I am Emeritus Professor of Psychology. My research and teaching focus on how the brain processes the flow of sensory information from the environment, especially how the infant brain processes colour and shape and how the adult brain reacts to uncertainty and risks
University of Queensland medal (1979)
Two fire-related research prizes (FIRE journal/GORE)
Emerald Literati Award for a paper on the fireground research
British Psychological Society
British Association Cognitive Neuroscience
Main areas: Cognitive neuroscience and developmental cognitive neuroscience: especially how the infant brain processes visual information (colour and shape) and how the adult mind and brain handles decision-making under uncertainty in both laboratory contexts and real-life situations such as the fireground.