Nick Diana

I am a learning science researcher interested in how we can use educational technology to make better citizens.

I'm currently researching how our political beliefs impact our abliity to think rationally about an argument's validity, and how an intelligent computer agent might be able to help us recognize and mitigate this kind of bias.


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Ph.D. in Human-Computer Interaction
Carnegie Mellon University, 2015-present
GPA: 3.6/4.0
B.S. in Neuroscience and Psychology
Allegheny College, 2009-2013
GPA: 3.5/4.0

Academic Honors

  • Graduated with Psychology Department Honors
  • Awarded the Iva Patterson Gilmore Prize in Psychology for writing the best psychology senior research composition
  • Awarded Distinguished Alden Scholar (GPA above 3.8) for the 2012-2013 academic year
  • Awarded Alden Scholar (Dean's List) for academic achievement for the years 2010-2011 and 2011-2012
  • Awarded the Linaberger Scholarship for musical leadership and noteworthy improvement

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