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Calculated based on number of publications stored in Pure and citations from Scopus
20132024

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Dr. Sana is trained as a cognitive scientist, conducting research on evidence-based pedagogy and the science of learning. She is the director of the Cognitive Science of Learning Lab (cogscilearn.ca) and the co-director of the EdCog Research Lab (edcog.ca). She works closely with academics and educators to ensure that findings from educational and cognitive psychology are appropriately translated and disseminated to key stakeholders, and put into practice.

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Faria Sana, Ph.D. (she/her) is an Associate Professor in Psychology at Athabasca University, teaching introductory psychology and learning courses to undergraduate students. She received her PhD in Psychology, Neuroscience & Behaviour from McMaster University, and completed an Izaak Walton Killam Fellowship at the University of Alberta. Dr. Sana is trained as a cognitive scientist, conducting research on evidence-based pedagogy and the science of learning. She is the director of the Cognitive Science of Learning Lab (cogscilearn.ca) and the co-director of the EdCog Research Lab (edcog.ca). Her research program is funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council. Dr. Sana works closely with academics and educators to ensure that findings from educational and cognitive psychology are appropriately translated and disseminated to key stakeholders, and put into practice. Her research has been published in peer-reviewed academic journals and has been showcased in newspapers and magazines, such as the New York Times, and the Atlantic.

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PhD, McMaster University

… → 2015

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