Charles Brainerd (1944- ) is an American developmental and experimental psychologist. He was Henry Marshall Tory Professor of Social Sciences at the University of Alberta. Along with Valerie Reyna he developed the fuzzy trace theory of memory
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Editorial board/consulting editor
- Brainerd, C. J., Reyna, V. F., Wright, R., & Mojardin, A. H. (2003). Recollection rejection: False-memory editing in children and adults: Psychological Review Vol 110(4) Oct 2003, 762-784.
- Burns, S. M., & Brainerd, C. J. (1979). Effects of constructive and dramatic play on perspective taking in very young children: Developmental Psychology Vol 15(5) Sep 1979, 512-521.