Dr. Jane Berry

Professor of Psychology

Selected Publications


Mark C.Fox, Zachary Baldock, Sara P. Freeman, and Jane M. Berry. "The Role of Encoding Strategy in Younger and Older Adult Associative Recognition: A Think-Aloud Analysis." Psychology and Aging, 31(5) (August 2016), 471-480. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/pag0000111

Berry, J., Williams, H., Thomas, K., & Blair, J. (2015). Perceptions of competence: Age moderates views of healthy aging and Alzheimer's disease. Experimental Aging Research, 41(1), 157-176

Fox, M. C., Berry, J. M., & Freeman, S. P. (2014). Are vocabulary tests measurement invariant between age groups? An item response analysis of three popular tests. Psychology and Aging. 29(4), 925-938.

Berry, J.M., Williams, H.L., Usubalieva, A., & Kilb, A. (2013).  Metacognitive awareness of the associative deficit for words and names.  Aging, Neuropsychology, and Cognition, 20(5), 592-619.

Simmons, C., Worrell, F., & Berry, J. (2008). "Psychometric properties of scores on three black racial identity scales." Assessment, 15, 259-276.

Berry, J.M., & Street, B.M. (2004). Review of Personal control in social and life course contexts, (S. H. Zarit, L. I. Pearlin, & K. W. Schaie, Eds.), Contemporary Gerontology, New York, NY:  Springer Publishing Company, Inc.

Berry, J. M., & Jobe, J.B. (2002) "At the intersection of personality and adult development." Journal of Research in Personality, v. 36, Issue 4, 283-286.


Artistico, D., Berry, J.M.,Black, J., Cervone, D., Lee, C., & Orom, H. (2011). Psychological functioning in adulthood:  A self-efficacy analysis. In C. Hoare (Ed.), The Oxford Handbook of reciprocal adult development and learning, 2nd ed.  New York, NY:  Oxford University Press.

Berry, J., Hastings, E., West, R., Lee, C., & Cavanaugh, J. C. (2010). Memory aging: Deficits, beliefs, and interventions. In J. C. Cavanaugh, C. K. Cavanaugh, J. Berry, & R. West (Eds.), Praeger perspectives. Aging in America, Vol. 1. Psychological aspects (pp. 255-299). Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger/ABC-CLIO.

Cervone, D., Artistico, D., & Berry, J. (2006). Self-efficacy and adult development. In C. H. Hoare (Ed.), Handbook of adult development and learning. Oxford University Press.


Ph.D., Washington University in St. Louis

M.A., Washington University in St. Louis

B.A., Washington University in St. Louis

Contact Information

G-01A Richmond Hall
(804) 289-8130
(804) 287-1905 (Fax)

Areas of Expertise

Metacognitive aging
Memory self-efficacy in adulthood and old age
Perceptions and stereotypes of aging and Alzheimer's disease
Measurement issues