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Erik Nilsen

Associate Professor of Psychology

  • 2019 Graduation with Grad from Australia Overseas Trip!
    2019 Graduation with Grad from Australia Overseas Trip!

Biology-Psychology Hall

Area of Specialty: Cognitive Psychology/Human Computer Interaction.

Serious Games, Tangible Technology, Cognitive Development of Creativity in Children.

Research

New NSF funded Earthquake Preparedness Research Project. in collaboration with Liz Safran, Peter Drake, and Bryan Sebok.

Ongoing Long Term NSF funded Living Laboratory Research on Cognitive Development of Problem Solving in collaboration with Oregon Museum of Science and Industry.

Institute of Museum and Library Services funded PLAYLAB grant to develop Science Museum Exhibits based on Research in Cognitive Development.  Collaborative project with OMSI.

NSF funded Research on Developing a Serious Games Cloud-based approach to Cybersecurity Education with EDURange Project.  (I served as Educational Efficacy Research and Statistical Consultant for 6 years on project)

Academic Credentials

Ph.D., Psychology (Cognition and Perception, with specialization in Human Computer Interaction) University of Michigan,1991.

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Contact

Erik Nilsen’s office is located in room 236 of Biology-Psychology.

email

voice 503-768-7657

Erik Nilsen Associate Professor of Psychology

Psychology Lewis & Clark 0615 S.W. Palatine Hill Road Portland OR 97219 USA