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Dr. Jennifer Puig and Dr. Lisa Drozdick are here to talk with me about the foundational aspects of memory. Jennifer and Lisa are a fantastic duo for this episode because they’re able to cover memory across the lifespan. We talk about many aspects of memory, including…
- Basics of memory: what is it and how does it develop?
- The overlap of memory and executive functioning in kids
- Assessment of memory
- Why is working memory so important?
Cool Things Mentioned
- Graves’ research on CVLT-3 memory differences
- Canadian group doing 8-week memory intervention
- DAS-II test
- KABC test
- CVLT-3 test
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About Dr. Jennifer Puig
Jennifer Puig, Ph.D., LP is a Research Director at Pearson. She obtained her Ph.D. in Child Psychology from the Developmental Psychopathology and Clinical Science program at the University of Minnesota, where she was trained as both a Developmental Scientist and a Clinical Psychologist. Jennifer’s research in graduate school focused on the impact of infant attachment on adult physical health outcomes. Her pre-doctoral internship and post-doctoral fellowship were completed at the University of Minnesota Medical Center and focused on Pediatric Neuropsychology. She is a Licensed Psychologist in the state of Minnesota with specializations in Child and Adolescent Psychology and Pediatric Neuropsychology.
Get in touch:
- Email: Jennifer.Puig@Pearson.com
About Dr. Lisa Drozdick
Lisa Whipple Drozdick, Ph.D, Principal Research Director at Pearson, is a licensed clinical psychologist, researcher, and published author. She received her clinical training at West Virginia University and the South Texas Veterans Healthcare System. She currently leads the development of neuropsychological and cognitive measures across the lifespan. Lisa has led the development efforts on products assessing memory, executive functioning, cognitive ability, adaptive functioning, and behavior. She currently spearheads an initiative within Pearson focused on engaging with the research community.
Get in touch:
- Email: Lisa.Drozdick@Pearson.com
About Dr. Jeremy Sharp
I’m a licensed psychologist and Clinical Director at the Colorado Center for Assessment & Counseling, a private practice that I founded in 2009 and grew to include nine licensed clinicians, three clinicians in training, and a full administrative staff. I earned my undergraduate degree in Experimental Psychology from the University of South Carolina before getting my Master’s and PhD in Counseling Psychology from Colorado State University. These days, I specialize in psychological and neuropsychological evaluation with kids and adolescents.
As the host of the Testing Psychologist Podcast, I provide private practice consulting for psychologists and other mental health professionals who want to start or grow psychological testing services in their practices. I live in Fort Collins, Colorado with my wife (also a therapist) and two young kids.
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