Recent Updates

I am excited to announce that I will begin a position as Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of British Columbia in July 2018! If you are interested in working with me, please feel free to reach out! [email protected]

Our work was featured in Wired! (2016).

Canadian Institutes of Health Research postdoctoral fellowship extended for one more year (until 2018).

Awarded the Laird Cermak Award from the Memory Disorders Research Society (2016).

Awarded the Trainee Professional Development Award from the Society for Neuroscience in October (2015).

Awarded the “Baycrest Research in Print Award” (2015).

Awarded a two-year postdoctoral fellowship from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research to investigate the role of autobiographical mental time travel in decision making (2014).

Our poster on genetics and brain structure wins “Best Poster Award” at the 24th Annual Rotman Research Institute Conference (Memory and the Brain in Health and Disease). Congratulations to first author Robert S.C. Amaral! (2013).

Our paper on personal semantic memory (first author Louis Renoult) was featured on the cover of Trends (2012).

Awarded the Ontario Graduate Scholarship (2012).

Awarded the “Women in Neuroscience Graduate Award” from the Society for Neuroscience (2010).


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Coverage related to our study on “trait mnemonics” (first author Daniela Palombo):