FOURSITES FIFTH VISION RESEARCH SYMPOSIUM

 Tuesday June 21st 12.30 p.m. Department of Human Sciences, Brunel University

Psychology Labs, Second Floor, Gaskell Building (Arts & Soc. Sci), West Spur Road, Uxbridge Campus.

http://www.brunel.ac.uk/campus/uxbridge/


12.30 - 1.00 p.m. Registration, Poster Session 1. Buffet lunch available.

1.00 - 1.30 p.m. A.T. Smith, A.L. Williams, K.D. Singh
(Royal Holloway, Liverpool University)
fMRI measures of receptive field  size in human visual cortex

1.30 - 2.00 p.m. M.B. Hoffmann, A.B. Morland, A.T. Moore, D.J. Tolhurst
(Royal Holloway, Addenbrookes Hospital, Cambridge University)
Organisation of the Visual Cortex in Human Albinos

2.00 - 3.00 p.m. keynote speaker: Peter Lennie
(New York University)
Efficient Representation in Visual Cortex

3.00 - 4.00 p.m. Poster Session  2 + tea

4.00 - 4.30  p.m. Louise Alston and Michael J Wright
(Brunel University)
Discrimination and localisation of change in multiple targets
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4.30 - 5.00 p.m. Simon J Watt,
(Surrey University)
Binocular cues, motion parallax and the control of natural prehensile movements

5.00 - 5.30 p.m. John Wann,
(Reading University)
Where do we look when we steer and does it matter ?

5.30 - 6.00 p.m. Johannes M. Zanker,  Nick Fisher,
(Royal Holloway).
On the Directional Tuning of the Barber Pole Illusion

6.00 - 7.00 p.m. Drinks and Poster session 3. Poster competition and prize.

Participants are invited to join the guest speaker for dinner in a restaurant.

We thank all the Foursites Departments for financial support.

Those wishing to attend should inform Prof. Michael Wright (michael.wright@brunel.ac.uk) as soon as possible. Note to
contributors: poster dimensions - 2 x 94x64cm landscape panels per poster; one above, one below.


POSTERS:


Metamerism in Spatial Vision
L D Griffin
(Medical Imaging Science IRG, King's College, London)

Filtered Directional Information and Psychometric Random Dot Kinematogram Data.
Andy Daniell and George Mather
(Department of Experimental Psychology, University of Sussex, Brighton, UK.
Email: andrewd@biols.susx.ac.uk)

Centre-surround interactions: Modulatory effects in human visual cortex measured using fMRI.
A.L. Williams, A.T. Smith, K.D. Singh1
(Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham, Surrey, TW20 0EX, UK.
1Neurosciences Research Institute, Aston University, Birmingham, UK.)

Dopamine and the representation of the upper visual field: evidence from vertical bisection errors in unilateral Parkinsonís disease
E.A. Atkinson1, J.P. Harris1, A.C. Lee1,3, K. Nithi 2,4, and M.S. Fowler1
(1Department of Psychology, University of Reading, Whiteknights, Reading RG6 6AL, UK
e-mail: j.p.harris@reading.ac.uk; tel: : +44 (0) 118 9318522; fax: +44 (0) 118 9316715
2Department of Neurology, Battle Hospital, Oxford Road, Reading RG30 1AG, UK
3Present address:  Department of Psychology, Bath Spa University College, Newton Park, Newton St. Loe, Bath BA2 9BN, UK
4 Present address: Department of Neurology, Radcliffe Infirmary, Woodstock Road, Oxford OX2 6HE, UK)

Evidence for spatio-temporal selectivity in attentional modulation of the motion aftereffect
M.S. Georgiades, J.P. Harris
(Department of Psychology, University of Reading, Whiteknights, Reading RG6 6AL, UK
e-mail: j.p.harris@reading.ac.uk; tel: : +44 (0) 118 9318522; fax: +44 (0) 118 9316715)

Multisensory Interactions in Saccade Curvature
Robin Walker & Melanie Doyle.
(Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham, Surrey, TW20 0EX, UK.)

The role of binocular information in the planning and control of prehensile movements in middle childhood.
Kathleen M. Elliott, Mark F. Bradshaw, Simon J. Watt, Tanya Holden and Tricia M. Riddell1.
(Department of Psychology, University of Surrey, Guildford GU2 7XH, UK
1Department of Psychology, University of Reading, Whiteknights, Reading RG6 6AL, UK)

Endogenous shifts of covert attention operate within multiple coordinate frames: evidence from a feature-priming task.
D. J. K. Barrett, M. Bradshaw, D. Rose.
(Department of Psychology, University of Surrey, Guildford GU2 7XH, UK)

Attention affects depth as well as direction aftereffects.
D. Rose, M. F. Bradshaw, and P. B. Hibbard
(Department of Psychology, University of Surrey, Guildford GU2 7XH, UK)

A quantitative method for assessment of clock drawings by right hemisphere (CVA) patients
Paul Roden
Brunel University

Variability in the Response to a Naturalistic Target in Adults and Infants
P.M. Riddell, A.M. Horwood, J.E. Turner, S.M. Houston
(Department of Psychology, University of Reading, Whiteknights, Reading RG6 6AL, UK)

Role of the dorsal visual stream in subitization
Louise Alston1 & Glyn W. Humphreys
(The School of Psychology,  University of Birmingham, Edgbaston, Birmingham B15 2TT
1Present address: Department of Human Sciences, Brunel University, Uxbridge, UB8 3PH, UK)