Hope Psychology: Autistic people can imitate novel biological kinematics during voluntary imitation

Liverpool Hope University Hope Park, Childwall, Liverpool

Speaker: Dr. Spencer Hayes,Β University College London.   Autism spectrum disorder is a neurodevelopmental condition characterised by differences in restricted, repetitive patterns of behaviour, interests or activities, and persistent deficits in social communication and social interaction. In addition to these core characteristics, it is well reported that autistic people show differences Read more…

Hope Psychology Seminar, Dr. Lucia Garrido: Multisensory representations of faces and voices

Liverpool Hope University Hope Park, Childwall, Liverpool

Abstract: Faces and voices convey much of the non-verbal information that we use when communicating with other people. We look at faces and listen to voices to recognise others, understand how they are feeling, and decide how to act. Recent research in my lab aims to investigate whether there are similar coding mechanisms to represent faces and voices, and whether there are brain regions that integrate this information across the visual and auditory modalities. ...

Hope Psychology Seminar – Dr. Joni Holmes: The Centre for Attention Learning and Memory (CALM): a transdiagnostic approach to understanding learning difficulties

Liverpool Hope University Hope Park, Childwall, Liverpool

In the Centre for Attention Learning and Memory (CALM) weadopt a novel transdiagnostic approach to illuminating the cognitive, neural and behavioural dimensions of specific learning difficulties. In this talk I will present an overview of the CALM clinic and discuss two approaches to identifying the cognitive dimensions of learning problems in literacy and maths.