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Shahar Gat

MSc. Track: Cognitive Psychology and Human-Factors Engineering

Research title: "It's about time": Metacognitive Processes Underlying Subjective Duration Estimation of Problem Solving
Expected graduation: 2021
email:  shahar.gat@campus.technion.ac.il
 
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Ori Nizri-Tal

MSc. Track: Cognitive Psychology and Human-Factors Engineering

Research title: Search behaviors - The evolvement of stopping criteria and confidence judgments with accumulation of experience
Expected graduation: 2021; Combined supervision with Dr. Kinneret Teodorescu
email:  ori.nizri.tal@gmail.com
 
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Asa Kinory

MSc. Track: Cognitive Psychology and Human-Factors Engineering

Research title: The Role of Metacognitive Processes in Effectively Using Adaptive User Interfaces
Expected graduation: 2021; Combined supervision with Prof. Avi Parush
email:  asakinory@gmail.com
 

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Ofri Shefer-Gilat

MSc Track: Cognitive Psychology and Human-Factors Engineering (started at Organizational Behavior and changed during studies)

Research Title: The Association Between Sense of agency and Metacognitive Accuracy in Problem Solving
Graduated: 2020
email:  ofri.shefer@gmail.com
 
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Ilan Torgovitsky

MSc Track: Cognitive Psychology and Human-Factors Engineering

Research Title: Metacognitive Perspective on Strategic Allocation of Time across Items
Graduated: 2018
email:  ilantorgo@gmail.com
Papers:
Ackerman, R., Yom-Tov, E., & Torgovitsky, I. (2020). Using confidence and consensuality to predict time invested in problem solving and in real-life web searching. Cognition, 199, 104248.

Sidi. Y., Torgovitsky, I., Soibelman, D.,Miron-Spektor, E., & Ackerman, R. (2020). You may be more original than you think: Predictable biases in self-assessment of originality. Acta Psychologica, 203, 103002. Continue Reading Ilan Torgovitsky
 
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Dr. Yael Sidi

PhD Track: Cognitive Psychology and Human-Computer Interaction

Research Title: On the role of medium, computer screen vs. paper, as a cue for processing depth
Graduated: 2017
email:  yaelsi@openu.ac.il
Website:  www.openu.ac.il/en/personalsites/YaelSidi.aspx
Papers:
Sidi, Y., Ophir, Y., Ackerman, R. (2016). Generalizing Screen Inferiority – Does the Medium, Screen versus Paper, Affect Performance Even with Brief Tasks? Metacognition & Learning, 11(1), 15-33.

Sidi, Y., Shpigelman, M., Zalmanov, H., & Ackerman, R. (2017). Understanding metacognitive inferiority on screen by exposing cues for depth of processing. Learning and Instruction, 51, 61-73.

Sidi, Y., Ackerman, R., & Erez, A. (2018). Feeling happy and (over)confident: The role of positive affect in metacognitive processes. Cognition & Emotion, 32(4), 876-884.

Sidi, Y., Torgovitsky, I., Soibelman, D., Miron-Spektor, E., & Ackerman, R. (2020). You may be more original than you think: Predictable biases in self-assessment of originality. Acta Psychologica, 203, 103002.

Continue Reading Dr. Yael Sidi
 
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Dr. Tirza Lauterman

Track: Cognitive Psychology and Human-Factors Engineering

MSc Research Title: The Hidden Cues behind the Screen - Media Effect on Improving Metacomprehension
PhD Research Title: Initial Judgement of Solvability in Problem Solving: Non-verbal and Verbal Problems Accuracy
Graduated MSc: 2013; PhD: 2020
email:  tirza2502@gmail.com
Papers:
Ackerman, R., & Lauterman, T. (2012). Taking reading comprehension exams on screen or on paper? A metacognitive analysis of learning texts under time pressure. Computers in Human Behavior, 28, 1816-1828.

Lauterman, T., & Ackerman, R. (2014). Overcoming screen inferiority in learning and calibration. Computers in Human Behavior, 35, 455-463.

Lauterman, T., & Ackerman, R. (2019). Initial Judgment of Solvability in non-verbal problems – A predictor of solving processes. Metacognition and Learning, 14(3), 365–383. Continue Reading Dr. Tirza Lauterman
 
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Dr. Roee Shraga

PhD Track: Data Science

Research Title: (Artificial) Mind over Matter: Integrating Humans and Algorithms in Solving Matching Problems
Graduated: 2020; Combined supervision with Prof. Avigdor Gal
email:  shraga89@gmail.com
Paper:
Ackerman, R., Gal, A., Sagi, T., Shraga, R. (2019). A cognitive model of human bias in matching. In Pacific Rim International Conference on Artificial Intelligence (PRICAI, pp. 632-646). Springer, Cham (Computer science conference proceedings; authors are in alphabetical order). Continue Reading Dr. Roee Shraga
 
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Baillie Shuster

MSc Track: Cognitive Psychology and Human-Factors Engineering

Research Title: The Moderating Effects of Fixed and Growth Mindsets on Meta-Reasoning Processes
Graduated: 2020; Combined supervision with Dr. Liat Levontin
email:  baillie.shuster@gmail.com
 

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