Interpreting the world through our five senses

Perception refers to the way the brain takes raw information received by our senses and interprets it in a meaningful way. At UWA, we study the ability to detect, attend to and recognise features in the environment, and seek to understand the underlying processes that serve those abilities.

Perceptual processes studied by our research group cover a range of static and dynamic visual forms and objects, including faces. We also seek to understand how perceptual processes differ across individuals, such as those with autism, migraines or eating disorders.

Research laboratories

Researchers in perception work across the following laboratories:


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