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Associate Professor Jenny Burt
Room:
MC-409
Email:
Phone:
3365 6338
Fax:
+617 3365 4466
Postal Address:
School of Psychology
McElwain Building
The University of Queensland
St Lucia, QLD 4072
Australia
Username: jsb
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Associate Professor Jenny Burt
Qualifications:

BA (Sydney), PhD (UNSW)

Background:

I worked as a research officer for the Australian Government, before doing my PhD research at UNSW on associative learning in pigeons. I came to the University of Queensland after several years at the University of Adelaide, and developed research interests in cognition and language.

Professional Activities:

Member, Psychonomic Society,
Australian Psychological Society, Australian Experimental Psychology Society.

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Associate Professor Jenny Burt
Research Activities:

Visual word recognition; spelling and literacy in adults; attention, especially the Attentional Blink (AB), episodic and working memory, especially in language processing.

Representative Publications:

Burt, J. S., & Long, J. (2011). Are word representations abstract or instance-based? Effects of spelling inconsistency in orthographic learning. Canadian Journal of Experimental Psychology, 65(3), 214-228.

Burt, J. S. Howard, S., & Falconer, E. K. (2011). T1 difficulty affects the AB: Manipulating T1 word frequency and T1 orthographic neighbor frequency. Attention, Perception, & Psychophysics, 73(3), 751-765.

Burt, J. S. (2009).  Identifiable orthographically similar word primes interfere in visual word identification. Journal of Memory and Language, 61, 259 - 284.

Burt, J. S., & Blackwell, P. (2008).  Sound-spelling consistency in adult orthographic learning. Journal of Research in Reading, 31, 77-96

Burt, J. S. (2006). Spelling in Adults: The Combined Influences of Language Skills and Reading Experience. Journal of Psycholinguistic Research, 35, 447-470.


Burt, J. S. (2006). What is orthographic processing skill and how does it relate to word identification in reading? Journal of Research in Reading, 29(4), 1-18.



Herbert, D. M. B., & Burt, J. S. (2004). What do students remember?: Episodic memory and the development of schematisation. Applied Cognitive Psychology, 18, 77-88.



Healy, D., & Burt, J. S. (2003). Attending to the distractor and old/new discriminations in negative priming. Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 56A, 421-443.



Burt, J. S. (2002). Why do non-color words interfere with color naming? Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 28, 1019-1038.



Burt, J. S.,& Tate, H. (2002). Does a reading lexicon provide orthographic representations for spelling? Journal of Memory and Language, 46, 518-543.



Burt, J. S. & Fury, M. (2000). Spelling in adults: The role of reading skills and experience. Reading and Writing, 13, 1-30.


Burt, J. S. (1999). Associative priming in color naming: Interference and facilitation. Memory and Cognition, 27, 454-464.

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Associate Professor Jenny Burt
Topics:
Word reading, spelling, attention.
Keywords:
Reading, Spelling
Course Coordinator:
  • Semester 2, 2013
    PSYC3042 - Psychological Research: Interpretation & Evaluation
  • Semester 2, 2012
    PSYC3042 - Psychological Research: Interpretation & Evaluation
  • Semester 2, 2011
    PSYC3042 - Psychological Research: Interpretation & Evaluation
  • Semester 1, 2010
    PSYC3172 - Basic Processes in Cognition
  • Semester 2, 2010
    PSYC3042 - Psychological Research: Interpretation & Evaluation
  • Semester 1, 2009
    PSYC3172 - Basic Processes in Cognition
  • Semester 2, 2009
    PSYC3042 - Psychological Research: Interpretation & Evaluation

Note: Coordinator roles prior to 2009 and tutor roles prior to 2006 are not included.

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