Fass, Warren


Fass Warren
Dr. Warren Fass
Associate Professor of Psychology and Chair of the Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences
Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences
Contact Information:
fass@pitt.edu
814-362-7577
235E Swarts Hall

Degrees and Credentials:
Ph.D. Experimental Psychology, Ohio University 1979
M.S. Experimental Psychology, Ohio University 1976
B.S. Chemistry, Ohio University 1973

Academic Focus:
 Warren teaches Statistics, Experimental Psychology, Human Memory, Human Learning, Child Development, and Assessment.

Short Bio:

He enjoys music, especially Classic Rock. "I am very grateful for the Classic Rock designation of my musical tastes, because I would hate for that music to be considered as Oldies."

Warren's favorite sport is hockey, and he is a Buffalo Sabres fan.  He also enjoys attending plays, comedy performances, and concerts of various music genres - mainly classic rock artists.


Research, Accomplishments, and Publications:
Warren’s area of research is in memory.  He has investigated the factors influencing the retention of textual materials, the effectiveness of various study techniques, and the impact of prior knowledge on memory processes. Warren's current interests in memory are related to the believability and accuracy of people’s autobiographical memories.