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 Artificial Intelligence Performance Statistics Substrate Caffeine Cognitive Architecture History Physiology Public Health Cognitive Science Appointments And Schedules Group Retention (Psychology) Psychology Retention Practice (Psychology) Psychological Practice Video Model Interaction Data Storage Equipment Spreadsheets Masks Psychological

Most Recent Publications

J54 Ritter, F. E., Qin, M., MacDougall, K., Chae, C. (in press). Lessons from surveying tutoring tools: It’s a big world out there. Interactive Learning Environments.

Frank Ritter, Interactive Learning Environments


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,

SI6 Cassenti, D., Veksler, V. D, Ritter, F. E. (accepted). Cognition inspired artificial intelligence. Topics in Cognitive Science.

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J55 Ritter, F. E. (in press). When you are not a stakeholder: Why unusable systems can be successes. Ergonomics in Design.

Frank Ritter,

Editor's Review and Introduction: Cognition-Inspired Artificial Intelligence

Daniel N. Cassenti, Vladislav D. Veksler, Frank E. Ritter, 2022, Topics in Cognitive Science

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

Stories from a contact tracer: The unwelcome gift

Frank Ritter, 2021,

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

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

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

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

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

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

Evaluating a range of learning schedules: hybrid training schedules may be as good as or better than distributed practice for some tasks

Jaehyon Paik, Frank E. Ritter, 2016, Ergonomics on p. 276-290

Fitting a model to behavior reveals what changes cognitively when under stress and with caffeine

Sue E. Kase, Frank E. Ritter, Jeanette M. Bennett, Laura Cousino Klein, Michael Schoelles, 2017, Biologically Inspired Cognitive Architectures on p. 1-9

Declarative to procedural tutors: A family of cognitive architecture-based tutors

Frank E. Ritter, Kuo Chuan Yeh, Mark A. Cohen, Peter Weyhrauch, Jong W. Kim, J. Nicholas Hobbs, 2013, on p. 108-113