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Chuck Robertson, Ph.D.

Title: Professor, Psychological Science
Phone: 706-864-1444

Office: Barnes Hall, 201, Dahlonega


Dr. Robertson enjoys working with students on undergraduate research projects, especially when they are in his favorite areas of memory or human computer interaction. He has also been known to venture out into other areas of psychology, such as the science of teaching and learning.

Courses Taught

  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Cognitive Psychology
  • Psychology of Aging


  • Ph.D., Experimental Psychology, Georgia Institute of Technology, 2004
  • M.S., Experimental Psychology, Mississippi State University, 1998

Research/Special Interests

Natural changes in memory due to development

The Science of Teaching and Learning

Computer Mediated Communication:

  • Using social networks to facilitate classroom discussion and thought
  • Using animated algorithms to teach undergraduate statistics
  • Collaborative learning


  • Older adults and website usability
  • Training older adults to use the Internet


Lloyd, S. A., Oltean, C*., Pass, H*., Phillips, B*., Stanton, K*., Robertson, C. L., & Shanks, R. A.  (2013). Prenatal exposure to psychostimulants increases impulsivity, compulsivity, and motivation for rewards in adult mice. Physiology & Behavior, 119, 43-51.

Kennell, T*., Robertson, C. L., & Bodri, M. S. (submitted). A reversible smoke-induced secondary dormancy in venus flytrap (dionaea muscipula) seed. Under Review at PLOS ONE.

Lloyd S. A., Robertson C. L. (2012). Screencasting tutorials enhance student learning of statistics. Teaching of Psychology, 39(1), 67-71.

Lloyd S. A., Shanks R. A., Robertson C. L. (2011). Activities to be used in specific courses: Biological Processes: Neuroscience. In R. Miller & B. Rycek (Eds.) Vol. II: E-Book on student engagement: course engagement.  The Society for the Teaching of Psychology (APA Division 2). 101-108. Retrieved from:

Personal Information

Professional Affiliations:

  • SEPA
  • CUR
  • APS

Club Affiliations:

  • Psi Chi
  • Psych Club
  • Gay Straight Alliance
  • Sigma Chi
  • Secular Student Alliance (SSA)
  • Phi Kappa Phi
  • Pi Gamma Mu
  • Omicron Delta Kappa

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