Shahin Nasr, PhD|
Research Fellow in Radiology at Harvard Medical School
Research Fellow at Massachusetts General Hospital
Department of Radiology, MGH
PhD, Cognitive Neurosciences, Institute for Studies in Theoretical Physics and Mathematics (IPM)
Building 149, Room 2301
Charlestown, MA 02129
DESCRIPTION OF WORK / BIOSKETCH
I am studying brain visual cortex in humans and monkeys using fMRI/ERP techniques. My main interests include neural correlates of face, scene and object perception and also understanding effect of top-down control on neural response within visual areas.
Most recent papers:
Nasr S., Tootell RBH (in press) Role of fusiform and anterior temporal cortical areas in facial recognition. Neuroimage.
Nasr S., Tootell RBH (in press) A cardinal orientation bias in scene-selective visual cortex. Journal of Neuroscience.
Nasr S., et al. (2011) Scene-Selective Cortical Regions in human and nonhuman primates. Journal of Neuroscience 31(39):13771-13785.