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- DescriptionExplores contemporary research on emotion and memory, describing the cognitive and brain processes that support emotional memory in young adults and discussing how those processes change with aging and age-related disease. This book includes a broad overview of emotion, memory, and the neural underpinnings of each.
- Author BiographyDr. Kensinger graduated summa cum laude from Harvard University in 1998, with a joint degree in Psychology and Biology. She pursued her Ph.D. in Neuroscience at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where she was awarded a Howard Hughes Medical Institute predoctoral fellowship and a National Science Foundation dissertation award. After receipt of her Ph.D. in 2003, she held a postdoctoral research position at the Athinoula A. Martinos Center for Biomedical Imaging at Massachusetts General Hospital, supported by fellowships from the Massachusetts Biomedical Research Corporation and the National Institutes of Mental Health. In 2006, she joined the faculty of Boston College as an Assistant Professor of Psychology, where she heads the Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience laboratory. Dr. Kensinger has received numerous awards for her research and teaching, including young investigator research awards from the American Federation for Aging Research and the Dana Foundation. She is Associate Editor of the journal Cognition and Emotion, and she sits on the editorial boards of Memory and Cognition and Journal of Experimental Psychology. She has authored or co-authored over 60 research articles and book chapters, and she has been an invited symposium speaker at many universities as well as at national and international conferences.
- Author(s)Elizabeth A. Kensinger
- PublisherTaylor & Francis Ltd
- Date of Publication12/11/2008
- GenrePsychology: Professional & General
- Series TitleEssays in Cognitive Psychology
- Place of PublicationHove
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintPsychology Press Ltd
- Content NoteIllustrations
- Weight498 g
- Width152 mm
- Height229 mm
- Spine14 mm
- Format DetailsUnsewn / adhesive bound
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