Benjamin Forsyth, Ph.D.

Department Head of Educational Psychology and Foundations at the University of Northern Iowa

    Dr. Benjamin Forsyth is an Associate Professor and Department Head of Educational Psychology and Foundations at the University of Northern Iowa. His department works closely with the University’s Educator Preparation Program which comprises nearly 160 faculty across four colleges, 2500 teacher education students majoring and minoring in 44 areas of study, and six graduate programs leading to licensure in education. His areas of research are focused in the cognitive sciences and include topics such as the transfer of learning, epistemic beliefs, and eye-tracking methodologies to investigate how experts and novices process information.