Donna Coch
Associate Professor

Donna Coch

Donna Coch
Associate Professor
Department of Education

Ed.D. Harvard University Graduate School of Education, Human Development and Psychology, 1999

Dartmouth College
203 Raven House
Hanover, NH 03755
Phone: (603) 646-3282
Fax: (603) 646-3968
Email: donna.coch@dartmouth.edu
Laboratory Website

“I value teaching as an opportunity to expose students to new knowledge and new ways of thinking, and as a challenge to encourage students to think critically about their own and others' thinking. I believe that findings from psychology and neuroscience can inform the process of education and serve to emphasize the incredible responsibility teachers have in fostering development of their students. Making connections among neuroscience, psychology, and education is perhaps the most fascinating part of being in this field, and I try to convey my enthusiasm for this interdisciplinary approach to science, learning, and discovery to my students.”
Courses
  • Education 64: Development in the Exceptional Child (Winter)
  • Education 50: The Reading Brain: Education and Development (Spring)
  • Education 88: Human Development and Education (Winter)

Professor Coch is also a faculty member in the Graduate Program in Psychological and Brain Sciences

Research and Teaching Interests
  • meaningfully connecting education, psychology, and neuroscience
  • developmental cognitive neuroscience
  • brain and behavior in reading development
  • event-related potentials (ERPs) and the development of cognitive and linguistic processes
Current Research and Publications

Please see our Laboratory Website for links to publications and information about our current research projects.

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