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Lucy Justice

Lucy Justice

Senior Lecturer

School of Social Sciences

Staff Group(s)


Dr Lucy Justice is currently working as a lecturer in Psychology.

Career overview

Dr Justice completed her PhD in 2012 at the University of Leeds, her thesis examined the cognitive underpinnings of deliberately fabricated autobiographical memories. Following this, Dr Justice spent three years outside of academia, working as both a research analyst and statistician in commercial settings. She returned to academia in 2015 where her work has focused on both the theoretical and applied aspects of autobiographical memory.

Research areas

  • Autobiographical memory
  • False and fabricated memory
  • Flashbulb memory
  • Applied memory (legal and health settings)


Akhtar, S., Justice, L. V., Loveday, C. & Conway, M. A. (2017). Switching memory perspective. Consciousness and Cognition.

Justice, L. V., Akhtar, S. & Conway, M. A. (2017). The study of flashbulb memories: the good, the bad, and the way forward. In O. Luminet & A. Curci (Eds), Flashbulb Memories: New Challenges and Future Perspectives, 2nd Edition. Psychology Press.

Justice, L. V., Morrison, C. M., & Conway, M. A. (2016). Intentionally fabricated autobiographical memories. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. [Epub ahead of print].

Conway, M. A., Justice, L. V. & Morrison, C. M. (2014). Beliefs about autobiographical memory. The Psychologist. 27, 7, p. 502-505.

Justice, L. V., Morrison, C. M., & Conway, M. A. (2013). True and intentionally fabricated memories. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. 66, 6, p. 1196-1203.

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