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Fordham Memory and Aging Lab

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The Fordham Memory and Aging Lab examines different aspects of cognition and health across the adult lifespan. Our research focuses on the structure of memory and differences between verbal and visual-spatial memory, individual differences in autobiographical memory, as well as age-related differences in cognition. We also investigate differences in normal and pathological aging as well as the role of subjective well-being across adulthood in order to develop a more comprehensive understanding of cognition and health during the adult lifespan.

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2018-2019 Lab Members Pictured Left to Right

Travis Aprile, Emma Spoldi, Jillian Minahan, Devin D’Agonstino, Karen Siedlecki, Eunice Jung, Neshat Yazdani, Francesca Falzarano

Not pictured: Kennedy Abbott, Samantha DeAssis, Katie Greenberg, Katrine Jensen, Isabella Oliveira

Recent News

Dr. Francesca Falzarano with her mentor Dr. Karen Siedlecki after successfully defending her dissertation titled The Cognitive Effects of Caregiving for Patients with Alzheimer's Disease

October 2019 - Congratulations to Kristi Lise for being awarded an FCRH undergraduate research grant!

June 2019 - Congratulations to Dr. Francesca Falzarano who successfully defended her dissertation and started a T32 post-doctoral fellowship in the department of Geriatrics and Palliative Care at Weill Cornell Medicine.

May 2019 - Congratulations to Devin D’Agostino, Alisia Ortiz, and Eunice Jung for receiving undergraduate summer research grants to conduct research during the summer!

May 2019 - Congratulations to Devin D’Agostino for being awarded the 2018-2019 “Research Assistant of Year” honor for the Memory and Aging lab!