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Dr Andrea E Martin

(Former employee or visitor)

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Willingness to take Ph.D. students: Yes

Education / Academic qualification

Bachelor of Arts, Hampshire College, Amherst, MA, USA
The role of semantic verb type in syntactic ambiguity: An ERP investigation
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD), New York University
Memory operations and structures in sentence comprehension: Evidence from ellipsis
Master of Science, New York University

Research Interests

psychology of language, cognitive neuroscience, sentence processing, dialogue, ellipsis

recognition memory, cognitive psychology, computational modeling,

two-person neuroscience, speed-accuracy tradeoff

 

Teaching Interests

statistics, scientific method, philosophy of science, psychology of language, memory, cognitive neuroscience, cognitive psychology, introductory psychology, introductory linguistics

Teaching

Current teaching at the University of Edinburgh  2012-14

Research Methods and Statistics  (300 students, Year 1 of Psychology degree)

Cognitive Psychology (150-200 students, Year 2 of Psychology degree)

Literature Review (Groups of 3 students, Year 3 of Psychology degree)

Hypothesis Testing tutorial (Groups of 6 students, Year 4 of Psychology degree)

Specialist Techniques in Psychological Research (30 students, MSc level)

Administrative Roles

PPLS level

July 2015-present       Director of Cognitive Neuroscience Suite

2013-14           Computing and Equipment Committee, Representative for Psychology

 

Departmental Level

2012-Present   Athena Swan Gender Equality Self-assessment Committee 

2012-Present   Cognitive Science degree sub-committee 

2013-Present   Psychology Research Infrastructure Group

2013-14           Volunteer Research Assistance Programme Coordinator

2012-14           Year 3 Group Project Course Organiser 

2012                Human Cognitive Neuroscience Committee 

2012                Statistics teaching review sub-committee

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