Researcher Profiles

George Mather

George Mather   

Principal Investigator

George Mather is Professor of Vision Science at the University of Lincoln. George was appointed at Lincoln in 2011, moving from the University of Sussex where he was Professor of experimental psychology. Further details of his profile, research record and publications can be found on his website.

Rebecca J. Sharman

Post-Doctoral Researcher


Becky Sharman was a post-doc on the project between October 2013 and November 2015, when she moved on to a new post-doc position at Stirling University. Prior to working at Lincoln, Becky had completed a PhD under the supervision of Jonathan Peirce at the University of Nottingham.

Todd Parsons

Todd Parsons

Research Assistant



Todd worked on the project from January 2016 until the project finished in December 2016. Todd graduated from the University Of Lincoln with a First Class BSc (Hons) degree Psychology. His dissertation investigated the interaction between spectral slope and evolutionary threat in their effect on visual discomfort ratings. Since the project finished Todd has been a lab technician in the Lincoln Psychology School, with a mind to further pursue research by taking on other research assistant roles before studying for a Master’s degree and eventually a PhD.

He has an interest in the science of human vision, particularly how low-level visual mechanisms can influence emotional responses and social behaviour.

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