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Brenda A. Kirchhoff, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Experimental Program: Cognition and Neuroscience; Director of the Graduate Program in Experimental Psychology
Department of Psychology


Ph.D., Boston University

Research Interests

Kirchhoff’s research interests include memory formation, self-initiated learning strategies, the effects of aging on cognition and the brain, the effects of Type 1 diabetes on cognition and the brain, cognitive rehabilitation, and the application of cognitive neuroscience research to education.  These research areas are investigated using structural and functional neuroimaging techniques, neuropsychological tests, and cognitive assessments developed from cognitive psychology and cognitive neuroscience research.

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