Visitors


Sandra Arranz Paraíso

June- Aug 2019
Sandra is a PhD student with my long-term collaborator Prof Ignacio Serrano Pedraza at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid. She is working in my lab over summer 2019, studying visual suppression.




Raúl Luna del Valle

Jun – Oct 2017
Raúl is a PhD student with my long-term collaborator Prof Ignacio Serrano Pedraza at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid. He worked in my lab over summer 2017, studying visual perception in the praying mantis.

Chuang Zhang
Dr Chuang Zhang

2017
Chuang is a Lecturer at the College of Electronic and Information Engineering, Nanjing University of Information Science and Technology. She’s visiting Newcastle to work with me and colleagues such as Prof Nicholas Holliman and Dr Jiawei Xu on models of visual saliency.

Jian ZhaoMr Jian Zhao

2017
Jian is doing his PhD in the School of Electronic Science and Engineering, Southeast University, Nanjing, China, supervised by Prof Jun Xia. He is working on next-generation 3D displays and is visiting the lab this year to learn more about stereoscopic vision.


Prof Ignacio Serrano-Pedraza

ongoing
Ignacio is a Profesor Titular in the Department of Psychology at the Universidad Complutense de Madrid. He’s a long-term collaborator of mine and regularly visits us in Newcastle.

Publications with Serrano-Pedraza I

Serrano-Pedraza I, Read JCA (2009)
Stereo vision requires an explicit encoding of vertical disparity
Journal of Vision 9(4):3 1--13

Serrano-Pedraza I, Phillipson GP, Read JCA (2010)
A specialization for vertical disparity discontinuities
Journal of Vision 10(3):2 1-25

Read JCA, Phillipson GP, Serrano-Pedraza I, Milner AD, Parker AJ (2010)
Stereoscopic vision in the absence of the lateral occipital cortex
PLoS ONE 5(9) e12608

Serrano-Pedraza I, Read JCA (2010)
Multiple channels for horizontal, but only one for vertical corrugations? A new look at the stereo anisotropy
Journal of Vision 10(12):10 1–11

Serrano-Pedraza I, Clarke MP, Read JCA (2011)
Single vision during ocular deviation in intermittent exotropia
Ophthalmic and Physiological Optics 31 45-55

Serrano-Pedraza I, Manjunath V, Osunkunle O, Clarke MP, Read JCA (2011)
Visual suppression in intermittent exotropia during binocular alignment
Investigative Ophthalmology and Vision Science 52(5) 2352-2364

Serrano-Pedraza I, Hogg EL, Read JCA (2011)
Spatial non-homogeneity of the antagonistic surround in motion perception
Journal of Vision 11(2):3 1–9

Read JCA, Vaz X, Serrano-Pedraza I (2011)
Independent mechanisms for bright and dark image features in a stereo correspondence task
Journal of Vision 11(12):4 1-14

Serrano-Pedraza I, Grady J, Read JCA (2012)
Spatial frequency bandwidth of surround suppression tuning curves
Journal of Vision 12(6):24 1-11

Serrano-Pedraza I, Brash C, Read JCA (2013)
Testing the horizontal-vertical stereo anisotropy with the critical-band masking paradigm
Journal of Vision 13(11):15 1-15

Serrano-Pedraza I, Romero-Ferreiro V, Read JCA, Diéguez-Risco T, Bagney A, Caballero-González M, Rodríguez-Torresano J, Rodriguez-Jimenez J (2014)
Reduced visual surround suppression in schizophrenia shown by measuring contrast detection thresholds
Frontiers in Psychology 5

Read JCA, Georgiou R, Brash C, Yazdani P, Whittaker R, Trevelyan A, Serrano-Pedraza I (2015)
Moderate acute alcohol intoxication has minimal effect on surround suppression measured with a motion direction discrimination task
Journal of Vision 15(1):5 1-14

Yazdani P, Serrano-Pedraza I, Whittaker R, Trevelyan A, Read JCA (2015)
Two common psychophysical measures of surround suppression reflect independent neuronal mechanisms
Journal of Vision 15 (21) 1-14

Serrano-Pedraza I, Herbert W, Villa-Laso L, Widdall M, Vancleef K, Read JCA (2016)
The stereoscopic anisotropy develops during childhood.
Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science 57(3) 960-70

Serrano-Pedraza I, Vancleef K, Read JCA (2016)
Avoiding monocular artifacts in clinical stereotests presented on column-interleaved digital stereoscopic displays
Journal of Vision 16(14):13 1-14

Nityananda V, Tarawneh G, Errington S, Serrano-Pedraza I, Read JCA (2017)
The optomotor response of the praying mantis is driven predominantly by the central visual field
Journal of Comparative Physiology A 203 77-87

Vancleef K, Read JCA, Herbert W, Goodship N, Woodhouse M, Serrano-Pedraza I (2017)
Overestimation of stereo thresholds by the TNO stereotest is not due to global stereopsis.
Ophthalmic and Physiological Optics 37(4) 507-520

Tarawneh G, Nityananda V, Rosner R, Errington S, Herbert W, Cumming BG, Read JCA, Serrano-Pedraza I (2017)
Invisible noise obscures visible signal in insect motion detection
Scientific Reports 7: 3496 1-14

Peterzell DH, Serrano-Pedraza I, Widdall M, Read JCA (2017)
Thresholds for sine-wave corrugations defined by binocular disparity in random dot stereograms: Factor analysis of individual differences reveals two stereoscopic mechanisms tuned for spatial frequency
Vision Research 141 127-135

Tarawneh G, Nityananda V, Rosner R, Errington S, Herbert W, Arranz-Paraíso S, Busby N, Tampin J, Read JCA, Serrano-Pedraza I (2018)
Contrast thresholds reveal different visual masking functions in humans and praying mantises
Biology Open 7(4). pii: bio029439. doi: 10.1242/bio.029439.

Vancleef K, Read JCA, Herbert W, Goodship N, Woodhouse M, Serrano-Pedraza I (2018)
Two choices good, four choices better: For measuring stereoacuity in children, a four-alternative forced-choice paradigm is more efficient than two
PLoS ONE 13(7): e0201366 1-15

Vancleef K, Serrano-Pedraza I, Sharp C, Slack G, Black C, Casanova T, Hugill J, Rafiq S, Burridge J, Puyat V, Ewane Enongue J, Gale H, Akotei H, Collier Z, Haggerty H, Smart K, Powell C, Taylor K, Clarke MP, Morgan G, Read JCA (2019)
ASTEROID: A New Clinical Stereotest on an Autostereo 3D Tablet
Translational Vision Science and Technology 8(1): 25 1-24

Serrano-Pedraza I, Vancleef K, Herbert W, Goodship N, Woodhouse M, Read JCA (2020)
Efficient estimation of stereo thresholds: What slope should be assumed for the psychometric function?
PLOS ONE