Shanta Hattikudur, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Educational Psychology
Psychological Studies in Education

1301 Cecil B. Moore Ave.
Ritter Annex Room 291, College of Education 
Philadelphia, PA 19122
phone/fax: (215) 204-6101 / (215) 204-6013

  • Ph.D. Psychology, University of Wisconsin - Madison
  • B.S. Psychology, Duke University
Areas of Professional Interest
  • Comparison in Mathematical Learning
  • Learning Concepts and Procedures
  • Mechanisms of Learning
  • Developmental Psychology for Educators
Recent Scholarship

Hattikudur, S. & Postle, B. R. (in press). Effects of Test-Enhanced Learning in a Cognitive Development Course. Journal of Behavioral and Neuroscience Research.

Hattikudur, S., Prather, R. W., Asquith, P. S., Alibali, M. W., Knuth, E. J., & Nathan, M. (in press). Constructing graphical representations: Exploring middle schoolers’ intuitions and developing knowledge about slope and intercept. School Science and Mathematics.

Hattikudur,S. & Alibali, M. (2011). The role of comparison in mathematics learning. In L. Carlson, C. Holscher, & T. Shipley (Eds.), Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Cognitive Science Society.

Hattikudur, S., & Alibali, M. W. (2010). Learning about the equal sign: Does comparing with inequality symbols help? Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 107(1), 15-30.

Hattikudur, S., Sidney, P. G., & Alibali, M. W. (2010). Unique and additive effects of self-explaining and contrasting cases on learning fraction division. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Cognitive Science Society.

McNeil, N. M., Rittle-Johnson, B.,Hattikudur, S., & Petersen, L. (2010). Continuity in representation between children and adults: Arithmetic knowledge hinders undergraduates’ algebraic problem solving. Journal of Cognition and Development,11(4), 437-457.

McNeil, N. M., Weinberg, A.,Hattikudur, S., Stephens, A. C., Asquith, P., Knuth, E. J., & Alibali, M. W. (2010). A is for apple: Mnemonic symbols hinder the interpretation of algebraic expressions. Journal of Educational Psychology, 102(3), 625-634.

Knuth, E. J., Alibali, M. W., Hattikudur, S., McNeil, N. M., & Stephens, A. C. (2008). The importance of equal sign understanding in the middle grades. Mathematics Teaching in the Middle School, 13, 514-519