Dr Samantha Gregory

Postdoctoral Research Associate in Psychology

Dr Samantha Gregory
Dr Samantha Gregory
Aston University

Aston Triangle
Birmingham, B4 7ET

Email: s.gregory1@aston.ac.uk
Room:  SW5 13

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I am currently undertaking my first postdoctoral position since finishing my PhD, working with Dr Robert Nash.
I completed my PhD at the University of Aberdeen under the supervision of Dr Margaret Jackson.

  • BSc, First Class Honours, Psychology, Bangor University (North Wales), 2011
  • MSc, Psychological research, Bangor University (North Wales), 2012
  • PhD, Psychology, University of Aberdeen, 2017
  • Feb 2017 – present, postdoctoral research assistant, School of psychology, Aston University
  • October 2013-Feb 2017, PhD Student, University of Aberdeen
  • Jan 2013 - Sept 2013, Research Assistant under the supervision of Dr Gill Windle at Bangor University.

None at present

Previously:
Tutor for psychology first year methods practicals, University of Aberdeen
Tutor for psychology first year debate classes, University of Aberdeen

My research focuses on attention and memory. I am also interested in how the social environment effects the way that information is processed in attention and memory.

  • ECVP Fee waiver grant, 2016
  • EPS Grindley grant for conference attendance, 2015
  • ESCoP Travel grant, 2015
  • Awarded a British Council fellowship for the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) programme, 2014. 

Gregory, S. E. A., & Jackson, M. C. (in press). Barriers block the effect of joint attention on working memory: Perspective taking matters. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition 

Nash, R. A., Winstone, N. E., Gregory, S. E. A., & Papps, E. (2018). A memory advantage for past-oriented over future-oriented performance feedback. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, (March). https://doi.org/10.1037/xlm0000549

Gregory, S. E. A., & Jackson, M. C. (2017). Joint attention enhances visual working memory. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Learning, Memory, and Cognition, 43(2), 237–249. https://doi.org/10.1037/xlm0000294

Windle, G., Gregory, S., Newman, A., Goulding, A., O’Brien, D., & Parkinson, C. (2014). Understanding the impact of visual arts interventions for people living with dementia: a realist review protocol. Systematic Reviews, 3, 91. 

Gregory, S. and Windle, G. (2013). Lost in Art Too….Challenging perceptions of dementia. The Journal of Dementia Care, 21(5), 23-25. 

Gregory, S., & Windle, G. (2013). Lost in Art Too. An evaluation of a 10 week programme of art sessions provided by Denbigh County Council for people with dementia and their carers. Denbighshire County Council.