Priti R. Shah, PhD
Phone: 734.615.3745
525 East University - 2004 East Hall
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1109


Priti R. Shah, PhD


Priti Shah, PhD, is Professor in Cognition & Perception and Educational Psychology in the Department of Psychology at the University of Michigan. She is also the director of the Basic and Applied Cognition Laboratory. Dr. Shah's primary goal is understanding the cognitive processes underlying higher level cognition and applying this knowledge to the improvement of cognitive abilities in children and adults. In particular, she investigates cognitive tasks that require managing multiple goals, integrating different sources of information, and forming coherent, memorable representations.