Wakefield Carter MA
I previously studied at the Universities of Cambridge, Poitiers and Oxford before joining Oxford Brookes as a research assistant in April, 1995. In September 1997, I became a Psychology Demonstrator supporting experimental design and analysis and use of computers in Psychology. I maintain the Psychology Internal web pages and have helped develop the department's use of Resource Based Learning. I am also the Treasurer and Membership Secretary of the Association of Technical Staff in Psychology (ATSiP).
Research Funding and Awards
2014 Oxford Brookes Team Teaching Fellowship Award Vertical Enhancement of Statistics and Psychology Research, awarded jointly to Carter, W., Davies, E.L. and Paltoglou, A.E.
2014 Shortlisted in non-academic staff member category for Brookes Union Teaching Award
2009 Joint winner of the Higher Education Academy Psychology Network Technician award.
Joshi M.S. and Carter W. (2013). Unrealistic optimism: east and west? Front. Psychology, 4:6. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2013.00006
Argyropoulos, I., Gellatly, A., Pilling, M. and Carter, W. (2012). Set size and mask duration do not interact in object-substitution masking. Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 39(3), 646-661. doi: 10.1037/a0030240
Gellatly, A., Pilling, M., Carter, W. and Guest, D. (2010). How does target duration affect object substitution masking? Journal of Experimental Psychology: Human Perception and Performance, 36(5), 1267-1279.
Lamb, R., Joshi, M.S., Carter, W., Cowburn, G. and Matthews, A. (2006). Children's acquisition and retention of safety skills: the Lifeskills program, Injury Prevention, 12, 161-165.
Joshi, M.S., MacLean, M., & Carter, W. (1999). Children's journeys to school: Spatial skills, knowledge and perceptions of the environment. British Journal of Developmental Psychology, 17, 125-139.
Joshi, M.S., MacLean, M. & Carter, W. (1997). Children's journeys to school - new data and further comments. World Transport Policy and Practice, 3(4), 17-22.
Carter, W. (2014). Demonstration: PsychoPy. Association of Technical Staff in Psychology Annual Conference, Edinburgh Napier University, June 25-27, 2014.
Carter, W. (2013). Demonstration: Cognitive Psychology Experiments in MATLAB. Association of Technical Staff in Psychology Annual Conference, Trinity College Dublin, July 3-5, 2013.
Carter, W. (2012). Questionnaires in Google forms. Association of Technical Staff in Psychology Annual Conference, Plymouth University, July 4-6, 2012.
Carter, W. (2011). PHP and MySQL. Association of Technical Staff in Psychology Annual Conference, Oxford Brookes University, July 6-8, 2011.
Carter, W. (2011). Enthusing prospective students about psychology. Association of Technical Staff in Psychology Annual Conference, Oxford Brookes University, July 6-8, 2011.
MacLean, M., Moore, B. and Carter, W. (2000). Children’s use of mental state terms. B.P.S. Developmental Section Annual Conference, Bristol, September 14-17 2000.