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UK Fellow, Psychology, elected in 2017

Professor Michael Burton FBA

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About this Fellow

Cognitive psychology; Face perception; Interactions between computational, experimental and applied problems in psychology



Current post

  • Professor of Psychology, University of York

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Experimental psychology and cognitive neuroscience of human higher cognitive functions: language, reading, mathematics; brain mechanisms of conscious versus non-conscious processing

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