Julie talks at UNSW

Julie gave a talk today to the Psychology Department at UNSW, University of New South Wales, on Counter-shading camouflage: can shape from shading in nature be hidden?

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Julie visits Ma-Wyatt lab in Adelaide

Julie has just started a research visit to Anna Ma-Wyatt’s lab at the University of Adelaide. We hope to do some work on reaching and warning signal patterns.

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Abi wins St. Leonard’s Scholarship

Abigail Lee has won a Santander – St Leonard’s College Research Mobility Scholarship to attend the annual meeting of the Vision Sciences Society (VSS) in St. Pete Beach, Florida, in may 2019.

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Alex Mitchell has a new job

Alex Mitchell has just started a new job as a teaching fellow at the School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Scienceat the University of Edinburgh.

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Poster at AVA Xmas meeting

Abi Lee presented a poster today at the Applied Vision Association, Xmas Conference in London, on:

Does averaging of speed information make speed change discrimination a difficult task?

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Women in Vision UK

Lab member Abi Lee presented a poster today at the Women in Vision UK meeting, in Liverpool on: Why is it difficult to judge a change in speed?

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Abi wins best talk prize

Abi Lee has won the best talk award at the Institute for Behavioural and Neural Sciences (IBANS) end of year Symposium for her talk on: Why is it difficult to judge a change in speed?

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1st Nov: Fife-Tay Vision Group

We are hosting the Fife_tay Vision Group this evening.

We have two local speakers for the event:
Marlene Poncet:  The timing of motion
Makoto Uji: Neuroimaging to identify the underlying mechanisms of human 3D depth perception: Monocular Stereopsis

 

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Paper on motion in depth published

We have just had a paper on motion-in-depth published in Vision.  This work demonstrates that different types of stimuli used to drive the Inter-Ocular Velocity Difference (IOVD) mechanism, may be driving different mechanisms, rather than the same one, as sometimes assumed.

Investigating human visual sensitivity to binocular motion-in-depth for anti- and de-correlated random-dot stimuli

Martin Giesel , Alex R. Wade, Marina Bloj and Julie M. Harris, Vision, in press.

paper can be accessed here:

 

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Explorathon 2018: depth, shape, camouflage

We’re all ready to present our public engagement displays on 3D vision and animal camouflage and warning signals, for Explorathon 2018.  We’re at the Dundee Science Centre from 10am-5pm on Saturday 29th September.

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