Frank Ritter

Professor of Information Sciences and Technology, Psychology, Cognitive Science

Research Summary

Modeling effects of stress and behavior moderators on cognition within cognitive architectures.

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Publication Tags

Cognition Learning Ontology Statistics Substrate Physiology Time Public Health Interaction Stakeholder Retention (Psychology) Psychology Retention Modeling Model Spreadsheets Performance User Experience Substrates Moderators Masks Human Engineering Morbidity Stressors Moderator Trace

Most Recent Papers


Frank Ritter, K-C Yeh,

Garrison, C. M., Ritter, F. E., Weyhrauch, P., Niehaus, J., & Bauchwitz, B. (in press). A computer-based tutor to teach nursing trauma care that works as an adjunct to high fidelity simulation. Abstract accepted for podium and poster presentation at the International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare, January 2019, San Antonio, TX. Will also appear as: Garrison, C. M., Ritter, F. E., Weyhrauch, P., Niehaus, J., & Bauchwitz, B. (in press). A computer-based tutor to teach nursing trauma care that works as an adjunct to high fidelity simulation. Simulation in Healthcare [journal supplement].

Frank Ritter,

Are Learners Satisfied with Their MOOC Experiences? Assessing and Improving Online Learners' Interactions

Jiaqi Wang, Hua Shen, Chacha Chen, Frank Ritter, 2021, on p. 215-220

What Makes A Good Reference Manager? A Quantitative Analysis of Bibliography Management Applications

Tongan Cai, Chacha Chen, Ting Hao Huang, Frank E. Ritter, 2021, on p. 64-69

Counting Pandemic Statistics Remotely Using Webcams

Jacob D. Oury, Frank E. Ritter, Fatoumata B. Cissé, 2021, Disaster Medicine and Public Health Preparedness

Lessons from a broad survey of tutoring tools

Frank E. Ritter, Michael “Q” Qin, Korey MacDougall, Chungil Chae, 2021, Interactive Learning Environments

How Unusable Systems Can Be Successes

Frank E. Ritter, 2021, Ergonomics in Design

Skills to Obstruct Pandemics

F Ritter, Amanda Clase, Stephanie Harvill, Martin K.-C. Yeh, Renuka Joseph, Jeffrey Oury, Jackb Oury, E Glantz, Alexis Fenstermacher, Mathieu Brener, James James, 2020,

Vaccines are coming, but hospital systems in US at risk in meantime

D. Donahue, Frank Ritter, 2020, Centre Daily Times on p. 4B

Cognitive Modeling of Automation Adaptation in a Time Critical Task

Junya Morita, Kazuhisa Miwa, Akihiro Maehigashi, Hitoshi Terai, Kazuaki Kojima, Frank E. Ritter, 2020, Frontiers in Psychology

Most-Cited Papers

An integrated theory for improved skill acquisition and retention in the three stages of learning

Jong W. Kim, Frank E. Ritter, Richard J. Koubek, 2013, Theoretical Issues in Ergonomics Science on p. 22-37


Frank E. Ritter, Farnaz Tehranchi, Jacob D. Oury, 2019, Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews: Cognitive Science

Adaptive virtual reality training to optimize military medical skills acquisition and retention

Ka Chun Siu, Bradley J. Best, Jong Wook Kim, Dmitry Oleynikov, Frank E. Ritter, 2016, Military Medicine on p. 214-220

Using a cognitive architecture with a physiological substrate to represent effects of a psychological stressor on cognition

Christopher L. Dancy, Frank E. Ritter, Keith A. Berry, Laura C. Klein, 2015, Computational and Mathematical Organization Theory on p. 90-114


Frank E. Ritter, Jennifer L. Bittner, Sue E. Kase, Rick Evertsz, Matteo Pedrotti, Paolo Busetta, 2012, Biologically Inspired Cognitive Architectures on p. 2-13

Learning, forgetting, and relearning for keystroke- and mouse-driven tasks: Relearning is important

Jong Wook Kim, Frank E. Ritter, 2015, Human-Computer Interaction on p. 1-33

An intrinsically-motivated schema mechanism to model and simulate emergent cognition

Olivier L. Georgeon, Frank E. Ritter, 2012, Cognitive Systems Research on p. 73-92

Predicting user performance and learning in human-computer interaction with the herbal compiler

Jaehyon Paik, Jong W. Kim, Frank E. Ritter, David Reitter, 2015, ACM Transactions on Computer-Human Interaction on p. 26

Supporting activity modelling from activity traces

Olivier L. Georgeon, Alain Mille, Thierry Bellet, Benoit Mathern, Frank E. Ritter, 2012, Expert Systems on p. 261-275

A design, tests and considerations for improving keystroke and mouse loggers

Jonathan H. Morgan, Chen Yang Cheng, Christopher Pike, Frank E. Ritter, 2013, Interacting with Computers on p. 242-258