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Dr David Turk

Exploring the Cognitive, Affective Developmental and Neural Basis of Self-Referential Encoding Biases

My lab is funded by the European Research Council to explore the Cognitive, Affective and Neural Mechanisms that support self-referential encoding and memory. In addition we are investigating when these processes develop in childhood. We have three main theme to our research:


WHAT psychological processes support self-memory biases?

WHERE in the brain are the neural networks that support these memory biases?

WHEN do self-memory biases emerge in childhood?

For more information on our work please visit the Self Lab website.

Research keywords

  • Self
  • Memory
  • Neuroscience