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Professor Laura Mickes

Professor Laura Mickes

Professor Laura Mickes


Office 3D01
The Priory Road Complex,
Priory Road, Clifton BS8 1TU
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 928 8545

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I am a cognitive scientist and conduct research mainly on memory and decision-making. Both theoretical and applied aspects interest me. Some of the types of questions I try to answer are: 

  • What explains the superiority of one identification procedure over another?
  • How can we improve eyewitness evidence?
  • Why is memory better for social media posts than for other types of information?
  • How does technology impact cognition? 

Signal detection theory often guides my thinking on these issues.

The Economic and Social Research Council (UK), British Academy (UK), DSTL (UK), QinetiQ Limited (UK), National Science Foundation (USA), and National Institute ...

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