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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 in young and older adults. Specific topics include prospective memory (remembering to perform an action in the future), false memory (remembering that something happened when it did not), memory correction and improvement, and implicit or unconscious influences on memory.

Research Interests:

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

Research Link

Courses taught:
PSY 320: Cognitive Psychology

Dr. Smith plans to accept a graduate student for the 2020-2021 academic year.