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Dr. William J. Harrison

Position:
NHMRC CJ Martin Early Career Fellow
Email: willjharr@gmail.com
Phone: +61 7 3346 6300


Current research

I investigate the neural encoding of visual objects, and how this neural coding interacts with peripheral vision and working memory. 


Research interests
  • peripheral vision, 
  • crowding, 
  • working memory

Selected publications

Harrison, W. J., & Bays, P. M. (2018). Visual working memory is independent of the cortical spacing between memoranda. Journal of Neuroscience, 216341. https://doi.org/10.1101/216341

Harrison, W. J., & Bex, P. J. (2017). Visual crowding is a combination of an increase of positional uncertainty, source confusion, and featural averaging. Scientific Reports, 7, 45551. https://doi.org/10.1038/srep45551

Harrison, W. J., & Bex, P. J. (2016). Reply to Pachai et al. Current Biology, 26(9), R353–R354. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2016.03.024

Harrison, W. J., & Bex, P. J. (2015). A Unifying Model of Orientation Crowding in Peripheral Vision. Current Biology, 25(24), 3213–3219. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2015.10.052

Harrison, W. J., Remington, R. W., & Mattingley, J. B. (2014). Visual crowding is anisotropic along the horizontal meridian during smooth pursuit. Journal of Vision, 14(1). https://doi.org/10.1167/14.1.21

Harrison, W. J., & Bex, P. J. (2014). Integrating retinotopic features in spatiotopic coordinates. Journal of Neuroscience, 34(21), 7351–7360. https://doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.5252-13.2014

Harrison, W. J., Mattingley, J. B., & Remington, R. W. (2013). Eye movement targets are released from visual crowding. Journal of Neuroscience, 33(7), 2927–2933. https://doi.org/10.1523/JNEUROSCI.4172-12.2013

Harrison, W. J., Retell, J. D., Remington, R. W., & Mattingley, J. B. (2013). Visual crowding at a distance during predictive remapping. Current Biology, 23(9), 793–798. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cub.2013.03.050

Harrison, W. J., Mattingley, J. B., & Remington, R. W. (2012). Pre-saccadic shifts of visual attention. PLoS ONE, 7(9), e45670. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0045670

Harrison, W. J., Thompson, M. B., & Sanderson, P. M. (2010). Multisensory integration with a head-mounted display: background visual motion and sound motion. Human Factors, 52(1), 78–91.