[visionlist] PhD Studentships - Perception, Attention and Memory Group at Nottingham Trent University, UK

Howard, Christina christina.howard at ntu.ac.uk
Wed Jan 30 04:00:46 -04 2019

50 PhD studentships available at Nottingham Trent University, UK
Nottingham Trent University is offering over 50 fully-funded PhD studentships for UK, EU or international students in our core subject areas or key research themes. More details can be found here: https://www.ntu.ac.uk/c/phd-studentships. Research at NTU was awarded the 2015 Queens Anniversary Prize - the highest honour for a UK university - and 90% of our research was classed as world-leading, internationally excellent or internationally recognised in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework.
We would like to encourage applications to complete a PhD within the Perception, Attention and Memory Group. We are a vibrant research group investigating auditory, visual and temporal perception and attention, as well as conducting both theoretical and applied memory research. We have excellent facilities, including EEG, eye and motor tracking, TMS, driving simulators, sound booths and VR. Please visit our webpage for more information about our research and facilities. https://www.ntu.ac.uk/research/groups-and-centres/groups/perception-and-attention
We would like to encourage applications on any topic that aligns with our research interests, including the specific projects listed below. Please contact the researcher directly if you're interested in the topic and have a strong academic record.

Dr Filipe Cristino (filipe.cristino at ntu.ac.uk<mailto:filipe.cristino at ntu.ac.uk>): Understanding human gaze behaviour; pupillometry; eye tracking in VR environment

Dr Duncan Guest (duncan.guest at ntu.ac.uk<mailto:duncan.guest at ntu.ac.uk>): Visual search, memory and eye tracking within VR.
Dr Christina Howard (christina.howard at ntu.ac.uk<mailto:christina.howard at ntu.ac.uk>): Neural basis of attention, distraction and mind wandering.
Dr Lucy Justice (lucy.justice at ntu.ac.uk<mailto:lucy.justice at ntu.ac.uk>): How do jurors and legal professionals make judgements of memory-based evidence?
Dr Andrew Mackenzie (andrew.mackenzie at ntu.ac.uk<mailto:andrew.mackenzie at ntu.ac.uk>): Visual Cognition and Neuroscience within everyday tasks: Understanding eye movement behaviour and cognitive ability in the real world
Dr Darren Rhodes (darren.rhodes at ntu.ac.uk<mailto:darren.rhodes at ntu.ac.uk>): The perception of time inside and out: exteroceptive and interoceptive modelling of temporal processes
Dr Kate Roberts (kate.roberts at ntu.ac.uk<mailto:kate.roberts at ntu.ac.uk>): How does age-related hearing loss affect cognitive ability? (https://www.frontiersin.org/articles/10.3389/fnagi.2016.00039/full<https://emea01.safelinks.protection.outlook.com/?url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.frontiersin.org%2Farticles%2F10.3389%2Ffnagi.2016.00039%2Ffull&data=01%7C01%7C%7Cddd683a0781a4922f01208d6853edc01%7C8acbc2c5c8ed42c78169ba438a0dbe2f%7C0&sdata=4PB8F4NsLwmtznkRW7XAoKd%2BV5DITrqN8aTjxtB1qbc%3D&reserved=0>).
Dr Paula Stacey (paula.stacey at ntu.ac.uk<mailto:paula.stacey at ntu.ac.uk>) & Dr Chris Sumner (christian.sumner at ntu.ac.uk<mailto:christian.sumner at ntu.ac.uk>): Audiovisual integration in users of cochlear implants.

Dr Christina J. Howard
Associate Professor
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Nottingham Trent University
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Temporal Sampling and Representation Updating, Progress in Brain Research, Academic Press
Table of Contents
Preface Christina J. Howard
1. Oculomotor measures reveal the temporal dynamics of preparing for search
  Katya Olmos-Solis, Anouk M. van Loon, Sander A. Los and Christian N.L. Olivers -Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
2. Attention in action and perception: Unitary or separate mechanisms of selectivity?
  James T. Enns, Allison A. Brennan and Robert L. Whitwell -University of British Columbia
3. Perceptual episodes, temporal attention, and the role of cognitive control: Lessons from the attentional blink
  Guy Snir and Yaffa Yeshurun -University of Haifa
4. Accumulating visual information for action
  Eli Brenner and Jeroen B.J. Smeets -Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam
5. Learning features in complex and changing environment: A distribution-based framework for visual attention and vision in general
  Andrey Chetverikov, Gianluca Campana and  Árni Kristjánsson -University of Iceland, Saint Petersburg State University, University of Padova
6. Fundamental computational constraints on the time course of perception and action
  Shimon Edelman and Roy Moyal -Cornell University
7. Selecting multiple features delays perception, but only when targets are horizontally arranged
  Shih-Yu Lo -National Chiao Tung University
8. The maintenance and updating of representations of no longer visible objects and their parts
  J.D. McCarthy, Gennady Erlikhman and Gideon P. Caplovitz -UCLA, University of Nevada
9. Choosing the speed of dynamic mental simulations
Alexis D. J. Makin - University of Liverpool
10. Behavioral oscillation in face priming: Prediction about face identity is updated at a theta-band rhythm
  Yuanye Wang and Huan Luo -Peking University
11. Incorporation of prosthetic limbs into the body representation of amputees: Evidence from the crossed hands temporal order illusion
  Yuki Sato, Toshihiro Kawase, Kouji Takano, Charles Spence and Kenji Kansaku -Research Institute of National Rehabilitation Center for Persons with Disabilities, Saitama and Oxford University
12. Synchronizing the tracking eye movements with the motion of a visual target: Basic neural processes
  L. Goffart, C. Bourrelly and J. Quinet -Institut de Neurosciences de la Timone, Marseilles
13. The importance of timing, at the cortical level, in object representation updating to predict changes in the environment
  Naomi du Bois and Mark A. Elliott -National University of Ireland
14. Effect of emotions on temporal attention
  Maruti V. Mishra, Sonia B. Ray and Narayanan Srinivasan - University of Allahabad

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