Modulation of attention and perception during action

Summary

The project examines how active motion of an observer modulates perception. The project will study walking observers, and continuously measure their visual performance to examine how it varies over the gait cycle.

Supervisor(s)

Professor David Alais

Research Location

School of Psychology

Program Type

Masters/PHD

Synopsis

The project examines how active motion of an observer modulates perception. The project will study walking observers, and continuously measure their visual performance to examine how it varies over the gait cycle. The project will use a continuous tracking task to quantify how accuracy and precision of perceptual tasks varies within each step while walking.

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Keywords

Walking, gait cycle, visual perception, visual spatial attention.

Opportunity ID

The opportunity ID for this research opportunity is: 2851

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