Dirk Bernhardt-Walther

Principal Investigator

Curriculum Vitae
Dirk is a faculty member at the University of Toronto! Previously, he was an Assistant Professor in Psychology at the University of Ohio State from 2010-2014. Prior to that, Dirk studied physics, computer science, and …

John Wilder

Postdoctoral Researcher

John completed his PhD at Rutgers University working with Jacob Feldman, Eileen Kowler, and Manish Singh. While at Rutgers he also earned a MS in Computer Science. He completed his first Postdocs at …

Yaelan Jung

Graduate Student

Yaelan is a 5th year PhD student. She is interested in how we make sense of complex sensory inputs from the environment, particularly focusing on how information from different sensory channels are compressed, …

Claudia Damiano

Graduate Student

Claudia is a 4th year PhD student. She is broadly investigating how image features are interpreted in the brain to produce visual scene perception, cognition (e.g., attention, memory), and emotion. More specifically, …

Charlotte Leferink

Graduate Student

Charlotte is a 1st year PhD student.

Elizabeth Yue Zhou

Undergraduate Student

Elizabeth is currently working with “The analysis of image complexity with MSE” as an individual project student. The complexity of visual input, as a factor, has been assumed to be correlated to…

Stephanie Yung

Undergraduate Student

Stephanie is a 3rd year PhD student from Toronto Rehab Institute completing her outside project with Dr. Bernhardt-Walther. In his lab, she examines how sounds modulate eye gaze patterns when…

Sabrina Perfetto

Undergraduate Student

Sabrina is a 4th year undergraduate student in Neuroscience. Her research is focused around a controversy in spatial frequency filtering. Many papers use faulty filtering methods to extract high and …

Leo Jiongtian Guo

Undergraduate Student

Leo is an undergraduate student …

Paul Boychuk

Undergraduate Student

Paul is an undergraduate student …

Lauren Cao

Undergraduate Student

Lauren is an undergraduate independent project student. She is examining the influence of …

Fahad Ehsan

Lab Manager

Fahad is an undergraduate student who works as a lab manager for this year’s work-study position…


Ann Sheng (Undergraduate student)
Nicole Telidis (MA student)
Dr. Heeyoung Choo (Postdoctoral Researcher)