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Department of Cognitive Science

Cogntive Science Alumni

Laura Schmalzl

Laura Schmalzl

Thesis Details

Fractionating face perception in prosopagnosia.

My research interests lie in the area of visual cognition, with a focus on face processing. In particular, I've been studying individuals affected by prosopagnosia, which refers to a selective difficulty in recognizing familiar people by their faces. The main aim of my PhD research is to investigate which specific aspects of face processing are impaired in individuals with prosopagnosia.

  • Type: PhD
  • Scholarship : RAACE
  • Supervisors : Professor Max Coltheart, Dr Romina Palermo and Dr Irina Harris.