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Timothy C. Rickard

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Timothy C. Rickard

Professor of Psychology
University of California, San Diego
memory and attention
numerical cognition
human memory and performance
memory impairment


Timothy C. Rickard is a professor of psychology at UCSD. He researches numerical cognition, memory, memory and attention, human memory and performance, expertise, skill acquisition and transfer. His current projects explore the changes in cognitive processing and representation that occur with practice, memory impairment in patients with damage to the medial temporal lobe, the role of attention in memory retrieval, and the cognitive and neurological structures involved in numerical cognition. A member of the Psychonomic and the Cognitive Nueroscience Societies, Rickard has been the recipient of a National Institutes of Health grant, as well as a UCSD Academic Senate research grant and summer research fellowship. He received his B.S. in 1987 and his M.S. in 1989 from the University of Alabama. He earned his Ph.D. in 1994 from the University of Colorado, Boulder.

9500 Gilman Drive # 0109
La Jolla  California  92093
United States
Office Phone: 
(858) 822-0122


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