I am happy to announce that as of the academic year 2008-2009 Edinburgh University Psychology department will be hosting an MSc programme in Visual Cognition. This one-year taught MSc will give students the opportunity of learning from leading researchers in the field of Visual Cognition and Percention in Action: Prof. John M Henderson, Dr. James Brockmole, Dr. Robert McIntosh, and Dr. Antje Nuthman. Students will also benefit from the broad and varied visual cognition and eye movement research groups across the University. The taught course will culminate in a Summer research project in which the students can explore their own research ideas under the tutelage of researchers such as myself. This provides a framework under which students interested in Psychology and Cognitive Science can improve their empirical skills in the area of eye tracking and apply it to new and innovative areas. I would specifically welcome applicants who are interested in eye movement and attentional control during static and dynamic scene viewing and during film and media viewing.
Funding may be available for this MSc.
For further information follow this link:
If you have any specific questions about the course or want to discuss potential research ideas contact me directly (tim [dot] smith [at] ed.ac.uk).