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Bennett L. Schwartz is a Professor of Psychology at Florida International University.   A native of Long Island, New York, he earned both his Bachelor’s degree (1988) and Ph.D. (1993) from Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire.  He then moved to Florida International University in Miami, Florida, where he has been ever since.  He does research on metamemory, human memory, and a variety of other interesting topics.  He has published over seventy-five journal articles and book chapters in these areas.  His textbook, Memory:  Foundations and Applications; 3rd edition (Sage Publications, 2017) is an accessible textbook on memory science presented in clear and understandable language. His textbook (with John Krantz), Sensation and Perception: 2nd edition (2019) has also been successful.  He is  past-president of the Southern Society for Philosphy and Psychology.  He is currently editor of New Ideas in Psychology and Associate Editor of Metacognition and Learning.  He teaches course in Memory, Cognitive Psychology, and Sensation and Perception.

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