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Dr Tjeerd Jellema

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Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Health Sciences
  • Department of Psychology

Summary

Tjeerd Jellema is a cognitive neuroscientist who researches social cognition in (a)typical development, and in particular in autism spectrum disorder. His research spans the range from basic science to clinical applications, and is funded by the Economic and Social Research Council, the Arts and Humanities Research Council, the European Science Foundation, the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO) and the British Academy.

Recent outputs

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Journal Article

Emotional actions are coded via two mechanisms : with and without identity representation

Wincenciak, J., Ingham, J., Jellema, T., & Barraclough, N. E. (2016). Emotional actions are coded via two mechanisms : with and without identity representation. Frontiers in Psychology, 7, 693-1-693-13. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2016.00693

Action adaptation during natural unfolding social scenes influences action recognition and inferences made about actor beliefs

Keefe, B. D., Wincenciak, J., Jellema, T., Ward, J. W., & Barraclough, N. E. (2016). Action adaptation during natural unfolding social scenes influences action recognition and inferences made about actor beliefs. Journal of Vision, 16(9), 1-20 . https://doi.org/10.1167/16.9.9

Impaired identification of impoverished animate but not inanimate objects in adults with high-functioning autism spectrum disorder

Burnett, H. G., Panis, S., Wagemans, J., & Jellema, T. (2015). Impaired identification of impoverished animate but not inanimate objects in adults with high-functioning autism spectrum disorder. Autism Research, 8(1), 52-60. https://doi.org/10.1002/aur.1412

Atypical emotional anticipation in high-functioning autism

Jellema, T., Burnett, H. G., & Palumbo, L. (2015). Atypical emotional anticipation in high-functioning autism. Molecular Autism, 6(1), 47-1-47-17. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13229-015-0039-7

Involuntary social cue integration in patients with obsessive compulsive disorder

Tumkaya, S., Karadag, F., Jellema, T., Oguzhanoglu, N. K., Ozdel, O., Atesci, F. C., & Varma, G. (2014). Involuntary social cue integration in patients with obsessive compulsive disorder. Comprehensive Psychiatry, 55(1), 137-144. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.comppsych.2013.08.007

Postgraduate supervision

Tjeerd welcomes applications in the area of social cognition.

Completed and current PhDs and postdocs

First supervisor only

> Joana Lopez Pigui, The brain as a predictive machine: An EEG study. Funded by the University of Hull/White Rose.

> Sylwia Macinska, Cognition and Emotion: intertwined or distinct abilities? Funded by the University of Hull.

> Eszter Somos, Exceptional autobiographical memory. Funded by the University of Hull, co-supervisor: G. Mazzoni.

> Richard Carvey, Rapid Detection of Human Facial Attractiveness in Groups (2017). Funded by the University of Hull, co-supervisor: C-H. Liu.

> Manon Krol, Understanding other's actions: an EEG study combined with TMS (2017). Funded by the University of Hull. Currently postdoc at Radbout University Nijmegen, Donders Institute, NL.

> Martha Del Rosario Peña Sarmiento, Mechanisms underpinning the mere exposure effect (2017), funded by Universidad de los Andes, Colombia and Hull University, co-supervisor: J E Cruz. Currently lecturer at Fundación Universitaria Konrad Lorenz, Colombia.

> Dan Walters, Understanding Others' Actions: A theoretical approach (2016). Funded by 80th Anniversary University of Hull, co-supervisor: S. Burwood.

> Joanna Wincenciak, Perception of facial trustworthiness and emotional actions (2015). Funded by 80th Anniversary University of Hull, co-supervisor: N. E. Barraclough. Currently lecturer at Glasgow University.

> Letizia Palumbo, Beyond face value: involuntary emotional anticipation in typical development and Asperger's syndrome (2015). Funded by 80th Anniversary University of Hull. Currently senior lecturer at Liverpool Hope University.

> Hollie Burnett, (Re-)Conceptualisation in Autism Spectrum Disorders (2010). Funded by AHRC-ESF, EUROCORES. Currently clinical psychologist at The Retreat, York.

> Tanja Nijboer, Emotion and consciousness: implicit social learning, postdoc. Funded by RUBICON-NWO. Currently associate professor at Utrecht University.

> Matthew Hudson, The role of social cues in the automatic attribution of intentionality. Funded by University of Hull. Currently lecturer at National College of Ireland.

> Jeannette Lorteije, Real and implied motion processing (2006). Funded by Helmholtz Research Institute, NL, co-supervisor: R. J. A. Van Wezel. Currently assistant professor at the University of Amsterdam.