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ยป Dr Rebekah White
 
 

Dr Rebekah White

Qualifications

BA/BSc (ANU), MPhil (ANU), DPhil (Oxford)

Role or Position

Junior Research Fellow

Email address

rebekah.white@chch.ox.ac.uk

Academic Background

2001-2006: BA/BSc (Honours Psychology), Australian National University
2007-2008: MPhil in Psychology, Australian National University
2007-2011: DPhil in Experimental Psychology, Corpus Christi College, University of Oxford

Undergraduate Teaching

Prelims Tutorials - Cognitive Psychology

Research Interests

The role of expectation in sensory perception; Self-touch enhancement following stroke; The malleability of body representation; Anosognosia; Inattentional blindness

Publications include

White, R. C., & Aimola Davies, A. M. (2013). Anti-extinction in the tactile modality. Perception, 42, 669-671.

Aimola Davies, A. M., White, R. C., & Davies, M. (2013). Spatial limits on the nonvisual self-touch illusion and the visual rubber hand illusion: Subjective experience of the illusion and proprioceptive drift. Consciousness and Cognition, 22, 613-636.

White, R. C., & Aimola Davies, A. M. (2013). A new method for assessing self-touch enhancement of the foot in stroke patients with mobility problems. Perception, 42, 473-476.

Aimola Davies, A. M., & White, R. C. (2013). A sensational illusion: Vision-touch synaesthesia and the rubber hand paradigm. Cortex, 49, 806-818.

Aimola Davies, A. M., Waterman, S., White, R. C., & Davies, M. (2013). When you fail to see what you were told to look for: Inattentional blindness and task instructions. Consciousness and Cognition, 22, 221-230.

White, R. C., & Aimola Davies, A. M. (2012). Specular vision-touch synaesthesia: Two reference frames. Perception, 41, 871-874.

Aimola Davies, A. M., & White, R. C. (2011). Touching my face with my supernumerary hand: A cheeky illusion. Perception, 40, 1245-1247.

White, R. C., & Aimola Davies, A. M. (2011). Touching my left elbow: The anatomical structure of the body affects the illusion of self-touch. Perception, 40, 95-98.

White, R. C., Aimola Davies, A. M., Davies, M. (2011). Two hands are better than one: A new assessment method and a new interpretation of the non-visual illusion of self-touch. Consciousness and Cognition, 20, 956-964.

Aimola Davies, A. M., White, R. C., & Davies, M. (2010). Assessment of anosognosia for motor impairments. In J. M. Gurd, U. Kischka, and J. C. Marshall (Eds.), Handbook of Clinical Neuropsychology (pp. 436-468). Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Aimola Davies, A. M., White, R. C., Thew, G., Aimola, N. M. V., & Davies, M. (2010). Visual capture of action, experience of ownership and the illusion of self touch: A new rubber hand paradigm. Perception, 39, 830-838.

White, R. C., Aimola Davies, A. M., Halleen, T. J., & Davies, M. (2010). Tactile expectations and the perception of self-touch: An investigation using the rubber hand paradigm. Consciousness and Cognition, 19, 505-519.

White, R. C., Aimola Davies, A. M., & Kischka, U. (2010). Errors of somatosensory localisation in a patient with right-hemisphere stroke. Neurocase, 16, 238-258.

White, R. C., Aimola Davies, A. M., Kischka, U., & Davies, M. (2010). Touch and feel: Using the rubber hand paradigm to investigate self-touch enhancement in right-hemisphere stroke patients. Neuropsychologia, 48, 26-37.

Aimola Davies, A. M., Davies, M., Ogden, J. A., Smithson, M., & White, R. C. (2009). Cognitive and motivational factors in anosognosia. In T. J. Bayne, and J. Fernandez (Eds.), Delusions and Self-Deception: Affective Influences on Belief Formation. Macquarie Monographs in Cognitive Science (pp. 187-225). Hove, East Sussex: Psychology Press.

White, R. C., & Aimola Davies, A. M. (2008). Attention set for number: Expectation and perceptual load in Inattentional Blindness. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 34, 1092-1107.

Hobbies

Reading and dancing

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