Dr Claire V. Hutchinson

MA (Aberdeen), 2002; PhD (Nottingham), 2005


Email: ch190@le.ac.uk

Telephone: +44 (0)116 2297183


Research Interests

  • Spatial vision
  • Motion processing
  • Vision in normal, aged and clinical populations.


Recent Publications

Badham, S.P. and Hutchinson, C.V. (in press). Characterising eye movement dysfunction in Myalgic Encephalomyelitis/Chronic Fatigue Syndrome. Graefe's Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology.

Hutchinson, C.V., Maltby, J., Badham, S.P. and Jason, L.A. (2013). Vision-related symptoms as a clinical feature of Chronic Fatigue Syndrome/Myalgic Encephalomyelitis? Evidence from the DePaul Symptom Questionnaire. British Journal of Ophthalmology, 98, 144-145.

Carey, D.P. and Hutchinson, C.V. (2013). Looking at eye dominance from a different angle: Is sighting strength related to hand and foot preference? Cortex, 49, 2542-2552.

Hutchinson, C.V. and Stocks, R. (2013). Selectively enhanced motion perception in core video gamers. Perception, 42, 675-677.

Hutchinson, C.V. and Badham, S.P. (2013). Patterns of abnormal visual attention in Myalgic Encephalomyelitis (ME).  Optometry and Vision Science, 90, 607-614.

Arena, A., Hutchinson, C.V., Shimozaki, S.S. and Long, M.D. (2013). Visual discrimination in noise: behavioural correlates of age-related cortical decline. Behavioural Brain Research, 243, 102-108.

Hutchinson, C.V., Ledgeway, T., Allen, H.A., Long, M.D. and Arena, A. (2013). Binocular summation of second-order global motion signals in human vision. Vision Research, 84, 16-25.

Prados, J., Alvarez, B., Howarth, J., Stewart, K., Gibson, C.L., Hutchinson, C.V., Young, A.M.J and Davidson, C. (2013). Cue competition effects in the planarian. Animal Cognition, 16, 177-186.

A full list of journal articles published before 2013 can be found here.

Research Group Membership


Grant Funding

  • ME Research UK and The Irish ME Trust
  • The British Academy
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Office and office hours

Office: Room 333a (MSB)

Office hours: Wednesdays 10.00-12.00

Undergraduate teaching
  • PS1010: Introduction to Perception and Cognition (module co-ordinator)
  • PS1014: Approaches to Psychology
  • PS2005: Abnormal and Individual Differences
  • PS2015: Abnormal and Individual Differences Library Module
  • PS2016: Cognitive Psychology Library Module
  • PS3022: Visual Cognition
  • PS3026: Evolution, Cognition and Behaviour
  • PS2008/09/15: Undergraduate Dissertations
Administrative roles
  • Vision and Language Research Group Lead
  • Deputy Postgraduate Tutor
  • Postgraduate Research Admissions Tutor
  • Year 1 Tutor
  • BSc Psychology with Cognitive Neuroscience Course Tutor
  • BSc Psychology with Cognitive Neuroscience Admissions Tutor