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Matthew Collins, Ph.D.

Matthew Collins
Associate Professor

College of Psychology
Department of Psychology and Neuroscience

Honors Courses

  • HONR 1500 Honors Reading Seminar

Honors Engagement

  • Honors College Research Roundtable
  • Teaches honors reading seminars
  • Attends honors events

Research Focus

  • Language representations in memory
  • Eyewitness memory accuracy
  • Impact of activity/arousal on cognition


  • Ph.D., McMaster University
  • M.A., Hunter College
  • B.A., University of Guelph

Matt Collins’ research focuses mainly on memory, including how language is stored and represented in memory, how memory and other cognitive processes are affected by arousal, and factors that impact eyewitness accuracy. He co-curated the annual TEDxNSU events and helps organize the College of Psychology’s annual undergraduate poster conference.

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