|Contact Info:||(585) 395-2908
Office: Holmes Hall 129
|Education||B.S., M.S., & Ph.D. at the University of Florida|
Factors impacting language at both the word and sentence levels; both age-related changes and changes induced by our use of technologies; the effects of misspellings on reading comprehension in young and older adults; the effects of negation on reading comprehension and metacomprehension in young adults and older adults.
Margolin, S.J. (in press). Can bold typeface improve readers' comprehension and metacomprehension of negation? Reading Psychology.
Abrams, L., Trunk, D.L., & Margolin, S.J. (2007). Resolving tip-of-the-tongue states in young and older adults: The role of phonology. In L.O. Randal (Ed.), Aging and the Elderly: Psychology, Sociology, and Health (pp. 1-41). Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers, Inc
|Grants and Awards:||
Margolin (2011-2012) Older adults’ comprehension and metacomprehension. Scholarly Incentive Award
Desrochers, M., Margolin, S., & Birch, S. (2008) Nelson-DennyTM Assessment, Funded by Dr. Fox’s Office of Assessment
Margolin, S., Birch, S., & Desrochers, M. N. (2008-2009) Computer-based training for improvement of student study skills in a peer mentoring program. Faculty/Staff Technology Support Initiative
Sigma-Xi Grant-in-Aid of Research Award (2005-2006)
|Master's Thesis Supervision:||Master’s Thesis: Spell Checker Dependency? The Impact on Spelling Recognition & Producing Correctly Spelled Words|
|CV:||Sara J. Margolin|