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The Visible Scholar

Memory and Aging: Facts, Foibles, and Failures

Wednesday, March 29, 2017
12 noon – 12:45 p.m.
Research & Collaborative Study Area, 1st Floor, Boatwright Library

Jane BerryDr. Jane Berry
MacEldin Dunn Trawick Professor of Psychology
School of Arts and Sciences

Adults “of a certain age” have a hard time remembering newly-acquired information and are particularly susceptible to making memory errors known as “false alarms.” Why is this? Dr. Jane Berry will discuss her research on what happens to memory as we age and whether older adults are cognizant of these changes and challenges to memory.

Dr. Berry has numerous articles and book chapters on aging and memory. Connect to the UR Scholarship repository to read some of her research and review a full list of publications on her webpage.

Links:

Webpage: http://psychology.richmond.edu/faculty/jberry/

UR Scholarship:  https://tinyurl.com/hzsg36v/

Taking place in an open venue in the library, “The Visible Scholar Series” provides a space for informal faculty talks on new publications. Students, staff and faculty can listen and view a “scholar in action.”