Welcome to the Memory Lab webpage!
We are a team of researchers based at Heriot-Watt University (Edinburgh, UK) who use a combination of behavioural and neuroscientific methods to examine memory and memory consolidation in human health and disease.
You can get in touch with us here.
Craig, M., Ottaway, G. & Dewar, M. (2018). Rest on it: Awake quiescence facilities insight. Cortex.
Craig, M. & Dewar, M. (2018). Rest-related consolidation protects the fine detail of new memories. Scientific Reports.
Hoefeijzers, S., Zeman, A., Della Sala, S. & Dewar, M. (2017). Capturing real-life forgetting in transient epileptic amnesia via an incidental memory test. Cortex. [download here]
Please find a full list of our articles on our Publications page.
Dementia Research Showcase - 28th Nov
Interested in learning about dementia research? Join us for an afternoon of interesting talks about dementia research at Heriot-Watt University on Wed Nov 28th (14:15 - 17:15). The event is free to attend and open to anyone inside and outside of the scientific community. You can read more and register to attend the event .
Sept 2018: New paper in Cortex
New Memory Lab paper showing that awake quiescence facilitates the gaining of insight. You can read the paper .
July 2018: Carnegie Trust grant
Thank you to the Carnegie Trust for Scottish Universities for awarding Michael a Research Incentive Grant to investigate how memory and consolidation changes as we grow older.
June 2018: 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.