Punit Shah

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Shah, P. (2012). Toward a neurobiology of unrealistic optimism. Frontiers in Psychology.

Cook, R.*, Brewer, R.*, Shah, P., & Bird, G. (2013). Alexithymia, not autism, predicts poor recognition of emotional facial expressionsPsychological Science. APS Observer Article

Cage, E., Pellicano, E., Shah, P., & Bird, G. (2013). Reputation management: Evidence for intact ability but reduced propensity in adults with autismAutism Research.

Harris, A. J. L, Shah, P., Catmur, C., Bird, G., &  Hahn, U. (2013). Autism, optimism and positive events: Evidence against a general optimistic bias. In M. Knauff, M. Pauen, N. Sebanz, & I. Wachsmuth (Eds.). Austin, TX: Cognitive Science Society.  Imperfect Cognitions Blogpost

Shah, P., Gaule, A., Bird, G., & Cook, R. (2013). Robust orienting to protofacial stimuli in autismCurrent BiologyCommentary by Johnson (2014).

Cook, R.*, Brewer, R.*, Shah, P.*, & Bird, G. (2014). Intact facial adaptation in autistic adults. Autism Research.

Santiesteban, I., Shah, P., White, S., Bird, G., & Heyes, C. (2014). Mentalizing or submentalizing in a communication task? Evidence from autism and a camera control. Psychonomic Bulletin & Review.

Sowden, S., & Shah, P. (2014). Self-other control: a candidate mechanism for social cognitive function. Frontiers in Human Neuroscience.

Shah, P., Gaule, A., Gaigg, S., Bird, G., & Cook, R. (2015). Probing short-term face memory in developmental prosopagnosia. Cortex.

Shah, P. & Sowden, S. (2015). Insights into social perception in autism. The Journal of Neuroscience.

Shah, P., Happé, F., Sowden, S., Cook, R., & Bird, G. (2015). Orienting towards face-like stimuli in early childhood. Child Development. BPS Big Picture Prize 

Shah, P., Gaule, A., Sowden, S., Bird, G., & Cook, R. (2015). The twenty-item prosopagnosia index (PI20): A self-report instrument for identifying developmental prosopagnosia. Royal Society Open Science. 


Shah, P. (2016). Identification, diagnosis and treatment of developmental prosopagnosia. The British Journal of Psychiatry.


Shah, P., Hall, R., Catmur, C., & Bird, G. (2016). Alexithymia, not autism, is associated with impaired interoception. Cortex
Medical Xpress, Commentary by Livingston & Livingston. 2nd Most Downloaded Article in Cortex (2016)

Shah, P. (2016). Book review: Interoception - the eighth sensory systemJournal of Autism and Developmental Disorders.

Shah, P., Harris, A. J. L, Bird, G., Catmur, C., & Hahn, U. (2016). A pessimistic view of optimistic belief updating. Cognitive PsychologyNeuroskeptic Blog: The Myth of the Optimism Bias, The Independant, iNews, SBS.au, Belfast Telegraph, LBC Interview, Express, Mail Online, The Sun, King's College London, Vice.com, Live Science. Most Downloaded Article in Cognitive Psychology (2016)


Shah, P, Catmur, C., & Bird, G. (in press). From heart to mind: Linking interoception, emotion, and theory of mind. Cortex. 
Cambridge Network, Daily Mail, The Times, Telegraph, BBC Newsday, Daily Express, BBC World Service TV News, BBC World Service Radio, BBC Wales, BBC Scotland, BBC Radio 4, BBC Somerset, BBC Guernsey, BBC Scotland, TalkRadio, New Scientist, The Naked Scientists, The Scotsman. BBC Radio 5 Live, BBC Radio Cambridgeshire, The Naked Scientists

Livingston, L. A. & Shah, P.  (in press). People with and without prosopagnosia have insight into their face recognition ability. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental PsychologyBuzzfeed, International Business Times, iNews, Daily Express 

 

Presentations


Shah, P., & Banino, A. (2011). T-tests, ANOVA, & regression. Methods for Dummies, FIL, University College, London.

Shah, P., Catmur, C. & Bird, G. (2012). Unrealistic optimism about unrealistic optimism?. BPS Cognitive Section Conference, Glasgow.

Cage, E., Pellicano, E., Shah, P., & Bird, G. (2013). Reputation management: Evidence for ability but reduced propensity in autism. Neurodevelopmental Seminar Series, London.

Cook, R., Shah, P., & Bird, G. (2013). Reduced perceptual interactions between dynamic facial elements in autism. IMFAR, San Sebastian.

Cage, E., Pellicano, E., Shah, P., & Bird, G. (2013). Reputation management: Evidence for intact ability but reduced propensity in adults with autism. IMFAR, San Sebastian.

Brewer, R., Cook, R., Shah,P., & Bird, G. (2013). Intact facial adaptation in autistic adults. IMFAR, San Sebastian.

Harris, A. J. L.*, Shah, P.*, Hahn, U., Catmur, C., & Bird, G. (2013). Are people optimistic in their belief updating? Formal analysis and new evidence suggests not. SPUDM24, Barcelona. 

Shah, P., Harris, A. J. L., Catmur, C., Hahn, U., & Bird, G. (2013). Are people optimistic in their belief updating? Donders Discussions, Nijmegen.

Shah, P., Gaule, A., Sowden, S., Bird, G., & Cook, R. (2014). Diagnosing Face-Blindness: The 20-Item Prosopagnosia Index (PI-20). KCL Neuroscience Symposium, London.

Shah, P., Gaule, A., Sowden, S., Bird, G., & Cook, R. (2014). The 20-Item Prosopagnosia Index (PI-20). Cambridge Neuroscience Seminar: Brain Science & Mental Health, Cambridge.

Shah, P., Happe, F., & Bird, G. (2014), 'The social brain' and its disorders. Brain Awareness Day, King's College, London. (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rgxZSPc6vP8)

Shah, P., Gaule, A., Sowden, S., Bird, G., & Cook, R. (2014). Diagnosing Face-Blindness: The 20-Item Prosopagnosia Index (PI-20). British Society for the Psychology of Individual Differences, London.
 
Cook, R., Aichelburg, C., Shah, P., Bird, G., & Johnston, A. (2014). Perceptual interactions between dynamic facial features. Journal of Visiondoi: 10.1167/14.10.564

Shah, P. (2014). Social orienting in autism spectrum disorder. SGDP Centre, IoP Weekly seminar series, London. 

Shah, P. (2014). 22nd BSA/EPS Prize: A pessimistic view of optimistic belief updating. Experimental Psychology Society, Newcastle. The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology. doi: 10.1080/17470218.2014.967029

Shah, P., Gaule, A., Sowden, S., Bird, G., & Cook, R. (2014). The twenty-item prosopagnosia index (PI20): A self-report instrument for diagnosing developmental prosopagnosia, Social Cognition: Origins, Mechanisms, & Disorders, Surrey.

Shah, P. (2014). BSA/EPS Prize Talk: A pessimistic view of optimistic belief updating. British Science Festival, Birmingham.

Shah, P.*, Sowden, S.*,  Happé, F., Cook, R., & Bird, G. (2014). Automatic orienting toward protofacial stimuli in early childhood. Minding the Gaps: The challenges of Interdisciplinary Developmental Science, Cambridge.

Shah, P. (2015). Neuroeconomics: 'Optimistic' belief updating. Birkbeck College, London.

Shah, P. (2015). Big Picture Prize: A baby’s view of the protoface. The Psychologist.

Shah, P., Gaule, A., Gaigg, S., Bird, G., & Cook, R. (2015). Short-term face memory in people with 'face-blindness'. IoPPN Student Showcase, King's College, London.

Cook, R., Shah, P., Brewer, R., Gaule, A., Bird, G. (2015). Autism and Developmental Prosopagnosia: A cross-disorder study. Vision Sciences Society Annual Meeting, Florida.

Shah, P., Gaule, A., Gaigg, S., Bird, G., & Cook, R. (2015). Short-term face memory in prosopagnosia. PsyPAG Annual Conference, Glasgow.

Shah, P., Gaule, A., Sowden, S., Bird, G., & Cook, R. (2015). The twenty-item prosopagnosia index (PI-20): A self-report instrument for identifying developmental prosopagnosia. BPS Cognitive Section Conference, Kent.

Shah, P., Happé, F., Sowden, S., Cook, R., & Bird, G. (2015). Orienting towards face-like stimuli in early childhood. BPS Cognitive Section Conference, Kent.

Shah, P., Gaule, A., Gaigg, S., Bird, G., & Cook, R. (2015). Short term memory in developmental prosopagnosia. BACN Annual Conference, Essex.

Shah, P. (2016). Guide to... you and your baby: Babies love facesThe Psychologist.

Shah, P., Gaule, A., Gaigg, S., Bird, G., & Cook, R. (2015). Short-term face memory in prosopagnosia. NVP Winter Conference 2015, Egmond Aan Zee, Netherlands.

Bird, G., Shah, P., Hall, R., & Catmur, C. (2015). Alexithymia, not autism, is related to impaired interoception. NVP Winter Conference 2015, Egmond Aan Zee, Netherlands.

Shah, P., Sowden, S., Gaule, A., Catmur, C., Bird, G., & Cook, R. (2016) Identification, diagnosis and treatment of developmental prosopagnosia.  IoPPN Student Showcase, King's College, London.

Shah, P., Hall, R., Nair, N., Catmur, C., & Bird, G. (2016). Alexithymia, not autism, is associated with impaired interoception. Oxford Autumn School, Oxford University, Oxford.

Shah, P., Hall, R., Coll, C., Nair, N., Catmur, C., & Bird, G. (2016). Alexithymia, not autism, is associated with impaired interoception. British Neuropsychological Society Meeting, London.

Shah, P. (2016). Processing the social world: Lessons from autism and prosopagnosia. Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge.

Shah, P. (2016) Internal bodily feelings, emotion, and autism spectrum conditions. Autism Research Centre Club Talk, University of Cambridge.

Shah, P, Catmur, C., & Bird, G. (2017). The link between internal bodily sensations, emotion, and mind reading. Faculty of Science and Technology Annual Conference, ARU, Cambridge. 

Shah, P., Catmur, C., & Bird, G. (2017). Emotional decision-making in Autism Spectrum Disorder. International Convention of Psychological Science (ICPS), Vienna.

Shah, P. (2017). Social processing in Autism and Prosopagnosia. University of Bath.

Shah, P. (2017). Reality in the face of optimism. Wellcome Collection - When Species Meet: Hope, London. 



Peer Review


Autism, Biological Psychiatry, Personality and Individual Differences, Autism Research, Cortex, Visual Cognition, Journal of Neuropsychiatric Disease & Treatment, Molecular Autism, Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, Psychological Medicine, Journal of Experimental Psychology.
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