley Parker * Stanley