Dr Claire V Hutchinson

Associate Professor

Department of Neuroscience, Psychology and Behaviour
Centre for Medicine
University of Leicester
Leicester LE1 7RH

Tel: +44 (0)116 2297183
Email: ch190@le.ac.uk

Personal details

MA (Hons), University of Aberdeen
PhD, University of Nottingham


  • Spatial vision
  • Motion perception
  • Age-related visual decline
  • Visual markers of ‘non-visual’ disorders
  • Visual cognition
  • Comparative (animal) sensory perception


A full publication list can be found here

  • Hutchinson, C.V., Ledgeway, T., Baker, C.L. Jr. (2016). Phase- and amplitude-dependent interactions between first-order and second-order patterns in A17. Journal of Neuroscience. 36, 12328-12337.

  • Hutchinson, C.V., Barrett, D.J.K., Nitka, A., Raynes, K. (2016). Action video game training reduces the Simon Effect. Psychonomic Bulletin and Review, 23, 587-592.
  • Wilson, R.L., Paterson, K.B., Hutchinson C.V. (2015). Increased vulnerability to pattern-related visual stress in Myalgic Encephalomyelitis. Perception, 44, 1422-1426.
  • Swan, E., Hutchinson, C.V., Everard, M., Shimozaki, S.S. (2015). Aging effects in cueing tasks as assessed by the ideal observer: peripheral cues. Journal of Vision, 15(2):5, 1–18.
  • Hutchinson, C.V., Walker, J., Davidson, C. (2014). Oestrogen, ocular function and low-level vision: a review. Journal of Endocrinology, 223, R1-R11.
  • Hutchinson, C.V., Ledgeway, T. Allen, H.A. (2014). The ups and downs of global motion perception: a paradoxical advantage for smaller stimuli in the aging visual system. Frontiers in Aging Neuroscience, 6:199.


I supervise postgraduate students on a range of research projects. Students interested in studying for a PhD under my supervision should feel free to contact me directly. You can access information about how to apply online.

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