Welcome to the Memory Lab webpage!
We are a team of researchers based at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh, UK, who use a combination of behavioural and neuroscientific methods to examine memory and memory consoldiation in human health and disease.
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Craig, M., Wolbers, T., Hauff, P., Harris, M., Della Sala, S. & Dewar, M. (2016).
Comparable rest-related promotion of spatial memory consolidation in younger and older adults. Neurobiology of Aging, 48, 143-152.
Please find a full list of our articles on our Publications page.
May 2017: Research assistant joins lab:
We are deighted that Shannon Strickland has joined the lab as a research assistant over the summer. Shannon will be working on an ARUK Scotland funded pilot project examining the suitability of immersive virtual reality technology as a potential tool for memory assessment and intervetion in Alzheimer's disease.
March 2017: Interested in helping with our research? We're looking for volunteers!
We are looking for people in the Edinburgh area to volunteer to take part in our research. Our studies usually involve reimbursement for your time/travel expenses. If you are interested please email us at email@example.com.
November 2016: Michael Craig awarded small grant for new pilot project:
Thanks to Alzheimer's Research UK's Scotland Network for awarding our team a grant to examine the suitability of virtual reality as a tool for cognitive assessment and intervention in older age and Alzheimer's disease.
October 2016: Michael Craig awarded Alzheimer's Society Fellowship:
We are delighted that Michael has been awarded an Alzheimer's Society Fellowship award to investigate memory consolidation in Alzheimer's disease.
Please find a full list of our articles on our Lab news page.