Associate Professor Glen Bodner

Academic Status

College of Education, Psychology and Social Work

place Bedford Park (Social Science North 348)
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

My research seeks to understand how common study strategies influence encoding and retrieval processes, and to apply that understanding to improve memory and cognitive performance. I also investigate how encoding and retrieval factors, such as context and task, shape memory and the subjective experiences that arise during cognitive processing. Recent projects in my lab focus on the utility of a production (i.e., reading aloud) strategy, and of other simple study strategies such as highlighting, for improving learning and memory. Most recently, my lab has also begun to explore the influence of art-therapy interventions such as drawing on voluntary and involuntary memory for traumatic events, and on PTSD symptomology.

Although I am no longer at Flinders University, I am a Full Academic Status holder in Psychology.


PhD Cognitive Psychology, University of Victoria, Canada 2000

MSc Cognitive Psychology, University of Victoria, Canada 1997

BA (Hons) Psychology, University of Winnipeg, Canada 1994

Honours, awards and grants

Great Supervisor Award, Faculty of Graduate Studies, University of Calgary, Canada 2016

Taylor Institute for Teaching and Learning Teaching Academy, University of Calgary, Canada 2016

Curriculum Development Award, University of Calgary, Canada 2016

Outstanding Research Award, EMDR International Association 2009

Students’ Union Teaching Excellence Award, University of Calgary, Canada 2003

Key responsibilities

Teaching Program Director, Psychology

Topic coordinator
PSYC2020 Cognition and Learning
Topic lecturer
PSYC1107 The Psychology of Weird and Wonderful Ideas
PSYC2021 Developmental Psychology
PSYC7006 Contemporary Issues in Psychology
Supervisory interests
False memory
Recognition memory
Higher degree by research supervision
Principal supervisor: Cognition (3)
Associate supervisor: Cognition (1)