Affiliated Faculty

Jelle Atema
Professor of Biology
PhD, University of Michigan
Sensory physiology, chemical signals, animal behavior, receptor physiology, behavioral and chemical ecology, computational models, robotics

Helen Barbas
Professor of Health Sciences
Professor of Anatomy and Neurobiology
PhD, Physiology/Neurophysiology, McGill University, Canada
Organization of the prefrontal cortex, investigation of pathways that transmit signals to prefrontal cortices from structures associated with sensory, cognitive, mnemonic and emotional processes

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Jason Bohland
Assistant Professor of Health Sciences
PhD, Cognitive and Neural Systems, Boston University
Brain architecture, neuroimaging, speech & language, neuroinformatics, computational neuroscience

Catherine L. Caldwell-Harris
Associate Professor of Psychology
PhD, Cognitive Science and Psychology, University of California, San Diego
Visual word recognition, psycholinguistics, cognitive semantics, second language acquisition, computational models of cognition

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H. Steven Colburn
Professor of Biomedical Engineering

Director, Center for Hearing Research
Director, Binaural Hearing Laboratory
PhD, Electrical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Audition, binaural interaction, auditory virtual environments,
signal processing models of hearing

Uri Eden
Assistant Professor of Mathematics and Statistics
PhD, Engineering Sciences, Harvard University
Developing mathematical and statistical methods to analyze neural spiking activity

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Howard Eichenbaum
Professor of Psychology and University Professor
Director, Undergraduate Program in Neuroscience
Director, Center for Neuroscience
Director, Center for Memory and Brain
Director, Cognitive Neurobiology Laboratory
PhD, Psychology, University of Michigan
Neurophysiological studies of how the hippocampal system
mediates declarative memory

William D. Eldred, III
Professor of Biology
PhD, University of Colorado
Visual neuralbiology and neurochemical transduction in the retina

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Timothy Gardner
Assistant Professor of Biology
PhD, Physics and Biology, The Rockefeller University
Neural circuit formation, vocal learning in songbirds

Jean Berko Gleason
Professor Emerita of Psychology
PhD, Harvard University
Psycholinguistics

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Sucharita Gopal
Professor of Geography
PhD, University of California, Santa Barbara
Neural networks, computational modeling of behavior, geographical information systems, fuzzy sets, spatial cognition, multi-scale modeling, information technology

Michael E. Hasselmo
Professor of Psychology
Director, Computational Neurophysiology Laboratory
DPhil, Experimental Psychology, Oxford University, United Kingdom

Computational modeling and experimental testing of neuromodulatory
mechanisms involved in encoding, retrieval and consolidation

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Allyn Hubbard
Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering
PhD, Electrical Engineering, University of Wisconsin
VLSI circuit design: digital, analog, subthreshold analog, biCMOS, CMOS; information processing in neurons, neural net chips, synthetic aperture radar (SAR) processing chips, sonar processing chips; auditory models and experiments

Kathleen Kantak
Professor of Psychology
Director, Laboratory of Behavioral Neuroscience
PhD, Biopsychology, Syracuse University
Biological bases of behavior, behavioral pharmacology of drugs of abuse

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Thomas G. Kincaid
Professor Emeritus of Electrical, Computer and Systems Engineering
PhD, Electrical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Signal and image processing, neural networks, non-destructive testing

Mark Kon
Professor of Mathematics and Statistics
PhD, Mathematics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Neural network theory, complexity theory, wavelet theory, mathematical physics

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Nancy Kopell
Professor of Mathematics and Statistics
Co-Director, Center for Biodynamics
PhD, Mathematics, University of California, Berkeley
Dynamics of networks of neurons, applied mathematics and dynamical systems

Jacqueline A. Liederman
Professor of Psychology
Director, Cognitive Neurophysiology Laboratory
PhD, Psychology, University of Rochester
Developmental neuropsychology, physiological psychology, dynamics of interhemispheric cooperation, prenatal correlates of neurodevelopmental disorders

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Margaret Livingstone
Adjunct Professor of Cognitive and Neural Systems
Professor of Neurobiology, Harvard University
PhD, Neurobiology, Harvard University
Visual neuroscience, primate visual system, interplay between vision and art

Nikos Logothetis
Adjunct Professor of Cognitive and Neural Systems
Professor of Neurobiology, Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics, Germany
PhD, Human Biology, Ludwig-Maximillians University, Germany
Physiological mechanisms underlying visual perception and object recognition

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Earl Miller
Adjunct Professor of Cognitive and Neural Systems
Picower Professor of Neuroscience, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Director, Picower Institute for Learning and Memory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
PhD, Psychology and Neuroscience, Princeton University
Study of the neural basis of the high-level congnitive functions that underlie complex goal-directed behavior

Joseph Perkell
Adjunct Professor of Cognitive and Neural Systems
Senior Research Scientist, Research Lab of Electronics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
PhD, Speech Communication, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Motor control of speech production

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Marc Pomplun
Adjunct Associate Professor of Cognitive and Neural Systems
Associate Professor of Computer Science, University of Massachusetts, Boston
Director, Visual Attention Laboratory
PhD, Computer Science, University of Bielefeld, Germany
Eye movements, visual attention, modeling of congnitive processes, human-computer interaction

Adam Reeves
Adjunct Professor of Cognitive and Neural Systems
Professor of Psychology, Northeastern University
PhD, Psychology, City University of New York
Psychophysics, cognitive psychology, vision

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Elliot Saltzman
Associate Professor of Physical Therapy
Senior Scientist, Haskins Laboratories, New Haven, CT
PhD, Developmental Psychology, University of Minnesota
Modeling and experimental studies of human sensorimotor control and coordination of the limbs and speech articulators, focusing on issues of timing in skilled activities

Robert Savoy
Adjunct Associate Professor of Cognitive and Neural Systems
Instructor in Radiology and Assistant in Experimental Psychology, Massachusetts General Hospital
President, HyperVision Incorporated, Lexington, MA
PhD, Experimental Psychology, Harvard University
Computational neuroscience; visual psychophysics of color, form, and motion perception, teaching about functional MRI and other brain mapping methods

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Stanley Sclaroff
Professor of Computer Science
Chair, Department of Computer Science
PhD, Media Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Human motion and gesture analysis, image and video databases, medical image analysis, multicamera vision systems, object recognition, tracking, video-based analysis of animal behavior

Robert Sekuler
Adjunct Professor of Cognitive and Neural Systems
Frances and Louis H. Salvage Professor of Psychology, Brandeis University
Professor of Cognitive Neuroscience, Brandeis University
PhD, Psychology, Brown University
Visual motion, brain imaging, relation of visual perception, memory, and movement

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Kamal Sen
Associate Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Director, Natural Sounds and Neural Coding Laboratory
PhD, Physics, Brandeis University
Neural coding of natural sounds, hierarchical auditory processing, neural discrimination, population coding of natural sounds, learning in single neurons and auditory networks

David Somers
Associate Professor of Psychology
Director, Perceptual Neuroimaging Laboratory
PhD, Cognitive and Neural Systems, Boston University
Functional MRI, psychophysical, and computational investigations of visual perception and attention

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Narayan Srinivasa
Adjunct Professor of Cognitive and Neural Systems
Senior Staff Scientist, HRL Laboratories, Malibu, CA
PhD, Mechanical Engineering, University of Florida
Principal investigator in the SyNAPSE program

Chantal E. Stern
Professor of Psychology
Director, Cognitive Neuroimaging Laboratory

Director, Brain, Behavior, and Cognition Program
DPhil, Experimental Psychology, Oxford University, United Kingdom
Functional neuroimaging studies (fMRI and MEG) of learning and memory

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Malvin C. Teich
Professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Biomedical Engineering, and Physics
Director, Quantum Photonics Laboratory
PhD, Cornell University
Quantum optics and imaging, photonics, wavelets and fractal stochastic processes, biological signal processing and information transmission

Lucia Vaina
Professor of Biomedical Engineering
Research Professor of Neurology, School of Medicine
PhD, Applied Mathematics and Mathematical Logic, Sorbonne, France
Computational visual neuroscience, biological and computational learning, functional and structural neuroimaging

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Takeo Watanabe
Professor of Psychology
Director, Vision Sciences Laboratory
PhD, Behavioral Sciences, University of Tokyo, Japan
Perception of objects and motion and effects of attention on perception using psychophysics and brain imaging (fMRI)

Jeremy Wolfe
Adjunct Professor of Cognitive and Neural Systems
Professor of Ophthalmology, Harvard Medical School
Director, Visual Attention Laboratory, Brigham & Women's Hospital
PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Visual attention, pre-attentive and attentive object representation

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Curtis Woodcock
Professor of Geography and Environment
PhD, University of California, Santa Barbara
Biophysical remote sensing, particularly of forests and natural vegetation, canopy reflectance models and their inversion, spatial modeling, and change detection, biogeography, spatial analysis, geographic information systems, digital image processing

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Jelle Atema

Helen Barbas

Jason Bohland

H. Steven Colburn

Uri Eden
Howard Eichenbaum

William D. Eldred, III

Timothy J. Gardner
Jean Berko Gleason
Sucharita Gopal

Catherine L. Caldwell-Harris

Michael E. Hasselmo
Allyn Hubbard
Kathleen Kantak
Thomas G. Kincaid
Mark Kon
Nancy Kopell
Jacqueline A. Liederman
Margaret Livingstone
Nikos Logothetis
Earl Miller
Joseph Perkell
Marc Pomplun
Adam Reeves
Elliot Saltzman
Robert Savoy
Stanley Sclaroff
Robert Sekuler
Kamal Sen
David Somers
Narayan Srinivasa
Chantal E. Stern
Malvin C. Teich
Lucia Vaina
Takeo Watanabe
Jeremy Wolfe
Curtis Woodcock
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