Dr. Rickard

Timothy Rickard, PhD

Professor of Psychology
Email: trickard@ucsd.edu
Phone: (858) 822-0122
Fax: 858-534-7190

Research Interests

Human learning and knowledge representation, memory retrieval processes, acquisition and transfer of skills, and mathematical cognition. His work emphasizes both theory development and potential application. Ongoing projects explore the role of sleep in learning and memory, optimization of children's learning in arithmetic and other domains, and the cognitive processes underlying recall from long-term memory.

Academic Appointments
  1. Professor, Department of Psychology, University of California San Diego (2007-present)
  2. Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, University of California San Diego (2003-2007)
  3. Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, University of California San Diego (1996-2003)
Educational History
  1. Postdoctoral Fellow, Cognitive Neuroscience Section, National Institutes of Health (1994-1996)
  2. PhD, Cognitive Psychology, University of Colorado (1994)
  3. MA, Cognitive Psychology, University of Colorado (1992)
  4. MS, Applied Statistics, University of Alabama (1989)
  5. BS, Mechanical Engineering, University of Alabama (1987)