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Adam Sandford
BSc (University of Kent), BEd (York University), PhD (University of Aberdeen)
Assistant Program Head Psychology

416.798.1331 ext. 6088

Dr. Adam Sandford is the Assistant Program Head of the Psychology program at University of Guelph-Humber since 2016 and is also an Adjunct Professor at the University of Guelph. With his team of research assistants, Dr. Sandford conducts projects related to face recognition and face perception. He recently authored a chapter in a new book about face processing systems, disorders, and cultural differences edited by Drs. Markus Bindemann and Ahmed Megreya.

Dr. Sandford has published peer-reviewed articles as first author or co-author in journals such as Cognition, Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology, and Perception. He is the Chair of the Brain and Cognitive Sciences Section of the Canadian Psychological Association and Vice Chair of Science Rendezvous at UofGH. He also chairs and sits on various committees at UofGH, works with external partners to develop fruitful partnerships, and teaches the Psychology Program's Honours Thesis.

Dr. Sandford was awarded UofGH research grants in 2016, 2017, and 2018, and was the recipient of an author appreciation award in 2018 for his contributions to the scholarly community. Dr. Sandford is presently working on numerous projects in collaboration with international scholars.

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