A recent paper on white matter and age-related phonological deficits

Apr 8, 2019

Check out this recent paper published by SLEIC researchers Sara Troutman and Dr. Michele Diaz. This paper looks at the relationship between white matter in the brain and age-related phonological deficits. Using a Picture-Word Interference (PWI) task with 18 younger and 19 older healthy adults, they…

Research on the influence of perceptual similarity and individual differences on false memories in aging by Dr. Nancy Dennis’s lab

Feb 22, 2018

Dr. Nancy Dennis, an associate professor in the Department of Psychology, and her student Indira Turney have published a paper on Neurobiology of Aging, investigating how both controlled, systematic differences in perceptual relatedness between targets and lures and individual differences in true…

Research on neural basis of memory errors in older adults by SLEIC researcher Christina Webb & Dr. Nancy Dennis

Feb 22, 2018

Christina Webb, a graduate student in cognitive psychology, and Dr. Nancy Dennis have recently published a paper investigating the role of schemas on true and false memories in older adults. They found that true memories were supported by the typical retrieval network, and activity in this network…