Mark McDaniel


Mark McDaniel is the principal investigator in the Memory and Complex Learning Laboratory and the Director of the Center for Integrative Research on Cognition, Learning, and Education (CIRCLE). He has two main research interests: prospective memory and education.

Prospective memory refers to remembering to perform intended actions in the future such as remembering to take your medication or to turn off your cell phone before you enter a lecture room. Another line of research in this lab is applying cognitive principles to education.


Department of Psychological & Brain Sciences
Washington University
One Brookings Drive
St. Louis, MO 63130-4899

Phone: (314) 935-8030
Fax: (314) 935-7588

Curriculum Vitae 2018 PDF