Remembering Fictions - Our Own and Others' Constructions
Location: Palamountain Hall: Davis Auditorium
Time: 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
This research colloquium includes presentations by Elizabeth Marsh and Alan Scoboria. Each expertís presentation will be relatively brief (about 25 minutes) followed by an interactive discussion period. Scoboria (clinical psychologist, Behavioral, Cognitive, & Neuroscience Program, Windsor University) will speak about his research that examines the ease with which people come to believe imagined scenarios of possible life events originated from experienced events. Dr. Marsh (cognitive psychologist, Psychology and Neuroscience Program, Duke University) will speak about her research that examines the ease with which people can incorporate details they encountered while reading fiction (othersí fictional constructions) into their knowledge about the world.
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