Dr Sam Vine
Associate Professor Psychology

External responsibilities

Awards/Honorary fellowships

July 2011 European College of Sports Science- Young Investigator Award. The quiet eye period and performance failure under pressure.

Sept 2011 Winner of the best oral presentation, British Association of Urological Surgeons (BAUS),  Annual Meeting, Aberdeen, UK, 1st -2nd Sept.

April 2010 Winner of the poster prize in the category 'Simulation and Technology in Surgery' at the International Surgical Congress of the Association of Surgeons of Great Britain and Ireland (ASGBI), Liverpool, UK.

Editorial responsibilities

Associate Editor Fronteirs in Psychology- Movement Science and Sport Psychology

Editor for Special Issue- European Journal of Sport Sciences- The Quiet Eye.

Guest Associate Editor- Journal of Experimental Psychology- Human Perception and Performance.

Review Editor

Journal of Experimental Psychology: Applied: http://www.apa.org/pubs/journals/xap/ 

Frontiers in Movement Science and Sport Psychology

Journal of Applied Sport Psychology (JASP): www.tandfonline.com/loi/uasp20

Journal of Sport and Exercise Psychology (JSEP): journals.humankinetics.com/about-jsep

Human Movement Science (HMS): www.journals.elsevier.com/human-movement-science/

Journal of Sport Science (JSS): www.tandfonline.com/loi/rjsp20

Invited lectures

  1. The Philosophical Breakfast Club Annual Conference (theme: High Performing Teams; May 2018).
  2. Peninsula pre-hospital emergency medicine conference (Feb 2018). I spy with my virtual eye; performance psychology in action. Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital.
  3. Manchester Metropolitan University and University of Salford (Dec 2017). Understanding and training expertise in surgery: How can this be applied to eye-hand coordination in upper-limb prosthesis users? Invited talk from Dr Greg Wood.
  4. Fulham F.C. & University College London (June 2017). Decision making under pressure. Invited talk from Prof Vince Walsh.
  5. The Institute of pre-hospital care: London’s air ambulance (June 2017). Factors affecting performance under pressure. Performance Psychology Symposium, Royal London Hospital.
  6. Association of Applied Sport Psychology (May 2017). Workshop on eye tracking and virtual reality training, University of Winchester.
  7. The 14th European Congress of Sport Psychology, Bern Switzerland. (June 2015). Invited Symposium: Perception & Action Coupling: The Quiet Eye in action.
  8. University of Plymouth, College of St Mark and St John (May 2014). Visual attention and performance under pressure. Invited presentation to faculty members and undergraduate students.
  9. University of Bern, Switzerland (Feb 2014). Developing Quiet eye theory. Invited talk to faculty members at annual ‘Winterakademie’.
  10. Intuitive Surgical, California (Jan 2014). The da Vinci vs. conventional laparoscopy: Examining benefits for the surgeon. Key note speaker at the annual research symposium.
  11. British Psychological Society workshop (Dec 2013). Using a Mobile Eye-tracker in Research and Applied Settings.
  12. Herriot-Watt University, Edinburgh (October 2013). Stress, attention and human performance. Invited talk to the Psychology department.
  13. Loughborough College (April 2013). Visual attention and performance under pressure. Invited talk to staff and students from Loughborough College and Loughborough University.
  14. Intuitive surgical, California (April 2013). From Sport, to Surgery to Robotics; principles of skills acquisition and performance under pressure. Invited presentation to Intuitive surgical research and development team.
  15. Exeter Surgical Health Services Research Unit (HeSRU). Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital, Exeter. (Sept 2012). Tracking surgeons – from the golf course to the theatre. Invited presentation to the president of the Royal College of Surgeons for the official opening of HeSRU.

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