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Department of Psychology
University of Mississippi

Rebekah Smith

Rebekah Smith
Experimental Faculty
Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychology
205A Peabody
(662) 915-7383


B.S., Tulane University
M.A. in Psychology, University of North Carolina, Greensboro
Ph.D. in Psychology, University of North Carolina, Greensboro

Dr. Smith’s research focuses on human memory. Current projects include prospective memory (remembering to perform an action in the future), false memory (remembering that something happened when it did not), and distinctive processing in young adults.

Research Interests:

  • Memory in young and older adults
  • Prospective memory
  • False memory
  • Distinctive processing and memory

Research Link

Courses taught:
PSY 320: Cognitive Psychology

Dr. Smith will review graduate student applications for the 2024-2025 academic year.