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Mark Huff

Dr. Mark Huff

Associate Professor


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Mark J. Huff, Ph.D., received his Bachelor's degree in Psychology in 2008 and Master's degree in Psychological Science in 2010, both from Montana State University. He completed his Ph.D. in Cognitive Psychology from the University of Calgary, and an NIH-funded postdoctoral research fellowship in Adult Development and Aging at Washington University in St. Louis in 2016. Dr. Huff directs the Memory, Attentional Control, and Aging Lab which examines attention and memory processes and their relationship to correct memory and false memory errors in both lab-based and applied research contexts. Dr. Huff's lab also examines cognitive processes in younger and healthy older adults with more recent projects examining individuals diagnosed with dementia of the Alzheimer's type.

  • PHD - University of Calgary (2013)
  • MS - Montana State University (2010)
  • BS - Montana State University (2008)

PSY 110 General Psychology
PSY 361 Research Methods
PSY 425 Cognitive Psychology
PSY 456 Adult Development and Successful Aging
PSY 722 Graduate Cognitive Processes

  • Reactivity from judgments of learning is not only due to memory forecasting: evidence from associative memory and frequency judgments, Metacognition and Learning, 2022,
  • Perceptually fluent features of study words do not inflate judgments of learning: Evidence from font size, highlights, and Sans Forgetica font type, Metacognition and Learning, ,
  • Drawing individual images benefits recognition accuracy in the DRM paradigm, Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 2022,
  • The lrd package: An R package and shiny application for processing lexical response data, Behavior Research Methods, 2022,
  • The deceptive nature of associative word pairs: Effects of associative direction on judgments of learning. , Psychological Research, 2021
  • Did you wash your hands? Evaluating memorability for objects touched by healthy individuals and individuals with contagious and noncontagious diseases, Applied Cognitive Psychology, 2019,
  • The ironic effect of guessing: increased false memory for mediated lists in younger and older adults, Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition, 2016, 10.1080/13825585.2015.1088506
  • Reducing the Misinformation Effect Through Initial Testing: Take Two Tests and Recall Me in the Morning?, Applied Cognitive Psychology, 2016, 10.1002/acp.3167
  • Protective effects of testing across misinformation formats in the household scene paradigm, Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 2020,
  • Multiple species of distinctiveness in memory? Evaluating task versus statistical distinctiveness in recognition, Memory, 2020,
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Experimental Psychology: Cognitive Psychology, Memory, Attention, False Memory, Aging, Brain and Behavior