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 …


Morteza Rezanejad

Postdoctoral Researcher

Morteza is a Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of Toronto. He obtained his Ph.D. in Computer Science from McGill University where he was a Research Assistant in the Shape Analysis Group of Center for Intelligent Machines at McGill University …


Charlotte Leferink

Graduate Student

Given the knowledge that the human visual processing system extracts similar feature representations to those learned by convolutional neural networks, as has been shown in previous studies, I am asking whether this similarity extends to their physical organization. More specifically,…


Gaeun Son

Graduate Student

Gaeun is a PhD student at BWLab and MackLab. She received her B.A. in Psychology and M.S. in Cognitive Science from Yonsei University…


Ben Park

Graduate Student

I’m Ben and my overarching goal is to (learn to) exercise computer-assisted behavioral, EEG, and fMRI measures for the purpose of improving our overall cognition! …


Elizabeth Yue Zhou

Undergraduate Student

Elizabeth finished her undergraduate program specializing in psychology and applied statistics. She has been working on a project about image complexity.


Charlotte Hood

Undergraduate Student

Charlotte is a third year undergraduate student in a Neuroscience and Psychology double major. She is currently in a ROP position focusing on the perception of scenes in the real world and visual arts…


Amir Mousavi

Undergraduate Student

Amir is a recent graduate specializing in Computer Science (Focus in Computer Vision & AI) and Cognitive Science. Within the lab, he is collaborating with Dr. Rezanejad to close the gap between human vision and computer vision…


Huiqin Chen

Undergraduate Student

Huiqin is a third year undergraduate student studying Computer Science and Psychology. She is on a ROP position and interested in computational aspects of natural scene perception.


Dory Xie

Undergraduate Student

I am Dory, and I am a 4th-year undergraduate student specializing in psychology. My research interests concern the neural mechanisms of concept learning…



Dr. Heeyoung Choo (Postdoctoral Researcher)
Dr. Yaelan Jung (PhD Stduent)
Dr. Claudia Damiano (PhD Stduent)
Daniel Berman (PhD student)
Shichuan Du (PhD student)
Matthew Lowe (PhD student)
Nicole Telidis (MA Student)
Stephanie Yung (PhD Student)
Ann Sheng (Undergraduate Student)
Yumna Farooq (Undergraduate Student)
Stephanie Posa (Undergraduate Student)
Ming Ma (Undergraduate Student)
Yishan Ma (Undergraduate Student)
Rebecca Trossman (Undergraduate Student)
Chuqi Wang (Undergraduate Student)
Mehnaz Ahmed (Undergraduate Student)
Amanda Kaczmarek (Undergraduate Student)
Thomas O’Connel (Undergraduate Student)
Sabrina Perfetto (Undergraduate Student)
Lauren Cao (Undergraduate Student)
Paul Boychuk (Undergraduate Student)
Ishita Doval (Undergraduate Student)
Grace Mccormick (Undergraduate Student)
Fahad Ehsan (Undergraduate Student)
Amy Yu (Undergraduate Student)
Peiyu Yu (Undergraduate Student)