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An investigation of the modulation and underlying mechanisms of the self bias effect

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The self bias effect refers to the prioritised processing of self-related information (i.e. faster RTs and higher accuracy) over information about others. This phenomenon has been widely observed across many areas of cognition such as memory, attention and perception. However, current knowledge of the self bias effect is still insufficient. This thesis utilises the perceptual matching paradigm as an experimental instrument to study the self bias effect in three main aspects.

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DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford

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