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Vilayanur Ramachandran


Contact Information

Distinguished Professor
Phone: (858) 534-6240 or (858) 534-7907
Office: McGill 5322
Email: vramachandran@ucsd.edu
Web: cbc.ucsd.edu/ramabio.html

Research Interests

Dr. Ramachandran's major areas of research are: cognitive neuroscience, behavioral neurology - the study of cognitive and perceptual deficits in human neurological patients, neural plasticity and "phantom limbs", stroke rehabilitation, human visual perception/cognition, and visual psychophysics.

Selected Publications

  • Grapheme-color synesthetes show enhanced crossmodal processing between auditory and visual modalities (2012) Brang, David; Williams, Lisa E.; Ramachandran, Vilayanur S. Cortex, 48, 5, 630-637.
  • Diminished size-weight illusion in anorexia nervosa: evidence for visuo-proprioceptive integration deficit (2012) Case, Laura K.; Wilson, Rachel C.; Ramachandran, Vilayanur S. Experimental Brain Research, 217, 1, 79-87.
  • Interpolation of illusory pain in the human somatosensory system (2012) Seckel, Elizabeth; Krause, Beatrix; Ramachandran, Vilayanur S. Perception, 41, 7, 878-880.

Updated Jan 2013