Brandi A. Klein, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Psychology

Brandi Klein Bio Photo


Ph.D., Experimental Psychology, Bowling Green State University, 2012

Phone: (603) 899-4266

Courses Taught
  • Research Methods (with Laboratory)
  • Cognitive Psychology (with Laboratory)
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Neuroscience
  • Sensation and Perception
Research Interests & Expertise Areas
  • Spatial Ability
  • Human-Computer Interaction
  • Cognitive Interference
  • Learning
  • Visual Perception

Honors & Awards

Psi Chi, The National Honor Society for Psychology

Psi Chi Regional Research Award (Eastern)

Publications and Presentations

Henslee, A., & Klein, B. A. (in press). Using brief guided imagery to reduce math anxiety and improve math performance: A pilot study. Journal of STEM Education: Innovations and Research.

Poor, G. M., Jaffee, S. D., Leventhal, L. M., Ringenberg, J. Klopfer, D. S., Zimmerman, G., & Klein, B. A. (2016). Applying the Norman 1986 user-centered model to post-WIMP UIs: Theoretical predictions and empirical outcomes. ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction, 23, 30.1“ 30.33.

Klein, B. A., & Stancil-Bacon, R.* (November, 2016). Spatial abilities and environmental experiences of hunters and non-hunters. Poster presentation at the 57th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Boston, MA.

Henslee, A., Klein, B. A., & Willmering, N.* (November, 2014). Exploring interventions to reduce math anxiety and increase math performance. Poster presentation at the 48th Annual Convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Philadelphia, PA.

Klein, B. A., Stancil-Bacon, R.*, Schnell, R.*, Abel, B.*, Verslues, J.*, & Awuah-Offei, K. (November, 2014). Optimal number of factors for choice experiments in mining community consultation. Poster presentation at the 55th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Long Beach, CA.

Klein, B. A. (November, 2013). Educating students about the importance of spatial ability in the STEM fields. Poster presentation at the 54th Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Toronto, ON.

Jaffee, S. D., Leventhal, L. M., Donahue, T. J., Klein, B. A. (May, 2013). Perception of cube rotations: Shiffrar and Shepard (1991) revisited. Paper presentation at the 2013 Midwestern Psychological Association Annual Meeting, Chicago: IL.

Hippler, R., Klopfer, D., Leventhal, L., Poor, G. M., Klein, B., & Jaffee, S. (2011). More than speed? An empirical study of touchscreens and body awareness on an object manipulation task. Proceedings of the 14th Annual International Conference on Human-Computer Interaction, Lecture Notes in Computer Science Series, Orlando, FL, 6762.

*Indicates student co-author

Professional Memberships

  • The Psychonomic Society
  • Association for Psychological Science (APS)

Conferences Attended

  • Annual Meeting of the Psychonomic Society
  • Eastern Psychological Association (EPA)
  • Midwestern Psychological Association (MPA)