Professor Gavin Bremner

Professor

Research Interests

  • Infants' visual and intersensory perception
  • Perception and knowledge of objects in infancy
  • Infants' spatial orientation
  • Spatial cognition in early childhood
  • Use of visual and vestibular information in adult spatial orientation
  • Children's graphical skills

The other-race effect in children from a multiracial population: a cross-cultural comparison
Tham, D.S.Y., Bremner, J.G., Hay, D.C. 03/2017 In: Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 155, p. 128-137. 10 p.
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Limits of object persistence: young infants perceive continuity of vertical and horizontal trajectories, but not 45-degree oblique trajectories
Bremner, J.G., Slater, A.M., Mason, U.C., Spring, J., Johnson, S. 27/10/2016 In: Infancy.
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Investigating looking and social looking measures as an index of infant violation of expectation
Dunn, K.J., Bremner, J.G. 26/10/2016 In: Developmental Science.
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Perception of occlusion by young infants: must the occlusion event be congruent with the occluder?
Bremner, J.G., Slater, A.M., Mason, U.C., Spring, J., Johnson, S. 1/08/2016 In: Infant Behavior and Development. 44, p. 240-248. 9 p.
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Young infants' perception of complex occlusion events: reasoning or perception?
Bremner, J.G., Slater, A.M., Mason, U.C., Spring, J., Usherwood, B.S., Rees, A., Tham, D.S.Y., Johnson, S. 27/05/2016
Poster

In infancy the timing of emergence of the other-race effect is dependent on face gender
Tham, D.S.Y., Bremner, J.G., Hay, D. 08/2015 In: Infant Behavior and Development. 40, p. 131-138. 8 p.
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Perception of object persistence: the origins of object permanence in infancy
Bremner, J.G., Slater, A., Johnson, S. 03/2015 In: Child Development Perspectives. 9, 1, p. 7-13. 7 p.
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An investigation of the other-race effect in children from racially homogeneous and heterogeneous populations
Tham, D.S.Y., Bremner, G. 2015
Poster

Investigating the use of social looking as a measure of understanding in infancy
Dunn, K.J., Bremner, J.G. 2015
Poster

The other-race effect emerges first for female faces in infancy: a comparison between single-race and multi-race populations
Tham, D.S.Y., Bremner, G., Woo, P.J. 2015
Poster

Using social cues to aid infant performance in the Piagetian A not B search task
Dunn, K.J., Bremner, J.G. 07/2014
Poster

Preverbal infants are sensitive to cross-sensory correspondences: much ado about the null results of Lewkowicz and Minar (2013)
Walker, P., Bremner, G., Mason, U., Spring, J., Mattock, K., Slater, A., Johnson, S. 12/03/2014 In: Psychological Science. 25, 3, p. 835-836. 2 p.
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Trajectory perception and object continuity: effects of shape and color change on 4-month-olds' perception of object identity
Bremner, J.G., Slater, A.M., Mason, U., Spring, J., Johnson, S.P. 06/2013 In: Developmental Psychology. 49, 6, p. 1021-1026. 6 p.
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The use of social referencing as a measure of infant understanding on the Piagetian A not B search task
Dunn, K., Bremner, G. 04/2013
Poster

Young infants' perception of the trajectories of two- and three-dimensional objects.
Johnson, S.P., Bremner, J.G., Slater, A.M., Shuwairi, S.M., Mason, U., Spring, J., Usherwood, B. 09/2012 In: Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 113, 1, p. 177-185. 9 p.
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Can infants count?: does the use of multiple measures sum up to an answer?
Dunn, K., Bremner, G. 06/2012
Poster

The effects of auditory information on 4-month-old infants' perception of trajectory continuity.
Bremner, J.G., Slater, A.M., Johnson, S.P., Mason, U., Spring, J. 05/2012 In: Child Development. 83, 3, p. 954-964. 11 p.
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Illusory Contour Figures Are Perceived as Occluding Contours by 4-Month-Old Infants
Bremner, J.G., Slater, A.M., Johnson, S.P., Mason, U., Spring, J. 03/2012 In: Developmental Psychology. 48, 2, p. 398-405. 8 p.
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The contribution of visual and vestibular information to spatial orientation by 6- to 14-month-old infants and adults
Bremner, J.G., Hatton, F., Foster, K.A., Mason, U. 09/2011 In: Developmental Science. 14, 5, p. 1033-1045. 13 p.
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Two- to Eight-Month-Old Infants' Perception of Dynamic Auditory-Visual Spatial Colocation
Bremner, J.G., Slater, A.M., Johnson, S.P., Mason, U., Spring, J., Bremner, M.E. 07/2011 In: Child Development. 82, 4, p. 1210-1223. 14 p.
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Four Themes from 20 Years of Research on Infant Perception and Cognition
Bremner, J.G. 03/2011 In: Infant and Child Development. 20, 2, p. 137-147. 11 p.
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The role of perceptual and cognitive processes in addition-subtraction studies with 5-month-old infants.
Slater, A.M., Bremner, J.G., Johnson, S.P., Hayes, R.A. 12/2010 In: Infant Behavior and Development. 33, 4, p. 685-688. 4 p.
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Use of geometry for spatial reorientation in children applies only to symmetrical spaces.
Lew, A.R., Gibbons, B., Murphy, C., Bremner, J.G. 05/2010 In: Developmental Science. 13, 3, p. 490-498. 9 p.
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Preverbal Infants' Sensitivity to Synaesthetic Cross-Modality Correspondences.
Walker, P., Bremner, J.G., Mason, U., Spring, J., Mattock, K., Slater, A., Johnson, S.P. 01/2010 In: Psychological Science. 21, 1, p. 21-25. 5 p.
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Object categorisation, object naming, and viewpoint-independence in visual remembering: Evidence from young children's drawings of a novel object
Walker, P., Bremner, J.G., Smart, L., Pitt, T., Apsey, D. 2008 In: Memory. 16, 6, p. 626-636. 11 p.
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Conditions for young infants' failure to perceive trajectory continuity.
Bremner, J.G., Johnson, S.P., Slater, A.M., Mason, U., Cheshire, A., Spring, J. 09/2007 In: Developmental Science. 10, 5, p. 613-624. 12 p.
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Disorientation inhibits landmark use in 12-18-month-old infants.
Lew, A., Foster, K., Bremner, J.G. 07/2006 In: Infant Behavior and Development. 29, 3, p. 334-341. 8 p.
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Visual mental representations supporting object drawing: How naming a novel object with a novel count noun impacts on young children's object drawing
Walker, P., Bremner, J.G., Merrick, K., Coates, S., Cooper, E., Lawley, R., Sageman, R., Simm, R. 2006 In: Visual Cognition. 13, 6, p. 733-788. 56 p.
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Conditions for young infants' perception of object trajectories.
Bremner, J.G., Johnson, S.P., Slater, A.M., Mason, U., Foster, K., Cheshire, A., Spring, J. 1/09/2005 In: Child Development. 76, 5, p. 1029-1043. 15 p.
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Detection of geometric, but not topological, spatial transformations in 6- to 12-month-old infants in a visual exploration paradigm
Lew, A., Foster, K., Bremner, J.G., Slavin, S., Green, M. 2005 In: Developmental Psychobiology. 47, 1, p. 31-42. 12 p.
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Infants' perception of object trajectories.
Johnson, S.P., Bremner, J.G., Slater, A.M., Mason, U., Foster, K., Cheshire, A. 02/2003 In: Child Development. 74, 1, p. 94-108. 15 p.
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The nature of imitation in infancy.
Bremner, J.G. 2002 In: Infant Behavior and Development. 25, 1, p. 65-67. 3 p.
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The development of relational landmark use in 6- to 12-month-old infants in a spatial orientation task.
Lew, A., Bremner, J.G., Lefkovitch, L. 09/2000 In: Child Development. 71, 5, p. 1179-1190. 12 p.
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The role of good form in young infants’ perception of partly occluded objects.
Johnson, S.P., Bremner, J.G., Slater, A.M., Mason, U. 05/2000 In: Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 76, 1, p. 1-25. 25 p.
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Developmental relationships between perception and action in infancy
Bremner, J.G. 2000 In: Infant Behavior and Development. 23, 3, p. 567-582. 16 p.
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Newborn Infants' Preference for Attractive Faces: The Role of Internal and External Facial Features
Slater, A.M., Bremner, J.G., Johnson, S.P., Sherwood, P., Hayes, R.A., Brown, E. 2000 In: Infancy. 1, 2, p. 265-274. 10 p.
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Relationships between drawing a cube and copying a line diagram of a cube in 8- and 9-year-old children
Bremner, J.G., Morse, R., Hughes, S., Andreasen, G. 2000 In: Child Development. 71, 3, p. 619-634. 16 p.
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Interpretation and construction of coordinate dimensions by 4- to 5-year-old children.
Lidster, W., Bremner, G. 06/1999 In: British Journal of Developmental Psychology. 17, 2, p. 189-201. 13 p.
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Explaining search errors in infancy: commentary on Munakata.
Bremner, J.G. 10/1998 In: Developmental Science. 1, 2, p. 192-193. 2 p.
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Young children's ability to use maps and models to find ways in novel spaces
Bremner, J.G., Andreasen, G. 1998 In: British Journal of Developmental Psychology. 16, 2, p. 197-218. 21 p.
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A change in viewpoint promotes use of height-in-picture as a depth cue in 5- to 7-year-olds' drawings of a simple depth relationship.
Bremner, J.G., Andreasen, G. 1997 In: Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 66, 2, p. 180-192. 13 p.
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Processes underlying young children's spatial orientation during movement
Bremner, G., Knowles, L.S., Andreasen, G. 06/1994 In: Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 57, 3, p. 355-376. 22 p.
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Conditions for Successful Performance by 4-Year-Olds in a Dimensional Coordination Task
Bremner, J.G., Andreasen, G., Kendall, G., Adams, L. 1993 In: Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 56, 2, p. 149-172. 24 p.
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Form perception at birth: Cohen and Younger (1984) revisited
Slater, A.M., Mattock, A., Brown, E., Bremner, J.G. 1991 In: Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 51, 3, p. 395-406. 12 p.
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Sensitivity to viewpoint in children's drawings of objects and relations between objects
Bremner, J.G., Batten, A. 1991 In: Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 52, p. 375-394. 20 p.
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Perceptual & intellectual development in infancy
Bremner, J.G. 1989 In: Science Progress. 73, 292, p. 443-456. 14 p.
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Conditions for Piagetian Stage IV search errors in a task using transparent occluders
Yates, D.J., Bremner, G. 1988 In: Infant Behavior and Development. 11, 4, p. 411-417. 7 p.
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Constructing Favourable Conditions for Measuring the Young Child's Understanding of the Terms in, on and under
Bremner, J.G., Idowu, T.C. 1987 In: International Journal of Behavioral Development. 10, 1, p. 89-98. 10 p.
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The representation of depth in children's drawings of a table
Lee, M., Bremner, J.G. 1987 In: The Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology . 39, 3, p. 479-496. 19 p.
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Object tracking and search in infancy: A review of data and a theoretical evaluation.
Bremner, J.G. 12/1985 In: Developmental Review. 5, 4, p. 371-396. 26 p.
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Provoked use of height in picture as a depth cue in young children's drawings
Bremner, J.G. 1985 In: British Journal of Developmental Psychology. 3, 1, p. 95-98. 4 p.
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Errors towards the perpendicular in children's copies of angular figures: A test of the bisection interpretation
Bremner, J.G. 1984 In: Perception. 13, 2, p. 117-128. 12 p.
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Piagetian stage IV errors with an object that is directly accessible both visually and manually.
Bremner, J.G., Knowles, L. 1984 In: Perception. 13, 3, p. 307-314. 8 p.
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Prior visual inspection and naming: Two factors that enhance hidden feature inclusion in young children's drawings
Bremner, J.G., Moore, S. 1984 In: British Journal of Developmental Psychology. 2, 4, p. 371-376. 6 p.
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The effect of encouraging self evaluation on children's ability to transfer the use of mnemonic strategy
Jones, H., Ridgway, J., Bremner, J.G. 1983 In: Human Learning: Journal of Practical Research and Applications. 2, 4, p. 327-338. 11 p.
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Children's errors in copying angles: Perpendicular error or bisection error?
Bremner, J.G., Taylor, A. 1982 In: Perception. 11, 2, p. 163-171. 9 p.
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Egocentric versus allocentric spatial coding in nine-month-old infants: Factors influencing the choice of code.
Bremner, J.G. 07/1978 In: Developmental Psychology. 14, 4, p. 346-355. 10 p.
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Spatial errors made by infants: Inadequate spatial cues or evidence for egocentrism?
Bremner, J.G. 02/1978 In: British Journal of Psychology. 69, 1, p. 77-84. 8 p.
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Place versus response as the basis of spatial errors made by young infants.
Bremner, J.G., Bryant, P.E. 02/1977 In: Journal of Experimental Child Psychology. 23, 1, p. 162-171. 10 p.
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