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.


July 2018 -- Dr. Gutchess was invited to speak at an expert meeting on Leveraging Rarely Investigated Populations for Research on Behavioral and Social Processes in an Aging Context. Dr. Gutchess spoke on a panel about Cross-Cultural Differences in Memory.

June 2018 -- John Ksander's paper "Cultural specialization of visual cortex" was accepted to Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience. Congratulations, John!

May 2018 -- Congratulations to Zenith Rai for receiving summer funding from the Provost's Undergraduate Research Fund to study cross-cultural differences in impressions and trustworthiness!

May 2018 -- Congratulations to Dr. Laura Paige, Ph.D. for successfully defending her dissertation! Congratulations to Yuchen Song, Selen Amado, Grace Hoefs & Dana Zeng on graduating!