BMI Core Member
Dr. Jody Culham is a Professor in the Department of Psychology. Her research investigates how vision is used for perception and to guide actions in human adults. She uses a combination of cognitive neuroscience techniques -- including functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI), functional near-infrared spectroscopy (fNIRS), behavioral psychophysics and kinematics, neuropsychology, and neurostimulation. One theme of her work is bringing cognitive neuroscience closer to everyday life by studying natural behavior and brain processing in real-world situations and compelling virtual-reality simulations. Dr. Culham received a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Calgary and a PhD from Harvard University before joining Western as a postdoctoral fellow and then faculty member.