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Yael Sidi , Lecturer

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The Open University of Israel Department of Education and Psychology One University Road P.O.B. 808 Raanana 4353701, Israel
Email:yaelsi@openu.ac.il

2017
Ph.D.  Degree in Cognitive Psychology
              Industrial Engineering Faculty, Technion

2012
M.Sc.  Degree in Cognitive Psychology
              Industrial Engineering Faculty, Technion
2008
M.A.  Degree in Rehabilitation Neuropsychology
              School of Behavioral Sciences, Tel-Aviv Yafo College
2004
B.A.  Degree in Psychology
                             Faculty of Social Sciences, Haifa University
2018
Lecturer, The Open University of Israel

Ph.D Thesis: "On the Role of the Medium, Computer Screen vs. Paper, as a Cue for Processing Depth" (2017). Thesis Supervisor: Asst. Prof. Rakefet Ackerman

M.Sc Thesis: "The Effect of Resolve-Based Reminders on Adherence - The Role of Self Justification, Memory and Decision Making" (2012).  Thesis Supervisor: Prof. Eldad Yechiam

M.A. Thesis: "Body Image and Emotional Distress in Patients following Kidney Transplantation" (2008).  Thesis Supervisors: Dr. Shulamit Geller & Dr. Yaron Yagil.

Sidi, Y., Blau, I., & Eshet‐Alkalai, Y. (2019). How is the ethical dissonance index affected by technology, academic dishonesty type and individual differences?. British Journal of Educational Technology.

Geller, S.,Handelzalts, J., Gelfat, R., Arbel, S., Sidi, Y., & Levy, S. (In press). Exploring body image, strength of faith, and media exposure among three denominations of Jewish women​. Current Psychology.

Yagil, Y., Geller, S., Levy, S., Sidi, Y., & Aharoni, S. (2018). Body-image, quality of life and psychological distress: A comparison between kidney transplant patients and a matching healthy sample. Psychology, Health & Medicine, 23(4),424-433

 Sidi, Y., Ackerman, R., & Erez, A. (2018). Feeling happy and (over)confident: The role of positive affect in metacognitive processes. Cognition and Emotion, 32(4), 876-884 

Sidi, Y., Shpigelman, M., Zalmanov, H., & Ackerman, R. (2017). Understanding metacognitive inferiority on screen by exposing cues for depth of processing. Learning and Instruction, 51, 61-73

Sidi, Y., Ophir, Y., & Ackerman, R. (2016). Generalizing screen inferiority - Does the medium, screen versus paper, Affect performance even with brief tasks? Metacognition and Learning, 11(1), 15-33

Yagil, Y., Geller, S., Sidi, Y., Tirosh, Y., Katz, P., & Nakache, R. (2014). The implications of body-image dissatisfaction among kidney-transplant recipients. Psychology, health & medicine, 20(8), 955-962

 Thompson, V. A., Ackerman, R., Sidi, Y., Ball, L. J., Pennycook, G., & Prowse Turner, J. A. (2013). The role of answer fluency and perceptual fluency in the monitoring and control of reasoning: Reply to Alter, Oppenheimer, and Epley (this issue). Cognition, 28(2), 256-258

 Sidi, Y., Blau, I, & Eshet-Alkalai Y. (2018). Ethical dissonance: What affects digital and analog academic dishonesty of Israeli school students? In: Y. Eshet-Alkalai, I. Blau, A. Caspi, S. Etgar, N. Geri, Y. Kalman, V. Silber-Varod (Eds.), Proceedings of the 13th Chais Conference for the Study of Innovation and Learning Technologies: Learning in the Technological Era, Raanana: The Open University of Israel

Sidi, Y., Shamir-Inbal, T., & Blau, I. (2019). Mapping Active and Collaborative Learning Through Annotations in Hypervideo in Higher Education by Learning Analytics. 2019 AERA Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada 

Sahar, T., Sidi, Y., & Makovski, T. (2019). A Metacognitive Perspective on Visual Working Memory: The Strange Case of Object Amnesia. Poster presented in The 6th Conference on Cognition Research of the Israeli Society for Cognitive Psychology, February, 2019, Akko, Israel

 Sidi, Y., Blau, I., & Eshet-Alkalai, Y. Ethical dissonance: What affects digital and analog academic dishonesty of Israeli school students? Presented in Chais Conference on Instructional Technologies Research, February, 2018.

 Sidi, Y. Torgovitsky, I., Soibelman, D., Miron-Spektor, E. & Ackerman, R. A Metacognitive View on Originality Judgments. Presented in The Conference on Cognition Research of the Israeli Society for Cognitive Psychology, February, 2018.

Sidi, Y. & Ackerman, R. The Susceptibility of Metacognitive Processes to Contextual Cues: The Case of Problem Solving on Screen versus on Paper. Poster presented Psychonomic Society's 57th Annual Meeting, November, 2016.

 Sidi, Y. & Ackerman, R. Understanding Metacognitive Inferiority on Screen: Exposing Media Sensitivity to Task Demands. Poster presented in International Meeting of Psychonomics Society, May, 2016.

 Sidi, Y., Ackerman, R., & Erez, A. Feeling Happy and (Over)Confident: The Role of Positive Affect in Metacognitive Processes. Poster presented in Psychonomic Society's 56th Annual Meeting, November, 2015.

 Sidi, Y., Glikson, E. & Cheshin, A. The undesirable outcomes of (ab)using para-lingual cues in electronic communication. Presented in Annual Meeting of the Academy of Management, August, 2015.

 Sidi, Y., Ackerman, R., & Erez, A. Affect and Metacognition: Confidence (in)Sensitivity When Feeling Happy. Poster presented in Dubrovnik Conference on Cognitive Science: Metacognition and Reasoning, May, 2015.

 Sidi, Y., Ackerman, R., & Erez, A. The role of positive affect in metacognitive processes: Does happiness make us meta-smarter? Presented in The Conference on Cognition Research of the Israeli Society for Cognitive Psychology, February, 2015.

Metacognitive monitoring, regulation and control processes
Educational technology: Screen vs. paper
Complex problem solving
Text comprehension
Paralingual cues in computer mediated communication