Bevil Conway

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Bevil Conway
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OccupationScientist

Bevil Conway is a Zimbabwean neuroscientist, Associate Professor and artist who specialises in visual perception and explores the limitations of the visual system in his artwork.


Backbround

Bevil attended McGill University and Harvard University. After finishing he was elected a Junior Fellow at the Harvard Society of Fellows and spent a year as an Alexander von Humboldt Fellow at the University of Bremen, Germany. Bevil also helped establish the Kathmandu University Medical School in Nepal, where he taught as Assistant Professor. From 2006 to 2011 he was Knafel Assistant Professor of Natural Science in the program of Neuroscience at Wellesley College.

Career

Science

Initially, Bevil's research was meant to explore the principle of double opponency in the primate visual system, showing.

Art

Bevil's work is guided by the underlying thought that visual art can be used to reveal insights about how visual information is processed.[1]

References

  1. Bevil Conway, retrieved: 16 Nov 2018