11.Koriat_Asher

Asher Koriat

International scientific advisory board

EDUCATION AND CAREER
Ph.D. in Psychology in 1970, University of California, Berkeley.
M.A. studies in psychology in 1965, Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
B.A. in Psychology and Philosophy in 1964, Hebrew University of Jerusalem.
Visiting Professor at University of Oregon; Rotman Research Institute, Baycrest Centre & University of Toronto; Max-Planck Institute for Psychological Research, Munich; Centre for Advanced Study, Norwegian Academy of Science.
Prizes and awards: The Israel Prize; Rothschild Prize in the Social Sciences, Israel; Oswald-Külpe Prize for the Experimental Study of Higher Mental Processes; Humboldt Research Award, Max-Planck Institute, Germany. Honorary Member, European society for Cognitive Psychology.

PRESENT OFFICES
Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Haifa, and
Head, Institute of Information Processing and Decision Making (IIPDM), University of Haifa.

RESEARCH
Metacognition; Memory organization; Monitoring and control processes in learning and remembering; Subjective experience; the feeling-of-knowing; subjective confidence; Memory accuracy and distortion; Memory for action; Psychology of reading; Spatial representation and transformation.

ACADEMIC ACTIVITY, COURSES TAUGHT
Metacognition: Theory and research.
Memory processes and organization.
Cognitive processes.


MOST IMPORTANT ARTICLES AND PUBLICATIONS

  • Koriat, A. (1993). How do we know that we know? The accessibility model of the feeling of knowing. Psychological Review, 100, 609-639.
  • Koriat, A., & Goldsmith, M. (1996). Monitoring and control processes in the strategic regulation of memory accuracy. Psychological Review, 103, 490-517.
  • Koriat, A., Ma’ayan, H., & Nussinson, R. (2006). The intricate relationships between monitoring and control in metacognition: Lessons for the cause-and-effect relation between subjective experience and behavior. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 135, 36-69
  • Koriat, A. (2012). The self-consistency model of subjective confidence. Psychological Review, 119, 80-113.
  • Koriat, A. (2012). When are two heads better than one and why? Science, 336, 360-362.