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Lauren Marsh

Research Fellow, Faculty of Science

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Biography

I completed my PhD in Social Cognition and Autism at the University of Nottingham in 2013. I then moved to the University of Surrey for a postdoctoral position in Social Neuroscience, follwed by a three year Senior Research Associate position in Developmental Psychology at the University of Bristol. I came back to the University of Nottingham in 2017 to take up a Research Fellowship.

Research Summary

I am currently interested in how we interpret the social world, using cognitive neuroscience techniques such as eye tracking and fMRI. For instance, I would like to understand how we read nonverbal… read more

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Current Research

I am currently interested in how we interpret the social world, using cognitive neuroscience techniques such as eye tracking and fMRI. For instance, I would like to understand how we read nonverbal behaviour such as actions or gestures to give us insight into others' thoughts, feelings and intentions. I am also interested in finding out how individuals with autism interpret these signals differently, and why they might struggle during social encounters.

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