Angelica Godinez

PhD Candidate
Visual Processing

STUDENT GOVERNMENT

President, Vision Science Student Government

WHERE I'M FROM

Born in Oakland, CA. Raised in Jalisco, Mexico and Richmond, California.

BEFORE VS

Received a BS in Psychology and MS in Human Factors & Ergonomics from San José State University.

WHY I’M HERE

My past research experiences, which includes 5 years in Dr. Stone’s Visuomotor Control Laboratory at NASA Ames Research Center and a summer in Dr. Brainard’s Color Vision Laboratory at the University of Pennsylvania. When looking for a PhD program, I was intrigued by the interdisciplinary approach and immense talent offered by the Vision Science program at Berkeley.

MY RESEARCH

I plan to develop, test, and refine computational models of information processing in the visual system.

MY GOALS

My interest lie in perception for action and neuroplasticity. I'm intrigued by the sophisticated mechanisms in binocular vision and hand-eye coordination. I am interested in perceptual learning as an avenue for neuroplasticity in adults with abnormal visual development.

MY HOBBIES

Cycling, rock climbing, reading, camping, practicing yoga, and spending time with the people I love.

PUBLICATIONS

Touchett, H., Pope, Z., Ghanouni, P., Barclay, P., Levy, L., O’Loughlin, E., & Godinez, A. (2018). Games for Health: The Tale of a Curious Student’s Wish. Games Health Journal. Doi: 10.1089/g4h.2018.0050.

Godinez, A. & Liston, D.B. The effects of contrast and luminance on oculomotor and manual latency (Manuscript).

Godinez, A., Liston, D.B., Ayzenberg, R., Toscano, W.B., Cowings, P.A., & Stone, L.S. (2014). G-loading and vibration effects on heart and respiration rate. Journal of Aviation, Space, and Environmental Medicine, 85, 949-953.

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