Memory

My students got a kick out of reading about our joint research on false food memories in the APS Observer’s April article, wonderfully titled, “Making Memories.” But they also knew that one piece of the story was not quite right and were compelled to clarify and elaborate. As noted in More

Continuing an illustrious career as a memory researcher and advocate for scientific freedom, Grawemeyer Award winner Elizabeth Loftus is applying her work in new ways. In an episode of the PBS TV science-education series, “Scientific American Frontiers,” host Alan Alda sat down to a picnic lunch with faculty and students More

Xunesis, an interdisciplinary company of scientists, media, and performing artists, will premier the short film on human memory, “Retrieval,” along with a companion learning module, at the National Institute for the Teaching of Psychology conference in January. The project was developed by Xunesis co-founders Robert Morrison, a cognitive psychologist, and More

Organized by Ruth H. Maki Texas Tech University Postman Leo Joseph Postman, professor emeritus of psychology at the University of California, Berkeley, died on April 22, 2004, of heart failure at his home in Marblehead, Massachusetts. He was 85. Postman was a dominant figure in the study of human memory. More

Tulving Ends Controversy The following is a letter from Convention Keynote Speaker Endel Tulving to Immediate Past President Roddy Roediger. Endel Tulving, Keynote Speaker at the APS 16th Annual Convention, sips water during his presentation. “This was the time some of the hallucinators had mentioned as the time of the More