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Professor Ross Day

BSc (Western Australia), PhD (Bristol), DUniv (La Trobe), HonDSc (La Trobe), FAPsS, FAA

Elected: 1967

Discipline: Psychology

Specialisation: human perception, theory, development, retardation

Date of Passing: 22/10/2018

Profile

Professor Ross Day was an Adjunct Professor of Psychology at La Trobe and Deakin Universities. He specialised in the study of human perception and sensory processes and had research interests in the development of perception in infancy, the involvement of visual perception in technological settings and perceptual deficits associated with intellectual disabilities. Professor Day published extensively in all these areas of interest.

Publications

  • Day, R. (2001) Looking at Looking. Thousand Oaks, California: Sage Publications.
  • Day, R. (2001) Looking at Looking. Thousand Oaks, California: Sage Publications Inc.
  • Best, CJ, Crassini, B, and Day, RH (2001) The role of static depth and object- based motion in perception of heading, Journal of Experimental Psychology (in press).
  • Sparrow,WA and Day, RH (2001) Perception and action in mental retardation, In International Review of Research in Mental Retardation. Laraine M Glidden (eds.). New York: Academic Press.
  • Sparrow, WA, Day, RH, Shinkfield, AJ, and Zerman, L (1999) Visuyal perception of human activity and gender in biological- motion displays by individuals with mental retardation, American Journal of Mental Retardation 104:215-226.
  • Day, RH (1999) The Muller-Lyer illusion in space and time, Australian Journal of Psychology, 51(28).
  • Neilsen, M and Day, RH (1999) William James and the evolution of consiousness, Journal of Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology 19:91-113.
  • Dorward, FMC and Day, RH (1996) Loss of 3D shape constancy in interior space: The basis of the Ames-room illusion, Perception 25:707-718.

Contact

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