Sharda Umanath, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Psychology

Department

Psychological Science

Areas of Expertise

Cognition
Experimental Psychology
Memory
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Education

A.B. Washington University in St. Louis; M.A. Duke University; Ph.D. Duke University

Research and Publications

Umanath, S. & Marsh, E. J. (2014). Understanding how prior knowledge influences memory in older adults. Perspectives on Psychological Science, 9, 408-426.

Rubin, D. C. & Umanath, S. (2015). Event Memory: A Theory of Laboratory, Autobiographical, and Fictional Memories of Events. Psychological Review, 122, 1-23.

Umanath, S. & Marsh, E.J. (2012). Aging and the memorial consequences of catching contradictions with prior knowledge. Psychology and Aging, 27, 1033-1038.

Umanath, S., Butler, A.C. & Marsh, E.J. (2012). Positive and negative effects of monitoring popular films for historical inaccuracies. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 26, 556-567.