Research Area(s)

  • Cognitive Development
  • Memory Development across the Lifespan
  • Memory Accuracy (Forgetting) and Memory Distortion (False Memory, Suggestibility)
  • Psychology and Law (Eyewitness memory)
  • Memory and Health (Children's Memory for Pain)
  • Memory and Education (Improving Children's Memory and Academic Performance)


  • Doctor of Philosophy, Experimental Psychology - Memory Development, Memorial University of Newfoundland

Selected Publications and Presentations

  • Holliday, R. & Marche, T. A. (2013). Introduction. In R. Holliday and T. A. Marche (Eds.), Child forensic psychology: Victim and eyewitness memory. Palgrave Macmillan. Hampshire, Uk.
  • Holliday, R. & Marche, T. A. (2013). (Eds.), Child forensic psychology: Victim and eyewitness memory. Palgrave Macmillan. Hampshire, Uk.
  • Howe, M. L., O'Sullivan, J. T., & Marche, T. A. (1992).  Toward a theory of the development of long-term retention.  In M. L. Howe, C. J. Brainerd, and V. F. Reyna (Eds.), Development of long-term retention.  New York: Springer-Verlag.
  • Loehr, J., & Marche, T. A.* (2006). Omitting details from post-event information: Are true and false memory affected in the same way?  Memory, 14, 17-26.
  • Marche, T. A. (2015). Review of Psychology, law, and the wellbeing of children, edited by M. K. Miller, J. Chamberlain, & J. Chamberlain. British Journal of Psychology, 106 (1), 175 – 176.
  • Marche, T. A. (2012).  Current issues in applied memory research. British Journal of Psychology, 103, 435-438.
  • Marche, T. A. (2012). Current issues in memory: Forgetting. British Journal of Psychology, 103, 285-287.
  • Marche, T. A. & Brainerd, C. J. (2012).  The role of phantom recollection in false recall. Memory and Cognition, 40, 902 – 917.
  • Marche, T. A., Brainerd, C. J., Lane, D. G., & Leohr, J. D. (2005). Item-level directed forgetting diminished false-memory. Memory, 13, 749 -758.
  • Marche, T., A., Briere, J. L., & von Baeyer, C. L. (2016). Children’s forgetting of pain-related memories. Journal of Pediatric Psychology, 41 (2), 220 – 231.
  • Marche, T. A. & Briere, J. L. (2012).  Community-based research: Learning about attitudes towards the criminal justice system.  Collected Essays on Teaching and Learning, 28, 161 – 166.
  • Marche, T. A., Briere, J. L., Cordwell, T. L., & Holliday, R., E. (2014). Interviewing the elderly eyewitness.  In Toglia, M. P., Ross, D. F., Pozzulo, J., & Pica, E. (Eds), The elderly eyewitness in court (p. 263-286). Psychology Press: New York: NY.
  • Marche, T.A., Howe, M.L., Lane, D.G., Owre, K.P., & Briere, J.L. (2009). Cognitive triage in adult recall. Memory, 17(5), 518-527.
  • Marche, T. A., Jordan, J. J., & Owre, K. P. (2002). Younger adults can be more suggestible than older adults: The influence of learning differences on misinformation reporting.  Canadian Journal on Aging, 21(1), 85-93.
  • Marche, T. A. (1999). Memory strength affects reporting of misinformation. Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, 73, 45-71.
  • Marche, T.A., Brainerd, C.J., & Reyna, V.F. (2010). Distinguishing true from false memories in forensic contexts: Can phenomenology tell us what is real? Applied Cognitive Psychology.
  • Marche, T. A., & Howe, M. L.  (1995). Preschoolers resist misinformation despite accurate memory.  Developmental Psychology, 31, 554-567.
  • Marche, T. A. & Peterson, C. (1993).  The development and gender-related use of interruption behaviour.  Human Communication Research, 19, 338-408.
  • Marche, T. A., & Peterson, C. (1993).  On the gender differential use of listener responsiveness.  Sex Roles, 29, 795-816.
  • Marche, T. A. & Salmon, K. (2012). Children’s memory for emotionally negative experiences: An eyewitness memory perspective. In R. Holliday and T. A. Marche (Eds.), Child forensic psychology: Victim and eyewitness memory. Palgrave Macmillan. Hampshire, Uk.
  • O'Sullivan, J. T., Howe, M. L., & Marche, T. A. (1997).  Children's belief's about long-term retention.  Child Development, 67, 2989-3009.
  • Reyna, V. F., Holliday, R., & Marche, T. A. (2002). Explaining the development of false memories. Developmental Review (Special issue on Developmental Forensics), 22(3), 436-489.
  • Rocha, E. M., Marche, T. A.*, & Briere, J. L. (2013). The effect of forced-choice questions on children’s suggestibility: A comparison of multiple-choice and yes/no questions. Canadian Journal of Behavioral Science, 45(1), 1 – 11.
  • Rocha, E.M., Marche, T. A.*, & von Baeyer, C.L. (2009). Anxiety influences children's memory for procedural pain. Pain Research & Management, 14(3), 233-237.
  • Torrens, D., & Marche, T. A.*, & Thompson, V. (2008). Depressive symptoms and negatively-biased false memories:  Does dysphoria lead to schema-consistent false memories? Saarbrücken, Germany: VDM Verlag.
  • von Baeyer, C. L., Marche, T. A., Rocha, E. M., & Salmon, K. (2004). Children’s memory for pain: Overview and implications for practice. Journal of Pain, 5(5), 241-249.
  • von Baeyer, C. L., Marche, T. A., Rocha, E. M., Salmon, K., Teisseyre, L., Wood-Pillette, C. (2004). Memoire et douleur chez l’enfant. Douleurs, 5(3), 133-142.

Administrative Responsibilities

Associate Dean STM