Hekkanen_S
Professor, Psychology

401 W. Kennedy Blvd.
Box: 101F
Tampa, FL 33606
(813) 257-3648
shekkanen@ut.edu

Steve T. Hekkanen


Education
1975 University of Washington, BS
1977 University of South Florida, MS
1981 University of South Florida, Ph.D.
Courses Taught
Human Learning and Memory
Cognition and Perception
Statistics and Methods
Career Specialties
Dr. Hekkanen is an experimental psychologist whose recent research involves investigating the variables that control the production of false memories.
Professional and Community Activities:
He has done extensive work on the nature of human memory and how poor memory formulations make a person susceptible to adding unrelated information to create false memories. Indeed, the unrelated information can be deliberately added by others to manipulate memory.