In the Memory Modulation Lab, we use the tools of cognitive neuroscience to answer questions about memory and the brain.

Who are we?

Dr. Maureen Ritchey is the principal investigator of the Memory Modulation Lab, which is located in the Department of Psychology at Boston College.

Find out more about us and how you can join the lab.

Our research

Throughout the site, you can find more information about our research program, as well as publications from the lab.

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Research Highlights


Stress affects recent memories by acting as a mnemonic filter

A new model for understanding what makes emotional memories stick

Multi-voxel evidence for context memory over time