Dorthe Berntsen, Ph.D.

 Dorthe BerntsenDorthe Berntsen, Ph.D., is a professor of psychology at Aarhus University, Denmark. Her major research interest is autobiographical memory, which she studies in healthy cognition, in relation to mental disorders, and developmentally across the life span. She has pioneered and written extensively on research about involuntary (spontaneous) autobiographical memories. She is the leader of Center on Autobiographical Memory Research funded by the Danish National Research Foundation, hosting about 30 autobiographical memory researchers from different parts of the world.