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Youssef Ezzyat

Assistant Professor, Neuroscience and Behavior

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860-685-2942

yezzyat@wesleyan.edu

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BSE Princeton University
PHD New York University

Youssef Ezzyat

Youssef Ezzyat studies human memory organization. His research focuses on how people use and respond to structure in their environments to organize memories, and how this influences memory retention and forgetting. He also conducts research applying what we learn about memory to develop interventions that support learning. His research combines behavioral testing, computational and statistical modeling, and neural recording and stimulation methods.

Dr. Ezzyat received his B.S.E. in Electrical Engineering from Princeton University, Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology from New York University, and completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania. Before coming to Wesleyan he taught at Swarthmore College.

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Fall 2023: Thursdays 3:30-5:00 PM, or by email appointment.