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Even more new psychology experiments!

Slide1If you think any of these sound interesting, please click on the link to access the online study and participate. These are all studies from current students of mine here at Keele:

Lee: Memory and metacognition

David & Jiacheng: Motivation and cognition

Lingni: Functions of autobiographical memory

Rachael: Conscious awareness, memory, and metacognition

Full information about each study is provided on the first page. I hope you find them interesting.

New memory experiments to participate in

I have some excellent undergraduate project students this year working on projects exploring a wide variety of memory topics. If you think any of these sound interesting, please click on the link to access the online study and participate!

Georgina: Memory and Facial Expression

Grace: Music and Memories Questionnaire

Mark: Memory, identity, and educational experiences

Mulongwe: Memory for life events cued by words and pictures

Full information about each study is provided on the first page. I hope you find them interesting.

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To remember is important.

Don’t be that dude: Handy tips for the male academic

This post by Tenure, She Wrote is thought provoking for male and female academics alike. I’m re-blogging it here for continued thought and discussion. I’d love to know what you think!

Tenure, She Wrote

There is a plethora of research on the causes of hostile environments for women in academia, and on why we have an underrepresentation of women in many fields. There are support groups for women, societies entirely devoted to women academics (broadly and field-specific), workshops for women in academia, and countless articles and blogs devoted to the topic.

These initiatives are important, but here’s the thing: gender equality has to be a collaborative venture. If men make up the majority of many departments, editorial boards, search committees, labs and conferences, then men have to be allies in the broader cause of equality, simply because they have more boots on the ground. And, as much as I wish it weren’t so, guys often tend to listen more readily to their fellow guys when it comes to issues like sexism. I’ve also found that there are a lot of guys out there…

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First PhD Paper submitted!

I recently submitted the first paper from my PhD research to the journal Consciousness and Cognition… Keep your fingers crossed for me that it gets accepted without (too) many (nasty) revisions.

Williams, H.L., Conway, M.A., & Moulin, C.J.A.

Remembering and Knowing: Using another’s subjective report to make inferences about memory strength and subjective experience. 

The abstract is provided below the jump.  If you would like a copy of the draft manuscript please email me [helenwilliams098 @ gmail.com]

And here’s a weird picture that is from the wall of a bar in Richmond… It kinda links to my paper as the elephant/alien looks like he is squishing a brain in his hands:

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New Online Questionnaire: Subjective Awareness of Memory

My latest online questionnaire is now ready to start collecting responses!  This survey is the 5th online questionnaire in a programme of work that I began during my PhD.  Please please help me out by completing it!  Click on the link or the image to access the questionnaire:

www.surveymonkey.com/s/subjectiveawarenessofmemory

It should only take 15-30 minutes to complete, and please please complete it even if you’ve done one of my previous questionnaires! Thanks!!

And feel free to forward the link on to anyone you like! Family, friends, other bloggers… Or link to it on your own blog 🙂

Nb. This survey does not involve any kind of memory “test” – you will not be asked to learn anything and your memory will not be tested. This questionnaire is interested in the kinds of judgments that you can make about another’s memory report – are you able to categorize a statement they have made about their memory from just how the statement is worded? Full information is provided on the first few pages of the questionnaire.