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Indiana University Bloomington

Ben Motz

Ben Motz

Senior Lecturer

Director of Pedagogy

 

bmotz [at] indiana.edu | personal website

office: PY A200B | (812)855-0318

 

Perception of rhythms and temporal patterns, and scholarship of teaching.

Educational Background

  • 2005 - M.S. in Cognitive Science, University of California San Diego
  • 2002 - B.S. in Cognitive Science with minor in Psychology, Indiana University Bloomington

Awards and Honors

  • Summer Writing-Teaching Grant, CITL - Indiana University, 2012
  • Active Learning Grant, Campus Instructional Consulting - Indiana University, 2009
  • VIP (Very Influential Professor) - IU Women's Basketball Program, 2009
  • Superior Teaching Award, Cognitive Science - UCSD, 2004, 2005, 2006
  • Outstanding Contribution Award, Cognitive Science - Indiana University, 2002

Courses

  • P211 - Methods in Experimental Psychology
  • P335 - Cognitive Psychology
  • P106 - General Psychology - Honors
  • P660 - Teaching of Psychology
  • C105 - Prediction, Probability, & Pigskin

Areas of Interest

  • Perception of rhythmic sequences & rhythmic entrainment
  • Cognitive electrophysiology
  • Embodied cognition
  • Active learning tactics for undergraduate instruction