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Faculty Profile

Rebekah Elizabeth Smith

Psychology
CHAIR AND PROFESSOR OF PSYCHOLOGY
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205A PEABODY
UNIVERSITY, MS 38677
(662) 915-2519
Joined UM: July 11, 2016

Areas of Expertise

  • AGING
  • COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY
  • MEMORY
  • PSYCHOLOGY

Brief Bio

Dr. Smith's research focuses on human memory in young and older adults. Specific topics include prospective memory (remembering to perform an action in the future), false memory (remembering that something happened when it did not), memory correction and improvement, and implicit or unconscious influences on memory. Research Interests: Memory in young and older adults, Prospective memory, False memory, Memory improvement, Distinctive processing and memory.

Degrees

MA
Psychology
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA/GREENSBORO, NORTH CAROLINA (1993)
PhD
Psychology
UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA/GREENSBORO, NORTH CAROLINA (1999)

Committee Memberships

CLA-Academic Program Review Internal
Ad Hoc Committee
CLA-Distinguished Prof. Advisory Comm.
Ad Hoc Committee
Completion and Student Success (CASS)
Other Kind of Committee
Keep Learning
Task Force