Vision and Memory

(VAM) Lab


PI: Elissa Aminoff, PhD

Department of Psychology, Fordham University

Lab's Interests

We use a combination of neuroimaging (fMRI and EEG), behavioral, and computational methods to examine how humans understand the visual world. We examine the psychological and neural mechanisms underlying high level vision, especially with respect to scene processing. High level vision does not work in isolation and we examine how high level perception, associative processing, and memory interact.

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Lab News

  • May 2021: Congratulations to Tess Durham and the class of 2021!

  • May 2021: Tess Durham presented her poster, Weather Discrimination in Scene Processing Regions, at the Virtual Meeting of the Vision Science Society.

  • May 2021: Eric Roginek presented our work on: Representing contextual associations in convolutional neural networks, at the Virtual Meeting of the Vision Science Society.

  • May 2021: Congratulations to Tess Durham who was awarded with the undergraduate Excellence in Neuroscience award!

  • April 2021: New paper with Shira Baror on PsyArxiv: How associative thinking influences scene perception [Link]

  • March 2021: New paper - Functional context affects scene processing - out now at Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience [Link]