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Reader in Psychology, Aston University

I study human memory, cognition, and social influence, with a particular interest in applications of these topics to issues in educational and legal psychology. My research focuses on themes such as:

- people's ability to remember past events and experiences, and information they have learned
- various factors that can shape or distort what we remember/believe
- how people engage with, and respond to, feedback about their performance and memories
- how we can help people to remember more effectively.

With Dr James Ost, I co-edited the book 'False and Distorted Memories' (


  • –present
    Senior lecturer, Aston University