Marian Berryhill, Ph.D.

Associate Professor
Marian Berryhill

Contact Information


  • Ph.D., Cognitive Neuroscience, Dartmouth College
  • B.A., Psychobiology & French, Hamilton College


In the Memory and Brain Lab, Marian Berryhill investigates the neural correlates of various forms of memory. Experimental approaches including neuroimaging (fMRI, HD-EEG, fNIRS), neurostimulation (tDCS, HD-tDCS), behavioral and neuropsychological patients.

Research Interest

  • Cognitive neuroscience - The intersection of attention, working memory and episodic memory, cognitive stabilization/improvement


  • Psy 416 - Cognitive Psychology
  • Psy 432 - Human Memory
  • Psy 729 - Memory Seminar


  • Jones, K.T., Gözenman, F. & Berryhill, M.E. (2014). Influences on the beneficial effect of neurostimulation. Visual Cognition, DOI:10.1080/13506285.2014.960728
  • Jones, K.T., Gözenman, F. & Berryhill, M.E. (2014). Anodal tDCS improves verbal learning rate. Experimental Brain Research, in press. DOI 10.1007/s00221-014-4090-y. PMCID: pending.
  • Peterson, D.J., Gurariy, G., Dimotsantos, G., Arciniega, H., Berryhill, M.E. & Caplovitz, G.P. (2014). Frequency tagging the items encoded into visual working memory. Neuropsychologia, 6C3, 145-153. DOI: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2014.08.020. PMCID: pending.
  • Berryhill, M.E., Peterson, D.J., Jones, K.T., & Stephens, J.A. (2014). Hits and Misses: Leveraging tDCS to Advance Cognitive Research. Frontiers in Psychology, 5, 800. DOI 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.00800. PMCID: PMC4111100.
  • Gözenman, F., Tanoue, R.T., Metoyer, T., & Berryhill, M.E. (2014). Invalid retro-cues can eliminate the retro-cue benefit: Evidence for a hybridized account. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 40(5):1748-54. doi: 10.1037/a0037474. PMCID: PMC4172509.
  • Hower, K., Wixted, J., Berryhill, M.E., & Olson, I.R. (2014). Impaired Perception of Mnemonic Oldness, but not Mnemonic Newness, After Parietal Lobe Damage. Neuropsychologia, 56, 409-417. PMCID: PMC4075961.
  • Janczyk, M. & Berryhill, M.E. (2014). Orienting attention in visual working memory requires central capacity: Decreased retro-cue effects under dual-task conditions. Attention, Perception and Psychophysics, 76, 715-724. DOI 10.3758/s13414-013-0615-x, PMCID: PMC4080723.