Department of Psychology
William P. and Hazel B. White Assistant Professor of Brain, Behavior and Cognition
- Cognitive neuroscience of working memory
- Cognitive psychology and neuroscience
- Prospective memory and aging
- Neuroscience research methods for humans
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To Vima (Greek)
Investigation: The "culprit" for the forgotten baby in the vehicle
June 01, 2023
As stated in TO VIMA-Science by the head of this very interesting study, published in the scientific magazine "Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition," Nathan Rose, an assistant professor specializing in Brain, Behavior and Cognitive Function at the Department of Psychology at the University of Notre Dame in Indiana, USA, "any man can forget something he has to do during the day. And the 'culprit' for such omissions — that may even have a tragic outcome — are the transient errors of the prospective memory."
The Times of Northwest Indiana
The compelling, disturbing connection between forgetting a phone versus a child
May 31, 2023
“It’s not that you forget what it is you’re supposed to be doing. You’re just forgetting to do it at the appropriate moment,” said Nathan Rose, an assistant professor of psychology at Notre Dame.
The Jerusalem Post
Can forgetting your child in the car happen to just about anyone? – study
May 26, 2023
“When you talk about the forgotten baby scenarios, people often make assumptions about who forgets their babies, who the caregivers are,” co-author Nathan Rose said. “And there’s no evidence to support the idea that men are more likely to commit this kind of error than women, or vice versa.”
How the Brain Forgets: When Memory Lapses Become Fatal
May 18, 2023
A new study looked at how and why caregivers sometimes forget their children in cars, leading to fatal heatstroke. Researchers at the University of Notre Dame set out to understand how and why this kind of forgetfulness is even possible. Nathan Rose, the William P. and Hazel B. White Assistant Professor of Brain, Behavior and Cognition in the Department of Psychology, set up an experiment to better understand this lapse in what researchers call prospective memory.