Andrew W. Ellis worked at the University of Lancaster when this book was written. He is now Professor of Psychology at the University of York, where he teaches cognitive neuroscience. His research uses cognitive, neuropsychological and neuroimaging techniques to investigate aspects of word and object processing, including visual word learning.
Andrew W. Young was also at the University of Lancaster when the book was written, and later followed his colleague to the University of York, where he is now Professor of Neuropsychology. He has also held posts in the Psychology Departments of Aberdeen and Durham Universities, and at Cambridge as a member of the staff of the Medical Research Council's Applied Psychology Unit. Hs research interests are in the neuropsychology and experimental psychology of face perception.