Henry L. Roediger, III, is the James S. McDonnell Distinguished University Professor and Dean of Academic Planning at Washington University in St. Louis. He graduated with a B.A in Psychology from Washington & Lee University and received his Ph.D. from Yale. His research has centered on human learning and memory, and he has published over 250 articles and chapters on various aspects of cognitive processes involved in remembering. His recent research has focused on illusions of memory and effects of testing memory. He has published three textbooks and has edited six other books. He is a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, the American Psychological Association, the Association for Psychological Science, the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the American Educational Research Association, and the Canadian Psychological Association. In 2012, the Association for Psychological Science honored him as a William James Fellow for lifetime achievements in psychology.