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About Jonathan Banks

Jonathan Banks, Ph.D., is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience at NSU's College of Psychology. His research focuses on working memory, mind wandering, and attentional control. Specifically, he is interesting in the role of working memory to control mind wandering and the impact of mind wandering on current task performance. 

Dr. Banks’ research also examines the impact of acute and chronic stress on cognitive function and is examining mechanisms responsible for stress related working memory and executive functioning impairments. In this line of research Dr. Banks is interested in interventions that may alter the impact of stress and impact cognitive functioning, including expressive writing and mindfulness meditation.

Positions

2016 - Present Associate Professor, Nova Southeastern University College of Psychology
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2011 - 2016 Assistant Professor, Nova Southeastern University College of Psychology
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Professional Service and Affiliations

2011 - Present Member, NSU Graduate Curriculum Committee
Present Ad-Hoc Reviewer, Applied Cognitive Psychology
Present Ad-Hoc Reviewer, Consciousness and Cognition
Present Ad-Hoc Reviewer, Mindfulness
Present Ad-Hoc Reviewer, PLOS ONE
Ad-Hoc Reviewer, Anxiety, Stress, and Coping
Member, Association for Psychological Science
Ad-Hoc Reviewer, Behavioral Medicine
Member, British Journal of Psychology
Ad-Hoc Reviewer, Frontiers in Psychology
Ad-Hoc Reviewer, Journal of Aging and Health
Ad-Hoc Reviewer, Journal of Experimental Psychology: Lea rning, Memory, and Cognition
Ad-Hoc Reviewer, Journal of Personality
Ad-Hoc Reviewer, Journal of Psychological Inquiry
Ad-Hoc Reviewer, Personality and Individual Differences
Ad-Hoc Reviewer, PsyCH
Ad-Hoc Reviewer, Psychological Medicine
Associate Member, Psychonomic Society
Member, Society for the Teaching of Psychology
Ad-Hoc Reviewer, Stress and Health
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Honors and Awards

  • 2011-Outstanding Graduate Student, Psychology Department
  • 2011-Outstanding Teaching Fellow, Psychology Department
  • 2010-Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program Mentor Recognition
  • 2009-Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Achievement Program Mentor Recognition

Education

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2007 - 2011 Ph.D., Experimental Psychology, University of North Texas
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2001 - 2004 M.S., Psychology, North Carolina State University at Raleigh
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1998 - 2001 B.A., Psychology, North Carolina State University
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Contact Information

(954) 262-7965

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Articles (23)

Journal articles written or co-written by Dr. Jonathan Banks

Books and Book Contributions (2)