#25 in the CVI for the TVI webinar series
The ventral stream is commonly known as the “what” pathway of perception; these are pathways that carry information related to object form and recognition through the brain. Ventral stream functions, which play a critical role in development and functioning, are frequently impacted in individuals with cortical/cerebral visual impairments.
Dr. Corinna Bauer explains multiple aspects of face and object perception and recognition, as localized to particular regions in the temporal lobe. Through this discussion, participants explore how to determine which aspects are easy and which are challenging for each individual with CVI, in order to better target interventions.
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Dr. Corinna Bauer focuses her research on understanding how the visual dysfunctions observed in cerebral/cortical visual impairment (CVI) relate to brain structure and function. Following a master’s in bioimaging, she completed her doctoral studies in neurobiology at Boston University School of Medicine. Currently, she applies advanced MRI techniques to study how the brain adapts to vision loss due to both ocular and cerebral causes. Corinna’s recent work concentrates on the relationship between brain structure and function with performance on assessments of higher-order visual processing in individuals living with cerebral/cortical visual impairment.
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