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.
You can get in touch with us here.
Dewar, M., Neroni, M.A., Zeman, A., Beschin, N., & Della Sala, S. (in press). Visual complexity accentuates picture description deficit in amnesia. Neuropsychology.
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.
Sept 2017: Article on lab research
Michael discusses his new Fellowship project in a new article on the Alzheimer's Society website. You can read the article here.
Sept 2017: Michael at BPS meeting
Michael presented some of our lab's virtual reality work at the BPS Cognitive Section meeting in Newcastle upon Tyne, UK. This was part of a symposium on using virtual reality methods to study memory. You can read a little about this work on our Research page.
June 2017: Lab project students graduate!
Congratulations to all Memory Lab project students and volunteer research assistants graduating this June! We are proud of you and will miss you all!
June 2017: Michaela at EPS Workshop
Michaela presented a talk on 'Forgetting due to interference during consolidation' and participated in a roundtable discussion on forgetting at the EPS Forgetting Workshop in Edinburgh, UK. Lab members Shannon Strickland, Georgina Ottaway also attended the workshop.
Please find a full list of our articles on our Lab news page.