• 355 Citations
  • 10 h-Index
20132021
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Personal profile

Biography

Ph.D in Psychology, University of York (2011-2015)
MRes in Psychology, University of York (2010-11)
B.Sc. Psychology, University of Glasgow (2006-2010)

Research

Previous research has found that people easily and reliably make social judgements such as attractiveness or trustworthiness from faces. However, this line of work tends to focus on the cues in faces themselves. My research aims to examine the influence of prior categorical knowledge and associated stereotypes on these judgements. I am also interested in the idea that different photographs of the same people can give rise to different impressions and in using face images with a wide range of variability.

My research has been funded by the ARC, ESRC, British Psychological Society, Experimental Psychological Society and Brain.

Funding overview

ARC Discovery project (DP170104602, 2017-2019)
ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders Postdoc Exchange Scheme (2017)
ARC Centre of Excellence in Cognition and its Disorders Cross Program grant (2016)
Brain, ARC, PsyPAG, EPS and BPS assorted research, travel and dissemination funding (2009+)
ESRC Overseas Institutional Visit (University of New South Wales, 2014)
ESRC Student Internship (Cybercrime, Home Office, 2012-2013)
ESRC 1+3 Studentship (University of York, 2010-2014)

Industrial relevance

First impressions are clearly very important for a wide range of consumer industries. For example, my previous work has suggested that trustworthiness, competence and attractiveness are key judgements made by people when they first see a face.

Keywords

  • Face perception
  • Person perception
  • Social cognition
  • Visual cognition
  • Stereotyping

Fingerprint Dive into the research topics where Clare Sutherland is active. These topic labels come from the works of this person. Together they form a unique fingerprint.

trustworthiness Social Sciences
Cues Medicine & Life Sciences
Cognition Medicine & Life Sciences
Mental Competency Medicine & Life Sciences
stimulus Social Sciences
social cognition Social Sciences
Social Perception Medicine & Life Sciences
Neuropsychology Medicine & Life Sciences

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Research Output 2013 2019

  • 355 Citations
  • 10 h-Index
  • 22 Article
  • 2 Other contribution
  • 1 Other output

Appearance-based trust processing in schizophrenia

Sutherland, C. A. M., Rhodes, G., Williams, N., Connaughton, E., Ewing, L., Caruana, N. & Langdon, R., 6 Sep 2019, In : British Journal of Clinical Psychology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Schizophrenia
Experimental Games
Decision Making
Interpersonal Relations
Cues

Children show adult-like facial appearance biases when trusting others

Ewing, L., Sutherland, C. A. M. & Willis, M. L., 1 Aug 2019, In : Developmental Psychology. 55, 8, p. 1694-1701 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

trend
Cues
Emotions
emotion
Happiness

Do facial first impressions reflect a shared social reality?

Sutherland, C., Rhodes, G., Burton, N. & Young, A., 29 Mar 2019, In : British Journal of Psychology. 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mental Competency
Individuality
Statistical Factor Analysis
Social Reality
Observer
Open Access
Masculinity
Sexual Behavior
Costs and Cost Analysis

Should I Trust You? Autistic Traits Predict Reduced Appearance-Based Trust Decisions

Hooper, J., Sutherland, C., Langdon, R., Ewing, L., Caruana, N., Connaughton, E., Williams, N., Greenwell-Barnden, J. & Rhodes, G., Nov 2019, In : British Journal of Psychology. 110, 4, p. 617-634

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Autistic Disorder
Theory of Mind
Economics
Phenotype
Population

Datasets

Do facial impressions reflect a shared social reality?

Sutherland, C. (Creator), The University of Western Australia, 2019

Dataset

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Datasets for the publication: "Facial first impressions across culture: data-driven modelling of Chinese and British perceivers’ unconstrained facial impressions"

Sutherland, C. (Creator), Liu, X. (Creator), Zhang, L. (Creator), Chu, Y. (Creator), Oldmeadow, J. A. (Creator), Young, A. (Creator), The University of Western Australia, 31 Jan 2018

Dataset

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Projects 2017 2021

Prizes

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science
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Activities 2017 2017

  • 1 Public lecture, debate or seminar

Pint of Science

Clare Sutherland (Speaker)
May 2017

Activity: Service and engagementPublic lecture, debate or seminar

Courses