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Rafal Skiba

Post-doctoral Researcher, University of Geneva

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Institution : UNIGE
Department : Department of Fundamental Neuroscience
Research field : Affective Neuroscience


I am a postdoctoral researcher in the Laboratory for Behavioral Neurology and Imaging of Cognition in the University of Geneva. I am working with Prof. Patrik Vuilleumier on projects aiming in better understanding of brain mechanisms governing emotional face processing systems. 

 

Publications:

Gomez, M. A., Skiba, R. M., & Snow, J. C. (2017). Graspable Objects Grab Attention More Than Images Do. Psychological science.

Skiba, R.M., & Snow, J.C. (2016). Attentional capture for tool images is driven by the head end of the tool, not the handle. Attention, Perception and Psychophysics, 1-15.

Snow, J. C., Skiba, R.M., Coleman, T.C. & Berryhill, M. E. (2014). Real-world objects are more memorable than photographs of objects. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 8, 1-11.

Skiba, R.M., Duncan, C. S., & Crognale, A.M. (2014). The Consequences of Luminance Intrusion for Large-Field Chromatic Visual Evoked Potentials. Vision Research, 95, 68-74.

Skiba, R.M., & López-Folgado, V. (2006). The idea of mateship in Australian culture: the sociolinguistic dimension of three speech acts. Hikma, 5, 201-220.

 

Selected Talks and Posters:

Skiba R.M. & Vuilleumier P., (2018, June). Brain Mechanisms of Holistic and Analytic Processing of Dynamic Facial Expressions. Speech presented at the 2018 BBL/CBIM/CB day, Geneva, Swizterland.

Skiba R.M. & Vuilleumier P., (2018, April). Holistic and Analytic Processing of Dynamic Facial Expressions. Speech presented at the 2018 The Consortium of European Research on Emotion, Glasgow, UK.

Skiba, R.M., & Tartter, V. C. (2012, May). The influence of positive affect and anxiety on attention and creativity. Speech presented at the 5th Annual Graduate Student Symposium at the City College of New York, New York, NY.

Skiba, R.M., & Melara, R. D. (2011, May). The development of the Temporal Flanker Task and its emotional versions: A new visual task for conflict processing of emotional stimuli. Speech presented at the 4th Annual Graduate Student Symposium at the City College of New York, New York, NY.

Skiba, R.M., & Snow, J.C. (2016, June).Stereo shape cues influence gaze patterns during grasping, but not perceptual, tasks. Poster presented at the 6th Biennial National IDeA Symposium of Biomedical Research Excellence, Washington, DC.

 Skiba, R.M., Jung, C., Smith, F., Mackowiak, M., and Hutsler, J. (2015, December). The Effects of Viewing Distance and Position on Facial Emotions Perception in Autism Spectrum Disorders. Poster presented at the 2015 Sierra Nevada Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience meeting, Reno, NV.

 Mednicoff, S., Skiba, R.M., & Webster, M. (2015, August). Ensemble coding in music perception. Poster presented at the 2015 Society for Music Cognition and Perception meeting, Nashville, TN.

Skiba, R.M., & Snow J. C. (2015, May). Eye movements to tool images are predicted by frequency of manual experience with the tool. Poster presented at the 2015 Vision Science Society meeting, St. Pete Beach, FL.

 


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