rachel zahn

Rachel is a PhD candidate in the Department of Psychological Sciences. Her research is in Cognitive Psychology, specifically in how working memory capacity supports language production. She studies language production in people with aphasia post-stroke and in healthy aging. She has served as a teaching assistant for Memory, Psychology of Language, and Psychology of Aging. She has also been the instructor of record for Memory during the 2021 and 2022 summer semesters. As a professor, Rachel aims to teach her students what we know about psychology and how we know it so they have the tools to decide for themselves if we really know it. Outside of the lab and classroom she enjoys reading, museums, and listening to podcasts.

Honors & Awards

CTE Graduate Fellow


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