Journey Through Academia with Dr. Signy Sheldon

Dr. Signy Sheldon is an associate professor in the department of psychology at McGill University. Sheldon studies human memory with a focus on understanding how and why we recover detailed memories from our lives as well as the situations that can affect the way we remember, such as stressful and emotional situations. The reason she studies memory is because “memory is fundamental to almost every aspect of human life – memory defines who we are, determines what we talk about and helps direct our futures.