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.
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.
July 2018: Carnegie Trust Research Incentive 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!
June 2018: Michael at Alzheimer Scotland meeting
Michael presented a poster outlining his Fellowship project research at the Alzheimer Scotland conference. You can view the poster here.
March 2018: New paper
The paper reports a study which provides evidence that post-learning rest protects the fine detail of new memories. You can download the paper .
March 2018: Alzheimer's Society UG bursary award
We are delighted that Elana Bertram will join our lab as a summer Research Assistant as part of an Alzheimer's Society UG bursary award.
Please find a full list of our articles on our Lab news page.