Julia Brodsky is a student in the Behavior Analysis Training Area of the Psychology PhD program at Queens College and the Graduate Center, CUNY. She is interested in the development of efficient and effective instruction for typically-developing adult learners. Her primary research area is determining the variables that affect concept formation in college students using the stimulus equivalence paradigm. Her dissertation examines the effects of meaningfulness and educational relevance on the formation of concepts. She also works on projects that examine the effects of superimposed intruded stimuli on responding to a fixed interval schedule in pigeons.