Mariam Hovhannisyan

Graduate Student, Clinical Psychology
Human Memory Lab
Faculty Advisor: Matt Grilli
Neuroscience of Emotion and Thought (NET) Lab
Faculty Advisor: Jessica Andrews-Hanna

Research Interests:

  • Memory
  • Aging
  • Imagination
  • Neuropsychology and neuroimaging

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Selected Publications: 

  • Hovhannisyan, M., Clarke, A., Geib, B., Cicchinelli, R., Monge, Z., Worth, T., Szymanksi, A., Cabeza, R., & Davis, S., (2021). The Visual and Semantic Features that Predict Object Memory: Concept Property Norms for 1000 Object Images. Memory & Cognition.
  • Davis, S.W., Geib, B.R., Wing, E.A., Wang, W., Hovhannisyan, M., Monge, Z.A., Cabeza, R. (2020). Visual and Semantic Representations Predict Subsequent Memory in Perceptual and Conceptual Memory Tests. Cerebral Cortex.
  • Cohen, M.S., Rissman, J., Hovhannisyan, M., Castel, A.D., Knowlton, B.J. (2017). Free Recall Test Experience Potentiates Strategy-Driven Effects of Value on Memory. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition.

Master's Project:

  • A Novel Scoring Protocol Reveals an Age-Related Bias for Mind’s Mind Compared to Mind’s Eye in Autobiographical Remembering

Courses Taught:

Grading Assistant:

  • PSY 463 - Forensic Assessment: Intervention and Treatment (2023)

*Year listed indicates when this individual last taught the specified course.

Awards and Recognitions:

  • Dr. Elizabeth L. Glisky Endowed Fellowship (2023)
  • Galileo Circle Scholar (2024)


Updated: 05/07/24



  • B.S. Cognitive Science, UCLA (2017)
  • M.A. Psychology, University of Arizona (2023)