- summa cum laude, Pace University
- Ph.D. Psychology, USC, Los Angeles, CA
Summary Statement of Research Interests
Zelinski’s research interests include memory and cognitive changes in the elderly,longitudinal studies, and psychology of aging. Dr. Zelinski is the principal investigator of the Long Beach Longitudinal Study. This study evaluates cognition, memory and language comprehension in older adults as well as the relationship between peoples’ perceptions of their memory ability and their actual performance, and how these change as people grow old.