Kimberley Wade

University of Warwick, United Kingdom


Kimberley Wade is a Cognitive Psychologist specializing in autobiographical memory and memory distortions, best known for her research demonstrating the power of doctored images to produce false memories. After earning her Ph.D. degree from Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand, in 2004, she moved to Warwick University, UK. Dr. Wade is especially interested in the mechanisms that drive the development of false memories, in refining the theories that explain false memory phenomena, and in the application of false memories to legal settings. She is also deeply committed to public dissemination of her research, which appears frequently in the media, in undergraduate texts, and in books for the educated layperson.

Biography Updated on 31 October 2012

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