Devpriya Kumar

PhD (University of Allahabad)

Associate Professor, Department of Cognitive Science


Research Interest



  • PhD, (Cognitive Science), Centre of Behavioural & Cognitive Sciences, University of Allahabad, 2015
    PhD thesis title: Event Binding: Causality, Control & Self. PhD thesis supervisor: Prof. Narayanan Srinivasan
  • M.Sc., (Cognitive Science), Centre of Behavioural & Cognitive Sciences, University of Allahabad, 2009
  • B.Sc., (Computer Science, Psychology, Mathematics), University of Allahabad, 2007



  • Research Methods & Statistics, Social Psychology

  • Kumar, D., & Srinivasan, N. (2014). Naturalizing sense of agency with a hierarchical event- control approach. PLoS ONE, 9(3): e92431.

  • Kumar, D., & Srinivasan, N. (2012). Hierarchical event-control and subjective experience of agency. Frontiers in Psychology, 3:410. 

  • Becker, V.D., Neel, R., Srinivasan, N., Neufeld, S., Kumar, D., & Fouse, S. (2012). The vividness of happiness in dynamic facial displays of emotion. PLoS ONE, 7(1), e26551.

  • Kumar, D., & Srinivasan, N. (2011). Emotion perception is mediated by spatial frequency content. Emotion, 11, 1144-1151.

  • Srivastava, P., Kumar, D., & Srinivasan, N. (2010). Time course of visual attention across perceptual levels and objects. Acta Psychologica, 135, 335-342.

  • 2015-Visiting PhD, Center for Mind/Brain Sciences, Rovereto, University of Trento.

  • INSPIRE faculty awards, AORC, 2015-2020

  • Graduate Student Scholarship, Centre of Behavioural & Cognitive Science, University of Allahabad, 2009-2014.


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Department of Cognitive Science
IIT Kanpur-208016, Uttar Pradesh, India

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