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I joined the School of Psychological Sciences and Health in 2017. My research focuses on face recognition, individal differences, attention, and distractibility. I have now established the Strathclyde Applied Cognitive Psychology Lab, information on our work can be found via this web page - www.strathacpl.com
I completed my degree in Psychology at the University of Glasgow in 2009. I gained my PhD from the UCL Institute of Cognitive Neuroscience in 2014, under the supervision of Professor Nilli Lavie (www.attention-focus.com), and funded by an MRC PhD Studentship.
I then held a post-doctoral position in Professor Mike Burton's FaceVar Lab (www.facevar.com) at the University of Aberdeen and then the University of York (2013-2017).
My teaching duties extend across the BA degree and our MSc prgrammes:
Deputy Course Director - MSc in Research Methods
Topic Leader - 4th Year Course - The Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience of Face Recognition (PCNFR)
Topic Leader - 4th Year Course - Psychology Work Placement Class
Topic Contributor - 3rd Year Course - Cognition
Topic Contributor - 2nd Year Course - Cognition & Neuropsychology
Undergraduate Dissertation Supervisor
MSc Dissertation Supervisor
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1/03/22 → 1/03/23
Project: Internally funded project
Robertson, D. & Davis, J. P.
Project: Knowledge Exchange (Conference / Seminar Hosting)
Sunilkumar, D., Kelly, S., Stevenage, S. & Robertson, D. J., 16 Jun 2022.
Research output: Contribution to conference › Paper › peer-review
Robertson, D. J., Shephard, M. P., Anderson, T. & Huhe, N., 25 May 2022.
Research output: Contribution to conference › Poster › peer-review
Happiness sells: The impact of emotional pareidolic face configurations on cognition, product perception and consumer attitudes.
Robertson, David (Recipient), 1 Jun 2017
Prize: Other distinction
21 Jun 2022
Activity: Talk or presentation types › Invited talk