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Daphne Bavelier

Professor
Arts, Sciences, and Engineering

Department of Brain And Cognitive Sciences

Areas of expertise: Brain plasticity, deafness, American Sign Language, video games, vision, short term memory

Press contact:
Susan Hagen
susan.hagen@rochester.edu
585.276.4061

Related Links:
Brain and Vision Lab


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Biography
Bavelier examines the effect of early-life altered experience on the functionality of the adult brain. For example, she investigates whether early deafness leads to changes in vision or whether early exposure to American Sign Language changes the cortical organization for language. Bavelier also study how videogame playing modifies visual skills.