Here, There, But Not Everywhere
APS William James Fellow Lynn Nadel explores how the hippocampus gives memories context.
Cattell Fund Projects Include Explorations of Sensory Processes, Memory
With support from the James McKeen Cattell Fund, four researchers are devoting sabbaticals to advancing research on active sensing, spatial and episodic memory, and children’s emotional development.
Memory, Science, and a Supreme Court Nomination
Memory researchers provide scientific perspectives on the assault allegations facing a US Supreme Court nominee.
Making and Remaking Memory
Lynn Nadel shares his groundbreaking research on space and memory to explain how memories of life events adapt and change to accommodate new information.
How Rats, Bats, Bees, and People Navigate Their Worlds
Nearly 70 years ago, psychological scientist Edward Tolman introduced the idea that humans and other animals have a “cognitive map” that allows them to navigate their everyday spatial environments. Evidence of physical processes underpinning cognitive
Scientists Explore the Brain’s Navigational Capacity
Participants in the 2016 Presidential Symposium hosted by APS President C. Randy Gallistel included Nobel Laureate Edvard Moser of Kavli Institute for Systems Neuroscience and Norwegian University of Science and Technology, pioneering cognitive psychologist Barbara Tversky