Charles A. Weaver III, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Sciences Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience Master Teacher
Psychology & Neuroscience
Ph.D., Psychology, The University of Colorado, 1988
B.S., Psychology, Baylor University, 1984
Charles A. Weaver III has been at Baylor University since 1989, where he is currently Professor & Chair of Psychology and Neuroscience. He has published in the areas of memory and language, the relationship between confidence and memory, flashbulb memory (“where were you on 9/11?"), and eyewitness identification. He has served as a forensic expert in civil and criminal cases in more than 30 states and has testified in both federal and state courts, for both prosecution and defense. He has served on the editorial boards of five journals, including the Journal of Educational Psychology, and served as Associate Editor of the Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition. He has also served on grant review panels for the U. S. Department of Education for more than a decade, serving as chair of two different panels. He was recently named a "Fellow" by both the Association for Psychological Science and the Psychonomic Society and was named "Baylor Fellow" in 2012. Dr. Weaver serves as co-director (with Dr. James Henderson in Economics) of the Baylor in Great Britain program, Baylor's largest and oldest study-abroad program.
Weaver, C. A., III, & Kelemen, W. L. (2003). Processing similarity does not improve metamemory: Evidence against Transfer-Appropriate Monitoring. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory and Cognition, 29, 1058-1065.
Weaver, C. A., III, & Krug, K. S. (2004). Consolidation-like effects in flashbulb memories: Evidence from September 11, 2001. American Journal of Psychology, 114, 517-530.
Weaver, C. A., III, Krug, K. S., Terrell, J. T., Holmes, A. E., & Parra, K. F. (2011). Eyewitness memory issues in civil litigation. In A. Jamieson & A. E. Moenssens (Ed. in Chief), Wiley Encyclopedia of Forensic Science: Behavioral Sciences. Chichester, UK: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
Weaver, C. A., III, & Holmes, A. (2012). The psychology of reading. In V. S. Ramachandran (Ed.), The Encyclopedia of Human Behavior, Vol. 3 (pp.209-217). Academic Press.
Malavanti, K. F., Johnson, M. K., Rowatt, W. C., & Weaver, C. A., III. (2012). Subtle contextual influences on racial bias in the courtroom. The Jury Expert, 24, 1-7.
See my Google Scholar page for complete list of publications.