People

Dr Tamara Gheorghes

Teaching Fellow

School/Department: Psychology, School of

Telephone: +44 (0)116 252 5494

Email: tng3@leicester.ac.uk

Profile

I joined the School of Psychology at the University of Leicester in 2018 soon after completing my PhD in Psychology (Visual Perception) at Sheffield Hallam University. Before that I graduated with a MSc in Advanced Biological Sciences from University of Liverpool and a double specialisation BSc (Psychology and Biology) from UAIC University of Iasi.

Research

My research area is visual perception with a focus on trajectory perception and visual illusions.

Publications

(0) Gheorghes, T.N., Richardson, P. & Reidy, J. Local biases drive, but do not determine, the perception of illusory trajectories. Sci Rep 10, 7756 (2020). https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-64837-0

Bertamini, M., Palumbo, L., Gheorghes, T.N. and Galatsidas, M. (2016), Do observers like curvature or do they dislike angularity?. Br J Psychol, 107: 154-178. https://doi.org/10.1111/bjop.12132.

Supervision

Visual perception - motion trajectory illusory trajectories and visual preference.

Teaching

MRes - Module coordinator - Advanced research methods: ​evaluating, planning and analysing research ​(PS7601/BS4601)

Third year: Dissertation supervision (PS3101), Psychology Across the Lifespan (PS3111),

Second year: Topics in Professional Psychology (PS2108)

First year: Introduction to Sensation, Perception and Cognition (PS1102), Thinking and Communicating Like a Psychologist (PS1104/PS1108)

Foundation Year: Exploring Psychology (BS0013)

Press and media

Visual perception - motion trajectory illusory trajectories and visual preference.

Qualifications

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)
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