Visual Perception and Attention
Prof. Ruth Kimchi
Perceptual organization; Visual attention; Object and Face perception; Perception of hierarchical structure; Holistic/configural processing; Visual Consciousness.
Prof. Morris Goldsmith
Object-based and space-based attention; Visual attention and perceptual organization; Hierarchical visual navigation; Attention and object perception; Visual search.
Prof. Yaffa Yeshurun
Spatial and Temporal attention; Spatial and temporal crowding; Visual search; Perceptual load; Temporal and spatial integration.
Dr. Shai Gabay
Distinguishing subcortical from cortical influences in visual attention and perception; Visual attention; Perception; The interaction between attentional systems; Inhibition of return.
Dr. Pe’erly Setter
Stereoscopic vision; Target detection, recognition and identification, Visual perception while driving.
Dr. Hadas Marciano
Human attention and its applications in human factors; Visual attention; Perceptual load; Human factors in general and more specifically
Metacognition, Memory, and Metamemory
Prof. Asher Koriat
Judgments of Learning; Feeling-of-Knowing and Partial-knowledge; Subjective confidence, consciousness and subjective experience; Self-consistency and social consensus.
Prof. Morris Goldsmith
Strategic regulation of memory accuracy and informativeness; Metacognitively guided retrieval and reporting; Monitoring and control processes in memory; Report option, Grain size, source constrained recall.
Dr. Ainat Pansky
Memory accuracy and distortion; Eyewitness suggestibility; Memory over time; Effects of retrieval practice on eyewitness memory.
Dr. Avi Mendelsohn
Encoding, consolidation, and retrieval of episodic memory; Interactive memory systems; Reward system and memory; fMRI; Organizational principles in the brain.
Prof. Zohar Eviatar
Interactions of Hemispheric Processes and the language faculty; Hemispheric specialization for reading and writing in different languages; Interhemispheric interactions in automatic and controlled tasks.
Dr. Tali Bitan
Reading acquisition; Second language learning; Language recovery and rehabilitation; fMRI; Effective connectivity; Inter-hemispheric connectivity; Sleep.
Dr. Assaf Kron
Models of feelings and emotions; Physiology of emotion; Mixed emotions; Affective and semantic valence.