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Psychophysical studies of interactions between luminance and chromatic information in human vision
(University of St Andrews, 2014-06-24) - Thesis
In this thesis, I investigated how human vision processes colour and luminance information to enable perception of our environment. I first tested how colour can alter the perception of depth from shading. A luminance ...
Group identification and perceived discrimination : a study of international students in the UK
(University of St Andrews, 2010-06-23) - Thesis
This thesis examined how international students experience life in the UK and, in particular, how these students respond to experiences with discrimination and social exclusion. Specifically, we drew on the rejection-i ...
Sex differences in interpretation bias and interpersonal difficulties in adolescence and young adulthood
(University of St Andrews, 2013-06-25) - Thesis
Females are more likely to become depressed and experience social anxiety than are males, and this sex difference emerges during adolescence. A difference in interpretation of ambiguous social scenarios has been posited ...
Binocular vision and three-dimensional motion perception : the use of changing disparity and inter-ocular velocity differences
(University of St Andrews, 2011-06-22) - Thesis
This thesis investigates the use of binocular information for motion-in-depth (MID) perception. There are at least two different types of binocular information available to the visual system from which to derive a perception ...
Pant-grunts in wild chimpanzees (Pan troglodytes schweinfurthii): the vocal development of a social signal
(University of St Andrews, 2011-06-21) - Thesis
While the gestural communication of apes is widely recognised as intentional and flexible, their vocal communication still remains considered as mostly genetically determined and emotionally bound. Trying to limit the ...
(University of St Andrews, 2016-03-30) - Thesis
(University of St Andrews, 2016) - Thesis
Identity information in bonobo vocal communication: from sender to receiver
(University of St Andrews, 2017-06-01) - Thesis
Identity information is vital for highly social species as it facilitates individual recognition and allows for differentiation between social partners in many contexts, such as dominance hierarchies, territorial defence, ...