Dr. Janell Blunt

Assistant Professor of Psychology

Dr. Blunt, Ph.D. is a Cognitive Scientist who conducts research on how people learn. Her research involves questions like: How should students study? What activities should they do so they remember information? Why do people remember the things they remember? She focuses on evidence-based practices like retrieval practice both in her research and in the classroom.  
Dr. Blunt received her Ph.D. from Purdue University in 2015. Her research has received funding from the National Science Foundation and has been published in several top academic journals, including Science. Her work has also appeared in the New York Times.
Courses Dr. Blunt regularly teaches at Anderson University include Introduction to neuroscience, cognitive psychology, memory, and introductory psychology. Dr. Blunt also serves as a professional development speaker and LinkedIn Learning instructor.
Dr. Blunt is married to Dr. Andrew Pannabecker and enjoys hiking, mountain biking, and rock climbing.

Assistant Professor of Psychology
B.A. in Psychology, Purdue University
M.S., Ph.D in Cognitive Psychology, Purdue University