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Department of Cognitive Science

Dr Polly Barr

BA Bangor, MA Bangor, PhD Macq.

Polly Barr

PhD Student

Contact Details

email : polly.barr@students.mq.edu.au

External Address

Department of Cognitive Science
Australian Hearing Hub
16 University Avenue
Macquarie University NSW 2109

I also have a profile at the ARC Centre for Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders.

Awards

  • British Aphasiology Society (BAS) Biennial International Conference, Best Poster Prize (2015), Barr, P., Biedermann, B., Kohnen, S., Tainturier, M.J., & Nickels, L. "Generalisation of written homophone treatment in aphasia."

Selected Publications

Periodicals

  • Bacon, A., Parmentier, F., & Barr, P. (2014). Visuospatial memory in dyslexia: evidence for strategic deficits. Memory, 21(2), 189-209. doi:10.1080/09658211.2012.718789

Conference Presentations, Colloquia, and other presentations

  • Barr, P., Biedermann, B., & Nickels, L. (2016, August). Too harts won sole? Poster session presented at the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders Annual Workshop, The Fairmont Resort, Leura.
  • Badcock, N., & Barr, P. (2016, May). Cognitive Science: Demonstration of the Emotiv System - a gaming EEG demo. Invited presentation given at the 'Bridge to Employment' event, Macquarie University, Sydney.
  • Barr, P., Tainturier, M.-J., Biedermann, B., & Nickels, L. (2015, October). Written cognate treatment in a Welsh-English bilingual aphasic patient. Poster session presented at the Academy of Aphasia 53rd Annual Meeting, Tuscon, USA.
  • Oppenheim, G., M., Tainturier, M.J., & Barr, P. (2015, October). Preserved cumulative semantic interference despite amnesia. Poster session presented at the Academy of Aphasia 53rd Annual Meeting, Tuscon, USA.
  • Barr, P., Biedermann, B., Kohnen, S., Tainturier, M.J., & Nickels, (2015, September). Generalisation of written homophone treatment in aphasia. Paper presented at the British Aphasiology Society (BAS) Biennial International Conference, London, UK.
  • Barr, P., Biedermann, B., Kohnen, S., Tainturier, M.J., Nickels, L., (2015, September). An investigation of generalisation following treatment of written homophones in aphasia. Poster session presented at the 16th Science of Aphasia Conference, Aveiro, Portugal.
  • Hughes, E.K., Roberts, J.R., Roberts, D.J, Kendrick, L.T., Payne, J.S., Owen-Booth, B., Barr, P., & Tainturier, M.J. (2014, October). Is translation semantically mediated? Evidence from Welsh-English bilingual aphasia. Poster session presented at the Academy of Aphasia 52nd Annual Meeting, Miami, USA.
  • Barr, P., Biedermann, B., & Nickels, L. (2014, August). Two bee or not to be: Homophone representations in monolinguals and bilinguals. Paper presented at the CLaS-CCD Bilingualism Workshop, Sydney.
  • Barr, P., Bierdermann, B., & Nicklels, L. (2014, August). Homophone picture naming in monolinguals and bilinguals. Poster session presented at the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders Annual Workshop, Macquarie University, Sydney.
  • Barr, P., Biedermann, B., & Nickels, L. (2014, April). Homophone production in bilingual and monolingual speakers. Poster session presented at the 41st Annual Australasian Experimental Psychology Conference (EPC), Brisbane.

Further Information

Seminars

Who is Visiting

Contact Details

Telephone: (02) 9850 9599
Fax : (02) 9850 6059
Email : cogsci@mq.edu.au
Web : www.cogsci.mq.edu.au