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Kingstone was awarded a Royal Society Wolfson Visiting Fellowship (University of Bristol, UK) for ~ £45,000 [October, 2022 – December, 2023]. These fellowships provide an opportunity for international research leaders to conduct research in the UK, to foster international collaborative links and enriching scientific research in the host organisation as well as the wider UK […]
We are currently recruiting individuals to be participants in mind wandering studies and/or as consultants on study methods and procedures. If you have been diagnosed with autism or Asperger’s and are interested in participating, please use this link to sign up: https://ubc.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_5jLGuDOQJOVfPdI
Dr. Lori Brotto, Dr. Alan Kingstone, and trainee Natalie Brown were awarded funding through the Canadian Institutes of Health Research Spring 2023 Project Grant competition! The funding will be used to test the efficacy of virtual reality exposure for vaginismus using a single case design. The team is seeking a postdoctoral fellow to co-lead this project.
Salina Edwards, former BAR Lab directed studies student and research assistant, will be starting her MSc in Neuroscience at McMaster University this fall! Salina will be supervised by Dr. Sukhvinder Obhi.
Farid Pazhoohi received a faculty position at the University of Plymouth and left for the UK! Farid was a Killam Post Doctoral Fellow with the lab from 2019 until 2023. Thank you for all your hard work. You will be missed!
We are developing a study that will investigate attention in autism and are looking for autistic individuals to join an advisory board. We wish to gather input from the autistic community regarding study methods and protocols, as well as hearing what types of research questions about attention the community might have for us. You may […]
Shahrazad received the NSERC Undergraduate Student Research Award to conduct research with the BAR Lab for the summer of 2023.
Congratulations to Amina Abdelbary and Salina Edwards for presenting their work at the 25th Annual UBC Psychology Undergraduate Research Conference (PURC)! Amina presented her honours thesis “Exploring Environments in VR: The Relationship Between Awe and Time Perception” and Salina presented her Directed Studies work titled “Picturing the Cost of Abstraction: Mind Perception Changes across Digital […]
Master’s student Grayson Mullen presented his work on time estimation in virtual reality. He won the award for most surprising result. Great job!