Dr. Albright is Professor and Director of the Vision Research Center and the Sloan-Swartz Center for Theoretical Neurobiology at the Salk Institute for Biological Studies and Adjunct Professor of Neurosciences and Psychology at the University of California, San Diego. He received his B.S. degree in psychology from the University of Maryland and his M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in psychology and neuroscience from Princeton University. He was a postdoctoral fellow with Charles Gross at Princeton, where he studied the organization and functions of primate visual cortex. His honors include the Award for Initiatives in Research from the National Academy of Sciences. Dr. Albright was recently elected a fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
RESEARCH ABSTRACT SUMMARY:
Thomas Albright is interested in understanding the neuronal bases of visual perception, visually guided behavior, and visual memory in primates.
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