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Professor Brian Butterworth FBA

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About this Fellow

Psychology; East Asia; cognitive neuroscience and neuropsychology

Website: http://www.mathematicalbrain.com

Appointments

Current post

  • Professor of Cognitive Neuropsychology, University College London

Past Appointments

  • Demonstrator, Lecturer in Psychology, University of Cambridge, 1972 - 1980
  • Lecturer, Reader, Professor of Cognitive Neuropsychology, University College London, 1980
  • Professor of Cognitive Neuropsychology, University College London, University College London, 1992
  • Demonstrator then Lecturer in Psychology, University of Cambridge, 1972 - 1980
  • Professor of Cognitive Neuropsychology, University College London, University College London, 1992

Publications

Language production (vols 1 and 2) 1980, 1983

The mathematical brain 1999

Category specificity of reading and writing: the case of numbers Nature Neuroscience 2001

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Cognitive and neural mechanisms of visual attention and working memory; Integration of attention across sensory modalities; Face perception and recognition and their impairment in prosopagnosia

Professor Nilli Lavie

Psychological and neural mechanisms of attention, awareness, working memory and cognitive control; Load theory: the effects of information-processing load on attention, perception, and cognition; emotion effects on attention and perception

Professor Núria Sebastián Gallés

Learning and language processing with a special emphasis on bilinguals. Research extends from infants to adults with methodologies that are based on behavioural, physiological and brain imaging responses

Professor Peter Cooper

The intergenerational transmission of psychopathology; child cognitive and socio-emotional development in the developing world; the development evaluation and dissemination of parenting interventions