Dr Johannes M. Zanker

Diplom (Tübingen, Germany), Ph.D. (Tübingen, Germany) 

Professor of Neuroscience, HoD, Department of Psychology,
Royal Holloway University of London, Egham, Surrey TW20 0EX
Room W 214, Phone +44 (0)1784 443521, FAX +44 (0)1784 43434
email: j.zanker@rhul.ac.uk

Johannes joined the Vision Group (now BAB) in the Department of Psychology in March 2000. Trained as biologist with a special emphasis on theoretical aspects (cybernetics), his interest is now focused on visual information processing in humans, in particular motion perception, and possible applications in artificial systems. Previous appointments include:

In the Psychology Department Johannes has served as Director of Graduate Diploma, Director of Research, and Chair of the Departmental Ethics Committee, and in 2005 has been appointed as Head of Department. From 2003-2006 he was Scientific Director of HolViz Ltd. - a spinout company of RHUL to commercalise IP in visual processing. Have a look at his recently published textbook ' Sensation, Perception and Action- An Evolutionary Perspective '.
... a few details about research, publications, current and previous teaching

summary of research interests:

Psychophysics and Computational Modelling

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a sample of recent publications

For further information you may look at the full publication list ...
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and here is something about current teaching...

course co-ordinator for PS1061  Sensation and Perception


             this course is based on a brand new textbook:  

                 Zanker, J.M.: Sensation, Perception and Action
                                         - An Evolutionary Perspective.
                 Palgrave Macmillan (2010) 

supervision of Third Year Research Projects PS3200

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and more about previous teaching...

lecturer on MSc course PS5102  Foundations of Neuroscience

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course co-ordinator for third year option PS3060  Perception and Action

course co-ordinator for PS1020C  Cognitive Psychology I until 2003 (old version)

course co-ordinator for PS2020A Cognitive Psychology II in 2000/2001 (old version)

teaching some second-year PS2080 Conceptual Issues in Psychology

teaching some third-year PS3080 Philosophical Psychology

teaching some first- and second-year Research Methods in 2000-2002 (old version)

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Brain & Behaviour Research Group >> Vision Research
Department of Psychology << Royal Holloway, University of London
Egham, Surrey TW20 OEX
email: j.zanker@rhul.ac.uk
tel: +44 1784 443521
fax: +44 1784 434347

last update 20-Feb-2013