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Elizabeth A. L. Stine-Morrow

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., General-Experimental Psychology, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1983
  • M.S., General-Experimental Psychology, Georgia Institute of Technology, 1981
  • B.A., Psychology, Loyola University, New Orleans, 1978

Key Professional Appointments

  • Professor, Educational Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2004-present
  • Chair, CSTL, Educational Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2013-2015
  • Interim Associate Chair, Department of Educational Psychology, University of Illinois, 2013-2013
  • Chair, CSTL, Educational Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2005-2012
  • Associate Professor, Educational Psychology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2002-2004
  • Assistant/Associate Professor, Psychology, University of New Hampshire, 1991-2002
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor/ Senior Research Associate, Psychology, Brandeis University, 1984-1990

Activities & Honors

  • Associate Editor, Psychology and Aging, American Psychological Association, 2010-2014
  • Spitze-Mather Faculty Award for Excellence, College of Education, 2012
  • R. Stewart Jones Award for Outstanding Teacher in Educational Psychology, Department of Educational Psychology, 2007
  • Distinguished College Senior Scholar, College of Education, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2005-2006
  • Fellow, Division 20, American Psychological Association, 1999
  • Fellow, Gerontological Society of America, 1992

Research Statement

My research program is focused on the conditions and strategies that augment cognitive health and make us effective learners into later adulthood.

Select Publications

  • Stites, M., Federmeier, K., Stine-Morrow, E. (2013). Cross-age comparisons reveal multiple strategies for lexical ambiguity resolution during natural reading. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 39, 1823-1841.
  • Payne, B., Stine-Morrow, E. (2012). Aging, parafoveal preview, and semantic integration in sentence processing: Testing the cognitive workload of wrap-up. Psychology and Aging, 27, 638-649.
  • Payne, B., Gao, X., Noh, S., Anderson, C., Stine-Morrow, E. (2012). The effects of print exposure on sentence processing and memory in older adults Evidence for efficiency and reserve. Aging. and Cognition, 19, 122-149.
  • Stine-Morrow, E., Chui, H. (2012). Cognitive resilience in adulthood. Annual Review of Gerontology and Geriatrics. Springer: New York.
  • Jackson, J., Hill, P., Payne, B., Roberts, B., Stine-Morrow, E. (2012). Can an old dog learn (and want to experience) new tricks? Cognitive training increases openness to experience in older adults. Psychology and Aging, 27, 286-292.
  • Gao, X., Levinthal, B., Stine-Morrow, E. (2012). The effects of aging and visual noise on conceptual integration during reading. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 65, 1833-1847.
  • Payne, B., Jackson, J., Hill, P., Gao, X., Roberts, B., Stine-Morrow, E. (2012). Memory self-efficacy predicts responsiveness to inductive reasoning training in older adults. Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences, 67B, 27-35.
  • Payne, B., Jackson, S., Noh, S., Stine-Morrow, E. (2011). In the zone: Flow state and cognition in older adults. Psychology and Aging, 26, 738-743.
  • Gao, X., Noh, S., Eskew, R., Stine-Morrow, E. (2011). Visual noise disrupts conceptual integration in reading. Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, 18, 83-88.
  • Stine-Morrow, E., Basak, C. (2011). Cognitive interventions. Handbook of the Psychology of Aging. Elsevier: New York.
  • Stine-Morrow, E., Shake, M., Miles, J., Lee, K., McConkie, G. (2010). Pay now or pay later: Aging and the role of boundary salience in self-regulation of conceptual integration in sentence processing. Psychology and Aging, 25, 168-176.
  • Parisi, J., Stine-Morrow, E., Noh, S., Morrow, D. (2009). Predispositional engagement, activity engagement, and cognition among older adults. Aging, Neuropsychology and Cognition, 16, 485-504.
  • Stine-Morrow, E., Miller, L. (2009). Aging, self-regulation, and learning from text. Psychology of Learning and Motivation. Elsevier Publishers: New York.
  • Noh, S., Stine-Morrow, E. (2009). Age differences in tracking characters during narrative comprehension. Memory & Cognition, 37, 769-778.
  • Shake, M., Noh, S., Stine-Morrow, E. (2008). Age differences in learning from text: Evidence for functionally distinct text processing systems. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 22, 1-18.
  • Stine-Morrow, E., Parisi, J., Morrow, D., Park, D. (2008). The effects of an engaged lifestyle on cognitive vitality: A field experiment. Psychology and Aging, 23, 778-786.
  • Noh, S., Shake, M., Parisi, J., Joncich, A., Morrow, D., Stine-Morrow, E. (2007). Age differences in learning from text: The effects of content pre-exposure on reading. International Journal of Behavioral Development, 31, 133-148.
  • Stine-Morrow, E., Shake, M., Miles, J., Noh, S. (2006). Adult age differences in the effects of goals on self-regulated sentence processing. Psychology and Aging, 21, 790-803.
  • Stine-Morrow, E., Miller, L., Hertzog, C. (2006). Aging and self-regulated language processing. Psychological Bulletin, 132, 582-606.
  • Stine-Morrow, E., Noh, S., Shake, M. (2006). Memory for discourse. Encyclopedia on aging. Springer: New York.
  • Stine-Morrow, E., Gagne, D., Morrow, D., DeWall, B. (2004). Age differences in re-reading. Memory and Cognition, 32, 696-710.
  • Smiler, A., Gagne, D., Stine-Morrow, E. (2003). Aging, memory load, and resource allocation during reading. Psychology and Aging, 18(2), 203-209.
  • Morrow, D., Ridolpho, H., Menard, W., Sanborn, A., Stine-Morrow, E., Teller, T., Bryant, D. (2003). Environmental support promotes expertise-based mitigation of age differences on pilot communication tasks. Psychology and Aging, 18(2), 268-284.
  • Stine-Morrow, E., Morrow, D., Leno, R., III, . (2002). Aging and the representation of spatial situations in narrative understanding. Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences, 57B, 91-97.
  • Stine-Morrow, E., Gagne, D. (2001). Discourse memory. Encyclopedia on aging. Springer: New York.