The adult brain constantly adapts to changes in stimuli, and this plasticity is manifest not only as learning and memory but also as dynamic changes in information transmission and processing. The goal of research in the Brain and Vision Research Laboratory is to understand the mechanisms mediating human visual perception in healthy and damaged human brain, long-term plasticity and short-term dynamics in networks of the adult normal and damaged (from stroke) cortex by using interactively multimodal imaging (fMRI, MEG, DTI), psychophysics, and biologically constrained computational modeling. Our research is translational, conducted hand in hand with several neurologists and physiatrists. It investigates how multisensory processing facilitates behavior and functional recovery in stroke patients with deficits in spatial vision and cognition.
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