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John Coley

John Coley

Associate Professor of Psychology



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Why biology students have misconceptions about science

Cog­ni­tive sci­en­tist John Coley has helped unlock why mis­con­cep­tions per­sist in sci­ence education—research that could change the way instruc­tors teach and improve how stu­dents learn science.

January 10, 2013 - Cognitive psychology Professor John Coley worked with Novartis pharmaceutical researchers to determine how chemists make decisions on what molecules to move forward in drug development

3Qs: Our fascination with mystery

Psy­chology pro­fessor John Coley dis­cusses how the need for expla­na­tion can drive society—and per­haps the media—to be con­sumed with curiosity into the unknown, like with the missing Malaysia Air­lines Flight 370.

John Coley

How chemists think

Com­plex decision-​​making requires us to select the most impor­tant infor­ma­tion and throw out the rest, according to John Coley, an asso­ciate pro­fessor of psychology.

John Coley

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