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Morrissey College of Arts and Sciences

Elizabeth Kensinger


Elizabeth Kensinger

Ph.D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2003

Office: McGuinn 510
Lab: McGuinn 504B
Phone: 617-552-1350

Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience Lab

Scholarly Interests: Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience: The effect of emotional content on memory; specifically, the cognitive and neural mechanisms through which emotion influences in the vividness and accuracy of memory, and how these influences change across the adult lifespan; research questions are investigated through behavioral testing of young and older adults and functional neuroimaging (fMRI).

Typically offered courses

Curriculum Vitae*

Google Scholar Citation Profile

Office Hours*

PSYC1072 Memory in Everyday Life
PSYC4473 Event-Related Potentials
PSYC5575 Advanced Affective Neuroscience

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