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Gezinus Wolters


Dr. G. Wolters
+31 71 527 2727

Short CV

Gezinus Wolters (October 2, 1943) was associate professor of Cognitive Psychology at Leiden University until he retired in 2008. He still works as a guest researcher. His main interest is the structure and functioning of human memory. Central questions are what types of memory can be distinguished, and what their characteristics are. The last couple of years his interest focuses on how memory and control processes are implemented in the brain. Apart from his theoretical work, based on experimental and simulation (neural network) studies, he is interested in practical applications like the reliability of eyewitness memories. He regularly acts as an expert-witness in criminal court cases.

CV in pdf

Research projects

  • Accuracy and confidence of memory
  • The structure and function of working memory
  • Working memory and consciousness


  • Faculteit der Sociale Wetenschappen
  • Instituut Psychologie
  • Cognitieve Psychologie

Work address

Pieter de la Court
Wassenaarseweg 52
2333 AK Leiden
Room number 1B49



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