Jacob Yates

Research Expertise and Interest


Research Description

Jacob Yates is an assistant professor of optometry and vision science.  His research focuses on how populations of neurons in cortex encode the visual world. His lab uses statistical and machine learning models to understand neural activity and human perception. He is particularly focused on how information generated by eye movements is utilized by cortical circuits.

Jacob did his doctoral research in neuroscience at the University of Texas, Austin and his postdoctoral work at the University of Rochester and the University of Maryland.

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