Dr. Stephanie Rossit joined UEA as a lecturer in Psychology in 2013. She graduated in Psychology from the University of the Algarve (Portugal) and then went on to do a Ph.D. at the University of Glasgow investigating stroke patients who suffered from visual neglect. After her Ph.D. she undertook a post-doctoral research position at the Brain and Mind Institute at the Western University (Canada) using functional magnetic resonance imaging to study visuomotor control. She is an executive commitee member of the British Neuropsychological Society. She is a Chartered Psychologist (CPsychol) and an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society (AFBPsS). For more information please visit Dr. Rossit’s Neurolab website.

Indicative Publications

Mitchell, A., McIntosh, R., Rossit, S., Hornberger, M. & Pal, S. (2020). The assessment of visually guided misreaching in prodromal Alzheimer’s disease: study protocol. British Medical Journal Open, 10, 6, e035021

Rossit, S., Benwell C., Szymanek L., Learmonth G. McKernan L., Corrigan E., Muir K., Reeves I., Duncan G., Birschel P., Roberts M., Livingstone K., Jackson H., Hogg C., Castle P. & Harvey, M. (2019). Efficacy of home-based visuomotor feedback training in stroke patients with chronic hemispatial neglect. Neuropsychological Rehabilitation, 29, 251-272.

Rossit, S., Harvey, M., Butler, S.H., Szymanek, L., Morand, S., Monaco, S. & McIntosh, R.D. (2018). Impaired peripheral reaching and on-line corrections in patient DF: optic ataxia with visual form agnosia. Cortex, 98, 84-101.

Fernandez-Espejo, D., Rossit, S., Owen, A.M. (2015) A Thalamocortical Mechanism for the Absence of Overt Motor Behavior in Covertly Aware Patients. JAMA Neurology, 72(12):1442-1450.

Rossit S., McAdam T., Mclean D.A., Goodale, M.A., & Culham, J.C. (2013). fMRI reveals a lower visual field preference for hand actions in human superior-parietal occipital cortex (SPOC) and precuneus. Cortex, 50, 2525-2541.

Rossit, S., Malhotra, P., Muir, K., Duncan, G., Reeves, I. Duncan, G. & Harvey, M. (2011). The role of right temporal lobe structures in off-line action: evidence from lesion-behavior mapping in stroke patients. Cerebral Cortex, 21, 2751-2761.


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