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Simona Ghetti Quoted in New York Times Article

New York Times article features UC Davis memory expert Simona Ghetti

As school begins, parents and teachers seek advice on helping teenagers remember information and keep track of their possessions. In a New York Times article discussing strategies for helping adolescents remember, UC Davis psychologist and memory expert Simona Ghetti provided evidence-based advice. For instance, Dr. Ghetti highlighted the critical role of attention in memory: “Mistakes are more likely to occur when our mind is busy thinking of something else.” Encouraging teenagers to pay attention may improve their memory for items.