Ryan Dickson, PhD

Core Faculty, Dissertation Chair, The Graduate School

Contact:
rdickson@ncu.edu

Area of Expertise:
• Autobiographical Memory Over the Lifespan
• Implicit and Explicit Memory

Education:
• Ph.D., University of New Hampshire
• M.S., Western Washington University
• B.A., University of North Carolina at Wilmington

Dissertation:
The reminiscence bump in autobiographical memory: an investigation of the life script hypothesis

Selected Publications:
• The reminiscence bump for salient personal memories: Is a cultural life script required? Memory & Cognition, 2011
• Adults’ memories of their own childhoods, Handbook of Child Research (Sage Publications, in press)
• Ethnic identity , Applied Developmental Science: An Encyclopedia of Research, Policies, and Programs (Sage, 2005)

Selected Professional Experience:
• Statistical Consultant, Leichtman Research Group, Inc.
• Statistical and Methodological Consultant, University of New Hampshire