Who we are

We are the PACO group, led by Professor Frank Pollick in the School of Psychology and Neuroscience, University of Glasgow. We are part of the College of Medical, Veterinary and Life Sciences. Our recent research has explored Human-AI interaction, Virtual reality, Autism and more. Read on for more information about our research.

Perception, action and cognition

Understanding how humans interact with natural and virtual environments.

Brain imaging

Using advanced imaging technologies to investigate the structure and functions in the human brain.

Autism

Better understanding of sensory processing in autistic people.

Humans and technology

We study the interplay of humans and technology, focussing on user experience and usability.

Faculty

Our lab is led by Professor Frank Pollick, who is an expert in human vision, cognitive neuroscience and experimental tests of human performance at visual and cognitive tasks. Relating to his basic research he has worked with mathematicians, computer scientists, engineers, clinicians, athletes, choreographers, musicians and security experts in academic and applied settings.

Prof. Frank Pollick

Frank Pollick

Professor

Industry Collaborations

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DR GANG LI TO RECEIVE RSE RESEARCH AWARD

SPaN’s own Dr Gang Li has been announced as one of 48 winners of a Royal Society of Edinburgh Research Award for his project: Mitigating Virtual Reality Sickness Using Neurostimulation...
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Prof. Frank Pollick to become the new Director of Innovation, Engagement and Enterprise.

The new Director of Innovation, Engagement and Enterprise in the School of Psychology at the University of Glasgow is Prof Frank Pollick and Dr Shajan Gunamony will be the Deputy...
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DR GANG LI TO RECEIVE RSE RESEARCH AWARD #3

SPaN’s own Dr Gang Li has been announced as one of 48 winners of a Royal Society of Edinburgh Research Award for his project: Mitigating Virtual Reality Sickness Using Neurostimulation...
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