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Centre for Vision and Visual Cognition


SectionNameEmailResearch Interests
Academic Staff: Dr Anthony Atkinson
  • Social cognitive neuroscience
  • The emotions
  • The perception of faces, emotions, and biological motion
  • The scientific study of consciousness
  • Conceptual issues in evolutionary & cognitive psychological explanation
Dr Mike Burt
  • Evolutionary psychology
  • Facial expression recognition
Dr Alexander Easton
  • Animal Models of Episodic Memory
  • Cognitive Neuroscience of Learning and Memory
  • Learning and its relation to reward outcomes
  • Role of the Cholinergic Basal Forebrain in Learning and Memory
  • The ways in which social context modulate learning and memory
Professor Amanda Ellison -
Professor John Findlay
  • eye movements and visual attention in visual perception
  • perception of objects and scenes
  • perceptual and cognitive factors involved in interactions with graphical displays
  • picture scanning and visual search tasks
  • the relationship between central and peripheral vision
Dr Markus Hausmann
  • A biopsychosocial approach to cognitive sex differences
  • Neuromodulatory properties of sex hormones
  • Hemispheric asymmetries and interhemispheric interaction
  • Spatial attention and spatial cognition
  • Social cognition
  • Emotional face recognition
Dr Ala Hola
  • attention
  • overt and covert shifts of human spatial attention; cross-modal cueing
Dr Bob Kentridge
  • neuropsychology of awareness, blindsight, colour vision and attention
Dr Alison Lane
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Neurorehabilitation
  • Visuospatial attention
Professor Gordon Love
  • Vision Science
  • 3D Displays
  • Computer Graphics
  • Adaptive Optics
  • Liquid Crystal Technology
  • Image Processing
  • Optics
Prof Richard Myers
  • Adaptive Optics
  • Astronomical Instrumentation
Dr Daniel Smith
  • Neurorehabilitation of visual field defects
  • Visual attention
  • Oculomotor control
  • Goals and motivation in sport
Dr Lore Thaler
  • human echolocation, visual perception, auditory perception, blindness, functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI)
Research Fellows: Professor David Milner Contact David Milner -
Postgraduate Students: Dr Stephen Dunne -
Dr Liam Norman Contact Liam Norman -