Tirta Susilo is the group leader. Tirta is senior lecturer at Victoria University of Wellington and associate investigator at ARC Centre of Excellence for Cognition and its Disorders. Tirta holds a PhD in cognitive psychology from Australian National University and was a postdoctoral fellow in cognitive neuroscience at Dartmouth College.
Hazel Godfrey is a postdoctoral researcher. Hazel oversees our prosopagnosia studies and manages our prosopagnosia database. Hazel did a PhD at Victoria University of Wellington.
Daniel Jenkins is a research assistant. Daniel investigates first impressions from faces in developmental prosopagnosia and works on several projects related to face detection, binocular rivalry, and consciousness. Daniel holds a BSc in biology and a BA in psychology and philosophy.
Julian Lees is a research technician. Julian is developing a platform for remote eye tracking using webcams. Julian has a dual background in civil engineering and software development.
Sumaya Lamb is a lab affiliate who is currently working as a research assistant in Jason Low’s lab. Maya did an MSc on face and object recognition in developmental prosopagnosia. Maya has a BSc in psychology and criminology.
Hannah Quigan is an honours student in the clinical program. Hannah is doing her PSYC489 on visual body perception and body inversion effects in prosopagnosia.
Holly Pedersen is an honours student in the CBNS program. Holly is doing her PSYC489 on visual word perception and lateralisation in prosopagnosia.
Max McDonald is a research volunteer. Max assists the lab with image processing and task development. Max is a second year student majoring in psychology and sociology.
Morgan Reedy is an honours student in the CBNS program. Morgan is doing her PSYC489 with Christel Devue on image variability and face learning, and her PSYC440 with Emma Ashcroft on visual attention in dyslexia.
Christel Devue is a lab affiliate. Christel is lecturer in cognitive psychology at Victoria University of Wellington. Christel did a PhD at University of Liege and a postdoc at Victoria University of Wellington. Christel studies a broad range of topics in attention, emotion, and face perception.
Emma Ashcroft is a PhD student working with Carolyn Wilshere and Tirta Susilo. Emma takes a cognitive neuropsychology approach to studying visual attention in children and adolescents with dyslexia.