Basic and Applied Neurosciences
Aston Research Centre for Healthy Ageing (ARCHA)
I am a Reader in Psychology in the School of Life & Health Sciences, Aston University, UK. I am also a member of the British Academy of Management (2008–), British Association for Cognitive Neuroscience (2006–2008) and The New York Academy of Sciences (2000–2006). I have been a member of The British Psychological Society (since 1998 and C.Psychol since 2008), and a full member of the Division of Occupational Psychology (2009-) and Division of Teachers and Researchers in Psychology (2011-) and in 2011 I was elected to Associate Fellow (AFBPsS, 2011) and in 2015 I was elected to Fellow of the British Psychological Society and I am also a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy and a National Teaching Fellow.
I have a longstanding research interest in ‘social’ cognitive neuroscience. As such, I examine the cognitive factors that moderate our behaviour in groups and I do so from different perspectives. For over a decade, I have examined a range of behavioural moderators e.g., perception of faces, beauty, social status etc and have published extensively in various high impact journals. Recently, I have become interested in exploring ‘applied’ social cognitive neuroscience and use educational or organisational scenarios as a means to examine the cognitive mechanisms of group behaviour in an applied context.
THIS YEARS PUBLICATIONS (Current H-Index: 32)
Taylor L, , Evans C, Greer J, Senior C, Coventry KR., & Letswaart M (2016, in press) Dissociation between semantic representations for motion and action verbs: Evidence from patients with left hemisphere lesions. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience
Stephan-Otto, C., Siddi, S., Senior, C., Hari, JM., Laforga AMS., & Brebion G (2016, in press).Neural activity during object perception in schizophrenia patients is associated with illness duration and affective symptoms. Schizophrenia Research.
Senior, C. (2016). Innovation in Education : The possible role of dance in driving mathematical competency. Frontiers in Educational Psychology: http://journal.frontiersin.org/article/10.3389/fpsyg.2016.00694/full
Butler MJR., OBrioin, H, Lee, N. & Senior, C. (2016). How Organizational Cognitive Neuroscience can deepen our understanding of managerial decision-making – A review of the recent literature and future directions. International Journal of Management Reviews. 18(4). 542-559.
I am also a member of the editorial boards for the journals Frontiers in Cognitive Science, Frontiers in Educational Psychology and The Leadership Quarterly (please contact me if you would like to discuss a potential submission).
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Dr Carl Senior / Aston University / last updated 10/20.