Lab News

Lab News

  • September 1st, 2017: Charlotte Leferink is joining the lab as a graduate student. Welcome Charlotte!
  • July 20th, 2017: Yaelan receives a travel award for the Conference on Cognitive Computational Neuroscience in New York City. Congratulations!
  • June 22nd, 2017: Heeyoung presents her paper “Modeling the Effect of Stimulus Perturbations on Error Correlations between Brain and Behavior” at PRNI in Toronto.
  • June 7th, 2017: Dirk receives a SSHRC Insight Development grant to explore aesthetic aspects of seeing natural scenes.
  • May 3rd, 2017: Dirk wins a SONY Faculty Research Award! We’ll be studying the role of symmetry in the perception of complex scenes.
  • April 1st, 2017: Claudia wins the NSERC PGS-D award. Congratulations Claudia!
  • February 16th, 2017: John Wilder be joining our lab as a postdoc in September!
  • February 16th, 2017: Matthew Lowe wins the VSS travel award, congrats Matt!
  • February 15th, 2017: Yaelan and Claudia win the VSS 2017 t-shirt graphics competition! Be sure to pick up a t-shirt at VSS in May!
  • January 10th, 2017: Heeyoung and Dirk’s latest article “Neural codes of seeing architectural styles” has just been published! Check it out.
  • July 15th, 2016: Heeyoung and Dirk’s article “Contour junctions underlie neural representations of scene categories in human visual cortex” has made the cover of NeuroImage!
  • July 9th, 2016: The MRI scanner for our new imaging center has arrived today! Soon we’ll be up and scanning next door.
  • June 2nd, 2016: Ann Sheng wins Outstanding Achievement in Neuroscience. Way to go, Ann!
  • May 20th, 2016: Claudia Damiano wins SGS Conference Grant. Congratulations!
  • February 21st, 2016: Yalean Jung is the recipient of a VSS Student Travel Award. Congratulations, Yaelan!
  • February 21st, 2016: Ann Sheng was accepted into the Vienna Biocenter Summer Program. Ann will be spending this summer in Vienna, Austria, doing some exciting research. Congratulations, Ann!
  • February 8th, 2016: We wish all the best to Heeyoung, who is moving on to Diane Beck’s lab at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
  • July 13th, 2015: Dirk will be chairing a Nanosymposium on “Cortical Visual Representations of Scenes” at SfN in Chicago. Heeyoung and Yaelan got accepted to present their work in talks in the Nanosymposium.
  • May 26th, 2015: Claudia has been awarded an SGS Conference Grant. Congratulations!
  • May 1st, 2015: Dirk has received a Connaught New Researcher Award. Congratulations to Dirk!
  • April 14th, 2015: The paper “A Bayesian test for Comparing Classifier Errors” by Olivetti and Walther has been accepted for an oral presentation at PRNI 2015.
  • April 7th, 2015: Ann has won an Undergraduate Summer Research Award from the Department of Physiology. Congratulations Ann!
  • April 2nd, 2015: Our NSERC Discovery Grant on “Neural mechanisms of perceiving dynamic real-world environments” got funded!
  • March 13th, 2015: Congratulations to Ann! She has just been awarded a research grant by the Undergraduate Research Fund from the University of Toronto
  • March 3rd, 2015: Thomas O’Connell’s eye tracking paper “Dissociation of salience-driven and content-driven spatial attention to scene category with predictive decoding of gaze patterns” got accepted in the Journal of Vision.
  • January 12th, 2015: Our paper on “Contribution of malocclusion and female facial attractiveness to smile esthetics evaluated by eye tracking” got accepted for publication in the American Journal of Orthodontics and Dentofacial Orthopedics.