Mary-Ellen Large

Dr Mary-Ellen Large

Lecturer in Psychology and Admissions Tutor

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Department of Psychology

Summary

Specialising in object recognition and attention, Mary-Ellen's PhD is in experimental psychology. After her doctoral training in the psychology department at Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia, she became a Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Western Ontario. Dr Large joined the University of Hull as a lecturer in February, 2007.

Journal Article

Visual processing of words in a patient with visual form agnosia: A behavioural and fMRI study

Large, M., Cavina-Pratesi, C., & Milner, A. D. (2015). Visual processing of words in a patient with visual form agnosia: A behavioural and fMRI study. Cortex; a journal devoted to the study of the nervous system and behavior, 64(March), 29-46. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cortex.2014.09.017

Dissociable neural mechanisms for determining the perceived heaviness of objects and the predicted weight of objects during lifting: An fMRI investigation of the size-weight illusion

Large, M., Chang, E. C., Chouinard, P. A., & Goodale, M. A. (2008). Dissociable neural mechanisms for determining the perceived heaviness of objects and the predicted weight of objects during lifting: An fMRI investigation of the size-weight illusion. NeuroImage, 44(1), 200-212. doi:10.1016/j.neuroimage.2008.08.023

fMRI reveals greater within- than between-hemifield integration in the human lateral occipital cortex

Large, M., Aldcroft, A., Culham, J., Kuchinad, A., & Vilis, T. (2008). fMRI reveals greater within- than between-hemifield integration in the human lateral occipital cortex. The European journal of neuroscience, 27(12), 3299-3309. doi:10.1111/j.1460-9568.2008.06270.x

The neural correlates of change detection in the face perception network

Large, M., Cavina-Pratesi, C., Vilis, T., & Culham, J. C. (2008). The neural correlates of change detection in the face perception network. Neuropsychologia, 46(8), (2169-2176). doi:10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2008.02.027. ISSN 0028-3932

The role of temporal synchrony as a binding cue for visual persistence in early visual areas: An fMRI study

Wong, Y. J., Aldcroft, A. J., Large, M., Culham, J. C., & Vilis, T. (2009). The role of temporal synchrony as a binding cue for visual persistence in early visual areas: An fMRI study. Journal of Neurophysiology, 102(6), 3461-3468. doi:10.1152/jn.00243.2009

Postgraduate supervision

Dr Large welcomes applications in the field of visual cognition with an emphasis on face perception/recognition and the role of attention and memory in visual perception and visual categorisation. Completed PhDs - Alonso Blanco-Velo - Matthew Coleshill - Michael Lupton - Natalia Szostak