Dr Victoria Wright

MSc PhD (Abertawe)

Dr Victoria Wright

Senior Lecturer in Psychology

Adran Seicoleg

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.


Module Coordinator

Oriau Swydda (Amseroedd Cyswllt Myfyrwyr)

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Wright, V & Prominczel, T 2020, 'Surfing Brain Waves', BPS Cognitive Section Conference 2020, 27 Aug 2020 - 28 Aug 2020. <https://osf.io/8spxb/>
Wright, V & Gulliksen, I 2020, 'Task goals, text genre and cloze probability modulate the N400 in sentence reading'. <https://osf.io/3pzym/>
Burns, E, Bennetts, R, Bate, S, Wright, V, Weidemann, C & Tree, J 2017, 'Intact word processing in developmental prospagnosia', Scientific Reports, vol. 7, 1683, pp. 1-12. 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. 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, pp. 1-6. 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.00244
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