Memory Disorders Research Society (MDRS) – 2016 Annual Meeting

2016 Annual Meeting of the Memory Disorders Research Society (MDRS)

Organizers: Ken Norman and Nick Turk-Browne
Funded by: Department of Psychology, Princeton University (Langfeld Fund), Nature Neuroscience, Trends in Cognitive Science
Invited speaker gender ratio: 24 Women : 40 Men (37.5%)
Estimated* base rate of females in the field: 36%

*Method of estimation: The annual meeting is open only to MDRS members, so we counted the number of females among members (although it is not clear that the membership is a true reflection of the gender distribution of researchers in the field).