Postgraduate Publications

Postgraduate Publications

Below are lists of publications, by year, which include our postgraduate students as authors.


Golubickis, M., Falben, J. K., Cunningham, W. A., & MacRae, C. N. (2018). Exploring the selfownership effect: Separating stimulus and response biases. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory and Cognition, 44(2), 295-306. DOI: 10.1037/xlm0000455

Nowakowska, A., Clarke, A. D. F., Sahraie, A., & Hunt, A. R. (2018). Practice-related changes in eye movement strategy in healthy adults with simulated hemianopia. Neuropsychologia. DOI:10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2018.01.020

Ross, A. I., Schenk, T., Billino, J., Macleod, M. J., & Hesse, C. (2018). Avoiding unseen obstacles: Subcortical vision is not sufficient to maintain normal obstacle avoidance behaviour during reaching. Cortex, 98, 177-193. DOI:10.1016/j.cortex.2016.09.010

Golubickis, M., Ho, N. S., Falbén, J. K., Mackenzie, K. M., Boschetti, A., Cunningham, W. A., & Macrae, C. N. (2018). Mine or mothers? Exploring the self-ownership effect across cultures. Culture and Brain. DOI: https://doi. org/10.1007/s40167-018-0068-0

Golubickis, M., Sahraie, A., Hunt, A. R., Visokomogilski, A., Topalidis, P., & Macrae, C. N. (2018). The visual influence of ostracism. European Journal of Social Psychology, 48(2), 182-188. DOI:

Hermens, F., Golubickis, M., & Macrae, C. N. (2018). Eye movements while judging faces for trustworthiness and dominance. PeerJ, 6, e5702. DOI: https://

Irwin, A., & Cederblad, A. M. H. (2018). Faculty experience of rudeness in Scottish higher education: dealing with rudeness from students and colleagues. Journal of Further and Higher Education. DOI: https://doi. org/10.1080/0309877X.2017.1394987

MacRae, C. N., Visokomogilski, A., Golubickis, M., & Sahraie, A. (2018). Self-Relevance Enhances the Benefits of Attention on Perception. Visual Cognition. DOI: 3506285.2018.1498421

Ray, D. G., Gomillion, S., Pintea, A. I., & Hamlin, I. (2018). On being forgotten: Memory and forgetting serve as signals of interpersonal importance. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. DOI:

Soo, L., Chakravarthi, R., & Andersen, S. K. (2018). Critical resolution: A superior measure of crowding. Vision Research, 153, 13-23. DOI: https://doi. org/10.1016/j.visres.2018.08.005



Irwin, A., Taylor, S., Laugerud, E., & Roberts, D. (2017). Investigating the use of nontechnical skills in Scottish and English aircraft maintenance teams using a mixed methodology of interviews and a questionnaire. International Journal of Aerospace Psychology.

Kangur , K., Billino, J., & Hesse, C. (2017). Keeping safe: Intra-individual consistency in obstacle avoidance behaviour across grasping and locomotion tasks. iPerception, 8(1), 1-10.

Nowakowska, A., Clarke, A. D. F., & Hunt, A. R. (2017). Human visual search behaviour is far from ideal. Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Science, 284, 20162676.

Swainson, R., Martin, D., & Prosser, L. (2017). Task-switch costs subsequent to cue-only

Agnew, H. C. & Pilz, K. S. (2017). Temporal aspects of natural scene categorisation in healthy ageing. Vision Research, 140, 25-32. DOI: 10.1016/j.visres.2017.06.012

Bull, R., Marshark, M., Nordmann, E., Sapere, P., & Skene, W. A. (2017). The approximate number system and domain general abilities as predictors of math ability in children with normal hearing and hearing loss. British Journal of Developmental Psychology, DOI: 10.1111/bjdp.12204

Golubickis, M., Falben, J. K., Sahraie, A., Visokomogilski, A., Cunningham, W. A., Sui, J., & Macrae, C. N. (2017). Self prioritization and perceptual matching: The effects of temporal construal. Memory and Cognition, 45, 1223- 1239. DOI: 10.3758/s13421-017-0722-3

Golubickis, M., Sahraie, A., Hunt, A. R., Visokomogilski, A., Topalidis, P., & MacRae, C. N. (2017). The Visual Influence of Ostracism. European Journal of Social Psychology. DOI: 10.1002/ejsp.2305

Irwin, A. & Cederblad, A.M.H. (in press). Faculty experience of rudeness in Scottish higher education: dealing with rudeness from students and colleagues. Journal of Further and Higher Education. DOI:10.1080/0309877X.2017.1394987

Macrae, C. N., Mitchell, J. P., Golubickis, M., Ho, N. S. P., Sherlock, R., Parlongo, R., Christian, B. M. (2017). Saving For Your Future Self: The Role of Imaginary Experiences. Self and Identity, 16, 384-398. DOI:10.1080/1 5298868.2016.1264465

Miles, L. K., Lumsden, J., Flannigan, N., Allsop, J. S., & Marie, D. (2017). Coordination Matters: Interpersonal Synchrony Influences Collaborative Problem-Solving. Psychology, 8, 1857-1878. DOI: 10.4236/psych.2017.811121

Miller, L., Agnew, H., & Pilz, K. S. (2017). Behavioural evidence for distinct mechanisms related to global and biological motion perception. Vision Research. DOI:10.1016/j.visres.2017.08.004

Pilz, K. S., Miller, L., Agnew, H. (2017). Motion coherence and direction discrimination in healthy aging. Journal of Vision, 17, [31]. DOI: 10.1167/17.1.31

Reuther, J., & Chakravarthi, R. (2017). Does selfprioritization affect perceptual processes? Visual Cognition, 25, 381-398. DOI: 10.1080/13506285.2017.1323813


  • Swainson, R., Martin, D., & Prosser, L. (2016). Task-switch costs subsequent to cue-only trials. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. DOI: 10.1080/17470218.2016.1188321
  • Gregory, S. E. A., & Jackson, M. C. (2016). Joint attention enhances visual working memory. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition. DOI: 10.1037/xlm0000294
  • Allsop, J. S., Vaitkus, T., Marie, D., & Miles, L. K. (2016). Coordination and collective performance: Cooperative goals boost interpersonal synchrony and task outcomes. Frontiers in Psychology, 7, 1462. DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.01462
  • Agnew, HC., Phillips, LH. & Pilz, KS. (2016). Global form and motion processing in healthy ageing. Acta Psychologica, 166, 12-20.

Journal Articles

  • MacInnes, WJ., Krueger, HM. & Hunt, AR. (2015). 'Just passing through? Inhibition of return in saccadic sequences'. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, vol 68, no. 2, pp. 402-416
  • Roberts, Flin & Cleland. (2015). Staying in the Zone: Offshore drillers' situation awareness. Human Factors, 57(4), 573-590
  • Laing, C., Phillips, L.H., Cooper, C., Hosie, J.A., & Summers, F. (2015). Anger, quality of life and mood in multiple sclerosis. Journal of Multiple Sclerosis, 2, 1-6
  • Cseh, G.M., Phillips, L.H. & Pearson, D.G. (2015). Flow, mood and visual creativity. Cognition and Emotion. 29, 281-291
  • Martin, D., Swainson, R., Slessor, G., Hutchison, J., Marosi, D., & Cunningham, S. J. (2015). The simultaneous extraction of multiple social categories from unfamiliar faces. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 60, 51-58
  • Rutherford, J.S., Flin, R., Irwin, A., McFadyen, A. (2015) Evaluation of the prototype Anaesthetic Non-Technical Skills for Anaesthetic Practitioners (ANTS-AP) system: a behavioural rating system to assess the non-technical skills used by staff assisting the anaesthetist. Anaesthesia, 70, 907-914
  • Rutherford, J.S., Flin, R., Irwin, A. (2015) The non-technical skills used by anaesthetic technicians in critical incidents reported to the Australian Incident Monitoring System between 2002 and 2008. Anaesthesia and Intensive Care, 43, 512-517
  • Rutherford, J.S., Flin, R., Hellaby, M., Caldwell, D. (2015) Testing the reliability, validity and usability of the prototype Anaesthetic Non-Technical Skills - Anaesthetic Practitioners (ANTS-AP) behaviour rating system. Anaesthesia, 72 (Suppl 2), 32

Book Chapters

  • Hutchison, J. & Martin, D. (2015). The evolution of stereotypes. In T. Shackelford, L. Welling, & V. Zeigler-Hill (Eds). Evolutionary Perspectives on Social Psychology. Springer Publishing
  • Rutherford, J.S. (2015) Understanding human error and non-technical skills in surgery. In J.S. Dreyer and D. Ball, Critical Care Handbook for Global Surgery. (2nd edition) Dumfries, Alba CCCD SCIO
  • Ross, AI., Schenk, T. & Hesse, C. (2014). 'Line-bisectioning and obstacle avoidance: evidence for separate strategies'. Acta Psychologica, vol 151, pp. 74-82
  • Krueger, HM., MacInnes, WJ. & Hunt, AR. (2014). 'Perceptual merging contributes to cueing effects'. Journal of Vision, vol 14, no. 7, 13
  • Phillips, L.H., Henry, J.D., Nouzova, E. Scott, C. Radlak, B. & Summers, F. (2014). Difficulties with emotion regulation in multiple sclerosis: Links to executive function, mood and quality of life. Journal of Clinical and Experimental Neuropsychology, 36, 1-12
  • Slessor, G., Phillips, L. H., Ruffman, T., Bailey, P.E., & Insch, P. (2014). Exploring own-age biases in deception detection. Cognition and Emotion, 28, 493-506
  • Cooper, C.L, Phillips, L, H., Johnston, M., Radlak, B., &  Macleod, M.J. (2014). Links between emotion perception and social participation restriction following stroke. Brain Injury, 28, 122-126
  • Martin, D., Hutchison, J., Slessor, G., Urquhart, J., Cunningham, S.J., & Smith, K. (2014). The spontaneous formation of stereotypes via cumulative cultural evolution. Psychological Science, 25, 1777-1786
  • Krueger, HM. & Hunt, AR. (2013). 'Inhibition of return across eye and object movements: the role of prediction'. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, vol 39, no. 3, pp. 735-744
  • Nordmann, E., Cleland, AA. & Bull, R. (2013). 'Cat got your tongue? Using the tip-of-the-tongue state to investigate fixed expressions'. Cognitive Science, vol 37, no. 8, pp. 1553-1564
  • Houston, K.A., Clifford, B.R., Phillips, L.H. & Memon, A., (2013). The emotional eyewitness: The effects of emotion on specific aspects of eyewitness recall and recognition performance. Emotion, 13, 118-128
  • Rutherford, J.S. (2013) An introduction to non-technical skills in the operating theatre. Journal of Operating Department Practitioners, 4, 7-10
  • Christian, B.M., Miles, L., Parkinson, C. & Macrae, C.N. (2013). 'Visual perspective and the characteristics of mind wandering'. Frontiers in Psychology
  • Smith, D.S., Jones, B.C. & Allan, K. (2013). Socio-sexuality and episodic memory function in women: further evidence of an adaptive “mating mode”. Memory & Cognition
  • Benson, P., Beedie, S. A., Nouzova, E. & St Clair, D. (2013). Independence of smooth pursuit and visual scanpaths and a model of eye movement dysfunction in major mental illnesses. European Archives of Psychiatry + Clinical Neuroscience, 263, Supplement 1, S19-S20
  • Christian, B.M., Miles, L., Fung, F.H.K., Best, S.B. & Macrae, N. (2013). The shape of things to come: Exploring goal-directed prospection. Consciousness and Cognition, vol 22, no. 2, pp. 471-478
  • Macrae, N., Sunder Raj, R., Best, S.B., Christian, B.M., & 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
  • Bull, R., Cleland, A.A., & Mitchell, T. (2013). Sex differences in the spatial representation of number. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, vol 142, no. 1, pp. 181-192
  • Ritchie, KL., Hunt, AR. & Sahraie, A. (2012). 'Trans-saccadic priming in hemianopia: Sighted-field sensitivity is boosted by a blind-field prime'. Neuropsychologia, vol 50, no. 5, pp. 997-1005
  • Hungr, C. & Hunt, AR. (2012). 'Physical self-similarity enhances the gaze-cueing effect'. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, vol 65, no. 7, pp. 1250-1259
  • Scott, C.L., Phillips, L.H., Johnston, M., Whyte, M. & McLeod, M. (2012). Emotion processing and social participation following stroke: study protocol. BMC Neurology,12, 56-63. doi:10.1186/1471-2377-12-56
  • Slessor, G., Phillips, LH., Bull, R., Venturini, C., Bonny, EJ. & Rokaszewicz, A. (2012). Investigating the "Deceiver Stereotype": Do Older Adults Associate Averted Gaze With Deception? Journals of Gerontology. Series B, Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 67, 178-183
  • Insch, PM., Bull, R., Phillips, LH., Allen, R. & Slessor, G. (2012). Adult aging, processing style, and the perception of biological motion. Experimental Aging Research, 38, 169-185
  • Marschark, M., Bull, R., Sapere, P., Nordmann, E., Skene, WA. & Lumsden, SJ. (2012). 'Do you see what I see?: School perspectives of deaf children, hearing children and their parents'. European Journal of Special Needs Education, vol 27, no. 4, pp. 483-497
  • Christian, B.M., Miles, L.K. & Macrae, C.N. (2012). 'Your space or mine?: Mapping self in time'. PloS one, vol 7, no. 11, e49228
  • Rutherford, J.S., Flin, R., & Mitchell, L. (2012). Teamwork, communication and anaesthetic assistance in Scotland. British Journal of Anaesthesia, 109, 21-26
  • Rutherford, J.S., Flin, R., & Mitchell, L. (2012). The non-technical skills of anaesthetic assistants in the peri-operative period: a literature review. British Journal of Anaesthesia, 109, 27-31
  • Bindemann, M., Sandford, A., Gillatt, K., Avetisyan, M. & Megreya, A.M. (2012). Recognizing faces seen alone or with others: Why are two heads worse than one?. Perception, 41, 415-435
  • Mitchell, T., Bull, R. & Cleland, A.A. (2012). Implicit response-irrelevant number information triggers the SNARC effect: Evidence using a neural overlap paradigm. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, vol 65, no. 10, pp. 1945-1961
  • Nouzova, E., Beedie, S. A., Wallace, L., Shephard, E., Kuriakose, J., Kulkarni, M., Shand, A. J., Walker, N., St.Clair, D. M., & Benson, P. J. (2012). Specificity and characteristics of eye movement dysfunction in adult major depressive disorder. European Psychiatry, 27, Supplement 1,1
  • Allan, K., Jones, B.C., DeBruine, L. & Smith, D.S. (2012). Evidence of adaptation for mate choice within human females' long-term memory. Evolution and Human Behavior, vol 33, no. 3, pp. 193-199
  • Smith, D.S., Jones, B.C., Feinberg, D.R. & Allan, K. (2012). A modulatory effect of men’s voice pitch on long-term memory in women: evidence of adaptation for mate-choice?. Memory & Cognition, vol 40, no. 1, pp. 135-144
  • Bull, R., Marschark, M., Sapere, P., Davidson, WA., Murphy, D. & Nordmann, E. (2011). Numerical Estimation in Deaf and Hearing Adults. Learning and Individual Differences, vol 21, no. 4, pp. 453-457
  • Bindemann, M. & Sandford, A. (2011). Me, myself, and I: Different recognition rates for three photo-IDs of the same person. Perception, vol 40, no. 5, pp. 625-627
  • Williamson, V., Mitchell, T., Hitch, G. & Baddeley, A. (2010). Musicians' memory for verbal and tonal materials under conditions of irrelevant sound. Psychology of Music, vol 38, no. 3, pp. 331-350
  • Bull, R., Davidson, WA. & Nordmann, E. (2010). Prenatal testosterone, visual-spatial memory, and numerical skills in young children. Learning and Individual Differences, vol 20, no. 3, pp. 246-250