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Dr. Andrew Bayliss joined UEA in 2011. He gained his undergraduate degree and PhD in Psychology at Bangor University and then took up postdoctoral fellowships from the ESRC, Leverhulme Trust and the University of Queensland, Australia. His research interests include social cognition, attention and action. He uses experimental approaches with methodologies including reaction time, eye tracking, motion capture (kinematics), electroencephalography and functional neuroimaging.

Indicative Publications

Edwards, S. G., Stephenson, L., Dalmaso, M., & Bayliss, A. P. (2015). Social orienting in gaze leading: A mechanism for shared attention. Proceedings of the Royal Society: B. 282(1812). 

Bayliss, A. P., Murphy, E., Naughtin, C. K., Kritikos, A., Schilbach, L., & Becker, S. I. (2013). ‘Gaze leading': Initiating simulated joint attention influences eye movements and choice behaviour. Journal of Experimental Psychology: General, 142(1), 76-92.

Schneider, D., Lam, R., Bayliss, A. P. & Dux, P. E. (2012). Cognitive load disrupts implicit theory of mind processing. Psychological Science, 23(8), 842-847.

Constable, M. D., Kritikos, A. & Bayliss, A. P. (2011). Grasping the concept of personal property. Cognition, 119(3), 430-437.

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Key Research Interests

Dr. Andrew Bayliss's research is primarily concerned with aspects of social-cognitive processing, in particular interactions between attention, emotion and action in social contexts. Current research topics include: Face perception, Eye gaze processing, Objects in social interactions (e.g. personal property) and individual differences in attention.

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Personal website: http://baylisslab.wordpress.com

Key Responsibilities

  • School Director of Research 

Areas of Expertise

Psychology; social neuroscience; social cognition; visual perception; face perception.

Teaching Interests

Module Co-ordinator: Social and Affective Neuroscience (3rd Year)

Lecturer (Cognitive Theme): Psychology: Cognition, Biology, and Individual Differences (2nd Year)

Project Supervisor:  Research Project (3rd Year)

Project Supervisor: Dissertation (Masters)



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