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Welcome to the MC² Lab at Rutgers

The Memory & Computational Cognition (MC²) Lab, directed by Dr. Kimele Persaud, is based in the Psychology Department of Rutgers University – Newark. Broadly, our research lies at the intersection of episodic memory, learning, and cognition. We use a combination of behavioral, computational, and developmental approaches to explore the processes that unfold at this intersection and how they contribute to working and long-term memory performance.

Memory is one of the most foundational domains of cognition. Memory underlies everything that we do from how we perceive information in the environment, how we reason and learn, how we communicate, how we make judgments and decisions, and in general how we traverse the world in which we live. Given the importance of memory to so many facets of our everyday cognition, the overarching goal of the MC² Lab is to understand the cognitive mechanisms and processes that underlie how we encode, store, and retrieve information from memory and how these processes changes across development, culture, and expertise.

What's happening at MC² Lab?

Rutgers Day 2024

Rutgers Day 2024 was a huge success! Thank you to all the Grad students and RA’s from MC2, SPAN, and CSC for coming to help out! As well as, Rosalina, … Read More

End of Semester Presentations

Today all of our RA’s successfully completed their end of semester presentations. Great job everyone! A big congratulations to all of our Lab Members who are graduating! We will miss … Read More

Honors Research Showcase Winners

Congratulations to Christine Khalil for receiving an honorable mention at the Honors Research Showcase.

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