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Durham University



Professor Amanda Ellison, Ph.D, BAmod Physiology

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Professor in the Department of Psychology
Telephone: +44 (0) 191 33 40430
Room number: RH011

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Research Interests

My interests include the neuroscientific basis of vision; neuronal disruption in migraine headache; visuomotor systems; sensorimotor cortical interfacing; thalamocortical dysrhythmia and the rehabilitative benefits of TMS.

Selected Publications

Authored book

  • Ellison, Amanda (2012). Getting your Head around the Brain. Palgrave Macmillan.

Book review

  • Ellison, Amanda (2006). Itti et al, the Neurobiology of Attention. A Review. Perception (35): 859-860.

Chapter in book

  • Matthew Rushworth & Amanda Ellison. (2005). Spatial representations and attentional systems for action in the parietal cortex. In Attention in Action; Advances from Cognitive Neuroscience. Humphreys, G.W. & Riddoch, M.J. Psychology Press. 233-262.
  • Amanda Ellison, Lauren Stewart, Vincent Walsh & Alan Cowey (2003). Magnetic stimulation in studies of vision and attention. In The Neuropsychology of Vision. Fahle, M. & Greenlee, M. Oxford University Press. 163-178.

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Research Groups

Department of Psychology

Wolfson Research Institute for Health and Wellbeing

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