Education1975 University of Washington, BS
1977 University of South Florida, MS
1981 University of South Florida, Ph.D.
Courses TaughtHuman Learning and Memory
Cognition and Perception
Statistics and Methods
Career SpecialtiesDr. Hekkanen is an experimental psychologist whose recent research
involves investigating the variables that control the production of
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.