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Object processing in the two hemispheres in hearing and deaf adults

Dr Allegra Cattani | Psychology | 01 October 2003

Sign language is a visual-gestural language used by the deaf community. It is officially recognised in several countries (uk included). Some important basic parameters common to all sign languages are: position, location, orientation, and configurati ...

Effects of configurable characteristics on memory for visuo-spatial sequences

Dr Fabrice Parmentier | Psychology | 01 September 2003

The project explores the area of human memory for visuo-spatial stimuli in a series of laboratory experiments. It seeks to isolate and examine the role of perceptual characteristics of visuo-spatial stimuli in determining memory performance for seque ...

Trans-national linkages within the british empire 1900-1930

Professor Mark Cleary | Human Geography | 01 September 2003

This project examines the contention that social networks and trans-national linkages between key directors of companies and economic institutions in the british empire existed on a scale that questions the notion that global capitalism is a new phen ...

Partnership working in practice: learning from health action zones

Dr Joyce Halliday | Social Policy | 01 July 2003

Partnership is no longer an option. It is a requirement across many areas of public policy provision including areas as diverse as health improvement programmes, neighbourhood renewal, local strategic partnerships, personal social services, education ...

Baseline study of solo living and long-term illness

Professor Malcolm Williams | Sociology | 01 March 2003

The proposed project will provide a baseline analysis of the trends in and connections between solo-living and self-reported long-term illness. This analysis will draw on the longitudinal study (ls) for the years 1971, 1981 and 1991 (anticipating a f ...

Globalisation, cultural practice and youth identities in former east germany

Dr Kathrin Horschelmann | Human Geography | 01 November 2002

The central aim of this project is to assess the degree to which east german adolescents engage with transnational cultural products such as international film, music, and television in their search for social and spatial identity. It will focus part ...

Belief revision and uncertain reasoning

Professor Jonathan Evans | Psychology | 01 September 2002

In most everyday situations, people have to make decisions or reach conclusions on the basis of uncertain information. For example, politicians have to decide whether or not to issue a warning about (say) beef in the light of uncertain evidence conce ...

Affordance and visual memory

Professor R Ellis | Psychology | 01 January 2002

We have previously shown that simply looking at an object facilitates some of the associated elements of a reach and grasp action, even when the viewer does not intend to handle it. The planned new series of experiments are intended to determine whet ...

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