LAB NEWS

  • Congratulations to Limor for defending her MSc thesis successfully! well done (22 Nov 2022)

  • Congratulations to Vasilisa - her paper on "Positive and negative facial valence perception are modulated differently by eccentricity in the parafovea" has just been accepted to Scientific Reports (see our preprint) (22 Nov 2022)

  • Sharon gave a talk about the the visual system and how people see in a youth activity program at Bar Ilan University (21 Nov 2022)

  • Congratulations to Aya Abu Maaruf for defending her MSc thesis today! (20 Nov 2022)

  • Sharon gave a seminar at the Stanford Vision Brunch about visual memory and memorability (18 Nov 2022)

  • Congratulations to Limor, Olga and Shaimaa - their paper has just been submitted (see our print) (Nov 17 2022)

  • Olga presented her poster at SFN2022 about "FFA and PPA display qualitative differences in parafoveal processing" - well done! (16 Nov 2022)

  • Sharon gave a talk at the SFN2022 on "Higher-contrast images are better remembered during naturalistic encoding" (14 Nov 2022)

  • Shaimaa presented her poster at SFN2022 about "Images viewed for longer durations are better remembered during naturalistic encoding" - well done! (13 Nov 2022)

  • Olga was awarded the SFN's 2022 Trainee Professional Development Award (TPDA) - well deserved! (12 Nov 2022)

  • Sharon gave a talk at the SFN2022 on "Perceptual bias of closer lower visual field in 3D (VR) environment and its relation to visual input statistics of a moving observer" at the minisymposium "Measuring Complex Human Behaviors via the Interactions Between Virtual Reality and Human Physiological Networks: Evidence From Health and Disease" (12 Nov 2022)

  • Sharon gave a talk at the Agam Museum in Rishon Letzion on vision and the visual system (27 Oct 2022)

  • Congratulations to Olga Kreichman for receiving SFN's 2022 Trainee Professional Development Award (TPDA) (18 Sep 2022)

  • Welcome Reout Dayan and Hofit Azard for joining our lab ! Reout and Hofit are starting their MSc in Vision Science this year (Oct 2022)

  • Olga, Avi, and Shaimaa presented their exciting work at the first IVSS conference in Bar Ilan. Well done! (18 Sep 2022)

  • Congratulations to Dr. Amit Benady for being awarded his PhD - now MD and PhD! well deserved Amit (6 Sep 2022)

  • Congratulations to Vasilisa for submitting her paper (see our preprint) (27 July 2022)

  • Congratulations to Yoav, Miroslava, Faten, and Renana for being awarded their MSc degree and to Limor for being awarded her BSc degree in bioinformatics (29 June 2021) 

  • Sharon gave a seminar at the Stanford Vision Brunch about visual memory and memorability (15 June 2022)

  • Vasilisa presented her research at the VVSS conference (1 June 2022)

  • Sharon hosted a symposium at the VVSS conference on "The interplay of visual memory and high-level vision" with Tim Brady, Noa Ofen, Sharon, Yoni Pertzov, Galit Yovel, and Meike Ramon as speakers (1 June 2022)

  • Ynet report about The Sense of Vision just came out with Sharon and Yossi interviewed (2 June 2022) (.pdf)

  • Congratulations to Shaimaa Masarwa and Amit Benady for being awarded the Faculty of Life Sciences Excellent Paper Awards (29 May 2022)

  • Sharon presented our research (with Yoav) at the VSS conference in St Petersburg Florida (May 15 2022)

  • Olga Kreichman presented her exciting poster at the VSS conference in St Petersburg Florida, well done! (May 14 2022)

  • Olga, Limor, and Shaimaa presented their studies at the Gonda Multidisciplinary Brain Research Center annual conference at Kfar Blum; Sharon gave a talk (Feb 2022)

  • Sharon gave a talk at the BIU Vision Science online seminar (22 Feb 2022)

  • Vasilisa, Olga, Limor, Shaimaa, and Yoav presented their research at the ISCOP conference - well done! (15-16 Feb 2022)

  • Congratulations to Amit for submitting his PhD thesis (Feb 2022)

  • Congratulations to Shaimaa Masarwa and Olga Kreichman - our paper about bigger images being better remembered is finally published in PNAS (25 Jan 2022)

  • Congratulations to Yoav for very successfully defending his MSc thesis (6 Jan 2022)

  • Our lab welcomes Lamis Ali as a new MSc student (Oct 2021)

  • The BIU Vision Science seminar 2021-2022 series is continuing online on ZOOM with more exciting talks this upcoming year (1 Oct 2021). Looking forward to it!

  • Congratulations to Shaimaa, Elyana and Asia for being awarded their MSc degree (15 June 2021) 

  • Congratulations to Amit Benady on the publication of his paper "Vision affects gait speed but not patterns of muscle activation during inclined walking - a virtual reality study" in Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology (9 Apr 2021)

  • Congratulations to Shaimaa Masarwa for being accepted to the "طريقك الاكاديميّه  - דרכך האקדמית" (Tarikek - your academic path)

  • Our paper with Aviva Berkovich-Ohana "Studying the precuneus reveals structure-function-affect correlation in long-term meditators" published in SCAN is now online (Nov 2020)

  • Our research was recently covered in News1 (23 Oct 2020)

  • Sharon will be giving a new seminar course this year on "Visual memory processes" (Oct 2020)

  • Our lab welcomes Limor Brook as a new MSc student in bioinformatics (Oct 2020)

  • Congratulations to Olga Kreichman for being awarded the prestigious Levtzion scholarship for outstanding doctoral students by the Council for Higher Education (Oct 2020)

  • Our BIU Vision Science YouTube channel is up and includes past seminar talk recordings (15 Sep 2020)

  • The BIU Vision Science seminar 2020-2021 series is beginning online on ZOOM with exciting talks throughout the year (1 Sep 2020)