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Dr Justin OBrien

Dr Justin OBrien
Lecturer in Psychology

Summary

Developmental visual neuroscience, studying the autism spectrum, face perception and psychophysics.

I studied psychology at the University of Exeter, graduating in 1993. I then completed my PhD on the topic of depth perception as part of a BBSRC and BAe Case award at University College London in 1997. Subsequently I worked on functional neuroimaging projects as a postdoc at the MRC’s Visual Development Unit at UCL, studying visual perception in developmental disorders before moving to Brunel in 2002 as a lecturer in psychology.

Qualifications:

PhD Psychology (University College London 1997)

BA Psychology (University of Exeter 1993)

Responsibility

I coordinate the Psychology Open Days, Applicant Days, Outreach Programme and website

Newest selected publications

Girges, C., Spencer, J. and O'Brien, J. (2015) 'Categorizing identity from facial motion.'. Q J Exp Psychol (Hove), 68 (9). pp. 1832 - 1843. ISSN: 1747-0218 Open Access Link

Journal article

Girges, C., Wright, M., Spencer, J. and O'Brien, J. (2014) 'Event-related alpha suppression in response to facial motion'.Federation of European Neuroscience Societies: The Social Brain Conference. Copenhagen. 19 - 8 OctoberOpen Access Link

Conference paper

O'Brien, J., Spencer, J., Girges, C., Johnston, A. and Hill, H. (2014) 'Impaired perception of facial motion in autism spectrum disorder.'. PLoS One, 9 (7). pp. e102173. ISSN: 1932-6203 Open Access Link

Journal article

Girges, C., Wright, MJ., Spencer, JV. and O'Brien, JMD. (2014) 'Event-related alpha suppression in response to facial motion.'. PLoS One, 9 (2). pp. e89382. ISSN: 1932-6203 Open Access Link

Journal article

O'Brien., Spencer, J., Girges, C., Johnston, A. and Hill, H. (2014) 'Impaired Perception of Facial Motion in Autism Spectrum Disorder'.British Psychological Society: Developmental Section, Annual Conference. Amsterdam. [unpublished]

Conference paper
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