Social Cognition in Controls and Brain-Injured Groups: Automatic and Controlled Visual Processes
Outline of research project
I will be using eye-tracking equipment in conjunction with static and dynamic stimuli to determine if brain injured patients have different eye scan patterns compared to matched controls when they view static and dynamic social stimuli.
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Director of studies
Dr Lynne Barker
Dr Allen Goodwin
Dr John Reidy