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Karen Zabrucky


Postdoctoral Fellow in Applied Cognitive Psychology, Wayne State University, 1980-1982
Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology, The University of Toledo, 1980
M.A. in Experimental Psychology, The University of Toledo, 1977
B.A. in Psychology and Sociology, Kent State University, 1973


Metacognition; Text comprehension and memory; Memory in Real World; Applied Cognitive Psychology


Zabrucky, K. M., Moore, D., Lin-Agler, L, and Cummings, A. M. (2015). “Students’ metacomprehension knowledge: Components that predict comprehension performance.” Reading Psychology, 1-16.

Zabrucky, K M. and Bays, R. B (2015). “Improving students’ retention through the testing effect.” College Teaching, 63 (2), 91-91.

Commander, N. E., Zhao, Y., Li, H., Zabrucky, K.M., and Agler, L. L. (2014). “American and Chinese Students’ Calibration of Comprehension and Performance.” Current Psychology, 33, 655-671.

Bays, R. B., Foley, M. A., and Zabrucky, K. M. (2013). “Timing does matter: Examining imagery’s impact on the temporal origins of false beliefs.” Acta Psychologica, 142 (1), 30-37.

Bays, R. B., Zabrucky, K. M., and Gagne, P.  (2012). “Do plausibility manipulations work: An examination of their role in false beliefs and memories.” Memory, 20 (6), 638-644.