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Scholarly Interest Report
Carissa Zimmerman
Lecturer in Psychology
  • B.A. Psychology, Spanish (2005) Trinity University, San Antonio, TX
  • Ph.D. Cognitive psychology (2010) Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
  • M.S. Cognitive psychology (2008) Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
Primary Department
   Department of Psychology
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Research Areas
 Memory, Memory and emotion, Metacognition, Alzheimer's Disease and memory disorders,
Teaching Areas
 Introduction to Cognitive Psychology, Memory, Statistical Methods
Selected Publications
 Refereed articles

Delaney, P., Sahakyan, L., Kelley, C. M., & Zimmerman, C. A. "Remembering to forget: The amnesic effect of daydreaming." Psychological Science, 21 (2010) : 1036-1042.


Zimmerman, C. A., & Kelley, C. M. ""I'll remember this!" Effects of emotionality on memory predictions versus memory performance." Journal of Memory and Language, 62 (2010) : 240-253.


Zimmerman, C. A., & Doody, R. S. "Memantine in mild Alzheimer's Disease."  (2011)


"When metacognition meets emotion: Predicting memory for emotional materials." (November 2006)

Awards, Prizes, & Fellowships
 Outstanding Associate, Duncan College