Center on Autobiographical Memory Research - CON AMORE - is a Center of Excellence funded by the Danish National Research Foundation (2010-2019). CON AMORE studies autobiographical memory, that is the ability to consciously remember the personal past.

Guest researchers 2022

  • 27 April 2022 Associate Professor Emilia Soroko, Adam Mickiewicz University (Poland)
  • 16 May - 10 June 2022 Professor Rick Hoyle, Duke University (USA)
  • 18 May - 15 August 2022 Professor David C. Rubin, Duke University (USA) 
  • 28 June - 30 November 2022 Professor Wendy Pullin, Concordia University of Edmonton (Canada)
  • 30 June - 1 July 2022  PhD Student Joshua Perlin, University of Florida (USA)
  • 15 August 2022 - 29 August 2023 Postdoc Demet Kara, The Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey (Turkey)
  • 12 September - 26 September 2022 Associate Professor Noboru Matsumoto, Shinshu University (Japan)
  • 13 September 2022 Incoming PhD Student Marius Boeltzig, University of Münster (Germany)
  • 15 September - 12 October 2022 Professor David C. Rubin, Duke University (USA)
  • 15 September - 20 October 2022 Professor Susan Bluck, University of Florida (USA)
  • 26 September - 7 October 2022 Associate Professor Kristina Steiner, Denison University (USA)
  • 27 September - 30 September 2022 Associate Professor Mélissa Allé, Université de Lille (France)
  • 3 October - 4 October 2022 PhD student Alessandro Messina, University of Pavia (Italy)
  • 14 November - 18 November 2022 Associate Professor Mujgan Inozu Mermerkaya, Hacettepe University (Turkey)

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Recent publications

Berntsen, D., Kirk, M., Kopelman, M.D. (2022) Autobiographical Memory Loss in Alzheimer’s disease: The role of the Reminiscence BumpCortex, 150, 137-148. DOI: 10.1016/j.cortex.2022.02.008

Gehrt, T. B., Frostholm, L., Obermann, M-L., & Berntsen, D. (in press). Thought characteristics in patients with severe health anxiety: A comparison with obsessive-compulsive disorder. Psychology of Consciousness: Theory, Research and Practice. DOI: 10.1037/cns0000325

Kongshøj, I. L. L., & Berntsen, D. (in press). Is Young Age a Risk Factor for PTSD? Age Differences in PTSD-symptoms after Hurricane Florence. Traumatology. DOI: 10.1037/trm0000389

Krøjgaard, P., Sonne, T., Kingo, O.S., Berntsen, D. (2022). Spontaneous verbal recall: A new look at the mechanisms involved in episodic memory retrieval in young childrenDevelopmental Review, 66, 101050. DOI: 10.1016/j.dr.2022.101050

Matsumoto, N., Watson, L.A., Fujino, M., Ito, Y, & Kobayashi, M. (in press) Subjective judgments on direct and generative retrieval of autobiographical memory: The role of interoceptive sensibility and emotion. Memory & Cognition.  DOI: 10.3758/s13421-022-01280-8

Nielsen, N. P., & Berntsen, D. (2022). How posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms affect memory for new events and their “hotspots” over a long delay. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 36 (1), 59– 68. DOI: 10.1002/acp.3898

Nielsen, N.P., Gehrt, T.B., & Berntsen, D. (in press). Individual differences in autobiographical memory predict memory confidence but not memory accuracyJournal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition. DOI: 10.1037/mac0000082

Roderer, A., Bohn, A., & Watson, L. A. (in press). Retrospective future thinking: Keeping distant personal future events mentally close. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. DOI: 10.1177/17470218221126471

Roderer, A., & Bohn, A., (in press). Retrospective Future Thinking as a Novel Method to Imagine the Future: Remembering Autobiographical Events from the Perspective of the Future Self. Memory. DOI: 10.1080/09658211.2022.2120997

Roderer, A., Watson, L. A., & Bohn, A. (2022). Remembering future life goals: Retrospective future thinking affects life goal qualities. Acta Psychologica, 226, 103582. DOI: 10.1016/j.actpsy.2022.103582

Shan, Y, Yan, S., Jia, Y., Hu, Y., Rubin, D. C. & Berntsen, D. (accepted). The properties of involuntary and voluntary autobiographical memories in Chinese depressed and healthy individuals. Cognitive Therapy and Research.

Sonne, T., Jensen, T., Kingo, O. S., Berntsen, D., & Krøjgaard, P. (in press) To ask or not to ask: Strategic recall, but not spontaneous recall, decreases by the passage of time in 46-month-olds’ memory of a unique event.  Psychological Research.

Sonne, T., Kingo, O.S., Berntsen, D. & Krøjgaard,P. (in press). On the importance of contextual cues for spontaneous recall in 35- and 46-month-old children. Psychological Research. DOI: 10.1007/s00426-022-01718-3

Tungjitcharoen, W., & Berntsen, D. (in press). Afterlife future thinking: Imagining oneself beyond death. Memory & Cognition. DOI: 10.3758/s13421-022-01308-z

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