Lecturer Discusses the Science of Selfies

by | May 20, 2020 | Around the ‘Bein.

Dr. Jim Tanaka takes a selfie with Otterbein students Morgan Mains, Katie Rosneck and Connor MacKenzie.

Dr. Jim Tanaka, a perceptual psychologist at the University of Victoria in British Columbia, Canada, came to campus in February as part of the George W. and Mildred K. White Science Lecture Series. In his public lecture on Feb. 13, Tanaka shared his ground-breaking research in the field of cognitive and neurological processes underlying object and face recognition. Tanaka works with children with autism, utilizing special technology designed to help improve their facial recognition abilities.

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