Bennett Schwartz

Bennett Schwartz

Education

  • Ph.D. Cognitive Psychology Dartmouth College- Hanover, NH.
  • BA Psychology (Cum laude with High Honors) Dartmouth College- Hanover, NH.

Research Interests

Dr. Schwartz’s research areas include metacognition, memory, and the neurological bases of consciousness. In particular, ongoing projects include research on the tip-of-the-tongue phenomenon and metacognition. Dr. Schwartz teaches the following courses: Cognitive Processes, Memory and Memory improvement, and Sensation and Perception.

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Select Publications

Schwartz, B. L., & Cleary, A. M. (in press). Tip-of-the-tongue states, déjà vu and other metacognitive oddities. To appear in J. Dunlosky & S. Tauber (Eds). Oxford Handbook of Metamemory.

Metcalfe, J., & Schwartz, B. L. (in press). The ghost in the machine: Self-reflective consciousness and the neuroscience of metacognition. To appear in J. Dunlosky & S. Tauber (Eds). Oxford Handbook of Metamemory.

Schwartz, B. L. (in press). Current issues in tip-of-the-tongue research. To appear in C. Souchay & C. Moulin (Eds.) British Psychological Association textbook on Memory.

Schwartz, B. L., Boduroglu, A., & Tekcan, A. I. (in press). Methodological concerns: The feeling-of-knowing task affects resolution. Metacognition and Learning.

Schwartz, B. L. & Krantz, J. H. (2016). Sensation and Perception. Sage Publishers: Thousand Oaks, CA. (textbook).

Schwartz, B. L. (2015). Metamemory. In the Yearbook of Science and Technology. pp. 185 – 187. McGraw-Hill Publications: New York.

Bacon E., Sevdinoglou E., Pillot M., Schwartz B.L. (2015). Processes underlying the introspective ability of patients with schizophrenia towards their memory accuracy. In C. Soldatos, P. Ruiz, D. Dikeos, D.Bhugra and M. Riba (Eds) : Pluralism in psychiatry: Multidimensional considerations. Medimond Publishing Company, Bologna, Italy, pp. 55 – 56.

Schwartz, B. L. (2014). Memory for people: integration of face, voice, name, and biographical information. In T. Perfect and S. Lindsay (Eds). Sage Handbook of Applied Memory. Sage Publications. pp. 3- 19.

Schwartz, B. L., & Brothers, B. R. (2014). Survival processing and paired-associate learning. In B. Schwartz, M. L. Howe, M. P. Toglia, & H. Otgaar (Eds). What is adaptive about adaptive memory? Oxford University Press.

Otgaar, H., Howe, M. L., Schwartz, B. L., & Toglia, M. P. (2014). What is adaptive about adaptive memory? In B. L. Schwartz, M. L. Howe, M. P. Toglia, & H. Otgaar (Eds). What is adaptive about adaptive memory? Oxford University Press.

Schwartz, B. L., & Díaz, F. (2014). Quantifying human metacognition for the neurosciences. In S. M. Fleming & C. D. Frith (Eds). The Cognitive Neuroscience of Metacognition. Elsevier Press. pp. 9 -24.

Schwartz, B. L., & Metcalfe, J. (2014). Tip-of-the-tongue (TOT) states: Mechanisms and Metacognitive Control. In B. L. Schwartz & A.S. Brown (Eds). Tip-of-the-tongue states and related phenomena. Cambridge University Press. pp. 15 - 31.

Brown, A. S., & Schwartz, B. L. (2014). Why tip-of-the-tongue states are important. In B. L. Schwartz & A.S. Brown (Eds). Tip-of-the-tongue states and related phenomena. Cambridge University Press. pp. 1 -14.

Schwartz, B. L., Bacon, E., & Pillot, M. (2014). The contribution of partial and contextual information to the feeling of knowing in episodic memory. Consciousness & Cognition, 29, 96 – 104.

B. Schwartz, B. L., Howe, M. L., Toglia, M. P., & Otgaar, H. (2014). What is adaptive about adaptive memory? Oxford University Press. (edited volume).

Schwartz, B. L. (2014). Memory: Foundations and Applications, 2nd Edition. Sage Publishers: Thousand Oaks, CA. (textbook).

Schwartz, B. L., & Brown, A. S. (2014). Tip-of-the-tongue states and related phenomena. Cambridge University Press. (edited volume).

Schwartz, B. L., & Efklides, A. (2012). Metamemory and Memory efficiency: Implications for Student Learning. Journal of Applied Research in Memory And Cognition, 1, 145 – 151.

Schwartz, B. L. (2006). Tip-of-the-tongue states as metacognition. Metacognition and Learning.1, 149 - 158

Schwartz, B. L. (2002). Tip-of-the-tongue states: Phenomenology, mechanism, and lexical retrievalLawrence Erlbaum: New Jersey.

Schwartz, B. L., Colon, M. R., Sanchez, I. C., Rodriguez, I. A., & Evans, S. (2002). Single-trial learning of "what" and "who" information in a gorilla (Gorilla gorilla gorilla): Implications for episodic memory. Animal Cognition., 5, 85- 90.

Schwartz, B. L., & Metcalfe, J. (1992). Cue familiarity but not target retrievability enhances feeling-of-knowing judgments. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 18 , 1074-1083.

Kersten, D., Bulthoff, H. H., Schwartz, B. L., & Kurtz, K. J. (1992). Interaction between transparency and structure from motion. Neural Computation, 4, 573-589.

Metcalfe, J., Schwartz, B. L., & Joaquim, S. G. (1993). The cue familiarity heuristic in metacognition. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 19, 851 - 86

Courses Taught

  • Cognitive Processes,
  • Sensation and Perception,
  • Memory and Memory Improvement