Richard Platt
Associate Professor of Psychology - at SMCM since 1993

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on sabbatical AY14-15

Departments: Psychology
Office: Goodpaster Hall, Room 114
Phone: 240-895-4283


B.A., Bethel College (1985); M.A., Ph.D., University of Florida (1989, 1992).

Curriculum Vitae (pdf)

Courses Taught:

  • Introduction to Psychology
  • First Year Seminar: Science, Pseudoscience Paranorma
  • Critical Thinking
  • Cognitive Psychology with Laboratory
  • Research Methods
  • Psychological Statistics
  • Special Topics Seminar in Science and Pseudoscience
  • St. Mary's Projects

Research Interests

Cognitive Psychology: Deductive reasoning, problem solving, decision making, and human memory.