About Angela Gutchess

Angela Gutchessangela gutchess, associate professor of psychology at Brandeis University, holds a master's degree and Ph.D. in psychology from the University of Michigan.


Welcome to Angela Gutchess's Aging, Culture, and Cognition Laboratory at Brandeis University.

Our research addresses the impact of healthy aging and cultural background on long-term memory and social cognition, using behavioral and functional MRI methods.


September 2017 -- Congratulations Laura Paige on being one of six doctoral students awarded the 2017 University Prize Instructorship! Laura will design and teach her own course on Memory Distortion in Everday Life. 

August 2017 -- To further their collaboration studying cross-cultural research on aging, Dr. Gutchess was hosted in Taiwan by Dr. Joshua Goh at National Taiwan University College of Medicine.

May 2017 -- Dr. Gutchess's book, Neuroscience of Aging, is in production at Cambridge University Press.