People

Director

Ellen L. Usher, Lab Director, is Chellgren Endowed Professor at the University of Kentucky, where she holds joint appointments in the Department of Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology and in Developmental Psychology. She received her PhD in Educational Studies from Emory University in 2007. She hold a Master’s in middle grades education (Oglethorpe University) and …

Senior Researchers and Graduate Students

Senior Researchers Dr. Narmada Paul is a postdoctoral scholar at the University of Kentucky in the Department of Education, School, and Counseling Psychology. She earned her PhD in Educational Studies from the Ohio State University in 2018. Her research focuses on understanding the link between motivation and cognition in technology-infused learning environments. Dr. Paul has …

Undergraduate Students

Lab Members     Rest Aliu is a junior majoring in Psychology on the pre-medicine track. Rest is originally from Nigeria but has lived in many places throughout her life. Rest enjoys keeping her schedule busy and has leadership roles in her sorority and campus ministry. Her passion is to create and learn, and she …

International Visiting Scholars

Roraima A. Costa Filho is a doctoral student in Human Motricity Sciences at the Universidade Estadual Paulista, Rio Claro, Brazil and is graduated with a M.A. at the same institution. He has a degree in Physical Education in 2008 from Centro Universitário Moura Lacerda, Ribeirão Preto, Brazil and in 2015 he obtained a degree of …

Affiliated Faculty

Research Affiliates Student Research Affiliates Practitioner Affiliates and Volunteers

Alumni

We are grateful for the hard work of our lab alumni who often pitch in to help, even off the clock. Graduate Student Alumni Chelsea Adams is currently pursuing her Master of Science degree in Educational Psychology. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Kentucky in 2014 with her B.A. in Psychology. After working …