Shahin Nasr, PhD

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Instructor in Radiology, Harvard Medical School
Assistant in Neuroscience, Massachusetts General Hospital


PhD Cognitive Neurosciences, Institute for Studies in Theoretical Physics and Mathematics (IPM), 2009

Martinos Faculty


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Building 149, Room 10.049
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Charlestown, MA 02129 USA

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   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.