Tom Phenix

Associate Professor; Dean (Campion College)
Ph.D; MA (University of Saskatchewan); BA Hons (University of Regina)

Office: CM 408
Phone: 306-359-1257

Research interests

  • mathematical cognition
  • arithmetic knowledge representation
  • memory retrieval processes

Paper Presentations

Phenix, T.
& Ta, Tony (2018). The effects of culture-specific stories on memory and retrieval-induced forgetting. Paper presented at Discourse, Power and Resistance. May, Coimbra, Portugal

Phenix, T. & Marchi, Ashley (2011, April). Math ability: Belief and performance.
Paper presented at the Discourse, Power and Resistance Conference, Plymouth, UK.

Representative Publications

Bruer, K., Price, H. & Phenix, T. (2016). The ‘magical’ effect of integration on event memory. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 30, 591 – 599.

Price, H. & Phenix, T. (2015). True (but not false) memories are subject to retrieval-induced forgetting in children.
Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 133, 1 – 15.

Phenix, T. & Price, H. (2012). Applying Retrieval-Induced Forgetting to Children’s Testimony.
Applied Cognitive Psychology, 26, 796 – 801.

Campbell, J.I.D. & Phenix, T. (2009). Target strength and retrieval-induced forgetting in semantic recall.
Memory & Cognition, 37, 65 – 72.

Campbell, J.I.D., Fuchs, S. & Phenix, T. (2006). Identical Elements Model of arithmetic memory: Extension to addition and subtraction. Memory & Cognition, 33, 633 – 647.

Phenix, T. & Campbell, J.I.D. (2004). Effects of multiplication practice on product verification: Integrated structures model or retrieval-induced forgetting?Memory & Cognition, 32, 324-335.

Phenix, T. & Campbell, J.I.D. (2001). Fan effects reveal position-specific numerical concepts.
Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology, 55, 271-276.

Current Scholarly Projects

  • Investigating the Boundary Conditions of Retrieval-Induced Forgetting