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Action adaptation during natural unfolding social scenes influences action recognition and inferences made about actor beliefs (2016)
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Keefe, B. D., Wincenciak, J., Jellema, T., Ward, J. W., & Barraclough, N. E. (2016). Action adaptation during natural unfolding social scenes influences action recognition and inferences made about actor beliefs. Journal of Vision, 16(9), (1-20). doi:10.1167/16.9.9. ISSN 1534-7362

When observing another individual's actions, we can both recognize their actions and infer their beliefs concerning the physical and social environment. The extent to which visual adaptation influences action recognition and conceptually later stages... Read More

Remembering faces with emotional expressions (2014)
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Liu, C. H., Chen, W., Ward, J., & Chan, W. (2014). Remembering faces with emotional expressions. Frontiers in Psychology, 5(DEC), doi:10.3389/fpsyg.2014.01439. ISSN 1664-1078

It is known that happy faces create more robust identity recognition memory than faces with some other expressions. However, this advantage was not verified against all basic expressions. Moreover, no research has assessed whether similar differences... Read More

Effects of exposure to facial expression variation in face learning and recognition (2014)
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Liu, C. H., Chen, W., & Ward, J. (2015). Effects of exposure to facial expression variation in face learning and recognition. Psychological research, 79(6), 1042-1053. doi:10.1007/s00426-014-0627-8

Facial expression is a major source of image variation in face images. Linking numerous expressions to the same face can be a huge challenge for face learning and recognition. It remains largely unknown what level of exposure to this image variation... Read More

Desktop-based computer-assisted orthopedic training system for spinal surgery (2014)
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Rambani, R., Ward, J., & Viant, W. (2014). Desktop-based computer-assisted orthopedic training system for spinal surgery. Journal of Surgical Education, 71(6), 805-809. doi:10.1016/j.jsurg.2014.04.012

Background Simulation and surgical training has moved on since its inception during the end of the last century. The trainees are getting more exposed to computers and laboratory training in different subspecialties. More needs to be done in orthope... Read More

Computer-assisted orthopedic training system for fracture fixation (2013)
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Rambani, R., Viant, W., Ward, J., & Mohsen, A. (2013). Computer-assisted orthopedic training system for fracture fixation. Journal of Surgical Education, 70(3), 304-308. doi:10.1016/j.jsurg.2012.11.009

Background: Surgical training has been greatly affected by the challenges of reduced training opportunities, shortened working hours, and financial pressures. There is an increased need for the use of training systems in developing psychomotor skills... Read More

WE-G-BRA-06: calibrating an ionisation chamber: gaining experience using a dosimetry 'flight simulator' (2012)
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Saunderson, J., Beavis, A., & Ward, J. (2012). WE-G-BRA-06: calibrating an ionisation chamber: gaining experience using a dosimetry 'flight simulator'. Medical physics, 39(6Part28), (3970-3970). doi:10.1118/1.4736201. ISSN 0094-2405

Purpose: Recently there has been great interest in the use of simulation training, with the view to enhance safety within radiotherapy practice. We have developed a Virtual Environment for Radiotherapy Training (VERT) which facilitates this, includin... Read More

WE-G-BRA-04: the development of a virtual reality dosimetry training platform for physics training (2012)
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Beavis, A., & Ward, J. (2012). WE-G-BRA-04: the development of a virtual reality dosimetry training platform for physics training. Medical physics, 39(6Part28), (3969-3969). doi:10.1118/1.4736199. ISSN 0094-2405

Purpose: Recently there has been a great deal of interest in the application of Simulation methodologies for training. We have previously developed a Virtual Environment for Radiotherapy Training, VERT, which simulates a fully interactive and functio... Read More

Transfer between pose and illumination training in face recognition. (2009)
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Liu, C. H., Bhuiyan, M. A., Ward, J., & Sui, J. (2009). Transfer between pose and illumination training in face recognition. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 35(4), (939-947). doi:10.1037/a0013710. ISSN 0096-1523

The relationship between pose and illumination learning in face recognition was examined in a yes-no recognition paradigm. The authors assessed whether pose training can transfer to a new illumination or vice versa. Results show that an extensive lev... Read More

Virtual reality training for radiotherapy becomes a reality (2008)
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Phillips, R., Ward, J. W., Page, L., Grau, C., Bojen, A., Hall, J., …Beavis, A. W. (2007). Virtual reality training for radiotherapy becomes a reality. Studies in health technology and informatics, 132, 366-371

A report in 2007 to the UK Government identified a crisis in England for training staff and students for the radiotherapy treatment of cancer. The Hull authors have developed an immersive life size virtual environment of a radiotherapy treatment room... Read More

Risk-sensitive antipredator behavior in the Trinidadian guppy, Poecilia reticulata (2008)
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Croft, D. P., Ramnarine, I., Krause, J., Ward, J. R., Botham, M. S., Hayward, R. K., & Morrell, L. J. (2008). Risk-sensitive antipredator behavior in the Trinidadian guppy, Poecilia reticulata. Ecology, 89(11), 3174-3185. doi:10.1890/07-0490.1

The comparative approach has become a powerful tool for understanding how predation has shaped prey behavior. In this study we recorded the occurrence of common aquatic predator species and their densities in seven natural populations of Trinidadian... Read More

Haptic feedback can provide an objective assessment of arthroscopic skills (2008)
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Ward, J. W., Chami, G., Phillips, R., & Sherman, K. P. (2008). Haptic feedback can provide an objective assessment of arthroscopic skills. Clinical orthopaedics and related research, 466(4), (963-968). doi:10.1007/s11999-008-0115-9. ISSN 0009-921X

The outcome of arthroscopic procedures is related to the surgeon's skills in arthroscopy. Currently, evaluation of such skills relies on direct observation by a surgeon trainer. This type of assessment, by its nature, is subjective and time-consuming... Read More

The role of active exploration of 3D face stimuli on recognition memory of facial information (2007)
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Liu, C. H., Ward, J., & Markall, H. (2007). The role of active exploration of 3D face stimuli on recognition memory of facial information. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 33(4), (895-904). doi:10.1037/0096-1523.33.4.895. ISSN 0096-1523

Research on face recognition has mainly relied on methods in which observers are relatively passive viewers of face stimuli. This study investigated whether active exploration of three-dimensional (3D) face stimuli could facilitate recognition memory... Read More

Face recognition in pictures is affected by perspective transformation but not by the centre of projection (2006)
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Liu, C. H., & Ward, J. (2006). Face recognition in pictures is affected by perspective transformation but not by the centre of projection. Perception, 35(12), (1637-1650). doi:10.1068/p5545. ISSN 0301-0066

Recognition of unfamiliar faces is susceptible to image differences caused by angular sizes subtended from the face to the camera. Research on perception of cubes suggests that apparent distortions of a shape due to large camera angle are correctable... Read More