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Dr Nichola Burton

BA UWA, PhD UWA.

Nichola Burton

Associate Investigator

Contact Details

Phone : +61 8 6488 3573
Fax : +61 8 6488 1006
email : nichola.burton@uwa.edu.au

External Address

School of Psychological Science
The University of Western Australia

Awards

  • CCD Annual Workshop Best PhD Poster Award (2015), Burton, N.
  • CCD Excellence in Research Postgraduate Award (2013), Burton, N. "Outstanding Student Publication in 2012"
  • ACNS Student Travel Award (2013), Burton, N.
  • Best presentation, UWA School of Psychology Honours Conference. (2011), Burton, N.

Recent Grants Awarded

  • ARC CCD Student Exchange Scheme (2015) Burton, N. ($4,711)

Selected Publications

Periodicals

  • Collova, J.R., Kloth, N., Crookes, K., Burton, N., Chan, C.Y., Hsiao, J.H., & Rhodes, G. (2017). A new other-race effect for gaze perception. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 43(11), 1857-1863. doi:10.1037/xhp0000460
  • Jeffery, L., Burton, N., Pond, S., Clifford, C.W.G. & Rhodes, G. (In Press). Beyond opponent coding of facial identity: Evidence for an additional channel tuned to the average face. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception & Performance. doi:10.1037/xhp0000427
  • Palermo, R., Jeffery, L., Lewandowsky, J., Fiorentini, C., Irons, J.L., Dawal, A., Burton, N., McKone, E., & Rhodes, G. (In Press). Adaptive face coding contributes to individual differences in facial expression recognition independently of affective factors. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance. doi:10.1037/xhp0000463
  • Rhodes, G., Burton, N., Jeffery, L., Read, A., Taylor, E., & Ewing, L. (In Press). Facial expression coding in children and adolescents with autism: Reduced adaptability but intact norm-based coding. British Journal of Psychology. doi:10.1111/bjop.12257
  • Rhodes, G., Pond, S., Jeffery, L., Benton, C.P., Skinner, A.L., & Burton, N. (2017). Aftereffects support opponent coding of expression. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 43(3), 619-628. doi:10.1037/xhp0000322
  • Burton, N., Jeffery, L., Bonner, J., & Rhodes, G. (2016). The timecourse of expression aftereffects. Journal of Vision, 16(15), 1-12. doi:10.1167/16.15.1
  • Burton, N., Jeffery, L., Calder, A., & Rhodes, G. (2015). How is facial expression coded? Journal of Vision, 15(1), 1-13. doi:10.1167/15.1.1
  • Rhodes, G., Pond, S., Burton, N., Kloth, N., Jeffery, L., Bell, J., Ewing, L., Calder, A.J., & Palermo, R. (2015). How distinct is the coding of face identity and expression? Evidence for some common dimensions in face space. Cognition, 142, 123-137. doi:10.1016/j.cognition.2015.05.012
  • Caulfield, F., Ewing, L., Burton, N., Avard, E., & Rhodes, G. (2014). Facial trustworthiness judgments in children with ASD are modulated by happy and angry emotional cues. PLoS ONE, 9(5), e97644. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0097644
  • Burton, N., Jeffery, L., Skinner, A.L., Benton, C.P., & Rhodes, G. (2013). Nine year-old children use norm-based coding to visually represent facial expression. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception & Performance, 39(5), 1261-1269.

Conference Presentations, Colloquia, and other presentations

  • Burton, N., Burton, M., Rigby, D., Sutherland, C., & Rhodes, G. (2017, August). Best-worst scaling as an alternative to Likert ratings in face perception. Poster session presented at the 40th Annual European Conference on Visual Perception (ECVP), Berlin, Germany.
  • Burton, N., Jeffery, L., Bonner, J., & Rhodes, G. (2016, August). The timecourse of expression aftereffects. Poster session presented at the 39th Annual European Conference on Visual Perception, Barcelona, Spain.
  • Burton, N., Jeffery, L., Skinner, A., Benton, C., & Rhodes, G. (2016, August). Is a neutral or an average expression closer to the norm of expression space? Poster session presented at the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders Annual Workshop, The Fairmont Resort, Leura.
  • Collova, J., Kloth, N., Crookes, K., Burton, N., & Rhodes, G. (2016, August). Is there an own-race advantage for perception of gaze direction? Poster session presented at the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders Annual Workshop, The Fairmont Resort, Leura.
  • Burton, N., Jeffery, L., Bonner, J., & Rhodes, G. (2016, July). The timecourse of expression aftereffects. Poster session presented at the 12th Annual Asia Pacific Conference on Vision (APCV 2016), Fremantle.
  • Collova, J., Kloth, N., Crookes, K., Rhodes, G., & Burton, N. (2016, July). Is there an other-race effect for detection of gaze direction? Poster session presented at the 12th Annual Asia Pacific Conference on Vision (APCV 2016), Fremantle.
  • Jeffery, L., Burton, N., Pond, S., & Rhodes, G. (2016, July). Coding facial identity: Evidence for a channel tuned to the average (norm) face. Paper presented at the 12th Annual Asia Pacific Conference on Vision (APCV 2016), Fremantle.
  • Jeffery, L., Burton, N., Pond, S., & Rhodes, G. (2016, May). Coding facial identity: Evidence for a channel tuned to the average (norm) face. Poster session presented at the 16th Annual Meeting of the Vision Sciences Society, St Pete Beach, USA.
  • Burton, N., Jeffery, L., Bonner, J., & Rhodes, G. (2015, November). The timecourse of expression aftereffects. Poster session presented at the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders Annual Workshop, Macquarie University, Sydney.
  • Burton, N., Benton, C., Skinner, A., Jeffery, L., & Rhodes, G. (2015, August). Sensitivity to changes in expression intensity. Colloquium at the Person Perception Seminar Series, School of Psychology, University of Western Australia, Perth.
  • Burton, N., Jeffery, L., Skinner, A., Benton, C., & Rhodes, G. (2015, May). Which lies closer to the center of expression space: The neutral or average expression? Colloquium at the School of Experimental Psychology, University of Bristol, Bristol, UK.
  • Burton, N., Jeffery, L., Skinner, A., Benton, C., & Rhodes, G. (2015, May). What is the norm of expression space? Colloquium at the Department of Psychological Sciences, Birkbeck, University of London, London, UK.
  • Jeffery, L., Burton, N., Pond, S, & Rhodes, G. (2015, April). Coding facial identity: Evidence for a channel tuned to the average (norm) face. Paper presented at the 42nd Australasian Experimental Psychology Conference, Sydney. [Link]
  • Palermo, R. Pond, S., Burton, N., Kloth, N., Jeffery, L., Bell, J., Ewing, L., Calder, A.J., & Rhodes, G. (2015, April). How distinct is the coding of face identity and expression? Evidence for some common dimensions in face space. Paper presented at the 42nd Annual Australasian Experimental Psychology Conference (EPC), Sydney.
  • Burton, N., Jeffery, L., Calder, A., & Rhodes, G. (2015, March). Coding facial expressions: Evidence of two-pool opponent coding and a potential functional benefit of adaptation. Poster session presented at the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders International Person Perception Workshop, Perth.
  • Burton, N., Jeffery, L., Calder, A., & Rhodes, G. (2014, May). Adaptation to an average expression improves discrimination of facial expressions and evidence for two-pool opponent coding. Poster session presented at the 14th Annual Meeting of the Vision Sciences Society (VSS), St Pete Beach, USA.
  • Burton, N. (2013, November). Norm-based coding of facial expressions in children. Paper presented at the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders Annual Workshop, Macquarie University, Sydney.
  • Palermo, R., Jeffery, L., Lewandowsky, J., Fiorentini, C., McKone, E., Irons, J.L., Skinner, A., Benton, C., & Burton, N. (2013, May). Individual differences in the ability to recognize facial expressions are associated with the strength of adaptive expression coding but not the strength of holistic expression coding. Paper presented at the 13th Annual Meeting of the Vision Sciences Society (VSS), Naples, USA.
  • Palermo, R., Jeffery, L., Lewandowsky, J., Fiorentini, C., McKone, E., Irons, J.L., Skinner, A.L., Benton, C.P., Burton, N., & Rhodes, G. (2013, May). Which perceptual mechanisms contribute to individual differences in the ability to recognise facial expressions? Paper presented at the 13th Annual Meeting of the Vision Sciences Society (VSS), Naples, USA.
  • Palermo, R., Jeffery, L., Lewandowsky, J., Fiorentini, C., McKone, E., Irons, J.L., Skinner, A., Benton, C., Burton, N., & Rhodes, G. (2013, April). Which perceptual mechanisms contribute to individual differences in the ability to recognise facial expressions? Paper presented at the 40th Australasian Experimental Psychology Conference (EPC), Adelaide.
  • Burton, N. (2011, November). Children use norm-based coding to represent facial expressions. Poster session presented at the Annual Workshop of the ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders (CCD), Macquarie University, Sydney.
  • Burton, N. (2011, September). Children use norm-based coding to represent facial expressions. Presentation given at the UWA School of Psychology Honours Conference, University of Western Australia.

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