Depth-cue Invariant Object Recognition - NSCI 396 Undergraduate Research Project Application Form

Supervisor's Name: Reza Farivar-Mohseni

Supervisor's Email: reza.farivar [at]

Supervisor's Phone: 5142854950

Supervisor's Website:

Supervisor's department: Ophthalmology & Integrated Program in Neuroscience

Course number: NSCI 396 (Neuroscience)

Term: Fall 2014-2015

Project start date: Sept. 2, 2014

Project end date: Dec. 4, 2014

Project title: Depth-cue Invariant Object Recognition

Project description (50-100 words suggested): The project will investigate how objects defined by different depth cues are recognized and processed. The student will carry out psychophysical investigations of depth-cue invariant object recognition, particularly with face objects. The project involves preparing stimuli, collecting data, and analyzing results to test hypotheses regarding object recognition mechanisms.

Prerequisite: 1 term completed at McGill + CGPA of 3.0 or higher; or permission of instructor.

Grading scheme (The final report must be worth at least 50% of final grade): 25% for term progress, 75% for final report.

Project status: This project is taken; however students may contact the professor to discuss other possible '396' projects this term.

How students can apply / Next steps: email: reza.farivar [at]

Ethics, safety, and training: Supervisors are responsible for the ethics and safety compliance of undergraduate students. This project involves: Human subjects.