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V-VSS presentation

Join us at Virtual-VSS from 19th-24th June, for our poster presentation on Frequency Tuned Animal Warning Signals. And here is our poster

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Paper published on animal warning signals

We are very pleased that our first paper has been published from our work on animal warning signals, with our collaborators at Newcastle University: Halpin, C.G., Penacchio, O., Lovell, P.G. et al. Pattern contrast influences wariness in naïve predators towards aposematic patterns. Sci … Continue reading

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Virtual VSS presentation coming soon

The group are currently spread across the UK, working from a variety of homes, but we’re active and busy.  This month, Julie and Olivier will present at poster at Virtual Vision Sciences Society.  See upcoming posts for details, you’ll need … Continue reading

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Julie talks in Oxford

Julie gave a talk today on counter-shading camouflage, at the Department of Psychology, Oxford University.

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Paper accepted at Scientific Reports

Our paper on what 3D motion signals drive vergence has just been accepted by Scientific Reports. A pre-print will appear very soon. Relative contributions to vergence eye movements of two binocular cues for motion-in-depth Martin Giesel1, *, Alexandra Yakovleva2, Marina … Continue reading

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Julie speaks at UCL

Julie gave a talk on counter-shading camouflage at UCL today.

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Becky Maguire in Explorathon event

Becky Maguire has taken part in an Explorathon event, engaging with groups of children at Kirkcaldy West Primary School. I guess you could call it a ‘science day’? It was linked to the Explorathon.

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Presentation at ECVP

This week the group is involved at several presentations at ECVP, KU Leuven: Predicting the design of salient features in natural environments Olivier Penacchio, Christina G. Halpin, Matthew Wheelwright, John Skelhorn, P. George Lovell, Innes C. Cuthill4, Candy Rowe, Julie M. … Continue reading

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Lab members at Anti Predator Coloration Symposium

This week, the group and collaborators from Newcastle will be presenting work on our aposematism project at the Anti Predator Coloration Symposium, at Exeter University Falmouth Campus.   Speakers will be  Matthew Wheelwright, Julie Harris, Olivier Penacchio and Candy Rowe: … Continue reading

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Paper on motion in depth in PNAS

Our paper is out in PNAS: Asymmetries between achromatic and chromatic extraction of 3D motion signals Milena Kaestner, Ryan T. Maloney, Kirstie H. Wailes-Newson, Marina Bloj, Julie M. Harris, Antony B. Morland, and Alex R. Wade PNAS first published June … Continue reading

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