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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
 Psychology department profile
Research Areas
 Memory, Memory and emotion, Metacognition, Pedagogy, Teaching and Learning
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
 Baker College Best Professor, Baker College

 Will Rice Favorite Professor, Will Rice College

 Duncan College Distinguished Faculty Associate, Duncan College

 Rice WomenLEAD Distinguished Leader, Rice WomenLEAD (02/2017)

 Outstanding Associate, Duncan College