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Investigator at the National Eye Institute's Sensation, Cognition, Action Unit, National Institutes of Health

Bevil Conway is an artist and neuroscientist. His work investigates the relationship between visual processing, visual art, perception, cognition, art practice, and art history. He is an expert in the neuroscience of color, and is an Investigator at the National Eye Institute and the National Institutes of Mental Health, where he leads the Unit on Sensation Cognition and Action. Previously he was Associate Professor of Neuroscience at Wellesley College, and a Principal Research Scientist in Brain and Cognitive Sciences at M.I.T.


  • 2016–present
    Chief, Unit on Sensation, Cognition and Action, NEI, NIMH, NIH