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Dr Chris Kent

Dr Chris Kent

Dr Chris Kent
B.Sc., Ph.D.(Warw.)

Senior Lecturer

Office 3D20
The Priory Road Complex,
Priory Road, Clifton BS8 1TU
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Tel. +44 (0) 117 928 8552

Research summary

My general research interest is in perception and memory for visual, auditory, and haptic stimuli. More specifically, I am interested in the perceptual and memory processes that support a wide range of cognitive tasks. For example, how are objects encoded, stored, and retrieved from memory? An area that particularly interests me is how perceptual encoding processes and retrieval processes interact. I have studied a variety of tasks that seem to involve overlapping (and hence general) cognitive operations, including, identification, categorization, object recognition, and perceptual matching. I am also interest in how we allocate attention to both static (visual search) and ...

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Biography

I received my BSc in Psychology from Warwick in 2001. I then completed my PhD at Warwick (supervised by Professor Koen Lamberts and Professor Gordon Brown), followed by a 3 year postdoc with Koen Lamberts. I moved to Bristol in 2007.

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Recent publications

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