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 February 21, 2018

A professor and his robot study how we see

Michele Rucci

Vision and art have always played a large role in Michele Rucci’s life.

“Visual arts is a big component of where I come from,” says Rucci, a native of Florence, Italy, and a new professor of brain and cognitive sciences at the University of Rochester. “I’ve always been interested in how light gives rise to subjective experiences and how humans interpret it.”