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Jacob B. Feiler

Jacob B. Feiler
University of Alabama | UA · Department of Educational Studies in Psychology, Research Methodology, and Counseling

Master of Science


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Citations since 2017
4 Research Items
56 Citations
Jake's research focuses on the role of spatial thinking in science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM). He is also interested in understanding how theories of embodied cognition are relevant to science learning.
August 2016 - May 2018
University of Colorado Aschutz Medical Campus
Field of study
  • Human Anatomy
August 2009 - May 2013
University of Richmond
Field of study
  • Political Science & Spanish


Publications (4)
In the contexts of language learning and music processing, hand gestures conveying acoustic information visually influence perception of speech and non-speech sounds (Connell et al., 2013; Morett & Chang, 2015). Currently, it is unclear whether this effect is due to these gestures' use of the human body to highlight relevant features of language (e...
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Tonal languages, like Mandarin, are characterized by having words that differ in lexical tone. These tones, which are absent in English, make Mandarin and other tonal languages difficult for atonal language speakers (e.g., native English speakers) to learn. Previous research has indicated that pitch gesture, an embodied motion of the pitch accent o...
An on-going challenge for educational neuroscience is in defining the field, particularly in relation to the broader fields of education, psychology and neuroscience. The field is rapidly growing; the number of papers published under search terms “neuroscience and education” has skyrocketed in recent decades with various viewpoints debated. As inte...
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Severe worry is a common psychiatric phenomenon that increases in prevalence during adolescence and affects multiple aspects of emotion and cognition, including executive function. Inhibition, one domain of executive function, is the ability to prevent or terminate particular thoughts or actions in the pursuit of goals and is thought to be mediated...


Question (1)
Looking to see if someone has info about using jitters on OpenSesame for paradigm creation. https://osdoc.cogsci.nl/3.2/. I need a jitter between 1100 and 4600 milliseconds, and have to enter a number in a field for each of the following:
  • Duration is the average duration of the delay in milliseconds.
  • Jitter is the size of the variation in the delay in milliseconds.
Any guidance is greatly appreciated.


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