Publications

Siqi-Liu, A., Harris, A.M., Atkinson, A.P., & Reed, C.L. (2018). Dissociable processing of emotional and neutral body movements revealed by μ-alpha and beta rhythms. Social, Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 12(4): 1269–1279.

Insch, P.M., Slessor, G., Phillips, L.H., Atkinson, A., & Warrington, J. (2015). The impact of aging and Alzheimer’s disease on decoding emotion cues from bodily motion. AIMS Neuroscience, 2(3), 139.

Missana, M., Atkinson, A. P., & Grossmann, T. (2015). Tuning the developing brain to emotional body expressions. Developmental Science, 18(2), 243-253.

Missana, M., Rajhans, P., Atkinson, A.P. & Grossmann, T. (2014). Discrimination of fearful and happy body postures in 8-month-old infants: an event-related potential study. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, 8, 531. doi: 10.3389/fnhum.2014.00531

Atkinson, A.P. & Smithson, H.E. (2013). Distinct contributions to facial emotion perception of foveated vs non-foveated facial features. Emotion Review, 5(1), 30-35.

Atkinson, A.P. (2013). Bodily expressions of emotion: Visual cues and neural mechanisms. In J. Armony & P. Vuilleumier (Eds.), The Cambridge Handbook of Human Affective Neuroscience (pp.198-222). New York: Cambridge University Press.

Shafir, T., Taylor, S.F., Atkinson, A.P., Langenecker, S.A., & Zubieta, J-K. (2013). Emotion regulation through execution, observation, and imagery of emotional movements. Brain and Cognition, 82(2), 219-227.

Thoresen, J.C., Vuong, Q.C., & Atkinson, A.P. (2012). First impressions: Gait cues drive reliable trait judgments. Cognition, 124(3), 261-271.

Atkinson, A. P., & Ratcliffe, M. (2012). Introduction to the Special Section on ‘Emotions and Feelings in Psychiatric Illness’. Emotion Review, 4, 119-121.

Atkinson, A.P., Vuong, Q.C., & Smithson, H.E. (2012). Modulation of the face- and body-selective visual regions by the motion and emotion of point-light face and body stimuli. NeuroImage, 59, 1700-1712.

Dzhelyova, M.P., Ellison, A., & Atkinson, A.P. (2011). Event-related repetitive TMS reveals distinct, critical roles for right OFA and bilateral pSTS in judging the trustworthiness and sex of faces. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, 23(10), 2782-2796.

Atkinson, A.P. & Adolphs, R. (2011). The neuropsychology of face perception: Beyond simple dissociations and functional selectivity. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society, Series B: Biological Sciences, 366, 1726-1738.

Peelen, M.V., Atkinson, A.P., & Vuilleumier, P. (2010). Supramodal representations of perceived emotions in the human brain. The Journal of Neuroscience, 30(30), 10127-10134.

Philip, R.C.M., Whalley, H.C., Stanfield, A.C., Sprengelmeyer, R., Santos, I.M., Young, A.W., Atkinson, A.P., Calder, A.J., Johnstone, E.C., Lawrie, S.M. & Hall, J. (2010). Deficits in facial, body movement and vocal emotional processing in autism spectrum disorders. Psychological Medicine, 40(11), 1919-1929.

Sprengelmeyer,, R. Atkinson, A.P., Sprengelmeyer, A., Mair-Walther, J., Jacobi, C. Wildemann, B. Difttrich, W.H. & Hacke, W. (2010). Disgust and fear recognition in paraneoplastic limbic encephalitis. Cortex, 46(5), 650-657.

Atkinson, A.P., Heberlein, A.S. & Adolphs, R. (2010). Are people special? A brain’s eye view. In R.B. Adams, Jr., N. Ambady, K. Nakayama, & S. Shimojo (Eds.), The science of social vision (pp.363-392). New York: Oxford University Press.

Atkinson, A.P. (2009). Impaired recognition of emotions from body movements is associated with elevated motion coherence thresholds in autism spectrum disorders. Neuropsychologia, 47(13), 3023-3029.

Heberlein, A.S. & Atkinson, A.P. (2009). Neuroscientific evidence for simulation and shared substrates in emotion recognition: beyond faces. Emotion Review, 1(2), 162-177.

Atkinson, A.P. (2009). Emotion. In J. Symons & F.J. Calvo (Eds.), The Routledge Companion to the Philosophy of Psychology (pp.543-555). London: Routledge/Taylor & Francis.

Dittrich, W.H. & Atkinson, A.P. (2008). The perception of bodily expressions of emotion and the implications for computing. In J. Or (Ed.), Affective Computing: Focus on Emotion Expression, Synthesis and Recognition (pp.157-184). Vienna: I-Tech Education and Publishing.

Peelen, M. V., Atkinson, A.P., Andersson, F., & Vuilleumier, P. (2007). Emotional modulation of body-selective visual areas. Social Cognitive and Affective Neuroscience, 2(4), 274-283.

Atkinson, A.P., Heberlein, A.S., & Adolphs, R. (2007). Spared ability to recognise fear from static and moving whole-body cues following bilateral amygdala damage. Neuropsychologia, 45 (12), 2772-2782.

Atkinson, A.P., Tunstall, M.L., & Dittrich, W.H. (2007). Evidence for distinct contributions of form and motion information to the recognition of emotions from body gestures. Cognition, 104, 59-72.

Atkinson, A.P. (2007). Face processing and empathy. In T.F.D. Farrow & P.W.R. Woodruff (Eds.), Empathy in mental illness (pp.360-385). Cambridge University Press.

Atkinson, A.P. (2006). Review of Gut reactions: A perceptual theory of emotion. (J.J. Prinz, OUP, 2004). Philosophical Psychology, 19, 842-847.

Atkinson, A.P. Tipples, J., Burt, D.M. & Young, A.W. (2005). Asymmetric interference between sex and emotion in face perception. Perception & Psychophysics, 67, 1199-1213.

Atkinson, A.P. & Adolphs, R. (2005). Visual emotion perception: Mechanisms and processes. In L.F. Barrett, P.M. Niedenthal, & P. Winkielman (Eds.), Emotion and consciousness (pp. 150-182). New York: Guilford Press.

Atkinson, A.P. (2005). Staring at the back of someone’s head is no signal, and a sense of being stared at is no sense. Open Peer Commentary on ‘The sense of being stared at.’ Journal of Consciousness Studies, 12, 50-56.

Atkinson, A.P., Dittrich, W.H., Gemmell, A.J., & Young, A.W. (2004). Emotion perception from dynamic and static body expressions in point-light and full-light displays. Perception, 33, 717-746.

Atkinson, A.P. & Wheeler, M. (2004). The grain of domains: The evolutionary-psychological case against domain-general cognition. Mind and Language, 19, 147-176.

Atkinson, A.P. & Wheeler, M. (2003). Evolutionary psychology’s grain problem and the cognitive neuroscience of reasoning. In: D. Over (Ed.), Evolution and the psychology of thinking: The debate. Hove, Sussex: Psychology Press.

Tipples, J., Atkinson, A.P. & Young, A.W. (2002). The eyebrow frown: A salient social signal. Emotion, 2, 288-296.

Atkinson, A.P. (2002). Emotion-specific clues to the neural substrate of empathy. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 25, 22-23. [Commentary on Preston, S.D. & de Waal, F.B.M. (2002). Empathy: Its ultimate and proximate bases. BBS, 25, 1-20.]

Wheeler, M. & Atkinson, A. (2001). Domains, brains, and evolution. In D.M. Walsh (Ed.), Naturalism, evolution and mind. (Royal Institute of Philosophy Supplement 49.) (pp.239-266). Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Atkinson, A.P. (2001). Pathological beliefs, damaged brains. Review article of Pathologies of belief. (M. Coltheart & M. Davies, Eds., Blackwells, 2000). Philosophy, Psychiatry & Psychology, 8, 225-229. [Special issue: On understanding and explaining schizophrenia, C. Hoerl, Ed.]

Atkinson, A. P., Thomas, M. S. C., & Cleeremans, A. (2000). Consciousness: mapping the theoretical landscape. Trends in Cognitive Sciences, 4(10), 372-382.

Atkinson, A.P. (2000). Review of The descent of mind: Psychological perspectives on hominid evolution. (M.C. Corballis & S.E.G. Lea, Eds., OUP, 1999). Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, 53B, 375-378.

Atkinson, A.P. & Thomas, M.S.C. (1999). What makes us conscious? Journal of Intelligent Systems, 9 (5-6), 307-354.

Thomas, M.S.C. & Atkinson, A.P. (1999). Quantities of qualia. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 22, 169-170. [Commentary on O’Brien, G. and Opie, J. (1999). A connectionist theory of phenomenal experience. BBS, 22, 127‑196.]

Atkinson, A.P. (1998). Persons, systems and subsystems: The explanatory scope of cognitive psychology. Acta Analytica, 20, 43-60.

Atkinson, A. (1997). Persons, systems and subsystems. Connexions,1, 2-8.

Atkinson, A.P. & Davies, M. (1995). Consciousness without conflation. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 18, 248-249. [Commentary on Block, N. (1995). On a confusion about a function of consciousness. BBS, 18, 227-287.]

Rhodes, G., Brake, S. & Atkinson, A.P. (1993). What’s lost in inverted faces? Cognition, 47, 25-57.