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Dr Tamaryn Menneer BSc, PhD

Associate Professor , Director of Student Support

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Dr Tamaryn Menneer is an Associate Professor within Psychology at the University of Southampton and Director of Student Support.

PhD in Computer Science - University of Exeter (Supervisor, Ajit Narayanan)

BSc in Cognitive Science - University of Exeter






Research interests

My primary research areas are visual search, configural processing, and statistical and computational modelling. My current research projects include the improvement of visual search in airport security baggage screening, and the design and development of methods to model and detect perceptual configurality as determined by General Recognition Theory.

Research group

Centre for Vision and Cognition (CVC)

Research project(s)

Visual search for multiple targets

Emotion discrimination in anxiety and prosopagnosia

Configural processing

Visual search and the prevalence effect

Detecting threats in real-world environments

I am a member of the Centre for Visual Cognition, and the Director of Student Support.


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I teach the first year undergraduate course, Research Methods and Data Analysis.

I have first- and second-year undergraduate tutor groups.

I supervise third-year undergraduate project students and postgraduate students.

Dr Tamaryn Menneer
Building 44 Highfield Campus University of Southampton SO17 1BJ

Room Number:44/4104

Telephone:(023) 8059 4599

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