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Washington and Lee University

Washington and Lee University

David Elmes

Emeritus Professor of Psychology

Parmly Hall 122
(540) 458-8836


University of Virginia: Ph.D. in Experimental Psychology, 1967


In general, my interests concern cognition. My research in the past few years has focused on olfatory images and attributions of memory failure.



PSYC 304: History and Systems of Psychology
PSYC 395: Applications of Psychological Sciences

Selected Publications

Elmes, D.G., Kantowitz, B.H., & Roediger, H.L. (2006). Research methods in psychology (8th ed.). Belmont, CA: Wadsworth.

Kantowitz, B.H., Roediger, H.L., & Elmes, D.G. (2005). Experimental psychology: Understanding psychological research (8th ed.). Belmont, CA: Wadsworth.

Elmes, D.G. (2002). Lab courses for undergraduates: The benefits are clear. APS Bulletin, 15 (7), 13, 40.