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Dr Nora Andermane
Research Associate

Profile

Biography

  • BSc Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol, UK (2012)
  • PhD Psychology, University of Sussex, UK (2019)

I completed a BSc in Experimental Psychology at the University of Bristol in 2012 and then stayed at Bristol from 2012 – 2015 working as a Research Assistant with Professor Jeffrey Bowers. In 2015, I started a PhD in Psychology at the University of Sussex investigating individual differences in visual awareness, supervised by Professor Jamie Ward, Dr Jenny Bosten, and Professor Anil Seth. In 2019, I completed my PhD and joined the York Episodic Memory Lab working with Dr Aidan Horner. 

Career

  • Research Assistant, University of Bristol (2012-2015)

Research

Overview

I am interested in exploring the subjective quality, objective performance, and neural basis of episodic memory. I am particularly interested in the phenomenal experience of episodic memories; how we remember the identity of episodic event elements as well as their perceptual detail, and how subjective vividness of memory interacts with its accuracy and precision. 

Projects

I am currently looking at whether memories of episodic event elements and their perceptual detail are bound into a coherent representation; whether there is dependency between remembering one event element and another, and whether this is true for remembering different types of perceptual detail. I am also investigating the relationship between individual differences in mental imagery and the quality of episodic memories.

Research group(s)

Collaborators

  • Dr Aidan Horner
  • Dr Lisa Henderson

Publications

Selected publications

  • Andermane, N., Bosten, J. M., Seth, A. K., Ward, J. (submitted). Individual Differences in the Tendency to See the Expected. Consciousness and Cognition
  • Andermane, N., Bosten, J. M., Seth, A. K., & Ward, J. (2019). Individual differences in change blindness are predicted by the strength and stability of visual representations. Neuroscience of consciousness2019(1), niy010. https://doi.org/10.1093/nc/niy010.
  • Bowers, J. S., Kazanina, N., & Andermane, N. (2016). Spoken word identification involves accessing position invariant phoneme representations. Journal of Memory and Language, 87, 71-83. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jml.2015.11.002.
  • Andermane, N., & Bowers, J. S. (2015). Detailed and gist-like visual memories are forgotten at similar rates over the course of a week. Psychonomic bulletin & review, 22(5), 1358-1363. https://doi.org/10.3758/s13423-015-0800-0.

Contact details

Dr Nora Andermane
Research Associate
Department of Psychology
University of York
Room PS/B/218

Tel: 01904 324648