Dhaka University Memory Research Unit (DUMRU)

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We can remember dates to celebrate birthday, take medicine to save life, location for meeting, dating, use language to communicate and so on because we have memory. Memory is a critical ingredient for mental functions, including our understanding of the past, our current goals and actions, and our plans for the future. It is the foundation for our body of knowledge about the world and our selves. Memory is the central component for human identity with knowledge about the past informing decisions about how to act in the globe. 

Dhaka University Memory Research Unit (DUMRU) is the first memory research lab in Bangladesh to address the issue of memory problem with specialised knowledge and extpertise. The aim of DUMRU is to understand how memory is organized and supported by the brain. A particular emphasis is placed on understanding the diversity of autobiographical memory and its interacting components with other memory categories. Understanding the memory issues of neuropsychological cases, like brain damaged, accident and stroke patients are adding another dimension to this lab. 

Our research primarily draws on traditions from cognitive psychology, neuropsychology, and neuroscience. We use a converging methods of approach, relying on well-controlled cognitive tasks, brain imaging techniques, self-report or subjective techniques, and the existing research literature.

DUMRU is interested in multidisciplinary approach with international collaboration for better global health issues.

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Publications

PTSD among AILA victims

02/02/2014 18:53
PTSD among AILA Victims.pdf (3940467)

Working Hazards as Indicator of Occupational Stress of Industrial Workers in Bangladesh

09/11/2013 00:14
Working Hazards as Indicator of Occupational Stress of.pdf (339312)

Adaptation of the Beck Youth Inventories of Emotional and Social Impairment for Use in Bangladesh

11/09/2012 09:23
[24]Revised_ DUJP_Validation of the Bangla Beck Youth Inventories of Emotional and Social Impairment-revised

Construction of a Scale for Measuring Job Burnout in Bangladesh

11/09/2012 09:19
Construction of SBI.pdf (7 MB)

Some Personality Correlates of Job Burnout

11/09/2012 09:17
Correlates of Burnout.pdf (6,1 MB)

Use of Sports Psychology to Improve Sport Performance

11/09/2012 09:13
Use of sports Psychology.pdf (6,8 MB)

News

Make-Up class on Saturday

24/10/2014 06:52
Dear UIU StudentsYour make-up class will be held on 25th October 2014 (Saturday). I am expecting your presence in the class on time (8.30, 11.20). Thank you all. 

Unofficial Result Summer 2014

18/09/2014 22:24
UIU students of my sections are asked to check their marks over here. If there is any marks MISSING (only missing marks, nothing else) then email me mentioning your ID, Section. Good luck.

Publication news

19/08/2014 16:18
New article on verbal short term memory has been published by Asheek Mohammad Shimul & Denis McKeown. You can find this paper here. https://www.academia.edu/8015153/A_Topical_Discussion_of_Interference_in_Verbal_Short-term_Memory

Article published online

02/02/2013 15:48
Mr. Asheek along with Shayma Akhter has published their research work in Asian Business Review. You can find the link here abrjournal.weebly.com/management.html

First Article of our DUMRU published

09/01/2013 16:16
This is really a good news that one of our team member Md. Salim Hossain has published his article "LIFE-LOGGING TECHNOLOGY (SENSECAM): STATE-OF-THE-ART IN STUDYING AUTOBIOGRAPHICAL MEMORY" in The International Journal of Social Sciences. You can download the paper here...