Lawrence A. Watling

PhD Student

Centre for Brain and Cognitive Development
School of Psychology, Birkbeck College
32 Torrington Square, London WC1E 7JL
Phone: +44 (0)20 7631 6242
Fax: +44 (0)20 7631 6587



Research interests


Curriculum vitae

  • 2004-Now PhD - Centre for Brain & Cognitive Develpment, Birkbeck College, London.
  • 2003-2004 Research Assistant - MRC Cognition & Brain Sciences Unit, Cambridge.
  • 2000-2003 BSc in Intelligent Systems - Reading University.



  • Watling, L. A., Spratling, M. W., De Meyer, K. & Johnson, M. H. (2007) The Role of Feedback in the Determination of Figure and Ground: A Combined Behavioral & Modeling Study. In Proceedings of the 29th Meeting of the Cognitive Science Society (COGSCI07). pdf
  • Hauk, O., Patterson, K., Woollams, A., Watling, L., Pulvermuller, F. & Rogers, T. T. (2006) [Q:] When Would You Prefer a SOSSAGE to a SAUSAGE? [A:] At about 100 msec. ERP Correlates of Orthographic Typicality and Lexicality in Written Word Recognition. Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience 18: 818-832. pdf
  • Rogers, T. T., Watling, L., Hodges, J. R. & Patterson, K. (2005). A basic-level disadvantage for speeded category-verification. Cognitive Neuroscience Society Annual Meeting Program 2005, pp 125-16. pdf
  • Hauk, O., Rogers, T. T., Watling, L., Woollam, A., Pulvermuller, F. & Patterson, K., (2005). Early interaction of orthographic typicality and lexicality in written word recognition: ERP evidence. Cognitive Neuroscience Society Annual Meeting Program 2005, pp 125-16. pdf