Jacquelyn H. Berry

H. Berry

Visiting Assistant Professor
Department of Psychology


Brief Biography

Jacquelyn Berry is a cognitive scientist who studies learning and expertise. She graduated with a doctorate from the University at Albany in New York and prior to that attended Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute where she earned her BS, MBA, and MS degrees. Berry uses video games for her research, particularly the game Tetris in which she studies the learning curve from novice through expects and compares Arabic-English biliterates with English monolinguals. The American University in Cairo (AUC) first welcomed her as a Fulbright US scholar in 2019 and again during the current school year as a cognitive psychology faculty.

Research Interest
  • Learning
  • Expertise
  • Video games
  • Tetris
  • Visual perception
  • Attention
  • Building champions