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Research Interests

My current research interests are in the use of magnetoencephalography (MEG) to understand sensory processing in healthy development and in neurodevelopmental disorders.  I am also interested in the use of MEG in clinical disorders such as epilepsy.  The underlying theme which unites these topics is a desire to refine and apply physiological measurement methods for use in real-world clinical questions. My background is in psychophysics, a method to which I also often return.

Teaching Activity

BSc Psychology Undergraduate Modules.

  • Psychology and the Brain (PY1135, first year)
  • Music and the Brain (PY3365, final year option)


I have worked at Aston University since 2001 when I joined as a lecturer.

Before that, I was a post-doctoral researcher in the University Laboratory of Physiology at Oxford University.


PhD, Physiological Science, University of Newcastle upon Tyne

BSc, Physiological Science, University of Newcastle upon Tyne

Contact Details

mailto: c.witton@aston.ac.uk
telephone: +44 (0) 121 204 4087


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