Donald J. Foss, Ph.D.

Donald J. Foss, Ph.D., is a distinguished and award-winning researcher and teacher, and currently a Professor of Psychology at the University of Houston. He is a cognitive psychologist (Ph.D., University of Minnesota; post-doctoral fellow, Harvard University) who has published research and written extensively about language comprehension, learning, memory, and related topics.

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The LAST-ing Shock of Dropping Out

The decision to drop out usually involves a series of "shocks" that have a negative cumulative effect. They often can be simplified down to a single term: loneliness, alcohol, study skills, and time management (the LAST list).read more