Welcome to the VCU Cognition and Learning Lab!


The Cognition and Learning Lab is directed by Dr. Jason Chow and Dr. Christine Bae. In our lab, we conduct research aimed at better understanding how individual differences influence the learning process in classroom contexts. Please see project tabs for more details of ongoing work supported by IES, NSF, APA, and the U.S. Department of Education.

School of Education

Interested in academic programs in the School of Education? Please see "Get Involved" tan for research positions.

Find out more about Ph.D. degrees in Educational Psychology and Special Education.


We love to share the work we've been doing! Check out our lab publications, many that feature our awesome graduate students.

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Dr. Christine Bae is an assistant professor of educational psychology, and Dr. Jason Chow is an assistant professor of special education and research faculty in the Clark-Hill Institute for Positive Youth Development.  Both are affiliate faculty in the Psychology Department.  Feel free to contact them if interested in graduate study in Educational Psychology or Special Education.

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Where are we?

Our Lab is located on the first floor of Oliver Hall in the School of Education.

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