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Amirsaman Sajad

Post Doctoral Fellow
Research Area: Cognition and Cognitive Neuroscience
Neuroscience


I investigate how the brain monitors the outcome of our actions/decisions and uses this to improve our subsequent actions and decisions

Representative Publications

 

MEDIA:

Featured Research in EurekAlert: ‘Team finds how error and reward signals are organized within the cerebral cortex’. (https://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2019-01/vu-tfh010919.php). Jan 14, 2019

Radio Interview with CBC news (Marc Montgomery) – Radio Canada International. “Memory and motion, why we sometimes knock over the glass” (http://www.rcinet.ca/en/2016/04/21/57880/). 2016

Featured Research in York University News, YFile daily news: ‘Research out of York U creates new model for errors in visual response’. (http://yfile.news.yorku.ca/2016/04/19/research-out-of-york-u-creates-new-model-for-errors-in-visual-response/).  2016

 


Honors

  • Fellowship Award, Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), 2019-2021
  • PhD with distinction, 2016
  • Provost dissertation award, 2015-2016
  • Queen Elizabeth II Graduate Scholarship in Science and Technology, 2013-2014
  • Travel award, Gordon Research Conference for Eye Movements, 2013
  • Ontario Graduate Scholarship (OGS), 2011-2013