Beth Ober

Position Title

  • Human Development & Family Studies
1357 Hart Hall

Interests: Biological, Cognitive, Health and Mental Health
Life Phases: Adulthood, Aging

Courses Taught

Adulthood and Aging (HDE 100C)

Field Studies of the Elderly (HDE 143)

Issues in Aging (HDE 162)

Development in Adulthood (HDE 200C)

Cognition and Aging (HDE 232)

Select Publications

Ober, B.A. and Shenaut, G.K., Semantic Memory, In M. Traxler & M. A. Gernsbacher (Eds.), Handbook of Psycholinguistics, 2nd Edition, Elsevier, in press.

Ober, B.A. RT and non-RT methodology for semantic priming research with Alzheimer's disease patients: A critical review. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 24: 883-911, 2002.

Minzenberg, M.J.; Ober, B.A.; and Vinogradov, S. Semantic priming in schizophrenia: A review and synthesis. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 8:699-720, 2002.

Ober, B.A. and Shenaut, G.K. Well-organized conceptual domains in Alzheimer's disease. Journal of the International Neuropsychological Society, 5:676-684, 1999.

Heine, M.K.; Ober, B.A.; and Shenaut, G.K. Naturally occurring and experimentally induced tip-of-the-tongue experiences in three adult age groups. Psychology and Aging, 14:445-457, 1999.


Ph.D. University of California, Berkeley, 1982.

Ed.S., Developmental Psychologist.