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Mercedes Sheen

Dr

  • Edinburgh

    United Kingdom

Accepting PhD Students

20142019

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Personal profile

Research interests

Social Cognition

False Memories

Teaching

Biography

Dr Mercedes Sheen, Associate Professor (Dubai). Mercedes joined Heriot Watt in August 2019 and has taken over the role as Academic Head of Psychology in Dubai.  Mercedes received her PhD at the University of Canterbury in Christchurch New Zealand on false memories where she coined a new type of memory error “disputed memories” which resulted from many arguments about her shared past with her identical twin sister!  Her main research interests now like in the field of Social Cognition, particularly how it relates to perception of human facial attractiveness.

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Research Output

Further Evidence for Using Online Discussion Boards in the Classroom

Sheen, M., Yekani, H. A. K. & Jordan, T. R., 1 Apr 2019, In : Teaching of Psychology. 46, 2, p. 158-163 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • Investigating the effect of wearing the hijab: Perception of facial attractiveness by Emirati Muslim women living in their native Muslim country

    Sheen, M., Aman Key Yekani, H. & Jordan, T. R., 5 Oct 2018, In : PLoS ONE. 13, 10, e0199537.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
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  • Reading Rate and Comprehension for Text Presented on Tablet and Paper: Evidence from Arabic

    Hermena, E. W., Sheen, M., AlJassmi, M., AlFalasi, K., AlMatroushi, M. & Jordan, T. R., 21 Feb 2017, In : Frontiers in Psychology. 8, 257.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
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  • Teaching About Psychological Disorders: A Case for Using Discussion Boards in the Classroom

    Sheen, M., AlJassmi, M. A. & Jordan, T. R., 1 Jan 2017, In : Teaching of Psychology. 44, 1, p. 74-77 4 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • What's in a Typeface? Evidence of the Existence of Print Personalities in Arabic

    Jordan, T. R., AlShamsi, A. S., Yekani, H. A. K., AlJassmi, M., Al Dosari, N., Hermena, E. W. & Sheen, M., 18 Oct 2017, In : Frontiers in Psychology. 8, 1229.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

    Open Access
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