Skip to main content
News

Memory’s surprising role in child death trials

Photo courtesy of iStock.com

Furman University psychology professor Gil Einstein goes on record in The Crime Report about a form of forgetting that leads to tragic consequences. Einstein and fellow researcher Mark McDaniel say that the act of unintentionally leaving a child in a vehicle isn’t about bad parenting. Rather, it’s a catastrophic failure of prospective memory–the part of our memory responsible for the things we intend to do in the future.

Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Last updated .

Graphic image of novel coronavirus 19

Coronavirus updates

News about how the coronavirus is impacting Furman's study away programs is being updated regularly.

A message from President Davis

"I continue to be grateful for and proud of the ingenuity of our students, faculty and staff."

Graphic with text saying "To our Furman students"

‘Carry on and be strong’

Faculty and coaches share video messages of encouragement and inspiration from their new work spaces.

Aerial view of students walking along a large spiral in the grass.

Remote reflection

The Cothran Center is staying connected and encouraging reflection during the pandemic.