I'm a post-doctoral fellow in the Department of Psychology at Harvard working with Dr. George Alvarez in the Harvard Vision Lab. My research lies at the intersection of visual cognition and memory, and I use a combination of behavioral, computational and neuroimaging methods.


You might be interested in my CV, where you can find my publications; my Research Projects, to see more detailed descriptions of my interests; or you might just want to download some of my Matlab code or other assorted Resources. You can also Contact me or view my publications and citation data on Google Scholar.

Major research projects
Visual long-term memory - What is the capacity of visual long-term memory? How precisely can we remember visual information over long durations? Learn more...
Visual working memory - How does memory for the global texture of a display influence working memory? How many individual items can we remember? Learn more...
Statistical learning - How do we learn subtle regularities in the world and use them in memory and visual search? Learn more...
Scene representation - Does recognizing a scene require us to first recognize the objects inside the scene? How does scene memory relate to object memory? Learn more...
Perceptual organization - How does our visual system organize information from different spatial scales into a single coherent percept? Learn more...
Resources / Code
MemToolbox - A Matlab toolbox for analyzing visual working memory data. Learn more...
Object Stimuli Sets - Thousands of categorized object stimuli available for download. Learn more...
BCS-Subjects - An online tool for scheduling subjects and avoiding conflicts. Learn more...
RelatedReferences - Think you might have forgotten an important paper? Enter some references to find the papers that are the most related to them. Learn more...
Journal Rankings - A tool to sort and rank psychology and neuroscience journals. Learn more...
Example MATLAB code - Example experiments in Psychtoolbox; code for fitting mixture models, building mosaic images, and more...
Mechanical Turk tutorial - Approx. 6 hours of videos, plus several examples of how to code and run simple psychology experiments on Mechanical Turk.
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Have any questions? Please contact me. Looking for stimuli from my paper about animals entraining their movements to auditory beats? Find the videos and more on Adena Schachner's website.


© Timothy Brady, 2013. Last updated Fall 2013.