Bachelor of Arts, Texas Tech University (Psychology, 2013)
M.S., University of Utah (Psychology, 2016)
In my research I explore the effects of various experiential and environmental factors on individuals’ spatial cognition and navigation abilities. My research program investigates three lines of research — (1) low vision visual perception, mobility, and navigation, (2) the effects of large-scale experiences with home environment structure and mobility on navigation strategy, and (3) the effects of movement experiences (training in dance and sports) on spatial cognition. I use both real-world movement and virtual reality methods to answer my research questions and work with children, younger adults, and older adults.