Durham University

Psychology

Perception

We are interested in a wide range of questions relating to the perceptual process involved in low-level auditory and visual perception. Dr Maria Ollkonen uses psychophysics, computational modeling, and fMRI to ask how stable color and object representations are formed in varying contexts, Dr Alison Lane & Dr Bob Kentridge examine how brain damage affects visual exploration and reading and Dr Amanda Ellison examines the neural basis of perception. The work of PAA members feeds directly into the applied research of the Durham Readind Exploration Training (DREX) group, which is developing compensatory therapies for people with have partial blindness following a brain injury.

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