This presentation will cover how memory works and develops through life and what happens to memory as we age. Basic information such as anatomy of memory will be covered, theories surrounding memory development, as well as memory loss and decline in late life.
Speaker: Jamie Knight, MSc, PhD candidate, and Sessional Instructor, Department of Psychology, University of Victoria
Thursday, October 28th, 2021 from 10:00 to 11:00 am Pacific Time.
Jamie Knight is a PhD student in the Department of Psychology. Her research focuses on neuropsychological and olfactory functioning across the lifespan in the context of cognitive decline and neurodegenerative diseases. She has been awarded the Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR) Graduate Scholarship, the AGE-WELL Graduate Student Award in Technology and Aging, and the Ferguson Award in Digital Health and Innovation for her research examining olfactory functioning as one of the earliest markers for dementia.