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Waltham, MA

"Is That You?"
Advances in Facial Recognition

Thursday, May 2, 2013
6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Foley Hoag LLP
Bay Colony Corporate Center, North Entrance
1000 Winter Street, Suite 4000
Waltham, MA 02451

Join us for wine, hors d'oeuvres, and a fascinating briefing from Prof. Galit Yovel of TAU and Visiting Professor at Rockefeller University. Read more about Prof. Yovel here.

Registration for this event is now closed. For more information: Shiri Stern • 212.742.0145 • sstern@aftau.org



Prof. Galit Yovel

Prof. Galit YovelIn 2005, Prof. Galit Yovel was recruited to the school of Psychological Sciences and the Sagol School of Neuroscience at Tel Aviv University. Her area of expertise — encompassing the intriguing mystery of facial recognition — is the cognitive neuroscience of visual processing.

Her research group seeks to understand “how we all became experts at recognizing faces” by combining information from functional MRI, EEG, transcranial magnetic stimulation, eye tracking, and behavioral measures.

She completed her PhD at the University of Chicago, and did post-doctoral training at both Northwestern University and MIT.

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