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Steve T. Hekkanen


Steve T. Hekkanen

Meet Steve T. Hekkanen

Professor, Psychology

Education: 1975 University of Washington, B.S.
1977 University of South Florida, M.S.
1981 University of South Florida, Ph.D.

Courses Taught: Human Learning and Memory
Cognition and Perception
Statistics and Methods

Career Specialties: Steve 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.