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Biography

Sarah Bayless is Senior Lecturer in Psychology. She holds a BSc Psychology (Hons) from University College London, an MSc Neuroscience from University College London, and a PhD Psychology from the University of Southampton. She is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at the Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Canada.

Higher Education Teaching Qualification: Higher Education Academy Fellowship (FHEA).

Publications

Journal articles

  • Bayless, S. J., Nagata, Y., Mills, T. & Taylor, M. J. (in press). MEG measures of covert orienting and gaze processing in children. Brain Topography.
  • Bayless, S..J. & Harvey, A. (2016) Testing Alcohol Myopia Theory: Examining the effects of alcohol intoxication on simultaneous central and peripheral attention. Perception, 46 (1).
  • Nagata, Y., Bayless, S. J., Mills, T. & Taylor, M. (2012). Spatio-temporal localisation of attentional orienting to gaze and peripheral cues. Brain Research, 1439, 44-53.
  • Bayless, S. J., Glover, M., Taylor, M. J. & Itier, R. J. (2011). Is it in the eyes? Dissociating the role of emotion and perceptual features of emotionally expressive faces in modulating orienting to eye-gaze. Visual Cognition 19, 483-510.
  • Taylor, M. J., Bayless, S. J., Mills, T. & Pang, E. W. (2011). Recognising upright and inverted faces: MEG source localisation. Brain Research 1381, 167-74.
  • Arsalidou, M., Barbeau, E. J., Bayless, S. J., & Taylor, M. J. (2010). Brain responses differ to faces of mothers and fathers. Brain and Cognition 74, 47-51.
  • Bayless, S., & Schlottmann, A. (2010). Skill-related uncertainty and expected value in 5- and 7-year olds. Psicologica 31, 677-87.
  • Taylor, M. J., Arsalidou, M., Bayless, S. J., Morris, D., Evans, J. W., Barbeau, E. J. (2009) Neural correlates of personally familiar faces: parents, partner and own faces. Human Brain Mapping 30, 2008-20.
  • Bayless, S., Pit-ten Cate, I., & Stevenson, J. (2008). Behaviour difficulties and cognitive function in children born very prematurely. International Journal of Behavioral Development 32(3), 111-18.
  • Bayless, S., & Stevenson, J. (2007). Executive functions in school-age children born very prematurely. Early Human Development 83, 247-54.
  • Bayless, S. J., Gaetz, W. C., Cheyne, D. O., & Taylor, M. J. (2006). Spatiotemporal analysis of feedback processing during a card sorting task using spatially filtered MEG. Neuroscience Letters 410(1), 31-36.

Conferences

  • Bayless, S. J. & Schlottmann, A. (2009) Intuitive probability understanding and Expected Value judgments in 5- to 7-Year-Olds. (Paper presentation at the British Psychological Society’s Developmental Section Annual Conference, Nottingham, UK).
  • Bayless, S. J. & Collins, J. A. (2009) Children who couldn’t care more: Exploring the psychosocial impact of young caregiving. (Paper presentation at the British Psychological Society’s Developmental Section Annual Conference, Nottingham, UK).
  • Bayless, S. J., Itier, R. J. & Taylor, M. J. (2007) Happiness is not in the eyes: effects of eye-gaze and emotion on visual attention (Poster presentation at the Cognitive Neuroscience Society Annual Meeting, New York, USA).
  • Bayless, S. J., Goltz, H.C., Arsalidou, M., Bells, S. & Taylor, M.J. (2006) Spatial and object working memory for face stimuli: an fMRI investigation. (Poster presented at the 12th Annual meeting for Human Brain Mapping, Florence, Italy).
  • Bayless, S., Cheyne, D. & Taylor, M.J. (2006) Neuro-imaging Executive Function development using MEG: an adult pilot study of a modified card sorting task. (Poster presented at the Cognitive Neuroscience Society Annual Meeting, San Francisco, USA).
  • Bayless S. & Stevenson J. (2004) Executive functions and behaviour in school-age children born prematurely. (Presented at the British Psychological Society, Developmental Section, Annual Conference, Leeds, UK).
  • Bayless S. & Stevenson J. (2004) Executive function, attention and the role of neonatal oxygen therapy in school-age children born prematurely. (Presented at the Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences Conference, University of Southampton, Southampton, UK).
  • Bayless S. & Stevenson J. (2004) Premature birth: impact on executive functions during school age. (Poster presented at the International Society for the Study of Behavioral Development, Ghent, Belgium).
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