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Neil Mennie

Assistant Professor,

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Teaching Summary

Lectures

I have lectured on the following modules in the Faculty of Science. (* denotes previous years)

  • Active Vision
  • Biological Psychology
  • Neuroscience and Behaviour
  • Practical Methods in Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Practical Methods in Psychology *
  • Final Year Research Projects
  • Animal Physiology (in Biosciences)
  • Fundamentals of Neuroscience (in Biomedical Sciences)
  • Human Physiology (in Biomedical Sciences)
  • Whole Organism Biology (Biosciences)

Research Summary

Visual Cognition, Visual Perception and Cognitive Neuroscience.

Gaze movements, eye movements and visuomotor coordination of humans (and a captive bred Orangutan) in natural environments.

Stress and Anxiety

Colour vision and food preference.

The perception of faces.

Selected Publications

Founded by Neil Mennie, the Active Vision Group is one of the University of Nottingham's 5 Research Groups.

Active Vision Group

Past Research

Tan, S. S., Maul, T. H. B., & Mennie, N. R. (2013). Measuring the Performance of Visual to Auditory Information Conversion. PLoS ONE, 8(5), e63042. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0063042

Forde, E.M.E, Rusted, J, Mennie N., Land, M., and Humphreys, G.W. (2010) The eyes have it: An exploration of eye movements in action disorganisation syndrome. Neuropsychologia, Vol 48, Issue 7, pp 1895-1900. DOI: 10.1016/j.neuropsychologia.2010.01.024

Underwood, G., Mennie, N., Humphrey, K. and Underwood, J., (2008). Remembering pictures of real-world images using eye fixation sequences in imagery and in recognition. Cognitive Vision, Lecture Notes in Computer Science, 5329, 51-64. Springer Berlin Heidelberg. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-540-92781-5_5

Braun, D.I, Mennie, N., Rasche, C., Schutz, A.C, Hawken, M.J. and & Gegenfurtner, K.R., (2008). Smooth pursuit eye movements to isoluminant targets. The Journal of Neurophysiology, 100, 1287-1300. DOI: 10.1152/jn.00747.2007

Mennie, N., Hayhoe, M., & Sullivan, B., (2007). Look-ahead fixations: anticipatory eye movements in natural tasks. Experimental Brain Research. 179(3), 427-442. DOI: 10.1007/s00221-006-0804-0

Hayhoe MM., Droll, J., Mennie, N. (2007) Learning where to look. In R. van Gompel, M. Fischer, W. Murray, & R. Hill (Eds.), Eye movement research: A window on mind and brain. p641- 660. Elsevier. Oxford. DOI:10.1016/B978-008044980-7/50032-X

Hayhoe MM., Mennie, N., Sullivan, B. & Gorgos, K. (2005) The role of Internal Models and Prediction in Catching balls. Technical Report - American Association for Artificial Intelligence (AAAI) FS, From Reactive to Anticipatory Cognitive Embodied Systems. 0505, 78-82.

Canosa, R.L., Pelz, J.B., Mennie, N.R., and Peak, J. (2003). High-level aspects of oculo-motor control during viewing of natural-task images. Proceedings IS&T/SPIE 15th Annual Symposium on Electronic Imaging: Human Vision and Electronic Imaging VIII ,5007, B.E. Rogowitz and T.N. Pappas, eds. DOI: 10.1117/12.477375

Land, M., Mennie, N., & Rusted, J. (1999) The roles of vision and eye movements in the control of activities of daily living. Perception: 28, 1311-1328. DOI: 10.1068/p2935

  • MENNIE NR, SYMONDS RC and MAHADZIR M, 2017. Colour vision and food preference. In: Neuroinformatics 2017.
  • SHAHIMIN, MM, SALIMAN, NH, MOHAMAD-FADZIL, N, MOHAMMED, Z, RAZALI, NA, MUTALIB, HA and MENNIE, NR, 2014. The Use of an Infrared Eye Tracker in Evaluating the Reading Performance in a Congenital Nystagmus Patient Fitted with Soft Contact Lens: A Case Report. In: HORSLEY, M, TOON, N, KNIGHT, B and REILLY, R, eds., Current Trends in Eye Tracking Research Springer. 123-128
  • TAN SHERN SHIOU and TOMAS HENRIQUE MAUL, 2013. Measuring the Performance of Visual to Auditory Information Conversion PLOS ONE.
  • TAN, SHERN SHIOU, MAUL, TOMAS HENRIQUE BODE and MENNIE, NEIL RUSSELL, 2013. Measuring the Performance of Visual to Auditory Information Conversion PLOS ONE. 8(5),
  • TAN, SHERN SHIOU, MAUL, TOMAS HENRIQUE BODE and MENNIE, NEIL RUSSELL, 2013. Pearson Correlation of IID & ISD. Figshare. 1,
  • TAN, SHERN SHIOU, MAUL, TOMAS HENRIQUE BODE and MENNIE, NEIL RUSSELL, 2013. Average Information Lost During Conversion. Figshare. 1,
  • TAN, SHERN SHIOU, MAUL, TOMAS HENRIQUE BODE and MENNIE, NEIL RUSSELL, 2013. Ranking of the Systems. Figshare. 1,
  • CHONG, SHERYL and MENNIE, NEIL, 2011. Anticipatory eye movements in Congkak I-PERCEPTION. 2(4), 335-335
  • SHERN SHIOU TAN, TOMAS HENRIQUE BODE MAUL, NEIL MENNIE & PETER MITCHELL, 2010. In: Swiping with Luminophonics
  • HAYHOE MM, DROLL, J and MENNIE, N., 2007. Learning where to look. In: R. VAN GOMPEL, M. FISCHER, W. MURRAY, & R. HILL, ed., Eye movement research: Insights into mind and brain Elsevier. Oxford. 641- 660
  • HAYHOE, MARY M., DROLL, JASON and MENNIE, NEIL, 2007. LEARNING WHERE TO LOOK 641-659
  • MENNIE, N. N, HAYHOE, M. M, STUPAK, N and & SULLIVAN, B., 2005. Sources of information for catching balls. Oral Presentation. [Abstract Journal of Vision. 5(8), 383a, (In Press.)
  • BRAUN, D and MENNIE, N. & GEGENFURTNER, K., 2005. Pursuit eye movements to equiluminant targets In: Society for Neuroscience (SfN) Annual meeting. Washington, USA. Poster. (In Press.)
  • MENNIE, N., 2002. Eye movements and visual search in everyday tasks. Experimental Psychology (DPhil), At: University of Sussex, UK (In Press.)
  • MENNIE, N., 2000. The use of vision by a de-afferented individual in everyday action. In: 2nd Symposia on The Cognitive Processes Underpinning Everyday Actions. Univ. of Aston, UK. Oral presentation. (In Press.)
  • LAND, M, MENNIE, N and & RUSTED, J, 1999. The roles of vision and eye movements in the control of activities of daily living Perception. 28, 1311-1328

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