Visual Neuroscience Lab of Alex Wade


We use
a combination of advanced high-density, source-imaged EEG, fMRI and psychophysics to study  how people attend to and see color and luminance. We are also interested in how these processes are altered by disease.

The questions we are studying include:

  • How are color and luminance signals combined in the first few hundred milliseconds after they leave the retina?

  • How do signls originating in the short-wave-sensitive cones differ from those in other visual pathways?

  • How does the spatial arrangement of signals influence the way in which they are process and perceived?

  • How are signals in the early visual system changed by attention?

  • Can we model visual dysfunction in neurological disease?

  • What do video games tell us about human social behaviour?