• 2009 Citations
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20042020
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Education/Academic qualification

Cognitive Neuroscience, PhD, Dartmouth College

Aug 2003Jun 2008

Cognitive Psychology, MSc, University of Otago

Feb 2002Dec 2003

Psychology and Dance, BA, Pomona College

Sep 1997May 2001

External positions

Professsor of Social Robotics, University of Glasgow

1 Nov 2017 → …

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Projects 2020 2020

Research Outputs 2004 2019

A neurocognitive investigation of the impact of socializing with a robot on empathy for pain

Cross, E. S., Riddoch, K. A., Pratts, J., Titone, S., Chaudhury, B. & Hortensius, R., 11 Mar 2019, In : Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 374, 1771, p. 1-13 13 p., 20180034.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

robots
pain
Robots
Pain
Pleasure

Fluid intelligence and working memory support dissociable aspects of learning by physical but not observational practice

Apšvalka, D., Cross, E. S. & Ramsey, R., Sep 2019, In : Cognition. 190, p. 170-183 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Intelligence
Short-Term Memory
intelligence
Learning
learning

From social brains to social robots: applying neurocognitive insights to human-robot interaction

Cross, E. S., Hortensius, R. & Wykowska, A., 11 Mar 2019, In : Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences. 374, 1771, p. 1-8 8 p., 20180024.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialResearch

Human robot interaction
robots
Brain
Robots
brain

Human body motion captures visual attention and elicits pupillary dilation

Williams, E. H., Cristino, F. & Cross, E. S., Dec 2019, In : Cognition. 193, p. 1-10 10 p., 104029.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Human Body
Dilatation
Arousal
stimulus
Motivation

Anodal tDCS over primary motor cortex provides no advantage to learning motor sequences via observation

Apvalka, D., Ramsey, R. & Cross, E. S., 2018, In : Neural Plasticity. 2018, p. 1-14 14 p., 1237962.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
File
Motor Cortex
Observation
Learning
Motor Skills
Bayes Theorem

Prizes

Elected member of the Young Academy of Europe

Emily Cross (Recipient), 2017

Prize: Honorary award

Elected member of the Young Academy of Scotland

Emily Cross (Recipient), 2018

Prize: Other distinction

Excellence in Science Award

Emily Cross (Recipient), 2008

Prize: Honorary award

Fulbright Fellowship to New Zealand

Emily Cross (Recipient), 2002

Prize: Other distinction