CV

Education and Employment

Investigator Scientist (2017-present)
MRC Cognition and Brain Sciences Unit
University of Cambridge
Cambridge, UK
Advisor: Dr Matt Davis

Postdoctoral Research Associate (2015-2017)
Department of Experimental Psychology
Division of Psychology and Language Sciences
University College London
London, UK
Advisor: Dr Jenni Rodd

Ph.D. (2010-2014)
Department of Psychology
University of York
York, UK
Advisors: Dr Tom Hartley, Professor Graham Hitch

EEG Lab Technician (2010-2011)
Department of Psychology
University of York
York, UK

Psychophysiologist (2008-2010)
Minnesota Center for Twin and Family Research
Department of Psychology
University of Minnesota,
Minneapolis, MN, USA

B.A. (2003-2006)
Department of Psychology
University of Minnesota Morris
Morris, MN, USA


Programming and Technical Skills

  • Web-based experiments: JavaScript/CSS/HTML, Qualtrics/QRTE, jsPsych, JATOS, Linux/Nginx/MySQL server administration
  • Lab-based experiments: E-Prime, Psychtoolbox
  • Statistical: R (lme4, plyr, ggplot2), Matlab, SPSS
  • EEG: EEGLAB, ERPLAB, ASA
  • General: Python, Windows batch

Publications

Gilbert, R. A., Hitch, G. J., & Hartley, T. (2016). Temporal Precision and the Capacity of Auditory-Verbal Short-Term Memory. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 1-16. [link]


Conference Presentations

Gilbert, R. A., Davis, M. H., Gaskell, M. G., & Rodd, J. M. (2017, September). Sentence-level learning mechanisms support lexical-semantic retuning during ambiguity resolution. Talk to be presented at the at the Architectures and Mechanisms of Language Processing (AMLaP) conference, Lancaster University.

Rodd, J. M., Gilbert, R. A., Betts, H. N. (2017, July). The role of learning mechanisms in understanding spoken words. Talk presented by J. M. Rodd at the Cognitive Science Society meeting, London.

Gilbert, R. A., Davis, M. H., Gaskell, M. G., & Rodd, J. M. (2017, July). Generalisation of recent word meaning experience across modalities: How we avoid barking up the wrong tree. Talk presented at the Experimental Psychology Society Meeting, University of Reading.

Gilbert, R. A., Betts, H. N., Jose, R., & Rodd, J. M. (2017, January). New UK-based dominance norms for ambiguous words. Poster presented at the Experimental Psychology Society Meeting, University College London.

Gilbert, R. A., Hitch, G. J., & Hartley, T. (2016, July). Temporal precision in short-term memory for spoken word sequences. Talk presented at the Experimental Psychology Society Meeting, University of Oxford.

Rodd, J. M., Gilbert R. A., Warren, J. E., & Davis, M. H.. (2016, July). Comparing error-driven and associative accounts of word-meaning priming. Talk presented by J. M. Roddd at the Experimental Psychology Society Meeting, University of Oxford.

Gilbert, R. A., Cai, Z. G., Warren, J. E., Davis, M. H., & Rodd, J. M. (2016, May). Effects of disambiguating context positioning on ambiguous word-meaning priming. Poster presented at the International Meeting of the Psychonomic Society, Granada, Spain. [pdf]

Gilbert, R. A., Hitch, G. J., & Hartley, T. (2013, September). Individual differences in auditory-verbal STM span and rehearsal timing. Talk presented at BPS Cognitive and Developmental Sections Conference, University of Reading.

Gilbert, R. A., Hitch, G. J., & Hartley, T. (2013, June). Auditory-Verbal Short-Term Memory Span and Rehearsal Timing in Adults with Dyslexia. Poster presented at the Language in Developmental and Acquired Disorders Satellite Meeting, Royal Society at Chicheley Hall, Milton Keynes. [pdf]