Vivian Hsu, Ph.D.

Vivian Hsu
Assistant Teaching Professor, Psychological & Social Sciences
Office Phone
Office Location
Woodland, 213

Teaching Interests/Courses Taught

PSYCH 100 Introduction to Psychology
PSYCH 256 Introduction to Cognitive Psychology
PSYCH 452 Memory and Cognition
HDFS 229 Infant and Child Development
HDFS 239 Adolescence
HDFS 429 Advanced Child Development

Selected Involvement in Campus Organizations:

Faculty Advisor for the Psychology Club (2014 - )
Academic Environment Co-Chair (2017 - )
Academic Environment Committee - Proposal and Awards Chair (2017 - )
Faculty Senator - Social Sciences (2015 - )


Rovee-Collier, C., Mitchell. K., & Hsu-Yang, V. (2013). Effortlessly strengthening infant memory: Associative potentiation of new learning. Scandinavian Journal of Psychology of Psychology. [Special issue, Recent advances in early memory development: Input from typical and atypical children]. M. Heimann, J. Herbert, & T. Tjus, Eds.], 54, 4-9.

Hsu, V.C. (2010). Time windows in retention over the first year-and-a-half of life: Spacing effects. Developmental Psychobiology. doi: 10.1002/dev. 20472

Hsu, V.C. & Rovee-Collier, C. (2009). The time window construct in early memory development. In F. Columbo (Ed.), New Directions in Developmental Psychobiology, pp.1-22, New York: Nova Science Publishers.

Hsu, V.C. & Rovee-Collier, C. (2006). Memory reactivation in the second year of life. Infant Behavior and Development, 29, 91-107.

Hsu, V. C., Rovee-Collier, C., Hill, D., Grodkiewicz, J., & Joh, A. (2005). Effects of priming duration on retention over the first year-and-a-half of life. Developmental Psychobiology, 47, 43-54.


PhD, Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Psychology - Behavioral Neuroscience, 2007

M.S. Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey, Psychology - Behavioral Neuroscience, 2004

B.S. Northeastern University, Psychology, 2001