Dr Victoria Wright

MSc PhD (Abertawe)

Dr Victoria Wright

Lecturer in Psychology

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Manylion Cyswllt


Dr Victoria Wright holds MSc and PhD degrees from Swansea University. Victoria has research expertise in psycholinguistics, and employs a mixture of behavioural and cognitive neuroscience techniques to address a range of research questions including exploring the influence of the cerebral hemispheres during visual word recognition and the role of forgetting in second-language learning and bilingualism.

Victoria has an extensive background in teaching and learning and holds a PGCE qualification in adult learning. She is also a Chartered Psychologist (CPsychol) and Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society, and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Victoria is the Director of Undergraduate Studies and Director of Learning and Teaching for the Department of Psychology.


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Burns, E, Bennetts, R, Bate, S, Wright, V, Weidemann, C & Tree, J 2017, 'Intact word processing in developmental prospagnosia' Scientific Reports, vol. 7, 1683. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-017-01917-8
Susilo, T, Wright, V, Tree, J & Duchaine, B 2015, 'Acquired prosopagnosia without word recognition deficits' Cognitive Neuropsychology, vol. 32, no. 6, pp. 321-339. https://doi.org/10.1080/02643294.2015.1081882
Izura, C, Wright, V & Fouquet, N 2014, 'Hemispheric asymmetries in word recognition as revealed by the orthographic uniqueness point effect' Frontiers in Psychology, vol. 5, 244. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2014.00244
Wright, V 2012, 'Extraordinary Memories for Exceptional Events: Essays in Cognitive Psychology' Europe’s Journal of Psychology, vol. 8, no. 3, pp. 507-510. https://doi.org/10.5964/ejop.v8i3.501
Izura, C, Pérez, MA, Agallou, E, Wright, VC, Marín, J, Stadthagen-gonzález, H & Ellis, AW 2011, 'Age/order of acquisition effects and the cumulative learning of foreign words: A word training study' Journal of Memory and Language, vol. 64, no. 1, pp. 32-58. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jml.2010.09.002
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