Tip-of-the-tongue States, Déjà vu Experiences, & Other Odd Metamemory Experiences

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Venue:University of Miami, Memorial Building, Room 200

Bennett L. Schwartz is a Professor of Psychology and Fellow of the Honors College at Florida International University. A native of Long Island, New York, he earned both his Bachelor’s degree (1988) and Ph.D. (1993) from Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire. He then moved to Florida International University in Miami, Florida, where he has been ever since. He does research on metamemory, human memory, and non-human primate memory. He has published over fifty journal articles in these areas. His textbook, Memory: Foundations and Applications (2nd edition, Sage Publications, 2014) is an accessible textbook on memory science presented in clear and understandable language. His new textbook (with John Krantz), Sensation and Perception (2016) is receiving rave reviews. He is currently president of the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, and he has served as associate editor or on the editorial board of several journal in cognitive and comparative psychology. He teaches courses in Memory, Cognitive Psychology, and Sensation and perception.

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