James Traer

Assistant Professor

James Traer CV

Research Interests

Ecological Inference. Perception of natural scenes, with a special focus on hearing and audiovisual integration; Intuitive physics and causal reasoning; Constructing and testing models that "hear the world like humans" with generative models, probabilistic inference, statistical signal processing, and machine learning; Biologically inspired technologies to aid the hearing-impaired; Models of biological information processing.

Training Areas

Behavioral & Cognitive Neuroscience


Research Group

Visual Perception

Representative Publications


Research areas
  • Categorization
  • Perception
  • Vision
James Traer
Ph.D., University of California San Diego 2011

477 Psychological and Brain Sciences Building (PBSB)
Iowa City, IA 52242
United States