Dr Amelia Hunt

Dr Amelia Hunt

Senior Lecturer

Dr Amelia Hunt
Dr Amelia Hunt

Contact Details

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The University of Aberdeen School of Psychology William Guild Building Room T09 Kings College Old Aberdeen AB24 3FX
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  • 2009-present: Lecturer / Senior Lecturer, University of Aberdeen
  • 2005-2008: Postdoctoral Fellow, Harvard Vision Lab, Cambridge USA
  • 2005: PhD, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
  • 1999: B.Sc., Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada

Research Interests

  • Perceptual stability and eye movements
  • Visual search strategies
  • The relationship between attention and eye movements
  • The timecourse of visual processing and attention

Teaching Responsibilities

  • Level 1: Lectures on Perception
  • Level 3: Lectures on Attention
  • Level 3 practical project supervision
  • Level 3 perception tutorials
  • Level 4 critical review tutorials
  • Level 4 thesis supervision
  • MRes & MSc thesis supervision
  • MRes lecture (dissemination I)
Further Info

External Responsibilities

Associate editor of the Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception & Performance

Admin Responsibilities

  • Internship coordinator
  • Disabilities officer
  • Research committee
  • Member of Senate


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  • Mahon, A, Bendžiūtė, S, Hesse, C & Hunt, AR 2020, 'Shared attention for action selection and action monitoring in goal-directed reaching', Psychological Research, vol. 84, pp. 313-326. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s00426-018-1064-x
  • Clarke, ADF, Irons, JL, James, W, Leber, AB & Hunt, AR 2020, 'Stable individual differences in strategies within, but not between, visual search tasks', Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. <> [Online] DOI: https://osf.io/r3fu3/
  • James, WRG, Reuther, J, Angus, E, Clarke, ADF & Hunt, AR 2019, 'Inefficient Eye Movements: Gamification Improves Task Execution, But Not Fixation Strategy', Vision, vol. 3, no. 3, 48. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/vision3030048
  • Nowakowska, A, Clarke, ADF, Sahraie, A & Hunt, AR 2019, 'Practice-related changes in eye movement strategy in healthy adults with simulated hemianopia', Neuropsychologia, vol. 128, pp. 232-240. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2018.01.020
  • Clarke, ADF, Nowakowska, A & Hunt, AR 2019, 'Seeing Beyond Salience and Guidance: The Role of Bias and Decision in Visual Search', Vision, vol. 3, no. 3, 46. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/vision3030046
  • Hunt, AR, Reuther, J, Hilchey, MD & Klein, RM 2019, The Relationship Between Spatial Attention and Eye Movements. in T Hodgson (ed.), Current Topics in Behavioral Neurosciences: Processes of Visuo-spatial Attention and Working Memory. vol. 41, Current Topics in Behavioral Neurosciences, Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg, pp. 255-278. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/7854_2019_95
  • Reuther, J, Chakravarthi, R & Hunt, AR 2019, 'The eye that binds: Feature integration is not disrupted by saccadic eye movements', Attention, Perception & Psychophysics. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.3758/s13414-019-01873-7
  • MacInnes, WJ, Hunt, AR, Clarke, ADF & Dodd, MD 2018, 'A Generative Model of Cognitive State from Task and Eye Movements', Cognitive Computation, vol. 10, no. 5, pp. 703-717. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s12559-018-9558-9
  • Mahon, A, Clarke, ADF & Hunt, AR 2018, 'The role of attention in eye-movement awareness', Attention, Perception & Psychophysics, vol. 80, no. 7, pp. 1691-1704. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.3758/s13414-018-1553-4
  • Golubickis, M, Sahraie, A, Hunt, AR, Visokomogilski, A, Topalidis, P & MacRae, CN 2018, 'The visual influence of ostracism', European Journal of Social Psychology, vol. 48, no. 2, pp. 182-188. [Online] DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/ejsp.2305
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