Dr Kun Guo

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    School of Psychology
    College of Social Science

    About Kun Guo

    I received my BSc in Human Physiology from Nanjing University, and PhD in Cognitive Neuroscience from Chinese Academy of Sciences. Before I came to Lincoln in 2004, I worked as a McDonnell-Pew Research Fellow in the University Laboratory of Physiology, University of Oxford, and a Senior Research Associate in the Department of Psychology, University of Newcastle.

    Department Responsibilities

    Teaching responsibilities: PhD student supervision; Postgraduate teaching in Advanced Developmental Psychology; Undergraduate teaching in Cognitive Neuroscience, Brain and Behavior
    Administrative responsibilities: Director of school postgraduate research, Member of school senior management team, Member of faculty research degree board, Member of school research committee

    Subject Specialism

    Cognitive Neuroscience of Vision, Social Attention, Emotion, Human-Animal Interaction

    Qualifications

    • BSc: Human Physiology
    • PhD: Cognitive Neuroscience

    Awards

    • Attending, processing and responding to salient visual cues of social interactions — 2011
    • Exploitation of natural regularities in vision — 2009
    • Detecting hostile intent by measuring psychological and physiological reactions to visual stimuli — 2009
    • Comparison of eye scanning patterns while viewing faces with different type of familiarity — 2008

    Professional Affiliations

    • International Brain Research Organization (IBRO)
    • Federation of European Neuroscience Societies (FENS)
    • British Neuroscience Association (BNA)
    • the Biosciences Federation (BSF)
    • Society for Neuroscience (SfN)
    • Association for Psychological Science (APS)

    External Activities and Consultancy

    Ad-hoc reviewer for funding agencies, such as Medical Research Council (MRC), Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC), Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), The Leverhulme Trust, Council for the Earth and Life sciences (Netherlands).
    Ad-hoc reviewer for academic press, such as Cambridge University Press, Psychology Press, Pearson Education.
    Ad-hoc reviewer for academic journals, such as Acta Psychologia, Animal Cognition, Behavioral Processes, Cerebral Cortex, Child Development, Cognition, Cognition and Emotion, Current Biology, Experimental Brain Research, Journal of AAPOS, Journal of Eye Movement Research, Journal of Neurophysiology, Journal of Vision, Perception, Physiology & Behavior, PLoS One, Psychological Science, Vision Research etc.

    Research Interests

    Research Group Memberships

    Research in the Lincoln Repository

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