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Dr Clare Sutherland

BSc UOG, MPsych York, PhD York.

Clare Sutherland

Associate Investigator

Contact Details

email : clare.sutherland@uwa.edu.au
Homepage : http://www.uwa.edu.au/people/clare.sutherland
ORCID : http://orcid.org/0000-0003-0443-3412

External Address

School of Psychological Science
The University of Western Australia

Profile

Previous research has found that people easily form impressions such as attractiveness or trustworthiness from faces. However, this line of work tends to focus on the cues in faces themselves. My research aims to examine how these facial judgements are influenced by individual differences, prior knowledge and cultural background. I am also interested in the idea that different photographs of the same people can give rise to different impressions and in using face images with a wide range of variability.

Awards

  • 2017 Best Article Award in Cognitive Research: Principles and Implications (CRPI) (2017), White, D., Sutherland, C., & Burton, A. Paper title: "Choosing face: The curse of self in profile image selection."
  • Teaching Award, Department of Psychology, University of York, UK (2015), Sutherland, C.A.M.
  • Award for best contributed paper, Rank Prize Funds symposia: The Perception of Faces, Grasmere, UK. (2014), Sutherland, C.A.M.
  • MRes in Psychology Project Report Prize, University of York. UK (2011), Sutherland, C.A.M.

Recent Grants Awarded

  • ARC Discovery Project [DP170104602] (2017 - 2019) "Who may judge a book by its cover?" Rhodes, G., Sutherland, C., Palermo, R., & Young, A. ($333,500)
  • ARC CCD Cross Program Support Scheme (2016 - 2017) "Should I trust you? Appearance-based trust behaviour in schizophrenia." Sutherland, C., Rhodes, G., Langdon, R., Caruana, N., Connaughton, E., Ewing, L., & Williams, N. ($39,287)
  • Economic and Social Research Council Institutional Visit (2014) Forensic Psychology Lab, The University of New South Wales (£3,954) Sutherland, C.A.M. ($8,300)
  • Brain, EPS & PsyPAG Conference Bursaries (2013 - 2015) (£1,700) Sutherland, C.A.M. ($3,600)
  • Economic and Social Research Council Internship Scheme (2012) (CPAU, Home Office, London), £12,495. Sutherland, C.A.M. ($26,500)

Media Engagement

Selected Publications

Periodicals

  • Godbehere, A., McDonald, L., Baines, F., Sutherland, C.A.M., & Andrews, T.J. (In Press). A dissociation in judgments of confidence in people with dandruff based on self-reports compared to reports from other observers. International Journal of Cosmetic Science. doi:10.1111/ics.12400
  • Hehman, E., Sutherland, C.A.M., Flake, J.K., & Slepian, M.L. (In Press). The unique contributions of perceiver and target characteristics in person perception. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology. doi:10.1037/pspa0000090
  • Sutherland, C.A.M., Rhodes, G., & Young, A.W. (In Press). Facial image manipulation: A tool for investigating social perception. Social Psychological and Personality Science.
  • Sutherland, C.A.M., Young, A.W., & Rhodes, G. (2017). Facial first impressions from another angle: How social judgements are influenced by changeable and invariant facial properties. British Journal of Psychology, 108, 397-415. doi:10.1111/bjop.12206
  • White, D., Sutherland, C.A.M., & Burton, A.L. (2017). Choosing face: The curse of self in profile image selection. Cognitive Research: Principles and Implications, 2, 23. doi:10.1186/s41235-017-0058-3
  • Sprengelmeyer, R., Young, A.W., Baldas, E.-M., Ratheiser, I., Sutherland, C.A.M., Muller, H.-P., Gron, G., Sussmuth, S.D., Landwehrmeyer, G.B., & Orth, M. (2016). The neuropsychology of first impressions: Evidence from Huntington's disease. Cortex, 85, 100-115. doi:10.1016/j.cortex.2016.10.006
  • Sutherland, C.A.M., Oldmeadow, J.A., & Young, A.W. (2016). Integrating social and facial models of person perception: Converging and diverging dimensions. Cognition, 157, 257-267. doi:10.1016/j.cognition.2016.09.006
  • Sutherland, C.A.M., Rowley, L., Amoaku, U., Daguzan, E., Kidd-Rossiter, K., Maceviciute, U., & Young, A.W. (2015). Personality judgments from everyday images of faces. Frontiers in Psychology, 6(1616), 1-11. doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2015.01616
  • Sutherland, C.A.M., Young, A.W., Mootz, C.A., & Oldmeadow, J.A. (2015). Face gender and stereotypicality influence facial trait evaluation: Counter-stereotypical female faces are negatively evaluated. British Journal of Psychology, 106(2), 186-208. doi:10.1111/bjop.12085
  • Sutherland, C.A.M., Thut, G., & Romei, V. (2014). Modelling first impressions from highly variable facial images. Cognition, 132(3), 312-323.
  • Vernon, R.J.W., Sutherland, C.A.M., Young, A.W., & Hartley, T. (2014). Modeling first impressions from highly variable facial images. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America (PNAS), 111(32), E3353-E3361. doi:10.1073/pnas.1409860111
  • Oldmeadow, J.A., Sutherland, C.A.M., & Young, A.W. (2013). Facial stereotype visualization through image averaging. Social Psychological and Personality Science, 4(5), 615-623.
  • Sutherland, C.A.M., Oldmeadow, J.A., Santos, I.M., Towler, J., Burt, D.M., & Young, A.W. (2013). Social inferences from faces: Ambient images generate a three-dimensional model. Cognition, 127(1), 105-118. doi:10.1016/j.cognition.2012.12.001

Conference Presentations, Colloquia, and other presentations

  • Sutherland, C., Young, A., & Rhodes, G. (2016, August). Facial first impressions from another angle: Social judgements are influenced by both emotional expression and viewpoint. Poster session presented at the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders Annual Workshop, The Fairmont Resort, Leura.
  • Sutherland, C., Liu, X., Chu, Y., Oldmeadow, J., & Young, A. (2016, July). Modelling Chinese and British perceivers' facial first impressions using a data-driven approach. Paper presented at the 12th Annual Asia Pacific Conference on Vision (APCV 2016), Fremantle.
  • Sutherland, C., White, D., & Burton, A. (2016, January). Putting your best face forward: Self-selecting profile pictures across online contexts. Poster session presented at the 17th Annual Convention of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP2016), San Diego, USA.
  • Sutherland, C. (2015, November). First impressions from faces: Dimensional and category based approaches. Paper presented at the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders Annual Workshop, Macquarie University, Sydney.
  • Sutherland, C. (2015, November). First impressions from faces: Dimensional and category based approaches. Invited paper presented at the Forensic Lab Symposium, University of New South Wales, Sydney.
  • Sutherland, C.A.M., Liu, X., Chu, Y., Zhang, L., Oldmeadow, J.A., & Young, A.W. (2015, May). Chinese perceiversí first impressions of Asian and Western faces. Poster session presented at the 15th Annual Meeting of the Vision Sciences Society (VSS), St Pete Beach, USA.
  • Sutherland, C.A.M. (2015, April). Cross-cultural facial impressions. Invited colloquium at the Person Perception Research Unit, Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany.
  • Sutherland, C.A.M., Liu, X., Chu, Y., Zhang, L., Oldmeadow, J.A., & Young, A.W. (2015, February). Chinese perceiversí first impressions of Asian and Western faces. Paper presented at the 16th Annual Convention of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology, Long Beach, USA.
  • Sutherland, C.A.M. (2014, November). Facial first impressions. Invited colloquium at the Person Perception Seminar, The University of Western Australia.
  • Sutherland, C.A.M. (2014, October). Facial first impressions. Invited colloquium at the Face Symposium, University of Western Sydney.
  • Sutherland, C.A.M., Oldmeadow, J.A., & Young, A.W. (2014, August). Facial and social models of person perception. Poster session presented at the 37th European Conference on Visual Perception (ECVP), Belgrade, Serbia.
  • Sutherland, C.A.M. (2014, July). First impressions: Dimensional and category-based contributions. Invited colloquium at the Facelab, Glasgow University, UK.
  • Sutherland, C.A.M., Oldmeadow, J.A., & Young, A.W. (2014, May). Are first impressions the same for male and female faces? Poster session presented at the 14th Annual Meeting of the Vision Sciences Society (VSS), St Pete Beach, USA.
  • Sutherland, C.A.M. (2014, March). First impressions: Dimensional and category-based contributions. Paper presented at the Rank Prize Funds symposia: The Perception of Faces, Grasmere, UK.

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Email : ccd@mq.edu.au
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