Leslie Rollins - Directory - Christopher Newport University


Leslie Rollins

Neuroscience Program - Department of Psychology

Leslie Rollins

Associate Professor

Forbes Hall 1051
(757) 594-8299


  • Ph D in Developmental Psychology, University of Maryland, College Park
  • MS in Developmental Psychology, University of Maryland, College Park
  • BA in Psychology and Philosophy, Randolph-Macon College


Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Neuroscience, Research Methods


Neural bases of memory development throughout childhood using behavioral, eye-tracking, and event-related potential methodologies.

Selected Accomplishments

  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    (2023). Prolonged development of forced-choice recognition when targets are paired with non-corresponding lures. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. Volume, 236. Pages, 105742.
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    (2021). Adapting event-related potential research paradigms for children: Considerations from research on the development of recognition memory. Developmental Psychobiology.
  • Journal Article, Professional Journal
    (2021). Rehearsal and event age predict the fading affect bias across young adults and elderly in self-defining and everyday autobiographical memories. Experimental Aging Research. Volume, 47. Issue, 3. Pages, 232-261.
  • Journal Article, Professional Journal
    (2020). Social categorization modulates own-age bias in face recognition and ERP correlates of face processing. Neuropsychologia. Volume, 141. Pages, 107417.
  • Journal Article, Professional Journal
    (2019). Facial features and recognition memory: Eye-movement study on the encoding and retrieval of unfamiliar faces in children and adults. Infant and Child Development. Volume, e2148. Issue, e2148. Pages, 9.
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    (2019). Encoding variability accounts for false recognition of noncorresponding lures on the forced-choice Mnemonic Similarity Task. Learning and Memory. Volume, 26. Issue, 8. Pages, 280-283.
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    (2018). Development of mnemonic discrimination during childhood. Learning and Memory. Volume, 25. Issue, 6. Pages, 294-297.
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    (2018). Affective change greater for unpleasant than pleasant events in autobiographical memory of children and adults: A retrospective study. Cognitive Development. Volume, 47. Pages, 46-52.
  • Journal Article, Academic Journal
    (2017). Age-related differences in subjective recollection: ERP studies of encoding and retrieval. Developmental Science. Volume, 21. Issue, 3. Pages, e12583.
  • Leslie Rollins, Nicole Guajardo, Angela Spranger, "ADVANCE Catalyst: Self-assessment to Establish Equity Among STEM Faculty at a Public Liberal Arts Institution," Sponsored by National Science Foundation
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