Daniel L. Schacter is the William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Psychology at Harvard University. Schacter’s research explores the relation between conscious and unconscious forms of memory, the nature of memory distortions, how individuals use memory to imagine possible future events, enhancement of online learning, as well as the effects of aging on memory.
The McGaugh-Gerard lectures are made possible by the McGaugh-Gerard Endowment that was established by Dr. James L. McGaugh and the family trust of the late Dr. Ralph W. Gerard. The lectures are free to the public and are intended to encourage public education, scientific discourse and exposure to world class science.