Dr SOREN ANDERSEN

Senior Lecturer

Dr SOREN ANDERSEN

Contact Details

Telephone: +44 (0)1224 274240
Email: skandersen@abdn.ac.uk
Address: School of Psychology William Guild Building Room T5 Kings College Old Aberdeen AB24 3FX
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 Søren K Andersen 

 

 

Biography

2014 - pres.  Senior Lecturer at University of Aberdeen

2013 - 2014  Lecturer at University of Aberdeen

2010 - 2013  Postdoctoral Fellow at University of California at San Diego (UCSD),

2007 - 2010  Postdoctoral Fellow at University of Leipzig

2004 - 2007  PhD in Psychology (summa cum laude), University of Leipzig

Research Interests

 

Visual attention & perception

  • attentional selection of features, feature-conjunctions and space
  • top-down / bottom-up interactions in attentional selection
  • temporal dynamics of attention
  • distraction by emotionally arousing stimuli
  • visual attention and ageing
  • multiple object tracking
  • crowding

Short-term memory

  • common mechanisms of attention in perception and memory

Electrophysiology

  • steady-state evoked potentials
  • analysis of single trials

 

Current Research

PhD Students:

Leili Soo (BBSRC EastBio): Neural mechanisms of visual crowding

Katie McLeod: Tracking object locations and identities

Teaching Responsibilities

Lectures

Tutorials, Critical Reviews, Laboratory Practicals, Supervision

Workshops

  • Matlab Workshop (BBSRC EastBio)

Admin Responsibilities

  • MRes Coordinator
  • Member of Postgraduate Committee
  • Psychophysiology Centre Coordinator

Publications 

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