Lin-Miao L. Agler

Associate Professor

Research Interests

Metamemory, Metacomprehension, Text Comprehension, Memory, Aging

Courses Taught

  • PSY 270: Child Psychology
  • PSY 275: Developmental Psychology
  • PSY 374: Educational Psychology
  • PSY 425: Cognitive Psychology
  • PSY 456: Psychology of Aging and Death
  • PSY 462: Field Practicum I
  • PSY 463: Field Practicum II
  • PSY 491: Research in Psychology
  • PSY 679: Advanced Developmental Psychology

PUBLICATIONS (Book Chapters and Encyclopedia Entries):

Agler, L. (in press). Fanny Mui-Ching Cheung: A biographical sketch. In Encyclopedia of Cross Cultural Psychology. Wiley-Blackwell Publications.

Agler, L., & Zabrucky, K. M. (in press). Alexander Romanovich Luria: A biographical sketch. In Encyclopedia of Cross Cultural Psychology. Wiley-Blackwell Publications.

Agler, L., & Zabrucky, K. M. (2008). Emotion and memory. In Encyclopedia of Educational Psychology (Vol. 1, pp. 338-341). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Zabrucky, K. M., & Agler, L. (2008). Flashbulb memories. In Encyclopedia of Educational Psychology (Vol. 1, pp. 403-406). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

Zabrucky, K. M., & Agler, L. (2008). Metacognition and learning. In Encyclopedia of Educational Psychology (Vol. 2, pp. 673-676). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.

PUBLICATIONS (Refereed Journals):

Zabrucky, K. M., Moore, D., & Agler, L. (in press). Metacomprehension across the lifespan: Influence of education and instructional support. Procedia-Social and Behavioral Sciences Journal (ISSN: 1877-0428).

Zabrucky, K. M., Moore, D., Cummings, A. M., & Agler, L. (in submission). Does students' metacomprehension knowledge predict comprehension performance? Reading Psychology.

Zabrucky, K. M., Agler, L., & Moore, D. (2009). Metacognition in Taiwan: Students' calibration of comprehension and performance. International Journal of Psychology, 44 (4), 305-312.

PUBLISHED PROCEEDINGS:

Agler, L. (2010). "Two research models: Using second language learning and a role reversal strategy in reading intervention programs". Proceedings of Intellectbase International Consortium, 12, 323-326.

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS:

Commander, N. E., Zabrucky, K. M., Zhao, Y., Bays, R. B., Agler, L. (2012, May). "Cultural influences on metacognition: Differences in American and Chinese students' assessments of understanding of text and test readiness". Paper accepted to be presented at the annual meeting of International Reading Association, Chicago, IL.

Agler, L., Zabrucky, K. M., Moore, D. (2012, February). "Relations between metacomprehension and personality constructs among Taiwanese Chinese students." Poster accepted to be presented at the annual meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association, New Orleans, LA.

Zabrucky, K. M., Moore, D., & Agler, L. (2012, February). "Metacomprehension across the lifespan: Influence of education and instructional support." Paper accepted to be presented at the 4th World Conference on Educational Sciences, Barcelona, Spain.

Agler, L. (2010, October). "Two research models: Using second language learning and a role reversal strategy in reading intervention programs." Paper presented at the Intellectbase International Consortium Academic Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Agler, L., & Agler, J. (2005). "The parallel between the developing brain and the degenerative brain: Using the Montessori model on persons with dementia." Roundtable discussion paper presented at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the Gerontological Society of America, Orlando, FL.