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Professor Arnold Wilkins

Staff positionProfessor
Emailarnold@essex.ac.uk
Telephone01206 873333
Room3.716
Websitehttp://www.essex.ac.uk/psychology/overlays/
Qualifications

Leon Gaster Memorial Award, CIBSE 1990
Walsh Weston Memorial Award, CIBSE 1991
Owen Aves Medal, 2003
Honorary Fellowship, College of Optometry, 2005
Current research

Research interests
  • Visual perception, including colour vision and the design of ophthalmic tints
  • Use of ophthalmic tints in autism and multiple sclerosis
  • The response of the brain to visual stimuli measured using near infrared spectroscopy
  • Lighting and its biological effects
  • Visual dysfunction in migraine
  • Photosensitive epilepsy and migraine
  • Reading disorders and the design of text for children
  • Spectral and chromatic analysis of uncomfortable images
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