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Professor John Mollon DSc FRS

Professor John Mollon, DSc FRS

Professor of Visual Neuroscience

College Lecturer and Assistant Director of Studies in Psychology, Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge

John Mollon is interested in taking PhD students.


Office Phone: +44 (0)1223 3 33581 (Department) / +44 (0)1223 3 39691

Subject groups/Research projects

Sensory Neuroscience :

Keywords

  • genetics
  • cognitive genetics
  • neural circuit
  • motion
  • primate evolution
  • history of optics
  • visual perception
  • colour
  • vision

Key Publications

H. J. A. Dartnall, J. K. Bowmaker and J. D. Mollon (1983) Human visual pigments: microspectrophotometric results from the eyes of seven persons. Proc. Roy. Soc. B 220, 115-130

J. D. Mollon, J. K. Bowmaker and G. H. Jacobs (1984) Variations of colour vision in a New World primate can be explained by polymorphism of retinal photopigments. Proc. Roy. Soc. B.222, 373-399

J. D. Mollon (1989) "Tho' she kneel'd in that Place where they Grew". J. exp. Biol. 146, 21-38

D. M. Hunt, K. Dulai, J. K. Bowmaker and J. D. Mollon (1995) The chemistry of John Dalton's color blindness. Science 267, 984-988

F. Viénot, H. Brettel, L. Ott, A. B. M'Barek and J. D. Mollon (1995) What do colour-blind people see? Nature 376, 127-128

J. D. Mollon and M. V. Danilova (1996) Three remarks on perceptual learning. Spatial Vision 10, 51-58.

Regan, B. C., Julliot, C., Simmen, B., Viénot, F., Charles-Dominique, P. and Mollon, J. D. (2001) Fruits, foliage and the evolution of primate colour vision. Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B 356, 229-283

Smithson, H. E. and Mollon, J. D. (2006) Do masks terminate the icon? Quarterly Journal of Experimental Psychology 59, 150-160

Mollon, J. D. (2006) Monge Visual Neuroscience 23, 297-309

To, M., Regan, B. C., Wood, D. and Mollon, J. D. (2011) Vision out of the corner of the eye. Vision Research 51, 203-214

Danilova, M. V. and Mollon, J. D. (2012) Foveal color perception: Minimal thresholds at a boundary between perceptual categories. Vision Research 62, 162-172

Goodbourn, P. T., Bosten, J. M., Hogg, R. E., Bargary, G., Lawrance-Owen, A. and Mollon, J. D. (2012) Do different 'magnocellular tasks' probe the same neural substrate? Proceedings of the Royal Society B 279, 4263-4271

A full list of Professor Mollon's publications, and pdf copies, can be found at: http://vision.psychol.cam.ac.uk/jdmollon/publications.html