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Colour & Lighting Event

Colour and Lighting – series of talks organised by Colour Collective UKAbstractsRidley Building 2, Lecture Theatre 1.63Wednesday 21st March from 4 to 6pm BOOK YOUR PLACE HERE.
Anya Hurlbert Institute of NeuroscienceNewcastle University

Anya Hurlbert is a Professor of Neuroscience at Newcastle University which she co-founded in 2004.  She has a background in physics, medicine and neuroscience and is a world-renowned expert in color perception and colour constancy. She is also interested in the intersection of perception and art. 

Does blue light wake you up or make you down?
Light not only enables people to see via the classical visual
pathway, but also affects alertness, mood, and biological
rhythms, via the non-visual pathway originating in the
melanopsin-containing retinal ganglion cells (mRGCs).
In other words, people both see and feel the colour of light.
The ability to tune light spectra in real-time with multi-channel
LED technology makes it possible – both in the lab, and, in
the ne…