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James Heron

Senior Lecturer in Optometry

Faculty/Dept/School School of Optometry and Vision Science
(Faculty of Life Sciences)
Emailj.heron2@bradford.ac.uk
Telephone +441274 236792

Biography

http://james-heron.com/

James Heron is an optometrist who graduated from the University of Bradford in 1998. Following a pre-registration year at Gartnavel General Hospital he joined the College of Optometrists in 1999.  After a three year period working in Optometric Practice he returned to Bradford and completed his PhD thesis in 2006.The title was ‘Audiovisual Perceptual Interaction in Humans’ (click here to download a copy). Following stint as a post doctoral research assistant, he was appointed as a lecturer within the Department of Optometry and, in 2013 promoted to senior lecturer. His research interests centre around psychophysical investigations of human sensory perception. The question of how the human brain constructs a representation of multisensory space and time is of particular interest together with issues surrounding the role of adaptation to spatiotemporal discrepancies in our environment.

Research

His research interests centre around psychophysical investigations of human sensory perception. The question of how the human brain constructs a representation of multisensory space and time is of particular interest together with issues surrounding the role of adaptation to spatiotemporal discrepancies in our environment. For James research profile, contact details, teaching materials and a full list of published articles, visit his website.