Undergraduate degree in Psychology and Physiology Cardiff University 1986-1989. Final year project supervised by Laurence Harris and Andy Smith.
Perceptual Psychologist, Research Department, Rediffusion Flight Simulation (now Thales Simulation and Training Ltd), Gatwick UK 1990-1992.
PhD at Birkbeck college, University of London 1992-1996 Researching the cognitive and neural systems involved in the control of human eye movements and visual attention supervised by Hermann Muller.
Post-doctoral research fellow on a Wellcome Trust program grant held by Christopher Kennard (now at University of Oxford) and the late Leslie Henderson at Charing Cross Hospital London, investigating the role of fronto-striatal brain circuits in oculomotor control. 1996-2002
Lecturer / Senior Lecturer / Associate Professor in Cognitive Neuroscience at the University of Exeter. 2002-2011
I was appointed as Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience and Research Director at Lincoln in September 2011 to join a growing team of researchers in the Cognition Perception and Action group.
Head of School of Psychology between 2013 and 2017.
I will be on study leave in academic year 2017-2018
Cognitive Neuropsychology and Neuroscience of Eye Movements
Eyelander Online: Gamified training for children and young people with vision impairment
— Awarded £39,500 by Comic Relief: Tech for Good in 2017
Gaze coordination in social interactions: The effects of Parkinsons disease
— Awarded £9,923 by British Academy / Leverhulme in 2016
To increase expertise in childhood cerebral visual impairment through development of a computerised game for rehabilitating visual field loss
— Awarded £130,000 by Technology Strategy Board / MRC in 2013
fMRI study of social moral decision making
— Awarded £5,000 by Open University in 2010
Control and monitoring functions of the human rostral prefrontal cortex
— Awarded £9,800 by Wellcome Trust in 2008
The Neuroscience of Social Conventions and Norms
— Awarded £98,000 by ESRC/MRC in 2007
Modelling eye movements made in the course of reading syntactically ambiguous sentences
— Awarded £76,000 by ESRC in 2006
The representation of emotional and personal significance in person-specific knowledge
— Awarded £79,000 by ESRC in 2006
Self-control and monitoring functions of human frontal cortex
— Awarded £197,000 by Wellcome Trust in 2003