Miss BRITTANY CHRISTIAN The University of Aberdeen School of Psychology Miss BRITTANY CHRISTIAN Research PG


Research PG

MSc Social Cognitive Neuroscience


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Research Interests

Social Cognition; Mental Imagery; Embodiment; Visual Perspective; Space-Time Mapping 

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Dr. Thalia Wheatley and Carolyn Parkinson, Dartmouth College, wheatlab.virb.com


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Teaching Responsibilities

Level 1 Debates

Level 3 Practicals 

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Contributions to Journals


  • Miles, LK., Christian, BM., Masilamani, N., Volpi, L. & Macrae, CN. (2014). 'Not so close encounters of the third kind: visual perspective and imagined social interaction'. Social Psychological and Personality Science, vol 5, no. 5, pp. 558-565.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1177/1948550613511500
  • Macrae, CN., Christian, BM., Golubickis, M., Karanasiou, M., Troksiarova, L., McNamara, DL. & Miles, LK. (2014). 'When Do I Wear Me Out? Mental Simulation and the Diminution of Self-Control'. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, vol 143, no. 4, pp. 1755-1764.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1037/a0036100
  • Christian, BM., Parkinson, C., Macrae, CN., Miles, LK. & Wheatley, TP. (in press). 'When Imagining Yourself in Pain, Visual Perspective Matters: The Neural and Behavioral Correlates of Simulated Sensory Experiences'. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, pp. 1-10.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1162/jocn_a_00754
  • Marie, D., Christian, BM., Lumsden, J. & Miles, L. (2014). 'Informing Scotland’s mental health strategy from the classroom context'. Psychology Teaching Review, vol 20, pp. 137-142.
  • Macrae, N., Sunder Raj, R., Best, SB., Christian, BM. & Miles, L. (2013). 'Imagined sensory experiences can shape person perception: It's a matter of visual perspective'. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, vol 49, no. 3, pp. 595-598.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1016/j.jesp.2012.10.002
  • Christian, BM., Miles, LK., Fung, FHK., Best, S. & Macrae, CN. (2013). 'The shape of things to come: Exploring goal-directed prospection'. Consciousness and Cognition, vol 22, no. 2, pp. 471-478.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1016/j.concog.2013.02.002
  • Christian, BM., Miles, LK., Parkinson, C. & Macrae, CN. (2013). 'Visual perspective and the characteristics of mind wandering'. Frontiers in Psychology, vol 4, 699, pp. 699.
    [Online] DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00699
  • Christian, BM., Miles, LK. & Macrae, CN. (2012). 'Your space or mine?: Mapping self in time'. PloS one, vol 7, no. 11, e49228.
    [Online] DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0049228
    [Online] AURA: Christian_Miles_Macrae_2012_your_space_or_mine.pdf

Chapters in Books, Reports and Conference Proceedings


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