How the brain perceives drawings of real-world environments

University of Toronto, Department of Psychology

You will participate by viewing images during multiple MRI scans (during 1 visit to the lab). You should not participate if you are claustrophobic, epileptic, if you are uncomfortable viewing a flashing images, or if you will be uncomfortable with lying still in an MRI scanner for 2 hours.

Your Impact

From your participation we will gain information about how your brain processing images of scenes. This will be used to understand how humans see, and also will help us learn how to modify artificial intelligent systems to "see" more like humans.

Eligibility Criteria

All genders

18 to 35 years old

Study Tasks

While in a MRI scanner, you will look at images of scenes, and push a button if the same picture is twice in a row.


This study has been approved by the Research Ethics Board of the University of Toronto.


Visual Perception

Activity and Time


Observational Study


2.25 hour(s) - 2.75 hour(s) per session

1 session(s)



Study Address

100 Saint George Street Toronto, Ontario, Canada, M5S 2E5

Posting date: Oct 22, 2019

Earn $40