Carolyn Adams-Price

Carolyn Adams-Price

Associate Professor
Magruder 100
(662) 325-7658


  • B.A., University of California, Santa Cruz, 1979
  • M.A., Brandeis University, 1983
  • Ph.D., West Virginia University, 1988

Research Interests

  • Gerontology: increasing student interest and general knowledge in the field of aging, reducing negative stereotypes about older people; aging and creativity; applied cognitive aging. Research includes: aging and eyewitness memory, aging and literacy, aging and activity, and aging and writing.
  • Gender differences and adolescent development

Representative Publications

  • Adams-Price, C. & Greene, A. L. (1990). Secondary attachments and adolescent self-concept. Sex Roles, 22, 187-198.
  • Adams-Price, C. (1992). Eyewitness memory and aging: Predictors of verbal recall and person identifications. Psychology and Aging, 7, 602-608.
  • Adams-Price, C. (1993). Age, education, and literacy skills of adult Mississippians. The Gerontologist, 33, 741-746.
  • Adams-Price, C. (1994). Can artificial intelligence explain age changes in literary creativity? Behavior and Brain Sciences, 17, 532.