Prof Richard Wilkie

Prof Richard Wilkie

Professor of Cognitive Psychology

+44(0)113 343 6681

Summary: Richard Wilkie researches Perception, Action & Cognition (eg investigating locomotor control by simulating self-motion using virtual environments).

Location: Room G.05 (Psychology Link Building)

Teaching Commitments: PSYC2552: Perception, Action and Cognition PSYC3452: Intercalated Programme: Perception, Action and Cognition PSYC3505: The Spatial World PSYC3520: Major Project PSYC5908/9M: MPsyc Advanced Psychology Research Project/ MSc Research Project


Richard Wilkie has a BSc in Psychology and Computer Science from the University of Reading, where he also gained his PhD within the Action Research Laboratories. He came to U.Leeds in 2005 and established the Perception, Action and Cognition Lab and has managed the installation of a new suite of neurophysiology labs within the School of Psychology. His research interests fall predominantly within the Nervous system and its disorders and the Successful Ageing Grand challenges areas.