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David Sheinberg

David Sheinberg

Professor of Neuroscience

Department: Neuroscience

Phone: +1 401 863 9575

Email: David_Sheinberg@Brown.EDU

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Sidney Frank Hall, 572 - phone: 863-9575

Research Summary

Research in this lab explores how we identify objects and events in the real world, where both the observer and the environment change over time. The brain must process a dynamic stream of sensory information and efficiently parse this information to reach conclusions about the presence or absence of noteworthy objects to which actions should be directed. By studying the activity of neural circuits involved in this process, we aim to better understand mechanisms underlying perception.

Past or Present Projects Available:

Object recognition and experience; eye movements and attention; modeling visual recognition