Matthew Jensen Hays, Ph.D. – Senior Director of Research and Analytics

Matthew Jensen Hays, Ph.D. – Senior Director of Research and Analytics 2018-05-02T18:46:45+00:00

Matthew Jensen Hays, Ph.D. (Senior Director of Research and Analytics) has 18 years of experience analyzing and enhancing how people learn and remember. His Ph.D. in Cognitive Psychology (with a minor in Human-Computer Interaction) is from UCLA, where he worked with Drs. Elizabeth and Robert Bjork. He has conducted basic research on memory and learning, and has applied those and other findings to the design of training systems, intelligent tutors, multi-million-dollar simulators, and other educational experiences for civilian and military applications. His published articles have been cited hundreds of times and have been nominated for or won Best Paper awards at several conferences. In his role as Senior Director of Research and Analytics at Amplifire, Matt ensures that Amplifire is constantly improving in its ability to accelerate learning, impede forgetting, and diagnose users’ confidently held misinformation.