Author: Misia Temler

Misia completed a Bachelor in Sciences majoring in Psychology (1999) at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada. For her final year research project she investigated the effects of trauma on autobiographical memory recall. She subsequently completed a Masters degree in Forensic Psychology (2006) at the University of New South Wales. Misia’s research examined the impact of expertise and framing on judgments of genuine and deceptive trauma accounts. After completing her Masters program, she worked as a forensic psychologist for private practice. Her job entailed conducting clinical investigative interviews and providing psychological assessment reports for the court. She completed her PhD in Cognitive Science (2016) at Macquarie University in the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders. Her PhD thesis was on how individual and social factors impact autobiographical memory variation across retellings. Misia is currently the Project Coordinator of Not Guilty: The Sydney Exoneration Project at the University of Sydney.