Tag Archives: Person Categories

Levelling the playing field: Invited talk in Stirling

Person and group categories in memory, impression formation, and face processing Ken had the privilege of being invited to speak in the seminar program in the School of Psychology at Stirling. Given the shared interest…

Ken gives Person Category talk in Linköping, Sweden

Ken had an opportunity to present the work on Person Categories to the Department of Behavioural Sciences and Learning at Linköping University while in town for the conference keynote address at the GRASP 2014 conference.  The…

Ken gives St Andrews seminar on Person Categories

Ken recently gave the local friday afternoon school seminar in St Andrews. The title of the talk was “The person categorisation heresies: Persons AS categories, and implications for a unified theory of social categorisation”. St…

Ken presenting at BPS social section in Exeter

Ken presented a talk at the BPS social psychology section conference in Exeter.  The talk titled “Challenging the effect of cognitive load on the efficiency of categorization versus individuation” presented several studies from Daniel Skorich’s…

Mavor at John C Turner Commemoration Symposium

A collection of John Turner’s past and present colleagues and students gathered at University House, ANU, Canberra to discuss  John’s massive contribution to the theory of intergroup relations through Social Identity and Self Categorization Theories.…

Person and group impressions and cognitive load

Cognitive load privileges memory-based over data-driven processing, not group-level over person-level processing The first paper from Daniel Skorich’s PhD has been published online at BJSP. This establishes the empirical support for our view that group information is…