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Robert Bjork

Learning and Memory Scientist

Robert A. Bjork is a Distinguished Research Professor in the Department of Psychology at UCLA. His research focuses on human learning and memory, and on the implications of the science of learning for instruction and training.

Bjork is past president or chair of multiple associations, societies, and committees.

He has also served as Editor of Memory & Cognition and Psychological Review and Co-editor of Psychological Science in the Public Interest. In addition, he is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.

Robert is the recipient of a multitude of distinguished teaching, lecturer and service awards, as well as the Norman Anderson Lifetime Achievement Award from the Society of Experimental Psychologists. Together alongside Elizabeth Bjork, he is also a joint recipient of the James McKeen Cattell Award from the Association for Psychological Science.