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I'm a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Department of Cognitive Science. I'm interested in self representation, in particular how we monitor our feelings of control over our actions (sense of agency) and how we track our bodies in space (body representation). My research focuses on developing better measures of self representation and investigating how this capacity is altered in different contexts, clinical conditions and states of consciousness.

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Projects 2013 2017

Research Output 2007 2018

Belief, delusion, hypnosis, and the right dorsolateral prefrontal cortex: a transcranial magnetic stimulation study

Coltheart, M., Cox, R., Sowman, P., Morgan, H., Barnier, A., Langdon, R., Connaughton, E., Teichmann, L., Williams, N. & Polito, V. Apr 2018 In : Cortex. 101, p. 234-248 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Delusions
Hypnosis
Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation
Prefrontal Cortex
Suggestion

Hypnotic Clever Hands: agency and automatic responding

Polito, V., Barnier, A. J. & Connors, M. H. Jun 2018 In : Journal of Experimental Psychology: General. 147, 6, p. 815-828 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hypnotics and Sedatives
Suggestion
Hand
Sparrows
Hypnosis

No meditation-related changes in the auditory N1 during first-time meditation

Barnes, L. J., McArthur, G. M., Biedermann, B. A., de Lissa, P., Polito, V. & Badcock, N. A. May 2018 In : International Journal of Psychophysiology. 127, p. 26-37 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Meditation
Evoked Potentials
Reproducibility of Results
Open Access
File
Hand
Cues

Topic modeling reveals distinct interests within an online conspiracy forum

Klein, C., Clutton, P. & Polito, V. 21 Feb 2018 In : Frontiers in Psychology. 9, Feb, p. 1-12 12 p., 189

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
File
Ice Cover
Population