2017 PSYCHOLOGY HONORS STUDENT
Dolly is a Cooper Fellow and has been at the lab since 2013. She is a recent graduate from the School of Arts and Sciences, with a major in Psychology and minor in Cognitive Science.
Her research focuses on source misattribution, specifically how memory for ubiquitous concepts such as song lyrics or famous quotes, are prone to distortions due to influences from popular culture, and therefore are misremembered over time. In the future, she plans to continue conducting research and attend graduate school.
Ahluwalia, D., Persaud, K., & Hemmer, P. (2017). The influence of pop-culture on misattribution of memory. In Gunzelmann, G., Howes, A., Tenbrink, T., & Davelaar, E. (Eds.), Proceedings of the 39th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society. London, UK: Cognitive Science Society.
Ahluwalia, D., Persaud, K., & Hemmer, P. (2017, May). Pop-culture exerts a strong influence on misattribution of memory. Poster given at Annual Meeting of Association for Psychological Science, Boston, MA.
Ahluwalia, D., Persaud, K., & Hemmer, P. (2017). The influence of pop-culture on misattribution of memory. Poster given at the Rutgers University Honors Thesis Poster Presentation Rutgers University, New Brunswick.