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Book Cover Hole, G. J., & Bourne, V. J. (2010). Face processing: Psychological, neuropsychological and applied perspectives. Oxford University Press. Due for publication June 2010. Can be ordered from Amazon.

Scientific Papers

Bourne, V. J. & Gray, D. L. (In press) One face or two? Contrasting different versions of the chimeric faces test. Laterality. [pdf not yet available]

Bourne, V. J. (In press) Examining the effects of inversion on lateralisation for processing facial emotion. Cortex. [pdf]

Bourne, V. J. (In press). How are emotions lateralised in the brain? Contrasting existing hypotheses using the chimeric faces test. Cognition and Emotion. [pdf]

Dick, F. D., Bourne, V. J., Semple, S. E., Fox, H. C., Miller, B. G., Deary, I. J. & Whalley, L. J. (In press). Solvent exposure and cognitive ability at age 67: A follow-up study of the 1947 Scottish Mental Survey. Occupational and Environmental Medicine. [pdf]

Bourne, V. J. & Maxwell, A. M. (2010). Examining the sex difference in lateralisation for processing facial emotion: Does biological sex or psychological gender identity matter? Neuropsychologia. 48: 1289-1294. [pdf]

Dwyer, D.M., Mundy, M.E., Vladeanu, M., & Honey, R.C. (2009) Perceptual learning and acquired face familiarity: Evidence from inversion, use of internal features and generalization between viewpoints. Visual Cognition, 17, 334-355.[pdf]

Bourne, V. J. & Gray, D. L. (2009). Hormone exposure and functional lateralisation: Examining the contributions of prenatal and later life hormonal exposure. Psychoneuroendocrinology, 34: 1214-1221. [pdf]

Bourne, V. J., Vladeanu, M., & Hole, G. J. (2009). Lateralised repetition priming for featurally and configurally manipulated familiar faces: Evidence for differentially lateralised processing mechanisms. Laterality.14: 287-299. [pdf]

Vladeanu, M. & Bourne, V. J. (2009). Examining the hemispheric distribution of semantic information using lateralised priming of familiar faces. Brain and Cognition. 69: 420-425. [pdf]

Dwyer, D.M. & Vladeanu, M. (2009). Perceptual learning in face processing: Comparison facilitates face familiarization. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 62(10), 2055-2067[pdf]

Bourne, V. J. (2008). Assessing statistics at postgraduate level: The Statistics Chapter assignment. Psychology Learning and Teaching. 7: 42-45. [pdf]

Waiter, G., Fox, H. C., Murray, A., Starr, J. M., Staff, R., Bourne, V. J., Whalley, L. J., & Deary, I. J. (2008). Is retaining the youthful functional anatomy underlying speed of information processing a signature of successful cognitive ageing? An event-related fMRI study of inspection time performance. NeuroImage. 41: 581-595. [pdf]

Bourne, V. J. (2008). Examining the relationship between degree of handedness and degree of cerebral lateralisation for processing facial emotion. Neuropsychology. 22: 350-356. [pdf]

Bourne, V. J. (2008). Chimeric faces, visual field bias and reaction time bias: Have we been missing a trick? Laterality, 13: 92-103. [pdf]

Whalley, L. J., Deary, I. J., Starr, J. M., Whale, K. W., Rance, K. A., Bourne, V. J., & Fox, H. C. (2008). n-3 fatty acid erythrocyte membrane content, APOE ε4 and cognitive variation: an observational follow-up study in late adulthood. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, 87: 449 - 454. [pdf]

Watling, D., & Bourne, V. J. (2007). Linking children's neuropsychological processing of emotion with their knowledge of emotion expression regulation. Laterality, 12: 381-396. [pdf]

Bourne, V. J., Fox, H. C., Starr, J. M., Deary, I. J., & Whalley, L. J. (2007). Social support in later life: Examining the roles of childhood and adulthood cognition. Personality and Individual Differences, 43: 937 – 948. [pdf]

Bourne, V. J., Fox, H. C., Deary, I. J., & Whalley, L. J. (2007). Does childhood intelligence predict variation in cognitive change in later life? Personality and Individual Differences, 42: 1551-1559. [pdf]

Vladeanu, M., Lewis M.B. & Ellis H.D (2006). Associative priming in faces: Is it dependent on semantic relatedness or simple co-occurrence. Memory and Cognition, 34, 1091–1101. [pdf]

Bourne, V. J. (2006). The divided visual field paradigm: Methodological considerations. Laterality, 11: 373-393. [pdf]

Bourne, V. J. & Hole, G. J. (2006). Lateralised repetition priming for familiar faces: Evidence for asymmetric interhemispheric cooperation. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 59: 1117-1133. [pdf]

Lewis M.B. & Vladeanu, M. (2006). What do we know about psycholinguistic effects? Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 59(6), 977-986. [pdf]

Bourne, V. J. (2005). Lateralised processing of positive facial emotion: sex differences in strength of hemispheric dominance. Neuropsychologia, 43: 953-956. [pdf]

Bourne, V. J. & Todd, B. K. (2004). When left means right: an explanation of the left cradling bias in terms of right hemisphere specialisations. Developmental Science. 7: 19-24. [pdf]

Editorial work

Victoria is currently a guest editor on a special issue of the journal Laterality:Changes in Emotion Lateralisation throughout Childhood.