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 Chie Takahashi

Dr Chie Takahashi

Research Fellow

School of Psychology

Dr Chie Takahashi is a postdoctoral research fellow in Cognitive Psychology and Brain Science at the Behavioural Brain Sciences Centre, and a member of the Selective Attention & Awareness Laboratory (SAAL)directed by Dr Jason Braithwaite. Her current research is to investigate the brain mechanisms of cortical hyperexcitability and the out-of-body experiences in non-clinical ...

Telephone +44 (0) 121 414 2861

Email c.takahashi@bham.ac.uk

Dr Claudio Tennie

Dr Claudio Tennie

Birmingham Fellow

School of Psychology

Dr Claudio Tennie’s work focusses on the evolutionary origins of modern human culture (and cooperation).

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 6795

Email c.tennie@bham.ac.uk

Jason Michael Thomas

Jason Michael Thomas

ESRC Research Fellow

School of Psychology

I am interested in studying human eating behaviour using a variety of experimental techniques, including functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), psychopharmacological manipulations, and novel behavioural measures of appetite and food intake.

Telephone +44 (0)121 414 4899

Email thomasjm@bham.ac.uk

Dr Robin Thompson

Dr Robin Thompson

Senior Birmingham Fellow

School of Psychology

Robin Thompson is a cognitive psychologist interested in the underlying nature of human language (both signed and spoken) and, in particular, how language is related to other aspects of cognition.

Email r.thompson@bham.ac.uk