Academic staff in the School of Psychology 

Head of School

Professor Kim Shapiro

Professor Kim Shapiro

Professor and Chair of Cognitive Neuroscience
Head of School

School of Psychology

Professor Shapiro in collaboration with other colleagues published the first paper on the ‘attentional blink’ phenomenon, which has attracted great interest on the part of many scientists. The original publication has been cited over 1000 times and approximately 500 reports on the same topic have followed from it. He employs a wide range of neuroscience approaches and tools in his ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 4930

Email k.l.shapiro@bham.ac.uk

Academic staff

Dr Elizabeth Kent

School of Psychology

Jess Kerlin

Jess Kerlin

Research Associate
Doctoral Researcher

School of Psychology

Jess Kerlin is currently studying visual attention and working memory, with the goal of uncovering the neural mechanisms which underlie these processes. He is currently pursuing a PhD in Psychology under the supervision of Professor Kimron Shapiro and Professor Jane Raymond, utilizing a number of behavioural and neuroimaging techniques to address critical questions in the field.

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 4637

Email j.r.kerlin@bham.ac.uk

Dr Juliane Kloess

Research Fellow

School of Psychology

Juliane works on a research fellowship in collaboration with West Midlands Police.

Investigators: Dr Jessica Woodhams (University of Birmingham), Dr Catherine Hamilton-Giachritsis (University of Bath), Professor Tim Grant (Aston University)

Email j.a.kloess@bham.ac.uk

Dr Ansgar Koene

Dr Ansgar Koene

Research Fellow

School of Psychology

Dr Ansgar Koene is a postdoctoral research fellow working on human sensory motor control. Based on his multi-disciplinary background in psychology and robotics he also leads the Behaviour Informatics project for facilitating interdisciplinary sharing of information related to human, animal and robot behaviour.

Telephone +44 (0)121 41 49517

Email a.r.koene@bham.ac.uk

Dr Andrea Krott

Dr Andrea Krott

Senior Lecturer

School of Psychology

Andrea Krott is psycholinguist who is interested in language acquisition and brain responses to language processing. Many of her studies, carried out in various languages, have focused on how adults and children understand and produce compound words (e.g. “baby bottle”). Her current research concerns children’s word learning and language-related brain responses (EEG) in ...

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 4903

Email a.krott@bham.ac.uk