Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum Vitae

Chad S. Dodson

 

Address

Department of Psychology

Gilmer Hall

University of Virginia

P.O. Box 400400

Charlottesville, VA 22904 – 4400

Phone: (434) 924 – 4237

email:   cdodson@virginia.edu

 

Education

1994                Princeton University, Ph.D.

1990                Reed College, A.B.

 

Professional Experience

2008 – present            Associate Professor of Psychology at the University of Virginia

2011 – 2014    Director of Cognitive Science at the University of Virginia

2008 – 2009     Visiting Associate Professor at Princeton University

2001 – 2008    Assistant Professor of Psychology at the University of Virginia

1998 – 2001    Postdoctoral Researcher at Harvard University

1994 – 1998    Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of California, Berkeley

 

Grants/Awards/Honors

2016 – 2019       Laura and John Arnold Foundation, Co-PI (Dodson TDC: $434,397; Total Award: $1,369,931), Understanding and Improving the Effectiveness of Eyewitness Identification Procedures

2016 – 2018       National Science Foundation Grant #BCS 1632174 ($240,759), Understanding Confidence: Eyewitness Testimony as a Model Case

2009 – 2013       National Science Foundation Grant #SES-0925145 ($323,598), High Confidence Eyewitness Memory Errors in Older Adults

2005                 Fellow, LIFE Academy at the Max Planck Institute in Berlin, Germany

2004 – 2005     University of Virginia Institute on Aging

1996 – 1998      Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award, National Institute of Mental Health Postdoctoral Fellowship

1991 – 1994     National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship

 

 

Peer-Reviewed Articles (h-index = 26)

  1. Dodson, C. S. & Johnson, M. K. (1993). The rate of false source attributions depends on how questions are asked. American Journal of Psychology, 106, 541 – 557.

http://www.jstor.org/stable/1422968?seq=1#page_scan_tab_contents

  1. Dodson, C. S. & Johnson, M. K. (1996). Some problems with the process dissociation approach to memory. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 125, 181-194.

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Chad_Dodson/publication/14518955_Some_Problems_with_the_Process-Dissociation_Approach_to_Memory/links/0912f5138bfd3b5a1c000000.pdf

  1. Dodson, C. S., Johnson, M. K. & Schooler, J. (1997). The Verbal Overshadowing Effect: Why descriptions impair face recognition. Memory & Cognition, 25, 129-139.

https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/3c3c/9010e093e3cd7c92611bb1ed9065aa2089fc.pdf

  1. Dodson, C. S., Holland, P. W. & Shimamura, A. P. (1998). On the recollection of specific and partial source information. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 24, 1121-1136.

https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/f515/2e10988ac38fdf93a2052332733537b24fd1.pdf

  1. Dodson, C. S., Prinzmetal, W. & Shimamura, A. P. (1998). Using Excel to estimate parameters from observed data: An example from source memory data. Behavior Research Methods, Instruments, & Computers, 30, 517-526.

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Chad_Dodson/publication/226707267_Using_Excel_to_estimate_parameters_from_observed_data_An_example_from_source_memory_data/links/02e7e529813b18e5b3000000.pdf

  1. Dodson, C. S., & Shimamura, A. P. (2000). Differential effects of cue dependency for item and source memory. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, & Cognition, 26, 1023-1044.

https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/1205/f762caea5b0e2a057f0b73c31c54173c3f8a.pdf

  1. Dodson, C. S., Koutstaal, W., & Schacter, D. L. (2000). Escape from Illusion: Reducing False Memories. Trends in Cognitive Science, 4, 391-397.

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Chad_Dodson/publication/223931261_Escape_from_illusion_Reducing_false_memories/links/0912f5138bfd322f45000000.pdf

  1. Slotnick, S. D., Klein, S. A., Dodson, C. S., & Shimamura, A. P. (2000). An analysis of signal detection and threshold models of source memory. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, & Cognition, 26, 1499-1517.

https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/d762/25635e357029dc8478e02c4d9336ed79cb98.pdf 

  1. Dodson, C. S. & Schacter, D. L. (2001a). “If I’d said it I would’ve remembered it:” Reducing false memories with a distinctiveness heuristic. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 8, 155-161.

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Chad_Dodson/publication/11996065_If_I_had_said_it_I_would_have_remembered_it_Reducing_false_memories_with_a_distinctiveness_heuristic/links/02e7e529813b1b871d000000/If-I-had-said-it-I-would-have-remembered-it-Reducing-false-memories-with-a-distinctiveness-heuristic.pdf

  1. Schacter, D. L. & Dodson, C. S. (2001). Misattribution, false recognition and the sins of memory. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London, 356, 1385 – 1393.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1088522/pdf/TB011385.pdf

  1. Schacter, D. L., Cendan, D. L., Dodson, C. S., & Clifford, E. (2001). Retrieval conditions and false recognition: Testing the distinctiveness heuristic. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 8, 827 –833.

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Chad_Dodson/publication/11511980_Retrieval_conditions_and_false_recognition_Testing_the_distinctiveness_heuristic/links/02e7e529813b2696d0000000.pdf

  1. Dodson, C. S. & Schacter, D. L. (2002a). When false recognition meets metacognition: The distinctiveness heuristic. Journal of Memory and Language, 46, 782 – 803.

http://www.cogsci.msu.edu/DSS/2003-2004/Schacter/DodsonSchacter2002.pdf

  1. Dodson, C. S. & Schacter, D. L. (2002b). Aging and strategic retrieval processes: Reducing false memories with a distinctiveness heuristic. Psychology and Aging, 17, 405 – 415.

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Chad_Dodson/publication/11148433_Dodson_C.S.__Schacter_D.L._Aging_and_strategic_retrieval_processes_reducing_false_memories_with_a_distinctiveness_heuristic._Psychol._Aging_17_405415/links/5416ead20cf2fa878ad43584.pdf

  1. Weiss, A. P., Dodson, C. S., Goff, D., Schacter, D. L., & Heckers, S. (2002). Intact suppression of false recognition in schizophrenia. American Journal of Psychiatry, 159, 1506 – 1513.

http://ils.unc.edu/bmh/neoref/nrschizophrenia/jsp/review/tmp/834.pdf

  1. Hege, A. C. G., & Dodson, C. S. (2004). Why distinctive information reduces false memories: Evidence for both impoverished relational encoding and distinctiveness heuristic accounts. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, & Cognition, 30, 787-795.

http://digitalcommons.butler.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1181&context=facsch_papers

  1. Simons, J. S., Dodson, C. S., Bell, D., & Schacter, D. L. (2004). Specific and partial source memory in aging: Links to executive function. Psychology and Aging, 19, 689-694.

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Chad_Dodson/publication/8142755_Specific-_and_partial-source_memory_Effects_of_aging/links/5416ea620cf2bb7347db7e2d.pdf

  1. Budson, A. E., Dodson, C. S., Daffner, K. R., & Schacter, D. L. (2005). Metacognition and false recognition in Alzheimer’s disease: Further exploration of the distinctiveness heuristic. Neuropsychology, 19, 253-258.

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Chad_Dodson/publication/7966077_Metacognition_and_False_Recognition_in_Alzheimer’s_Disease_Further_Exploration_of_the_Distinctiveness_Heuristic/links/0912f5138bfd53426e000000.pdf

  1. Budson, A. E., Dodson, C. S., Vatner, J. M., Black, P. M., & Schacter, D. L., (2005). Metacognition and false recognition in patients with frontal lobe lesions: The distinctiveness heuristic. Neuropsychologia, 43, 860-871.

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Chad_Dodson/publication/8017327_Metacognition_and_false_recognition_in_patients_with_frontal_lobe_lesions_The_distinctiveness_heuristic/links/0912f5138bfd50ef56000000.pdf

  1. Slotnick, S. D. & Dodson, C. S. (2005). Support for a continuous (single-process) model of recognition memory and source memory. Memory and Cognition, 33, 151-170.

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Chad_Dodson/publication/7825565_Slotnick_S._D.__Dodson_C._S._Support_for_a_continuous_(singleprocess)_model_of_recognition_memory_and_source_memory._Memory__Cognition_33(1)_151-170/links/00b4952781ae423b72000000.pdf

  1. Mitchell, J. P., Dodson, C. S., & Schacter, D. L. (2005). FMRI evidence for the role of recollection in suppressing misattribution errors: The illusory truth effect. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 17, 800-817.

https://dash.harvard.edu/bitstream/handle/1/3627267/Mitchell_fMRIEvidence.pdf?sequence=2

  1. Dodson, C. S. & Hege, A. C. G. (2005). Speeded retrieval abolishes the false memory suppression effect: Evidence for the distinctiveness heuristic. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 12, 726-731.

http://digitalcommons.butler.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1180&context=facsch_papers

  1. Budson, A. E., Droller, D. B. J., Dodson, C. S., Rugg, M. D., Holcomb, P. J., Schacter, D. L., & Daffner, K. (2005). Electrophysiological dissociation of picture versus word encoding: the distinctiveness heuristic as a retrieval orientation. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 17, 1181-1193.

https://dash.harvard.edu/bitstream/handle/1/3627126/Schacter_ElectrophysiologicalDissociation.pdf?sequence=2

  1. Dodson, C. S., & Krueger, L. E. (2006). I misremember it well: Why older adults are unreliable eyewitnesses. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 13, 770- 775.

http://www.academia.edu/download/45321317/I_misremember_it_well_why_older_adults_a20160503-6890-opeke5.pdf

  1. Dodson, C. S., Bawa, S, & Slotnick, S. D. (2007). Aging, Source Memory, and Misrecollections. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory & Cognition. 33, 169 – 181.

https://www2.bc.edu/sd-slotnick/articles/dodson07_jeplmc.pdf

  1. Dodson, C. S., Bawa, S., & Krueger, L. E. (2007). Aging, Metamemory and High Confidence Errors: A Misrecollection Account. Psychology and Aging, 22, 122 – 133.

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Chad_Dodson/publication/6421580_Aging_metamemory_and_high-confidence_effors_A_misrecollection_account/links/5416ea400cf2788c4b35f3d9/Aging-metamemory-and-high-confidence-effors-A-misrecollection-account.pdf

  1. Lima, O.K.A., Jaswal, V.K., & Dodson, C. S. (2007). When Two Heads Are Not Better Than One: Partner Neglect in Paired Memory Tasks. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 14, 88 – 94.

http://faculty.virginia.edu/childlearninglab/documents/Lima-et-al-2007.pdf

  1. Dodson, C. S. (2007). Retrieval-Based Illusory Recollections: Why study-test contextual changes impair source memory. Memory and Cognition, 35, 1211-1221.

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Chad_Dodson/publication/5811318_Retrieval-based_illusory_recollections_Why_study-test_contextual_changes_impair_source_memory/links/00b4952781ae439a2e000000.pdf

  1. Dodson, C.S., Darragh, J, & Williams, A. (2008). Stereotypes and Retrieval-Provoked Illusory Source Recollections. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory & Cognition, 34, 460 – 477.

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Chad_Dodson/publication/5407191_Stereotypes_and_Retrieval-Provoked_Illusory_Source_Recollections/links/5416ea210cf2788c4b35f3d4/Stereotypes-and-Retrieval-Provoked-Illusory-Source-Recollections.pdf

  1. Palmer, J. E. & Dodson, C.S. (2009). Investigating the Mechanisms Fueling Reduced False Recall of Emotional Material. Cognition and Emotion, 23, 238-259.

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Chad_Dodson/publication/247497253_Investigating_the_mechanisms_fueling_reduced_false_recall_of_emotional_material/links/565c5c3a08ae4988a7bb6c1b.pdf

  1. Jaswal, V.K. & Dodson, C.S. (2009). Metamemory Development: Understanding the Role of Similarity in False Memories. Cognitive Development, 80, 629-635

http://www.academia.edu/download/41684163/Metamemory_development_understanding_the20160128-29368-1dnc496.pdf

  1. Dodson, C. S., Spaniol, M., O’Connor, M. K., Deason, R. G., Ally, G. A., & Budson, A. E. (2011). Alzheimer’s disease and memory-monitoring impairment: Alzheimer’s patients show a monitoring deficit that is greater than their accuracy deficit. Neuropsychologia, 49, 2609 – 2618.

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3137719/

  1. Bryce, M. S. & Dodson, C. S. (2013). The Cross-Age Effect in Recognition Performance and Memory Monitoring for Faces. Psychology and Aging, 28, 87 – 98.

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Chad_Dodson/publication/232253379_Cross-Age_Effect_in_Recognition_Performance_and_Memory_Monitoring_for_Faces/links/00b4951b1076e8bde8000000.pdf

  1. Gingerich, A. C. & Dodson, C. S. (2013). Sad mood reduces inadvertent plagiarism: Effects of affective state on source monitoring in cryptomnesia. Motivation and Emotion, 37, 355 – 371.

http://digitalcommons.butler.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1479&context=facsch_papers

  1. Pink, J.E.P. & Dodson, C. S. (2013). Negative prospective memory: Remembering NOT to perform an action. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review, 20, 184 – 190.

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Chad_Dodson/publication/232969776_Negative_prospective_memory_Remembering_not_to_perform_an_action/links/5416e99f0cf2bb7347db7e00/Negative-prospective-memory-Remembering-not-to-perform-an-action.pdf

  1. Dobolyi, D. G. & Dodson, C. S. (2013). Eyewitness Confidence in Simultaneous and Sequential Lineups: A Criterion Shift Account for Sequential Mistaken Identification Overconfidence. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied, 19, 345 – 357.

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Chad_Dodson/publication/258279958_Eyewitness_Confidence_in_Simultaneous_and_Sequential_Lineups_A_Criterion_Shift_Account_for_Sequential_Mistaken_Identification_Overconfidence/links/5416e95a0cf2788c4b35f391.pdf

  1. Slotnick, S.D., Jeye, B.M. & Dodson, C.S. (2014). Recollection is a continuous process: Evidence from plurality memory receiver operating characteristics. Memory.

https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/9ddf/1d5831d0647883e49094ae56f3a1e7fd220b.pdf

  1. Dodson, C.S., Powers, E. & Lytell, M. (2015). Aging, confidence, and misinformation: Recalling information with the Cognitive Interview. Psychology and Aging, 30, 46-61.

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Chad_Dodson/publication/269876647_Aging_Confidence_and_Misinformation_Recalling_Information_With_the_Cognitive_Interview/links/553a57330cf29b5ee4b60db5.pdf

  1. Dodson, C.S. & Dobolyi, D.G. (2015). Misinterpreting eyewitness expressions of confidence: The featural justification effect. Law and Human Behavior, 39, 266-280.

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Chad_Dodson/publication/271334015_Misinterpreting_Eyewitness_Expressions_of_Confidence_The_Featural_Justification_Effect/links/54c925d70cf2807dcc2533d2.pdf

  1. Dodson, C.S. & Dobolyi, D.G. (2015). Confidence and Eyewitness Identifications: The cross-race effect, decision time and accuracy. Applied Cognitive Psychology.

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Chad_Dodson/publication/282844489_Confidence_and_Eyewitness_Identifications_The_Cross-Race_Effect_Decision_Time_and_Accuracy/links/563f72f808ae45b5d28d2f1b.pdf

  1. Werntz, A.J., Dodson, C.S., Schiller, A.J., Middlebrooks, C.D., & Phipps, E. (2015). Mental health in rural caregivers with dementia. SAGE Open, 5(4). doi:10.1177/2158244015621776

http://journals.sagepub.com/doi/full/10.1177/2158244015621776

  1. Dodson, C.S. & Dobolyi, D.G. (2017). Judging guilt and accuracy: Highly confident eyewitnesses are discounted when they provide featural justifications. Psychology, Crime & Law.

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/1068316X.2017.1284220

 

Chapters & Non-Refereed Articles

  1. Dodson, C. S. & Reisberg, D. (1991). Indirect testing of eyewitness memory: The (non) effect of misinformation. Bulletin of the Psychonomic Society, 29, 333 – 336.

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Chad_Dodson/publication/269366328_Indirect_testing_of_eyewitness_memory_The_noneffect_of_misinformation/links/565c5c7508aeafc2aac706a9.pdf

  1. Dodson, C. S. & Schacter, D. L. (2001b). Memory Distortion. In B. Rapp (Ed.), What Deficits Reveal about the Human Mind/Brain: The Handbook of Cognitive Neuropsychology (pp. 445 –463).

https://www.abebooks.com/9781841690445/Handbook-Cognitive-Neuropsychology-What-Deficits-1841690449/plp

  1. Dodson, C. S. & Schacter, D. L. (2002c). Cognitive Neuropsychology of False Memory: Theory and Data. In A. D. Baddeley, M. D. Kopelman, and B. A. Wilson, (Eds.) Handbook of Memory Disorders (pp. 343 – 362).

https://pdfs.semanticscholar.org/faf9/a11414aae9d3dcfb08a4800dce9d0b9b84ad.pdf#page=361

  1. Dodson, C. S. (2010). Book Review: Learning and Memory: A Comprehensive Reference, Volume 2: Cognitive Psychology of Memory. Memory Studies

 

  1. Dodson, C.S. & Jaswal, V.K. (2010). Remembering the times of our lives: Memory in infancy and beyond. Journal of Cognition and Development.

http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/15248372.2010.491522

  1. Dodson, C.S. (2017) Aging and Memory. In: Wixted, J.T. (ed.), Cognitive Psychology of MemoryVol. 2 of Learning and Memory: A Comprehensive Reference, 2nd edition, Byrne, J.H. (ed.). pp. 403–421. Oxford: Academic Press.

https://www.elsevier.com/books/learning-and-memory-a-comprehensive-reference/byrne/978-0-12-805159-7