Jac Billington

Jac Billington


  • Research Lead

Research interests

I am currently focussed on the following projects: 

  • Leverhulme Fellowship (PI)

 To see or not to see: Camouflage and human process of detection: Using computational methods to simulate this evolutionary process in the context of considering why human observers sometimes fail to detect objects which pose a threat in a variety of environments.

  • EPSRC Project Grant:

COMMOTIONS:  Computational Models of Traffic Interactions for Testing of Automated Vehicles


  • BSc (Hons) Psychology: Durham University
  • PhD Neuroscience: University of Cambridge

Professional memberships

  • Member of the Experimental Psychology Society

Student education

I currently teach on:

  • PSYC1608: Perception (Module Leader)
  • PSYC1614: Psychology at Leeds
  • PSYC2510: Advanced Developmental Psychology
  • PSYC3520: Major Project
  • PSYC5902M: Systematic Review

I currently supervise the following PhD students:




Current postgraduate researchers

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