Supervisor's Name: Reza Farivar-Mohseni
Supervisor's Email: reza.farivar [at] mcgill.ca
Supervisor's Phone: 5142854950
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] mcgill.ca
Ethics, safety, and training: Supervisors are responsible for the ethics and safety compliance of undergraduate students. This project involves: Human subjects.