New website

  Welcome to the new-look Perception, Action and Cognition (PAC) website. Please make sure that if you have previously linked to us that you update your sites. There will be further updates and news in the forthcoming weeks.

New paper from Rob Lee

Rob Lee and collaborator Hannah Smithson (University of Oxford) have published a new paper in Royal Society Open Science, available here.

Funding success

Kay Ritchie was awarded £3,500 by the EPS for the project “Improving police line-ups: The effect of multiple images at memory retrieval”. Kay is running the project with her co-investigator, Ryan Fitzgerald from Portsmouth.


A free public event – Lincoln Get Hold of Technology and Science (LiGHTS) – is next Friday, 29th September. A large number of presentations, talks and activities will be going on throughout the day across the University. These include several contributions from PAC...

Two new papers

PAC Members Kun Guo, Ferderica Menchinelli and Patrick Bourke, and former member Hettie Roebuck, are authors on two new papers accepted for publication: Xu J, Chen Y, Guo K, Wang J, Menchinelli F, Jiang C, Zhang C, Shao L (2017) What has been missed for real life...

Book chapters

George Mather has written chapters in two recently published books. They are: Mather, G. (2017) Two-stroke apparent motion. In: Shapiro, A.G., & Todorovic, D. (Eds) “The Oxford Compendium of Visual Illusions”. Oxford University Press.  and: Mather,...

New article from George Mather and Rob Lee

George Mather and Rob Lee have published a “short and sweet” article in iPerception about an interesting visual illusion: Mather, G., & Lee, R. (2017). Turbine Blade Illusion. I-Perception, 8(3).