Carolin gained a first class BSc in Psychology at London Metropolitan University in 2013 where she developed an interest in cognitive neuroscience. To build on her statistical knowledge and acquire further methodological and theoretical skills, she completed an MSc in Neuropsychology with distinction from the University of Bristol (2014). During her MSc, Carolin gained research experience in the sleep laboratory at the Clinical Research and Imaging Centre (CRIC Bristol). Her dissertation focussed on the possibility of processing linguistic material during sleep using an ambulatory polysomnography device. Furthermore, through her involvement in different research projects at CRIC Bristol she developed a strong interest in neuroimaging techniques and data analysis.

Carolin was awarded a studentship from the University of East Anglia to begin her PhD in October 2014. She is supervised by Dr. Louis Renoult and Dr. Andrew Bayliss. Her research focuses on the neural correlates of successful memory encoding over multiple study episodes. 

All Publications

Tanguay, A., Benton, L., Romio, L., Sievers, C., Davidson, P. S., Renoult, L.


The ERP correlates of self-knowledge: Are assessments of one’s past, present, and future traits closer to semantic or episodic memory?,

in Neuropsychologia


pp. 65-83

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Key Research Interests

Carolin’s research interests lie in the formation, consolidation and retrieval of memories and the neural processes underlying remembering and forgetting of newly learnt material. Her current research is investigating the neural processes during encoding of new memories and how these relate to subsequent memory performance. She is especially interested in multiple presentations of new material and how neural representations change over repetitions. During her PhD she will be conducting several experiments employing EEG and fMRI in healthy adults to examine neural consistency patterns in optimal memory encoding and retrieval.

Key Research Interests

  • Memory encoding and retrieval
  • Semantic and episodic memory
  • Time course effects in memory
  • Data analysis methods
  • Neuroimaging techniques