Meet Steve T. Hekkanen
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.