People Publications Home
Home Purpose Participate


Allan, K., Martin, D., & Cunningham, S. J. (2017) Simulation-based mentalizing generates a ‘proxy’ self-reference effect in memory. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 70, 1074-1084.

Cunningham, S. J., & Turk, D. J. (2017). A review of self-processing biases in cognition. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 70, 987-995.

Swainson, R., Martin, D., & Prosser, L. (2017). Task-switch costs subsequent to cue-only trials. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 70, 1453-1470.


Bailey, P. E., Szczap, P., McLennan, S. N., Slessor, G., Ruffman, T., & Rendell, P. G. (2016). Age-related similarities and differences in first impressions of trustworthiness. Cognition and Emotion, 30, 1017-1026.

Slessor, G., Venturini, C., Bonny, E. J., Insch, P. M., Rokaszewicz, A., & Finnerty, A. N. (2016). Specificity of age-related differences in eye-gaze following: evidence from social and nonsocial stimuli. The Journals of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 71, 11-22.

Sparks, S., Cunningham, S. J., & Kritikos, A. (2016). Culture modulates implicit ownership-induced self-bias in memory. Cognition, 153, 89-98. doi: 10.1016/j.cognition.2016.05.003

Swainson, R., Martin, D., & Prosser, L. (2016). Task-switch costs subsequent to cue-only trials. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 69, 1-18.


Cunningham, S. J. (2015). The function of the self-attention network. Cognitive Neuroscience, 7, 21-22. doi: 10.1080/17588928.2015.1075485.

Martin, D., Swainson, R., Slessor, G., Hutchison, J., Marosi, D., & Cunningham, S.J. (2015). The simultaneous extraction of multiple social categories from unfamiliar faces. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 60, 51-58.

Turk, D. J., Gillespie-Smith, K., McGowan, L., Havard, C., Conway, M. A., Krigolson, & Cunningham, S. J. (2015). Selfish learning: The impact of self-referential encoding on children’s literacy attainment. Learning & Instruction, 40, 54-60. doi:10.1016/j.learninstruc.2015.08.001


Bailey, P.E., Slessor, G., Rendell, P.G., Bennetts, R.J., Campbell, A., & Ruffman, T. (2014). Age differences in conscious versus subconscious social perception: The influence of face age and valence on gaze following. Psychology and Aging, 29, 491-502.

Cunningham, S. J., Brebner, J. L., Quinn, F., & Turk, D. J. (2014). The self-reference effect on memory in early childhood. Child Development, 85, 808-823.

Martin, D., Hutchison, J., Slessor, G., Urquhart, J., Cunningham, S.J., & Smith, K. (2014). The spontaneous formation of stereotypes via cumulative cultural evolution. Psychological Science, 25, 1777-1786, doi:10.1177/0956797614541129

Slessor, G., Phillips, L.H., Ruffman, T., Bailey, P.E., & Insch, P. (2014). Own-age biases in deception detection. Cognition and Emotion, 28, 493-506.

Slessor, G., Bailey, P.E., Rendell, P.G., Ruffman, T., Henry, J.D., & Miles, L.K. (2014). Examining the time course of young and older adults’ mimicry of enjoyment and non-enjoyment smiles. Emotion, 14, 532.


Cunningham, S. J., Brady-Van den Bos, M., Gill, L., & Turk, D. J. (2013). Survival of the selfish: Contrasting self-referential encoding and survival processing. Consciousness and Cognition, 22, 237-244.

Cunningham, S. J., Vergunst, F., Macrae, C.N., & Turk, D. J. (2013). Exploring early self-referential memory effects through ownership. British Journal of Developmental Psychology, 31, 289-301.

Slessor, G., Riby, D.M., & Finnerty, A.N. (2013). Age-related Differences in Processing Face Configuration: The Importance of the Eye Region. Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences, 68, 228-231.

Swainson, R., & Martin, D. (2013). Covert judgements are sufficient to trigger subsequent task-switching costs. Psychological Research, 77, 434-448.

Turk, D. J., Brady-Van den Bos, M., Collard, P., Gillespie-Smith, K., Conway, M. A., & Cunningham, S. J., (2013). Divided attention selectively impairs memory for self-relevant information. Memory and Cognition, 41, 503-10.

Wheeler, R., Allan, K., Dimitris, T., Martin, D., & Gabbert, F. (2013). Explicit mentalizing mechanisms and their adaptive role in memory conformity. PLoS one, 8, e62106.


Allan, K., Midjord, J. P., Martin, D. & Gabbert, F. (2012). Memory conformity and the perceived accuracy of self versus other. Memory and Cognition, 40, 280-286.

Martin, D., Slessor, G., Allen, R., Phillips, L. H., & Darling, S. (2012). Processing orientation and emotion recognition. Emotion, 12, 39-43.

Slessor, G., Phillips, L.H., Bull, R., Venturini, C., Bonny, E., & Rokaszewicz, A. (2012). Investigating the "Deceiver Stereotype": Do Older Adults Associate Averted Gaze with deception? Journal of Gerontology: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 67, 178-83.

Wyer, N. A., Martin, D., Pickup, T, & Macrae, C. N. (2012). Individual differences in (non-visual) processing style predict the face inversion effect. Cognitive Science, 36, 373-384.


Cunningham, S. J., Van den Bos, M., & Turk, D. J. (2011). Exploring the effects of ownership and choice on self-memory biases. Memory, 19, 449-461.

Cunningham, S. J. & Macrae, C. N. (2011). The color of gender stereotyping. British Journal of Psychology, 102, 598-614.

Insch, P. M., Bull, R., Phillips, L. H., Allen, R. D. & Slessor, G. (2011). Adult aging, processing style and the perception of biological motion. Experimental Aging Research, 38, 169-185.

Martin, D. & Greer, J. (2011). Getting to know you: From view-dependent to view-invariant repetition priming for unfamiliar faces. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 64, 217-223.

Phillips, L.H. & Slessor, G. (2011). Moving beyond basic emotions in aging research. Journal of Nonverbal Behaviour, 35, 279-286.

Smallwood, J., Schooler, J., Turk, D. J., Cunningham, S., Burns, P. & Macrae, C. N. (2011). Self-reflection and the temporal focus of the wandering mind. Consciousness and Cognition, 20, 1120-1126.


Darling, S. D., Martin, D., & Macrae, C. N., (2010). Categorical proactive interference effects occur for faces. European Journal of Cognitive Psychology, 22,1001-1009.

Martin, D., & Macrae, C. N. (2010). Processing style and person recognition: Exploring the face inversion effect. Visual Cognition, 18, 161-170.

Martin, D., Cairns, S. A., Orme, E., DeBruine, L. M., Jones, B. C., & Macrae, C. N. (2010). Form-specific repetition priming for unfamiliar faces. Experimental Psychology, 57, 338-345.

Slessor, G., Miles, L., Bull, R. & Phillips, L. H. (2010). Age-Related Changes in Detecting Happiness. Psychology and Aging, 25, (1), pp. 246-250. DOI: 10.1037/a0018248

Slessor, G., Phillips, L. H. & Bull, R. (2010). Age-Related Changes in the Integration of Gaze Direction and Facial Expressions of Emotion. Emotion, 10 (4), pp. 555-562. DOI: 10.1037/a0019152

Slessor, G., Laird, G., Phillips, L. H., Bull, R. & Filippou, D. (2010). Age-Related Differences in Gaze Following: Does the Age of the Face Matter?. Journals of Gerontology. Series B, Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences, 65 (5), pp. 536-541. DOI: 10.1093/geronb/gbq038

Van den Bos, M., Cunningham, S. J., Conway, M. A. & Turk, D. J. (2010). Mine to remember: The impact of ownership on recollective experience. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 63, 1065-1071.


Brebner, J. L., Martin, D., & Macrae C. N. (2009). Dude looks like a lady: Exploring the malleability of person categorization. European Journal of Social Psychology, 39, 1109-1119.

Carey, D. P., Martin, D., Smith, D. T., Smith, G., Skriver, J., Rutland, A., & Shepherd, J. W. (2009). The bi-pedal ape: How plastic are side biases in footedness? Cortex, 45, 650-661. 

Darling, S. D., Martin, D., Hellmann, J. H., & Memon, A. (2009). Some witnesses are better than others. Personality and Individual Differences. 47, 369-373. 

Martin, D., Nind, L. K., & Macrae, C. N. (2009). Lateralized Repetition Priming for Unfamiliar Faces. Experimental Psychology, 56, 165-172.

van Leeuwen, M. L., van Baaren, R. B., Martin, D., Dijksterhuis, A., & Bekkering, H. (2009). Executive functioning and imitation: Increasing working memory load facilitates behavioural imitation. Neuropsychologia, 47, 3265-3270.


Cunningham, S. J., Turk, D. J., Macdonald, L. M., & Macrae, C. N. (2008). Yours or mine? Ownership and self-memory. Consciousness & Cognition, 17, 312-318.

Slessor, G., Phillips, LH. & Bull, R. (2008). Age-Related Declines in Basic Social Perception. Psychology and Aging, 23 (4), pp. 812-822. DOI: 10.1037/a0014348

Turk, DJ., Cunningham, SJ., & Macrae, CN., (2008). Self-memory biases in explicit and incidental encoding of trait adjectives. Consciousness and Cognition, 17, 1040-1045.



Cunningham, S. J. & Milne, A. B. & Crawford, J. R. (2007). The effects of acute alcohol intoxication on person memory: The stereotypic drunk. Journal of Applied Social Psychology, 37, 187-199.

Macrae, C. N. & Martin, D. (2007). A boy primed Sue: Feature based processing and person construal. European Journal of Social Psychology, 37, 793-805.

Martin, D. & Macrae, C. N. (2007). A face with a cue: Exploring the inevitability of person categorization. European Journal of Social Psychology, 37, 806-816.

Slessor, G., Phillips, L. H. & Bull, R. (2007). Exploring the Specificity of Age-Related Differences in Theory of Mind Tasks. Psychology and Aging, 22 (3), pp. 639-643.



Cunningham, S. J. & Russell, P. (2004). Gender roles and the mediation of evolved partner preferences. Sexualities, Evolution and Gender, 6, 131-150.

University of Aberdeen
University of Abertay