Psychology & Neuroscience
The School of Psychology & Neuroscience has consistently been ranked one of the best research departments in the UK. Our research is broadly organised around 5 research themes, namely human cognition, neuroscience, origins of mind, perception, and social psychology, with many members of the School carrying out research in more than one theme. Researchers from the School also contribute to numerous interdisciplinary research centres and institutes.
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Testing the predictive coding account of temporal integration in the human visual system : a computational and behavioural study (University of St Andrews, 2019-12-03) - ThesisA major goal of vision science is to understand how the visual system maintains behaviourally relevant perceptions given the level of uncertainty in the signals it receives. One proposed solution is that the visual system ...
(University of St Andrews, 2019-06-28) - ThesisHuman and primate tool use has been the focus of intensive research for many decades. Studies with non-human great apes are of special interest for the question when certain cognitive abilities evolved. This thesis ...
(University of St Andrews, 2019-12-03) - ThesisStrabismus can be defined as the inability to coordinate the eye muscles that ordinarily fixate the two eyes on a single target, resulting in lack of a single binocular vision. Strabismus as a disorder has been known since ...
(University of St Andrews, 2020-06-26) - ThesisAs animals that move in a 3D world and interact with 3D objects, it is very important for our survival that our visual systems provide two- and three-dimensional motion perception. Over 4 experimental chapters, we used ...
Investigating the pathophysiology of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) using motoneurons and astrocytes derived from induced pluripotent stem cells obtained from ALS patients (University of St Andrews, 2019-12-03) - Thesis