Cheryl Lavigne

Laboratory Director & Instructor in Psychology and Education

As a social scientist, educator, and researcher, Cheryl has over a decade of teaching and research experience. Her primary interests in the area of Psychology involve the processes of learning — particularly as these processes pertain to literacy development and scientific reasoning. In addition, she is fascinated by the process of scientific investigation and research methodology. From planning and survey development phases to data analysis and presentation, scientific research is what inspires, stimulates, and motivates her career.

Her teaching philosophy incorporates her passion for research with in-depth classroom discussions and hands-on activities that demystify the intricacies of cognition and development — bringing abstract concepts, such as memory and reasoning, to life.