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Farran Briggs

Briggs, Farran

Associate Professor, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Neuroscience, Center for Visual Science
farran_briggs@urmc.rochester.edu | (585) 276-3736
6-8545 URMC
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Robert Chapman

Chapman, Robert

Professor, Brain and Cognitive Sciences
rchapman@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 275-8676
246 Meliora Hall
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Davis, Kevin

Lecturer, Brain and Cognitive Sciences
Kevin_Davis@URMC.Rochester.edu | (585) 275-7187
303E Meliora Hall

Greg DeAngelis

DeAngelis, Greg

Professor, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Biomedical Engineering, Neuroscience, Center for Navigation and Communication Sciences
Chair Brain and Cognitive Sciences
gdeangelis@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 275-8677
310 Meliora Hall

Interests: 3D vision and navigation; Multisensory integration; Neural coding; Decision-making

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Ralf Haefner

Haefner, Ralf

Assistant Professor, Brain & Cognitive Sciences
rhaefne2@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 276-7453
313 Meliora Hall
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Interests: perceptual decision-making; probabilistic inference; selective attention; neural population encoding and decoding; depth perception/processing of binocular disparity

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Robert Jacobs

Jacobs, Robert A.

Professor, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Computer Science, and the Center for Visual Science
Rjacobs@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 275-0753
306 Meliora Hall
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Interests: cognitive and perceptual learning; neural computation

T. Florian Jaeger

Jaeger, T. Florian

Professor, Brain and Cognitive Sciences and Computer Science
Fjaeger@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 276-3611
320 Meliora Hall
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Chigusa Kurumada

Kurumada, Chigusa

Assistant Professor, Brain and Cognitive Sciences
ckuruma2@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 275-0760
304 Meliora Hall
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Peter Lennie

Lennie, Peter

Professor, Brain and Cognitive Sciences and Center for Visual Science
lennie@rochester.edu
316 Meliora Hall

Interests: functional organization of vision; color vision

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Renee Miller

Miller, Renee

Associate Professor, Brain and Cognitive Sciences, Instructional Track
Director Undergraduate Neuroscience Program
rmiller3@ur.rochester.edu | (Office) (585) 275-7170, (Lab) (585) 275-7915
303F Meliora Hall

Interests: Sex differences in brains and behaviors

Jude Mitchell

Mitchell, Jude

Assistant Professor, Brain and Cognitive Sciences
jmitch27@ur.rochester.edu
311 Meliora Hall
Website

Interests: How spatial attention alters statistics of neuronal spiking; Extracellular classification of neuronal types in awake animals; Systems identification models of sensory processing and attention; Network models of spiking neurons and correlations in firing; Human psychophysics in object-based attention, recognition, and perceptual learning

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Rajeev Raizada

Raizada, Rajeev

Assistant Professor, Brain and Cognitive Sciences
Rraizada@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 275-8673
314 Meliora Hall
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Interests: Multivoxel pattern analysis of fMRI; Language, semantics; Structure of neural representations; Computational modeling

Michele Rucci

Rucci, Michele

Professor
mrucci@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 276-4023, (585) 273-3081
309 Meliora Hall
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Interests: Vision and Action

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Duje Tadin

Tadin, Duje

Professor, Brain & Cognitive Sciences, Ophthalmology, Neuroscience, Center for Visual Science
Director of Training Center for Visual Science
Dtadin@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 275-8682
305 Meliora Hall
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Interests: neural mechanisms of visual perception

Michael Tanenhaus

Tanenhaus, Michael K.

Beverly Petterson Bishop and Charles W. Bishop Professor, Brain and Cognitive Sciences and Linguistics
Director Center for Language Sciences
mtanenha@ur.rochester.edu | (585) 275-5491
319 Meliora Hall

Interests: psycholinguistics; language and reading comprehension

Susan Peirce Thompson

Thompson, Susan Peirce

Adjunct Associate Professor, Brain & Cognitive Sciences
Founder and CEO Bright Line Eating Solutions, LLC
sthomps4@ur.rochester.edu
Website

Interests: The neuroscience of food addiction; The key factors that drive sustainable weight loss; Willpower