Agnese Venskus

Dr Agnese Venskus BSc, MSc, PhD, FHEA

Lecturer in Psychology

Key details

Dr Agnese Venskus

Lecturer in Psychology


Agnese has been a Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Greenwich since October 2021. Her research lies within the area of cognitive psychology and neuroscience as well as abnormal psychology. Her recent research focused on exploring links between temporal sensitivity, sense of agency and alpha cycles, as well as perceptual learning techniques that can modify the above processes. Further research is expanding this research by focusing on self-proclaimed psychics population and schizophrenia population. Her teaching expertise lies with research methods, statistics, investigative psychology and abnormal psychology.

Posts held previously:

2018 – 2021, Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Psychology, University of Essex
2019 – 2020, Research Experience Scheme (student supervisor), Department of Psychology, University of Essex
2016 – 2017, Research Assistant, Department of Psychology, University of Essex

Responsibilities within the university

Lecturer in Psychology in Research Methods in Psychology, Applied Clinical Neuropsychology, Personality and Individual Differences. Supervision of MSc Psychology Project students.

Recognition

Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (FHEA)
Reviewer PlosOne

Research / Scholarly interests

Agnese's research lies within the area of cognitive psychology and neuroscience as well as abnormal psychology. Her recent research focused on exploring links between temporal sensitivity, sense of agency and alpha cycles, as well as perceptual learning techniques that can modify the above processes. Further research is expanding this research by focusing on self-proclaimed psychics population and schizophrenia population.

Recent publications

Article

Venskus, Agnese , Ferri, Francesca, Migliorati, Daniele, Spadone, Sara , Costantini, Marcello , Hughes, Gethin (2021), Temporal binding window and sense of agency are related processes modifiable via occipital tACS. Public Library of Science (PLoS). In: , , , . Public Library of Science (PLoS), PLoS ONE, 16: e0256987 (9) 1932-6203 (Online) (doi: https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0256987).

Venskus, Agnese and , Hughes, Gethin (2021), Individual differences in alpha frequency are associated with the time window of multisensory integration, but not time perception. Elsevier. In: , , , . Elsevier, Neuropsychologia, 159: 107919 ISSN: 0028-3932 (Print), (doi: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2021.107919).