Thank you for visiting our lab website! The Human Vision Lab is directed by Dr. Erik Blaser. It is part of Developmental and Brain Sciences Program at the University of Massachusetts Boston.
Julie has been accepted into the 2019 Cold Spring Harbor Lab course - Vision: A Platform for Linking Circuits, Perception, and Behavior. Congratulations, Julie!
Chen presented her poster at the 2019 Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) Biennial Meeting: Developmental Science and Society
Julie successfully defended her dissertation proposal on December 12th. Congratulations, Julie!
Chen gave her first talk at the Cognitive Science Society in Madison, WI! Congratulations, Chen!
Chen and Julie presented their posters at the 2018 International Congress of Infant Studies (ICIS):
Cheng C., Kaldy Z., Dhungana S. & Blaser E. Successful updating of object-location bindings in Visual Working Memory in 20- and 25-month olds. Poster presented at the International Conference on Infant Studies, June 30 - July 3, Philadelphia, PA
Freschl, J., Melcher, D., Carter, A. S., Kaldy, Z., & Blaser, E. (2018). Visual Temporal Integration Windows are longer in 2-year-old toddlers with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Poster presented at the International Conference on Infant Studies, June 30-July 3, 2018, Philadelphia, PA.
Julie presented her poster at the 2018 Vision Science Society conference:
Freschl, J.L., Melcher, D., Kaldy, Z., Blaser, E. (2018), Visual temporal integration windows are adult-like in typically developing 5-7 year old children. Poster presented at the Vision Science Society Conference. May, 2018, St. Pete Beach, Florida.
Julie’s work (on visual temporal processing) has earned her a Spayne Grant to offset her research expenses while working on her Mentored Research Project. Congratulations Julie!
Maha Ramamurthy successfully defended her doctoral thesis "The temporal and functional factors underlying short-term monocular deprivation effects in the adult human visual system." She's going to start a postdoctoral position at Harvard/Schepens. Congratulations, Dr. Ramamurthy!
Dr. Blaser and Dr. Kaldy have been awarded an International Research/ Education/Learning Initiative Seed Grant for their work with visual development in young children with a diagnosis of ASD.