Norman Brown

Professor, Faculty of Arts - Psychology Dept

Contact

Professor, Faculty of Arts - Psychology Dept
Email
norman.brown@ualberta.ca
Phone
(780) 492-8746
Address
P-338 Bio Science - Psychology Wing
11355 - Saskatchewan Drive
Edmonton AB
T6G 2E9

Overview

Research

Autobiographical memory, collective memory, basic memory processes, judgment and decision making, cognitive aspects of survey methodology.

Courses

PSYCO 104 - Basic Psychological Processes

Principles and development of perception, motivation, learning, and thinking and their relationship to the psychological functioning of the individual. Fulfillment of the 1/4 laboratory credit typically entails serving as a research participant, but can be fulfilled through the completion of alternative assignments. The course is a prerequisite to all courses in the department and is normally followed by PSYCO 105. [Faculty of Science]

Fall Term 2020
PSYCO 350 - Human Memory

An introduction to the study of human memory. Topics include verbal learning and interference theory, the short-term/long-term memory distinction, semantic memory, working memory, sensory memory, autobiographical memory, amnesia, and implicit memory. The emphasis will be on developing coherent theoretical accounts of the evidence. Prerequisite: PSYCO 258. [Faculty of Arts]

Fall Term 2020
PSYCO 405 - Special Topics in Psychology II

Review and discussion of special theoretical or methodological topics, or a novel or emerging research areas in contemporary psychology. Prerequisites: PSYCO 104 or SCI 100, and PSYCO 105, and STAT 141 or 151. Note: Consult with the Department for the specific topic offered each year and any additional prerequisites. [Faculty of Arts]

Winter Term 2021

Publications

Historically-defined autobiographical periods: Their origins and implications.
Author(s): •Brown, N. R., Hansen, T. G. B., Lee, P. J., Vanderveen, S. A., & Conrad, F. G.
Publication Date: 2012
Publication: Understanding autobiographical memory: Theories and approaches

Intergenerational transmission of the reminiscence bump and biographical conflict knowledge.
Author(s): Svob, C. & Brown, N. R.
Publication Date: 2012
Publication: Psychological Science

On the prevalence of directly retrieved autobiographical memories.
Author(s): Uzer, T., Lee, P. J., & Brown, N. R
Publication Date: 2012
Publication: Journal of Experimental Psychology

Living in history: How war, terrorism, and natural disaster affect the organization of autobiographical memory.
Author(s): Brown, N. R., Lee. P. J., Krslak, M., Conrad, F. G., Hansen, T., Havelka, J. & Reddon, J.
Publication Date: 2009
Publication: Psychological Science