jason.chein [at] temple [dot] edu
SILC Alumni Member (former Faculty Member, Temple University) and member of our Spatial Network.
Dept. of Psychology
a. Professional Preparation
Temple University Psychology/Computer Science B.A., 1997
University of Pittsburgh Cognitive Psychology M.S., 2001
University of Pittsburgh Cognitive Psychology Ph.D., 2004
Princeton University Cognitive Neuroscience 2004-2005
2006- Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Temple University
2006- Visiting Collaborating Researcher, Princeton University
2004-2005 Postdoctoral Fellow, Ctr. Study of Brain, Mind, & Behavior, Princeton University
2002 Adjunct Faculty, Department of Biology, Chatham College
2001 Tim Post Award For Research Excellence (University of Pittsburgh)
2001 Temple University Alumni Gallery of Success (Temple University)
2000 Trainee Travel Award, Organization for Human Brain Mapping
1998 Center for the Neural Basis of Cognition Fellowship (National Science Foundation)
1998 National Science Foundation Graduate Student Fellowship, Honorable Mention
1997 College of Arts & Sciences Graduation Ceremony Speaker (Temple University)
1997 President’s Scholar (Temple University)
1997 Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society
1997 General Alumni Award For Academic Achievement (Temple University)
1997 Clifford M. Kliger Scholarship For Outstanding Work In Psychology (Temple University)
1996 Jerry Zaslow Award For Achievement in Academics and Service (Temple University)
(i) Five most relevant recent publications
Chein & Morrison (in press). Expanding the mind’s workspace: Training and transfer effects in working memory training. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review.
Chein & Fiez (2010). Evaluating models of working memory: FMRI and behavioral evidence on the effects of concurrent irrelevant information. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General. 139(1):117-37.
Chein, J.M. & Schneider, W. (2005). Neuroimaging studies of practice: FMRI and meta-analytic evidence of a domain-general control network for learning. Cognitive Brain Research, 25(3), 607-623.
Schneider, W. & Chein, J.M. (2003). Controlled and automatic processing: Behavior, theory, & biology. Cognitive Science, 27, 525-559.
Chein, J.M. & Fiez, J.A. (2001). Dissociation of verbal working memory system components using a delayed serial recall task. Cerebral Cortex, 11(11), 1003-1014.
(ii) Five other significant publications
Chein, J.M., Ravizza, S.M., & Fiez, J.A. (2003). Using neuroimaging to evaluate alternative models of working memory and their implications for language processing. Journal of Neurolinguistics, 16(4-5), 315-339.
Chein, J.M. & Schneider, W. (2003). Designing effective FMRI experiments. In The Handbook of Neuropsychology, Vol. 9. J. Grafman and I. Robertson (Eds.). Elsevier Science, Amsterdam.
Moscovitch, M., Chein, J., Talmi, D., & Cohn, M. (2007). Learning, Memory, & Knowledge. In Cognition, Brain, & Consciousness. B. Baars & N. Gage (Eds.). Elsevier Science, Amsterdam.
Ravizza, S.M., Delgado, M.R., Chein, J.M., Becker, J.T., & Fiez, J.A. (2004). Functional dissociations within the inferior parietal cortex in verbal working memory. Neuroimage, 22(2), 562-573.
Chein, J.M., Fissell, K., Jacobs, S., & Fiez, J.A. (2002). Functional heterogeneity within Broca's area during verbal working memory. Physiology & Behavior, 77, 635-639.
d. Synergistic Activities
- Co-author and contributor to Psychmate, an educational tool (experimental software and companion text) for undergraduate psychology instruction
- Contributor to Cognition, Brain, & Consciousness undergraduate textbook on cognitive neuroscience
- Instructor, Pittsburgh functional neuroimaging training workshops
- Co-development of method and research tools for the meta-analysis of neuroimaging data