Sir John Stebbings Lecture: Visual adaptation and perceptual experience – Professor Michael Webster, Foundation Professor of Psychology, University of Nevada, USA

Professor Michael Webster is Foundation Professor of Psychology at the University of Nevada, Reno, and Director of UNR’s Center for Integrative Neuroscience. He received his doctorate from UC Berkeley in 1988 and was a postdoctoral fellow at Cambridge University until 1994. Dr. Webster is a vision scientist who studies colour and form perception and how visual processing adapts to changes in the environment or the observer. He has published widely on both adaptation and individual differences in perception, and in 2019 was awarded the Verriest Medal from the International Colour Vision Society for his contributions to understanding human colour vision.