Dr Becky McKenzie
Lecturer in Early Childhood Studies
Plymouth Institute of Education (Faculty of Arts & Humanities)
BA (Hons) Social Anthropology and Visual Studies
BSc (Hons) Psychology
Postgraduate Certificate in Education
MA Fine Art
PhD Conditional reasoning in autism spectrum disorder: activation and integration of knowledge and belief
Autism and related conditions
Thinking and reasoning
Ongoing Research projects
FMRI study funded by UoP. Relational integration and autism. Roser, McKenzie, Bach (UoP) Benattayallah, Fulford (Peninsular MR Research Centre).
ESRC standard grant application in progress. Autism and the Selection Task. McKenzie; Handley and Evans
Pilot study. The embedded figures task and negative affect among adolescents with autism. McKenzie (UoP) and Schnall (University of Cambridge).
ESRC small grant application in progress. Syllogistic reasoning among autistic children: content and complexity. McKenzie (UoP) and Jarrold (University of Bristol)
Research study. Counterfactual and Contrary-to-Fact reasoning among children with autism. McKenzie and Arreckx (UoP).
Pilot Study. Attention to detail and the influence of background knowledge on conditional reasoning. McKenzie and Arreckx
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