UCL  IRIS
Institutional Research Information Service
UCL Logo
Please report any queries concerning the funding data shown on the profile page to:

http://www.ucl.ac.uk/finance/secure/research/post_award
Please report any queries concerning the student data shown on the profile page to:

Email: portico-services@ucl.ac.uk

Help Desk: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/ras/portico/helpdesk
 More search options
Dr Miguel Vadillo Nistal
BW204c
26 Bedford Way
London
WC1 0AP
Tel: +44 (0) 207 679 8548 (x25364)
Appointment
  • Research Associate
  • Experimental Psychology
  • Div of Psychology & Lang Sciences
  • Faculty of Brain Sciences
Biography

After spending more than ten years in the University of Deusto (Bilbao, Spain), first as a graduate student and then as a lecturer in history of psychology, I moved to University College London in September 2012. Since then, I work in an ESRC-funded project in collaboration with David Shanks and Tom Beesley that aims at unraveling the contribution of associative learning mechanisms to the guidance of attention in visual search. My interests also extend to other applications of learning and memory research, including a project on the origins of superstitions and biases in causal induction leaded by Helena Matute and her research team, Labpsico. If you are interested in my research, you can find copies of my papers in the Publications section of my website mvadillo.com. You can also download my CV from this link.

Research Summary

  • Associative learning
  • Causal reasoning
  • Illusory correlations and illusions of causality
  • Interference and retrieval-induced forgetting
  • Contextual cuing
  • Internet-based research
  • Computational modelling

Please report any queries concerning the data shown on this page to:

https://www.ucl.ac.uk/hr/helpdesk/helpdesk_web_form.php
University College London - Gower Street - London - WC1E 6BT Tel:+44 (0)20 7679 2000

© UCL 1999–2011

Search by