Michael Gordon, B.S.

Research Coordinator

BS, Psychology, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL

E-mail: mgordon2@phhp.ufl.edu

Primary Appointment:

Woods Neuromodulation Lab
Center for Cognitive Aging and Memory
Department of Clinical and Health Psychology
College of Public Health and Health Professions
University of Florida

Professional Interests

Michael joined the Woods Lab in February of 2019 as a Research Coordinator for the EXCITE Study and ACTIVE MIND study. He graduated from the University of Central Florida in 2018 with a BS in Psychology. Michael began his involvement in research as an undergraduate studying decision making, learning, adult development, and neuroscience in the Adult Development & Decision laboratory under Dr. Nichole Lighthall. As a research assistant he assisted in studies that researched the effects of different multi-media tools to assist older adults learning of cutting edge scientific breakthroughs. Also, he assisted on a study using eye-tracking equipment to understand the economic decision patterns of both younger and older adults. Michael is interested in pursuing a PhD in Psychology to begin a career in academia as a professor.

Publications & Presentations

Publications

Gordon, M., Woods, A.(in press). Information-processing theory. Encyclopedia of Gerontology and Population Aging.

Awards & Honors

2018 Scientific Research Network on Decision Neuroscience& Aging Summer Research Award