Edward Silson

Lecturer

  • Human Cognitive Neuroscience
  • Psychology
  • School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences

Contact details

Address

Street

Room G28, Psychology Building

City
7 George Square, Edinburgh
Post code
EH8 9JZ

Availability

  • I try to be available in my office during the following times:

    Mon: 11:30-12:30
    Wed: 11:30-12:30

Background

I completed a BSc in psychology (2009), MSc in Cognitive Neuroscience (2010) and PhD in Visual Neuroscience at the University of York (2013). I was then fortunate enough to join Dr. Chris Baker's lab at the National Insititutes of Health in Washington DC, before joining Psychology at the University of Edinburgh in September 2019.

 

Qualifications

PhD in Visual Neuroscience

MSc (Distinction) in Cognitive Neuroscience

BSc in Psychology

Undergraduate teaching

 

 

 

Postgraduate teaching

Currently, I teach on both the  Specialist Techniques in Psychological Research and the Brain Imaging in Cognitive Neuroscience courses.  

Open to PhD supervision enquiries?

Yes

Areas of interest for supervision

I am interested in supervising PhD students to study visual perception and memory.

Research summary

I am interested in the functional organisation of human visual cortex and the interplay between visual and memory systems.