Michael J. Wright, PhD

Affiliations: 
Psychology Brunel University London 
Area:
Visual System, psychophysics, fMRI, EEG
Website:
http://www.brunel.ac.uk/people/michael-wright
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BA Natural Sciences Cambridge 1967. PhD Cambridge on single-cell neurophysiology (supervisor Gabriel Horn)1967-70. Postdoctoral research fellow working on single-cell neurophysiology of retina, LGN, visual cortex, strabismus with Hisako Ikeda at the Royal College of Surgeons of England (1970-73) and St Thomas's Hospital Medical School (1973-75). Postdoctoral research fellow: (1975-6) at Cambridge in Horace Barlow's lab (retinal ganglion cells). At Brunel University since 1976 as Lecturer/ Reader/ Professor/ Emeritus Professor in Psychology (visual motion psychophysics, neural net models, change blindness, saliency, fMRI and perceptual skills in sport, ERPs and chess expertise). Postdocs: Alan Johnston, the late Vernon Dobson, Kevin Gurney, Louise Lakha.

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Gabriel Horn grad student 1967-1970 Cambridge
 (single cell neurophysiology)
Hisako Ikeda post-doc 1973-1975 St Thomas's Hospital Medical School
 (also 1970-73 at Royal College of Surgeons of England)
Horace Barlow post-doc 1975-1976 Cambridge
 (briefly - worked on retina)
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Bigliassi M, Karageorghis CI, Bishop DT, et al. (2018) Cerebral effects of music during isometric exercise: An fMRI study. International Journal of Psychophysiology : Official Journal of the International Organization of Psychophysiology
Wright MJ, Jackson RC. (2014) Deceptive body movements reverse spatial cueing in soccer. Plos One. 9: e104290
Girges C, Wright MJ, Spencer JV, et al. (2014) Event-related alpha suppression in response to facial motion. Plos One. 9: e89382
Bishop DT, Wright MJ, Karageorghis CI. (2014) Tempo and intensity of pre-task music modulate neural activity during reactive task performance Psychology of Music. 42: 714-727
Wright MJ, Bishop DT, Jackson RC, et al. (2013) Brain regions concerned with the identification of deceptive soccer moves by higher-skilled and lower-skilled players. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience. 7: 851
Anagnostaki L, Wright MJ, Papathanasiou A. (2013) Secrets and disclosures: how young children handle secrets. The Journal of Genetic Psychology. 174: 316-34
Wright MJ, Gobet F, Chassy P, et al. (2013) ERP to chess stimuli reveal expert-novice differences in the amplitudes of N2 and P3 components. Psychophysiology
Bishop DT, Wright MJ, Jackson RC, et al. (2013) Neural bases for anticipation skill in soccer: an FMRI study. Journal of Sport & Exercise Psychology. 35: 98-109
Wright MJ, Bishop DT, Jackson RC, et al. (2011) Cortical fMRI activation to opponents' body kinematics in sport-related anticipation: expert-novice differences with normal and point-light video. Neuroscience Letters. 500: 216-21
Anagnostaki L, Wright MJ, Bourchier-Sutton AJ. (2010) The semantics of secrecy: young children's classification of secret content. The Journal of Genetic Psychology. 171: 279-99
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