David B. Pillemer

PROFESSOR
Phone: (603) 862-2127
Office: Psychology, McConnell Hall Rm 442, Durham, NH 03824
David Pillemer

Education

  • Ed.D., Human Development&Family Study, Harvard University
  • B.A., Psychology, University of Chicago

Research Interests

  • Development of autobiographical memory across the lifespan

Courses Taught

  • PSYC 791: AdvTop/Autobiographical Memory
  • PSYC 797: Senior Honors Tutorial
  • PSYC 894: Advanced Research
  • PSYC 992: Pract&Sem/Teaching Psychology
  • PSYC 999: Doctoral Research

Selected Publications

Steiner, K. L., & Pillemer, D. B. (2018). Development of the Life Story in Early Adolescence. The Journal of Early Adolescence, 38(2), 125-138. doi:10.1177/0272431616659562

Steiner, K. L., Thomsen, D. K., & Pillemer, D. B. (2017). Life Story Chapters, Specific Memories, and Conceptions of the Self. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 31(5), 478-487. doi:10.1002/acp.3343

Thomsen, D. K., & Pillemer, D. B. (2017). I Know My Story and I Know Your Story: Developing a Conceptual Framework for Vicarious Life Stories. Journal of Personality, 85(4), 464-480. doi:10.1111/jopy.12253

Holm, T., Pillemer, D. B., Bliksted, V., & Thomsen, D. K. (2017). A decline in self-defining memories following a diagnosis of schizophrenia. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 76, 18-25. doi:10.1016/j.comppsych.2017.03.014

Leichtman, M. D., Camilleri, K. A., Pillemer, D. B., Amato-Wierda, C. C., Hogan, J. E., & Dongo, M. D. (2017). Talking after school: Parents’ conversational styles and children’s memory for a science lesson. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 156, 1-15. doi:10.1016/j.jecp.2016.11.002

Pillemer, D., Wink, P., DiDonato, T., & Sanborn, R. (2003). Gender differences in autobiographical memory styles of older adults. Memory, 11(6), 525-532. doi:10.1080/09658210244000117

Pillemer, D. B. (2003). Directive functions of autobiographical memory: The guiding power of the specific episode. MEMORY, 11(2), 193-202. doi:10.1080/09658210244000360

Pillemer, D. (2003). Directive functions of autobiographical memory: The guiding power of the specific episode. Memory, 11(2), 193-202. doi:10.1080/741938208

PILLEMER, D. B., & WHITE, S. H. (1989). CHILDHOOD EVENTS RECALLED BY CHILDREN AND ADULTS. ADVANCES IN CHILD DEVELOPMENT AND BEHAVIOR, 21, 297-340. doi:10.1016/S0065-2407(08)60291-8

Pillemer, D. B. (1984). Flashbulb memories of the assassination attempt on President Reagan. Cognition, 16(1), 63-80. doi:10.1016/0010-0277(84)90036-2

Most Cited Publications