People

Arran Reader

Principal Investigator

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Arran received his PhD in Neuroscience from the University of Reading, UK in 2018. He then spent two and a half years working at the Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden. He has been a Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Stirling since July 2020.


Student members

Laura Gaile

MSc placement student

Laura is working on a research placement in the lab, examining how people grasp multiple objects with a single hand.


Wenxi Li

MSc placement student

Wenxi is working on a research placement in the lab, examining how people grasp multiple objects with a single hand.


Debbie Jones

BSc dissertation student

Debbie is working on a project examining interoception in autism.


Lucía Caballero Arucas

BSc dissertation student

Lucía is studying the role of interoception in alexithymia.


Ena Cesar

BSc dissertation student

Ena is examining links between interoception and emotion regulation in autism.


Previous lab members (non-exhaustive)

Fiona Wesley

MSc dissertation student (2022)

In her dissertation Fiona examined participant free report of experience in the rubber hand illusion.


Lewis Fawcett

MSc dissertation student (2022)

Lewis studied participant expectations in the rubber hand illusion.


Mary Godinho

MSc dissertation student (2022)

Mary examined the effect of postural congruency on the rubber hand illusion.


Julia Gazi

MSc dissertation student (2022)

Julia studied multisensory perception in children using the mirror illusion.


Daisy Martin

BSc dissertation and placement student (2021)

Daisy worked on a placement with Arran and Dr Laura Schmitz (Leibniz University Hannover) to study the influence of COVID-19 containment measures on joint action. For her dissertation she ran an experiment examining the links between interoceptive sensibility and emotion regulation strategies.


Erin Faulds

BSc dissertation student (2021)

Erin worked on a project examining individual differences in body structure representation.


Pheobe MacKenzie

BSc dissertation student (2021)

Pheobe examined preferred interpersonal distance in nursing students working during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Ryan Doyle

BSc dissertation student (2021)

Ryan examined preferred interpersonal distance in nursing students working during the COVID-19 pandemic.


Manas Bhoskar

MSc dissertation and placement student (2021)

Manas worked on an MSc project examining how risk for eating disorders alters semantic interpretation bias for food and body words. He also worked on a placement in the lab studying reporting transparency in published TMS studies.


Shuming Zhang

MSc dissertation student (2021)

Shuming worked on an MSc project examining how and why hands attract attention.