News

“Holiday shopping can be mentally exhausting for anyone. But a new Duke University study finds that older adults seem to need extra brainpower to make shopping decisions — especially ones that rely on memory.” The work of Nichole Lighthall, a postdoctoral researcher in Roberto Cabeza’s lab, is featured in a Duke Today article.

The Society of Experimental Psychologists is the oldest and most prestigious honorary society in Psychology.

Roberto Cabeza gave the keynote address Feb. 29 at the University of Florida McKnight Brain Institute symposium on aging, memory and cognitive decline. Dr. Cabeza’s talk discussed the idea that older brains work in different ways to complete the same tasks as younger brains. See the news article here.

If you read Japanese, see here or this poster for details on the March 3rd talk in Tsukuba. Roberto Cabeza is one of the Organizers, and will speak for, the Gakushuin International Symposium in Tokyo on March 4th.

“The International Conference on Memory 5 is to be held at the University of York from the 31st July to 5th August 2011. The conference has taken place every 5 years since 1991, and has previously been held in Lancaster, Padua, Valencia, and Sydney. The programme for 2011 will include over 500 spoken presentations and […]

3/2009 – Science Magazine has published a story on SenseCam, a wearable camera that records thousands of pictures passively. Our lab is currently using this device in studies of autobiographical memory. view article

Click the links below to see media coverage of Huijbers, Pennartz, Cabeza, and Daselaar’s paper, “When Learning and Remembering Compete: A Functional MRI Study.” Medical News Today, e! Science News, Lab Spaces, Medicine World, The Washington Post, La Repubblica Italian newspaper, de Volkskrant Dutch newspaper There is also a video about the study, which is currently […]

08/2008 – Roberto Cabeza and his colleagues discuss the role of the parietal cortex in episodic memory in Nature Reviews Neuroscience special issue on memory systems. View it here

07/2008 – Peggy St. Jacques’ artwork has been chosen for the cover of the July 2008 issue of The Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience. The artwork was inspired by St. Jacques et al. (2008), “The Short and Long of It: Neural Correlates of Temporal-order Memory for Autobiographical Events.” [PDF]