A report on Valerie F. Reyna

American psychologist and Professor of Human Development at Cornell University and an expert on false memory and risky decision making.

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Fuzzy-trace theory

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Fuzzy-trace theory (FTT) is a theory of cognition originally proposed by Valerie F. Reyna and Charles Brainerd that draws upon dual-trace conceptions to predict and explain cognitive phenomena, particularly in memory and reasoning.

Charles Brainerd

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American psychologist and professor in the College of Human Ecology at Cornell University.

American psychologist and professor in the College of Human Ecology at Cornell University.

He is known for developing fuzzy-trace theory with his wife and colleague, Valerie F. Reyna.

Special methods are used in the psychological study of infants.

Developmental psychology

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Scientific study of how and why humans grow, change, and adapt across the course of their lives.

Scientific study of how and why humans grow, change, and adapt across the course of their lives.

Special methods are used in the psychological study of infants.
Piaget's test for Conservation. One of the many experiments used for children.
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According to fuzzy-trace theory, a theory of cognition originally proposed by Valerie F. Reyna and Charles Brainerd, people have two separate memory processes: verbatim and gist.

Cornell Department of Human Development

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Multidisciplinary department at Cornell University from 1925 to 2021.

Multidisciplinary department at Cornell University from 1925 to 2021.

The work of Valerie F. Reyna and Charles Brainerd established fuzzy-trace theory, which is a theory of cognition proposed to explain false memory, medical decision making, and risk estimation among other phenomena, and provided practical implications for improving medical communication and eyewitness testimony.