Lecturer in Psychology, Bournemouth University.
Dr Natalie Mestry graduated with a BSc (Hons) in Psychology from the University of Southampton in 2008. She was awarded a 1 + 3 ESRC studentship to continue studies at the University of Southampton and completed her MSc Research Methods in Psychology in 2009 and PhD in 2012. The research conducted during her PhD investigated sources of configural face processing.
Mestry was a Research Fellow within the Centre for Vision and Cognition at the University of Southampton from 2013 – 2017 working on projects about face processing and visual search. She was also a Teaching Fellow for the department from 2015 -2017. She joined Bournemouth University in 2017 as a Lecturer.
Dr Natalie Mestry's main research interests are in the field of vision and cognition, specifically face processing and visual search. Her recent research has examined the dual-target cost, guidance and capacity in visual search for multiple unfamiliar faces using eye-tracking.