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Experimental Psychology

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Tell me about psychology!

Dr David Vinson discusses the BSc Psychology programme at UCL.


Anna Hughes

My PhD research focused on how camouflage patterns interfere with motion perception, and in particular whether certain types of high contrast patterning (such as stripes or zigzags) can affect speed or direction perception. This idea has been termed ‘motion dazzle’ and it has been hypothesised that it may explain some of the striking patterning seen…

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