Academic Team - Jasmine Lee Kar Wye, Lecturer in Psychology-tes1

Academic Team

Dr Jasmine Lee Kar Wye | Lecturer in Psychology

Jasmine Lee Kar WyeDr Jasmine Lee received her PhD from University of Nottingham in 2023. Her thesis was in the field of face recognition, specifically exploring the cognitive mechanisms (i.e., perception & attention) involved in self-face recognition. She used eye-tracking techniques and behavioral experimental paradigms to explore the self-face advantage phenomenon.

Jasmine joined the School of Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences at the University of Reading Malaysia in 2023, where she is currently teaching various psychology modules at an undergraduate level


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Speciality areas

Face Recognition
Experimental Psychology

Highest qualification and awarding body

PhD in Psychology and Cognitive Neuroscience, University of Nottingham, 2023

UoRM programmes taught/supervised

BSc (Hons) Psychology:

PY1DMH Debates In Mental Health
PY2BCH Behaviour Change
PY2CBP Cognitive and Biology Psychology
PY2RMP Research Methods in Psychology
PY2PRP Professional Placement
PY3FAP Face Processing

Research interests

Human face recognition
Learning and memory
Self-face recognition
Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD)

Current projects

Modulation effects of self-esteem and self-disgust on self-face advantage

Investigating social media exposure and use of beauty filters on the perceived attractiveness of the own face.

Recent publications

Lee, J.K.W., Janssen, S.M.J., Estudillo, A. J. (2022). A featural account for own-face processing? Looking for support from face inversion, composite face, and part -whole tasks. i-Perception, 13(4), 1-22,

Lee, J.K.W., Janssen, S.M.J., Estudillo, A. J. (2022). A more featural based processing for the self-face: An Eye-Tracking Study. Consciousness & Cognition, 105,

Lee, J.K.W., Janssen, S.M.J., Estudillo, A. J. (2022). Cultural modulation effects on the Self-Face Advantage: Do Caucasians find their own faces faster than Chinese? Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology.

Estudillo, A. J., Lee, J. K. W., Mennie, N., & Burns, E. (2020). No evidence of other‐race effect for Chinese faces in Malaysian non‐Chinese population. Applied Cognitive Psychology.


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