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Angel Muñoz
Visiting Assistant Professor of Psychology

Angel Muñoz is an experimental psychologist specializing in learning, memory, and other aspects of human cognition. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Wyoming.

Contact Info

Campus Mail
Drawer 118

Phone
765-983-1855

E-mail

Office
308 Landrum Bolling Center

Office Hours
munozangel.youcanbook.me

Website
Website Link

Programs/Departments

  • Psychology

Degrees

  • Ph.D., University of Wyoming
  • M.S., University of Central Missouri
  • B.S., University of Central Missouri
  • B.A., University of Central Missouri

Selected Courses:

PSYC 341 Cognitive Psychology

PSYC 371 Motivation

PSYC 399 Psychology of Decision Making

PSYC 486 Comprehensive Research Project

I study Prospective Memory, which is the ability to remember to fulfill an intention in the future (e.g., taking medication). I am also interested in practicing and conducting research on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL).

I am currently exploring why individuals mistakenly fulfill prospective memory tasks, such as taking medication twice by mistake. This mistake could be life threatening in certain situations, such as failing to withhold taking blood-thinners before surgery. Several investigators, including myself, have failed to effectively help people to stop or diminish making this type of error. My hope is that my students and I find a solution to this problem.

Visit my website for a complete list of my works and activities: www.angel-munoz.com/research

American Psychological Association, Division 2: The Society for the Teaching of Psychology

Association for Psychological Science

Midwestern Psychological Association

I chose Earlham because of the emphasis on high-quality teaching and personalized mentoring, which are core principles of my own teaching and mentoring philosophy. 

I am very new to Earlham, so it is too early for me to accurately describe students. My first impression is that they are welcoming, curious, and excited individuals who mean business and are eager to learn!

When I am not an academic, I play piano, listen to progressive rock concept albums, and take my dog “Spot” out for walks.