Martin Vasilev

Martin Vasilev

  • Postdoctoral Researcher in Computational Modelinf og Cognition and Language Processing (Fixed-Term)
  • Poole House P257a, Talbot Campus, Fern Barrow, Poole, BH12 5BB
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Biography

I obtained a BA degree in Psychology from the University of Sofia (Bulgaria) in 2013 and a MSc degree in Linguistics from the University of Potsdam (Germany) in 2015. During my Master's degree, I also did study visits at the University of Eastern Finland and the University of Groningen (the Netherlands). I completed my PhD degree from Bournemouth University between 2015 - 2018.

Research

In my research, I am using eye-tracking to study how readers process words and sentences, and how attention is allocated in this process. My current research focuses on a few topics: computational modeling, saccade targeting during reading, auditory distraction, and parafoveal processing. I am also interested in statistical inference in psychology, evidence synthesis, and the philosophy of probability.

Journal Articles

Theses

Profile of Teaching PG

  • Advanced Statistics: Introduction to Bayesian Statistics lecture

Profile of Teaching UG

  • Experimental Methods and Statistical Analysis 1a

Grants

  • Auditory distraction during reading in native speakers of Mandarin Chinese: An eye-tracking study (Experimental Psychology Society (EPS), 27 Nov 2017). Completed

Conference Presentations

  • 58th Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, What are the costs of degraded parafoveal previews during silent reading (and how to reduce them)?, 09 Nov 2017, Vancouver, Canada
  • 58th Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Reading is disrupted by intelligible background speech: Evidence from eye-tracking, 09 Nov 2017, Vancouver, Canada
  • 19th European Conference on Eye Movements, Auditory distraction by meaningful background speech during reading, 20 Aug 2017, Wuppertal, Germany
  • 9th BU Postgraduate Conference, Auditory distraction during reading: Evidence from eye-tracking, 08 Mar 2017, Poole, United Kingdom
  • 57th Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Parafoveal preview effects from word N+2 during reading: A Bayesian meta-analysis, 17 Nov 2016, Boston, USA
  • 57th Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, The cost of visual degradation: Adding random visual noise to previews makes display changes highly detectable, 17 Nov 2016, Boston, USA
  • 2nd International Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Parafoveal preview effects from word N+2 during reading: A Bayesian meta-analysis, 05 May 2016, Granada, Spain
  • 8th BU Postgraduate Conference, Do readers obtain information from the second word to the right of the current fixation? A Bayesian meta-analysis., 09 Mar 2016, Bournemouth, UK

Memberships

  • Psychonomic Society, Student member (2015-),
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