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.
Hoefeijzers, S., Zeman, A., Della Sala, S. & Dewar, M. (in press). Capturing real-life forgetting in transient epileptic amnesia via an incidental memory test. Cortex. [download here]
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.
Feb 2018: BBC Future article and podcast
Michaela recently chatted with a BBC Future journalist about our lab's research. They have written a neat online article reporting some of our findings. They also spoke about our work on the BBC Science Hour podcast, which you can listen to here.
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!
Please find a full list of our articles on our Lab news page.