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R. Reed Hunt, Ph.D.

Professor, Department of Psychology

Director, The Adult Cognition and Memory Lab of UTSA

 

 

Education:

    B. S.  College of William and Mary

    M.A. Wake Forest University

    Ph.D. The University of New Mexico

   

Research Grants:

2004-2006     False Memories Following Visual or Auditory Learning

                        Grant Number: R15 MH067582 (AREA grant)

                        National Institutes of Health, National Institute on Mental Health

                        Role: Principal Investigator.

 

1990-1993   Problem solving: Intentional versus Unintentional Retrieval

                      Grant Number: NICHHD 1 R15 HD25587

                      NIH, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development

                      Role: Principal Investigator.

                         Selected Publications:

Hunt, R. R., & Rawson, K. A. (in press). Knowledge affords distinctive processing in memory. Journal of Memory and Language.

Hunt, R. R., Smith R. E., & Dunlap, K. D. (2011) How does distinctive processing reduce false memory? Journal of Memory and Language, 65, 378-389.

Worthen, J. B., & Hunt, R. R. (2011). Mnemonology: Mnemonics for the 21st Century. New York: Psychology Press.

Hunt, R. R. (2009). Does salience facilitate longer term retention? Memory, 17, 49-53.

Worthen, J. B., & Hunt, R. R. (2008). Mnemonic devices. In H. L. Roediger (Ed.), Learning and memory: A comprehensive reference. London: Elsevier.

Hunt, R. R. (2008). Coding processes. In H. L. Roediger (Ed.), Learning and memory: A comprehensive reference. London: Elsevier.

McConnell, M. D., & Hunt, R. R. (2007). Can false memories be corrected by feedback in the DRM paradigm? Memory & Cognition, 35, 999-1006.

Smith, R. E., Hunt, R. R., McVay, J. C., & McConnell, M. D. (2007). The cost of event-based prospective memory: Salient target events. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 33, 734-746.

Hunt, R. R. & Lamb, C. A. (2006). What does it take to implicitly prime low frequency category exemplars? Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory and Cognition, 32, 249-258.

Hunt, R. R., & Worthen, J. B. (Eds.) (2006), Distinctiveness and memory. New York: Oxford University Press

Van Overschelde, J. P., Rawson, K. A., Dunlosky, J. & Hunt, R. R. (2005). Distinctive processing underlies skilled memory. Psychological Science, 16, 358-361.

Hunt, R.R., & Ellis, H.C. (2004). Fundamentals of Cognitive Psychology, 7th edition. Boston: McGraw-Hill.

Hunt, R. R. (2003). Two contributions of distinctive processing to accurate memory. Journal of Memory and Language, 48, 811-825.

Hunt, R. R. & Lamb, C. A. (2001). What causes the isolation effect? Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 27, 1359-1366

Dunlosky, J., Hunt, R.R., & Clark, E. (2000). Is perceptual salience needed in explanations of the isolation effect? Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 26, 649-657.

Smith, R.E., and Hunt, R.R. (2000). The effects of distinctive processing on retrieval induced forgetting. Memory & Cognition, 28, 503-508.

Smith, R.E. & Hunt, R.R. (2000). The effects of distinctiveness require reinstatement of organization: The importance of intentional memory instructions. Journal of Memory and Language, 43, 431-436.

Toth, J. P., & Hunt, R. R. (1999). Not one versus many, but zero versus any: Structure and function in the context of the multiple-memory systems debate. In J.K Foster & M. Jelicic (Eds.), Unitary versus multiple system accounts of memory. Oxford University Press.

Smith, R.E., and Hunt, R.R. (1998). Presentation modality affects false memory. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 4, 710-715.

Hunt R.R., and Smith, R.E. (1996).  Accessing the particular from the general:  The power of distinctiveness in the context of organization.  Memory and Cognition,  24, 217-225

Hunt, R.R. (1995).  The subtlety of distinctiveness:  What von Restorff really did.  Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, 2, 105-112.

<English translation of von Restorff's 1933 paper.>

Hunt, R.R., & McDaniel, M.A. (1993).  The enigma of organization and distinctiveness.  Journal of Memory and Language, 32, 421-445.

 

Recent presentations:

 

Hunt, R. R., McConnell, M. D., & Smith, R. E. (2007, November). A couple of weird things about feedback effects in paired-associate learning. Paper to be presented at the annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Long Beach, CA.

Smith, R. E., Hunt, R. R., Jennifer C. Little, & McConnell, M. D. (2006, November). Focal processing of salient target events does not eliminate cost associated with prospective memory. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Psychonomic Society. Houston, TX.

Little, J. C. & Hunt, R. R. (2006, May). Directed forgetting in a proactive interference paradigm. Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago.

McConnell, M. D., Hunt, R. R., & Smith, R. E. (2006, May). Differential effects feedback on test performance. Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Hunt, R. R. (2005, November). What Does It Take To Implicitly Prime Low Frequency Category Exemplars? Psychonomic Society, Toronto.

Hunt, R. R. (April, 2005). Event salience and event memory. Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, Durham, NC.

McConnell, M. D. & Hunt, R. R. (2005, May). Can false memories, once expressed, be corrected by feedback? Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago.

Smith, R. E. & Hunt, R. R. (2004, November). The modality effect on false memory: Now you see it, now you donít. Psychonomic Society, Minneapolis.

Hunt, R. R., McConnell, M. & Smith, R. E. (2004, February). Does feedback reduce memory for originally incorrect responses, and if so, so what? North Carolina Cognition Group, Raleigh.

Hunt, R. R. (2003, April). What is distinctiveness in memory? Southwestern Psychological Association, New Orleans.

 

Professional Affiliations and Activities

    Member of the Psychonomic Society

    American Psychological Association, Fellow of Divisions 1 & 3

    Southeastern Psychological Association

    Eastern Psychological Association

    Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology

    Association for Psychological Science, Fellow

    Midwestern Psychological Association

    Southwestern Psychological Association

 

    Associate Editor:

        Memory

        Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition 2009-2012

 

    Consulting Editor:

         The American Journal of Psychology - 1986-1989

         Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition-1987-1990;1995-2000; 2006-2008, 2012-present

         Journal of Experimental Child Psychology - 1988-92

 

    Occasional editorial consultant to:

                        Journal of Memory and Language

                        Memory and Cognition

                        Journal of Gerontology

                        Canadian Journal of Psychology

                        Developmental Psychology

                        Psychological Bulletin

                        Memory

                        Cognition and Emotion

                        Psychology and Aging

                        Journal of Abnormal Psychology

                        Psychological Review

                        Psychonomic Bulletin & Review

                        Psychological Science

                        Cognitive Psychology

                       

            Grant Reviews:

                        National Science Foundation

                        National Sciences and Engineering Research Council

                        U.S. Air Force

 

Contact Information:

Department of Psychology

The University of Texas at San Antonio

One UTSA Circle

San Antonio, TX 78249

 

office phone: 210-458-6642

fax: 210-458-5728

 

reed.hunt@utsa.edu

 

 

Last update: Sept 11, 2012