Jordan R Wagge, Ph.D.

Professor of Psychology and Cognitive Science Phone 816-501-2964

Dr. Wagge teaches courses in cognition, research methods, cultural psychology, drugs and behavior, and general psychology in the undergraduate and graduate programs. Her research interests include visual perception, psychophysical methods, and pedagogy. She runs the Cognition Laboratory and is excited about working with students in a research setting. Dr. Wagge’s current research involves examining environmental contributions to shifts in belief as well as the effects of current states and motivations on eating behaviors and choices.

Research Methods and Statistics in Psychology; Cognitive Psychology
Ph.D. Miami University (Ohio)
M.A. — Miami University (Ohio)
B.S. — Northern Kentucky University


Edlund, J. E., Cuccolo, K., Irgens, M. S., Wagge, J. R., & Zlokovich, M. S. (2021). Saving Science Through Replication Studies. Perspectives on Psychological Science.

Staples, A., & Wagge, J. R. (2020). Invited editorial: Learning R programming language with Psi Chi. Psi Chi Journal of Psychological Research, 25(1), 85-87.

Edlund, J. E., Brannan, D., Cuccolo, K., Grahe, J. E., McGillivray, S., Wagge, J. R., … , & Zlokovich, M. (2019). Invited editorial: Psi Chi is engaging undergraduate students in publishable research. Psi Chi Journal of Psychological Research, 24(1), 12-14.

Wagge, J. R., Brandt, M. J., Lazarevic, L. B., Legate, N., Christopherson, C. D., Wiggins, B., & Grahe, J. E. (2019). Publishing research with undergraduate students via replication work: The Collaborative Replications and Education Project. Frontiers in Psychology, 10:247. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2019.00247.

Wagge, J. R., Baciu, C., Banas, K., Nadler, J. T., Schwarz, S., Weisberg, Y., … , & Grahe, J. E. (2019). A demonstration of the Collaborative Replications and Education Project: Replication attempts of the red-romance effect. Collabra: Psychology, 5(1), 5. doi:

Bardgett, M.E., Schultheis, P.J., Muzny, A., Riddle, M.D., & Wagge, J.R. (2007). Magnesium deficiency reduces fear-induced conditional lick suppression in mice. Magnesium Research, 20(1), 58-65.

Yang, M.B., Donovan, E.F., & Wagge, J.R. (2006). Race, gender, and clinical risk index for babies (CRIB) score as predictors of severe retinopathy of prematurity. Journal of AAPOS, 10(3), 253-61.

Bardgett, M.E., Schultheis, P.J., McGill, D.L., Richmond, R.E., & Wagge, J.R. (2005). Magnesium deficiency impairs fear conditioning in mice. Brain Research, 1038(1), 100-106.

Provisionally Accepted Registered Reports

Hall, B. F., Wagge, J. R., Chartier, C. R., Pfuhl, G., Stieger, S., Vergauwe, E., … Grahe, J. E. (2018, October 15). Accelerated CREP - RRR: Turri, Buckwalter, & Blouw (2015).

Manuscripts Under Review

Wagge, J. R., Brandt, M. J., Lazarevic, L. B., Legate, N. Christopherson, C. D., & Grahe, J. E. Characterizing the psychology research project: The instructor’s point of view.

Book Chapters in Preparation

Wagge, J. R. “Teaching Research Methods.” To be included in Edlund & Nichols (eds.) Cambridge Handbook of Research Methods and Statistics for the Social and Behavioral Sciences, Volume I: Building a Program of Research (anticipated 2021).

Invited Blog Posts

Wagge, J. R. (October, 2019). Scientists center student training at SIPS. Psi-Chi-ology Lab.

Awards and Honors

Psi Chi Presidential Citation, 2020

Avila University Medal of Honor, 2020

Avila University Professor of the Year, 2018-2019

Awarded Sabbatical by Avila Faculty Scholarship Committee, Fall 2016

Miami University Department Letter of Commendation, 2006

Cincinnati Psychological Association Outstanding Graduating Senior, 2003

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