Memory and Imagination, People and Locations Study


Harvard University's Schacter Memory Lab

This is a paid, two session study. The entire study will be approximately 6 hours long, and requires participants to come in on two separate days.

No application or registration needed.


This Program is free!

For your time and participation you will be compensated $15 an hour.


  • In-person only.

William James Hall

33 Kirkland Street
Cambridge, MA 02138
United States

If you are able to drive we have free parking located behind the building. If you take public transportation we are a short walk away from the Red Line.

Dates and Times

This is an ongoing program.

If eligible and interested in participating in the study, please contact us and we can set up a time that works best for your schedule. 

Additional information

Session 1: This session consists of writing 40 unique memories that you have experienced within the past 10 years. Approximate time commitment: 4 hours

Session 2: This session consists of an in-person computer task, based on the 40 unique memories you previously developed. Approximate time commitment: 2 hours

This is an ongoing program.
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Christopher Sokol

Harvard University Psychology

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Last updated April 29, 2024.