March 15, 2019
How does the brain make memories, keep memories, and bring those memories into consciousness?
Dickinson Common Hour Webinar Series Teresa Barber, professor of psychology, will lead a webinar about memory. How does the brain make memories, keep memories, and bring those memories into consciousness? She will discuss ways to improve memory and ways that memories can be impaired by brain injury such as concussion and diseases, such as Alzheimer’s disease. Prof. Barber is a behavioral neuroscientist, teaching classes that examine the relationship between the nervous system and behavior, including neuropsychology, the study of damaged brains and impaired behavior. Her research focuses on the biological changes induced in the nervous system by learning. B.A., California State University at Fresno, 1979; M.A. University of California at Berkeley, 1984; Ph.D., 1987. A link to access the webinar will be sent to registrants the morning of the session. Please register by Thursday, March 14 at noon.