Doris Tsao

Doris Tsao

Title
Professor
Department
Dept of Molecular & Cell Biology
Research Expertise and Interest
visual perception
Research Description

Doris Tsao is a professor in the neurobiology division of the Department of Molecular & Cell Biology, and the Helen Wills Neuroscience Institute.  She studies visual perception in primates in order to understand how the brain creates our sense of reality.  She is widely recognized for her work on the neural system for face processing within the temporal lobe, clarifying its anatomical organization and coding principles. Most recently, her lab discovered that this system is part of a larger map of object space.

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