Dr Jason Lodge has expertise in psychological science, the learning sciences and higher education. His research focuses on the cognitive and emotional factors that influence student learning and the student experience in educational settings. He is predominantly interested in the ways changing communication channels introduced through technological innovations are influencing the development of metacognition, critical thinking, expertise and professional ways of being. Psychological factors he investigates include information processing, selective attention, fluency, motivation, emotion and memory. Dr Lodge also has specialist knowledge and experience in student attrition, educational technology, learning analytics, curriculum and educational design, assessment and evaluation.