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.

Recent publications

Gehrt, T. B., Nielsen, N.-P., Hoyle, R. H., Rubin, D. C., & Berntsen, D. (in press). Individual differences in autobiographical memory: The Autobiographical Recollection Test predicts ratings of specific memories across cueing conditions.  Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition. DOI: 10.1016/j.jarmac.2021.07.004

Salgado, S. & Berntsen, D. (in press). "It Won’t Happen to Us". Unrealistic Optimism Affects COVID-19 Risk Assessments and Attitudes Regarding Protective Behaviour.Journal of Applied Research in Memory and Cognition. DOI: 10.1016/j.jarmac.2021.07.006

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Guest researchers 2021

  • Summer 2020 - Summer 2021 Associate Professor Will Dunlop, University of California, Riverside (USA)
  • 31 May - 25 June 2021 PhD Aleksandra Isham, University of St Andrews (Scotland) Virtual visit
  • 20 July - 6 October 2021 Professor David Rubin, Duke University (USA)
  • 30 August - 10 September 2021 PhD Student Anna Elise Bruus, Nationalt Videnscenter for Demens, Copenhagen (Denmark)
  • 2 September 2021 Postdoc Gáspár Lukács, University of Vienna (Austria)
  • 8 September - 11 September 2021 Professor Patricia J. Bauer, Emory University (USA)
  • 11 October - 8 November 2021  PhD Student Annabel Bogaerts, KU Leuven (Belgium) 

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