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

PSYCH 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: PSYCH 258. [Faculty of Arts]


PSYCH 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: PSYCH 104 or SCI 100, and PSYCH 105, STAT 141 or 151 or 161, and a 300-level PSYCH course. Note: Consult the Department of Psychology's website for the specific(s) topic offered each year and any additional prerequisites. [Faculty of Arts].


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Publications

The possible effects of the COVID-19 Pandemic on the contents and organization of autobiographical memory: A Transition Theory perspective

Author(s): Brown, N.R.
Publication Date: 2021
Publication: Cognition
DOI: 10.1016/j.cognition.2021.104694

When “bad” is good: How evaluative judgments eliminate the standard anchoring effect

Author(s): Schweickart, O., Tam, C. & Brown, N.R.
Publication Date: 2021
Publication: Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology
DOI: 10.1016/j.cognition.2021.104694

Multiple partners, multiple strategies, multiple causes: Understanding why men and women provide discrepant sex partner reports.

Author(s): Brown, N.R., Schweickart, O., Sinclair, R. C. & Moore, S.E.
Publication Date: 2018
Publication: Cognitive development from a strategy perspective: A Festschrift for Robert Siegler
Page Numbers: 43-60

Transition Theory: A minimalist perspective on the organization of autobiographical memory

Author(s): Brown, N.R.
Publication Date: 2016
Publication: Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition
DOI: 10.1016/j.jarmac.2016.03.005

The effect of collective transitions on organization and contents of autobiographical memory: A Transition-Theory perspective

Author(s): Brown, N.R., Schweickart, O., & Svob, C.
Publication Date: 2016
Publication: American Journal of Psychology
DOI: 10.5406/amerjpsyc.129.3.0259

Magnitude comparison extended: How lack of knowledge informs comparative judgments under uncertainty

Author(s): Schweickart, O. & Brown, N.R.
Publication Date: 2014
Publication: Journal of Experimental Psychology: General
DOI: 10.1037/a0031451

Intergenerational transmission of the reminiscence bump and biographical conflict knowledge

Author(s): Svob, C. & Brown, N.R.
Publication Date: 2012
Publication: Psychological Science
DOI: 10.1177/0956797612445316

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: Learning, Memory & Cognition
DOI: 10.1037/a0028142

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
DOI: 10.1111/j.1467-9280.2009.02307.x