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Dr. Benjamin Balas

Dr. Balas studies the properties and development of high-level vision, specifically face and object recognition.

Before joining the CVCN, Dr. Balas received his PhD from MIT's Department of Brain and Cognitive Sciences and was a post-doctoral fellow at Children's Hospital Boston. Dr. Balas has studied the ways that infants perceive faces and object learning, and has published work relating to texture and scene perception, the effects of categorization on object learning, and has ongoing projects related to social perception in early childhood and adulthood.

The Balas Lab conducts psychophysical and electrophysiological research directed at describing object recognition and learning in children and adults. Lab Page »